Dr Jane Chi Hyun Park has a PhD in Radio-TV-Film from The University of Texas at Austin and a MA in English from the University of California, Irvine and previously worked at the University of Oklahoma. Her research focuses on representations of race and ethnicity, particularly of Asiatic peoples and cultures in film and popular media, including television, popular music, and video games. In April 2008 Dr Park spoke at the Research Seminar Series about her her book manuscript, entitled Yellow Future: Oriental Style in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema (University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming), which examines the ideological role of Asiatic imagery in US films from the 1980s to the present.
Yellow future: Oriental style in contemporary Hollywood cinema
18 April 2008. 6.00am–7.30am
12 September 2023
Decades before the “deep state” entered the parlance, Mr Smith Goes to Washington explores how a corrupt political machine falsifies evidence to expel the idealistic Boy Rangers leader who was appointed to the Senate.
24 August 2023
Republican presidential candidates gathered in Milwaukee for the biggest event of the 2024 election cycle so far: the first Republican presidential debate.
24 July 2023
Professor Steven Chu, Nobel Prize laureate and former US Secretary of Energy during the Obama administration, discussed potential paths to a sustainable future at this in-person, public talk.