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Introduction

The United States has always been a source of fascination— both attraction and repulsion — for the people of France, Mexico, China, and African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, and Sudan. America Through Foreign Eyes is a rich, interdisciplinary, international course that features Rice faculty from a variety of disciplines and area studies. Focused on perceptions of America abroad, the course is a cross between World Cultures and American Studies. The course features four modules, each covering the perceptions and interactions of particular regions with America, Americans and Americanization....
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4 vidéos (Total 28 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Chapter 1: America through Foreign Eyes: Introduction to Course7 min
Chapter 2: Perceptions of Other Cultures: Generalizations, Essentialisms, and Stereotypes9 min
Chapter 3: Student Approaches and Course Material10 min
Reading4 lectures
Welcome Survey (complete before beginning course)10 min
How To Complete This Course1 min
Chapter 1, 2, 3: Further Explorations10 min
Introduction Bibliography5 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Introduction6 min
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3 heures pour terminer

America through African Eyes

The United States has always been a source of fascination for Africans. African observers and travelers are rarely indifferent to American culture and people. This module, “America Through African Eyes,” examines historical and contemporary perceptions of America, Americans, and Americanization through the lens of African writers, politicians, intellectuals, refugees, and local citizens. Taught by Dr. Jeffrey Fleisher, a professor of Archeology, this module will cover the four themes of the course: Democracy and Modernity; Globalization and Capitalism; Racism and Immigration; and Intellectual and Cultural Life....
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8 vidéos (Total 58 min), 9 lectures, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Chapter 2: Africans Appropriating Americans: Elvis and the Chewa of Malawi6 min
Chapter 3: Africans Appropriating Americans: Tupac Shakur in Sierra Leone6 min
Chapter 4: Africans in America: America through Enslaved Peoples' Eyes7 min
Chapter 5: Africans in America: Sudanese Refugees in America: Navigating America in the Twentieth Century7 min
Chapter 6: Africans in America: Africans and Race in America8 min
Chapter 7: African-Americans and Africans in Ghana: Kwame Nkrumah, American Civil Rights, and Ghanaian Independence7 min
Chapter 8: African-Americans and Africans in Ghana: Slave Tourism: How West Africans see African-American Tourists6 min
Reading9 lectures
Chapter 2: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 3: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 4: Selections from the Narratives of Captured Slaves10 min
Chapter 4: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 5: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 6: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 7: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 8: Further Explorations10 min
Africa Bibliography10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Africa - Check for Understanding 12 min
Africa - Check for Understanding 22 min
America through African Eyes12 min
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America Through Chinese Eyes

The United States has always been a source of fascination for the people of China. Chinese observers and travelers are rarely indifferent to American culture and people. This module, “America Through Chinese Eyes,” examines historical and contemporary perceptions of America, Americans, and Americanization through the lens of Chinese writers, artists, politicians, intellectuals, and public opinion. Taught by Dr. Anne Chao, a professor of History, this module will cover the four themes of the course: Democracy and Modernity; Globalization and Capitalism; Racism and Immigration; and Intellectual and Cultural Life....
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14 vidéos (Total 168 min), 10 lectures, 3 quiz
Video14 vidéos
Chapter 2: First Contact with America and the West6 min
Chapter 3: China's Entry Into the World: Opium, the Unequal Treaties and the Exclusion Act7 min
Chapter 4: From Reform to Revolution6 min
Chapter 5: The New Culture Movement7 min
Chapter 6: Madame Chiang Kaishek: A Study in Chinese and American Interactions in the Republican Era7 min
Chapter 7: America as Enemy and as Friend: The Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution and the Ping-Pong Diplomacy7 min
Chapter 8: China's Re-Entry into the World7 min
Chapter 9: Taiwan and Hong Kong8 min
Chapter 10: Voices from China and Taiwan7 min
Chen Lei, December 7, 2014, Interviewed by Dr. Anne Chao23 min
Feng Yu, December 7, 2014, Interviewed by Dr. Anne Chao25 min
Jorge Liu, August 17, 2014, Interviewed by Dr. Anne Chao17 min
Li Zhonggui, August 13, 2014, Interviewed by Dr. Anne Chao29 min
Reading10 lectures
Chapter 1: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 2: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 3: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 4: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 5: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 6: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 7: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 8: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 9: Further Explorations10 min
China Bibliography10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
China - Check for Understanding 12 min
China - Check for Understanding 22 min
America through Chinese Eyes16 min
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America Through French Eyes

The United States has always been a source of fascination for the people of France. French observers and travelers are rarely indifferent to American culture and people. This module, “America Through French Eyes,” examines historical and contemporary perceptions of America, Americans, and Americanization through the lens of French writers, artists, politicians, intellectuals, and public opinion. Taught by Dr. Julie Fette, a professor of French Studies, this module will cover the four themes of the course: Democracy and Modernity; Globalization and Capitalism; Racism and Immigration; and Intellectual and Cultural Life....
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15 vidéos (Total 240 min), 11 lectures, 3 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Chapter 2: America: Land of Democracy12 min
Chapter 3: America = Modernity10 min
Chapter 4: American Capitalism: Mass Production, Mass Consumption, and Inequality11 min
Chapter 5: Globalization and the Cultural Exception9 min
Chapter 6: Racism and Xenophobia in the United States and France13 min
Chapter 7: Religion and Secularism10 min
Chapter 8: Franco-American Cultural Exchange: Art, Artists, and Art Patrons11 min
Chapter 9: Intellectual Life: The American University9 min
Chapter 9: Simone de Beauvoir at Rice, by Melissa Kean7 min
Chapter 10: America as Hyperreality8 min
Marie Darrieussecq, May 20, 2015, Interviewed by Dr. Julie Fette28 min
Eric Fassin, May 19, 2015, Interviewed by Dr. Julie Fette47 min
Fabrice Morel, May 22, 2015, Interviewed by Dr. Julie Fette37 min
Jean-Loup Chrétien, December 7, 2016, Interviewed by Dr. Julie Fette16 min
Reading11 lectures
Chapter 1: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 2: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 3: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 4: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 5: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 6: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 7: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 8: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 9: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 10: Further Explorations10 min
France Bibliography10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
France - Check for Understanding 12 min
France - Check for Understanding 22 min
America through French Eyes16 min
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America Through Mexican Eyes

The United States has always been a source of fascination for the people of Mexico. Mexican observers and travelers are rarely indifferent to American culture and people. This module, “ America Through Mexican Eyes,” examines historical and contemporary perceptions of America, Americans, and Americanization through the lens of Mexican writers, artists, politicians, intellectuals, and public opinion. Taught by Dr. Moramay López-Alonso, a professor of History, this module will cover the four themes of the course: Democracy and Modernity; Globalization and Capitalism; Racism and Immigration; and Intellectual and Cultural Life. ...
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10 vidéos (Total 71 min), 11 lectures, 3 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Chapter 2: The Gringo, Yankee, and American4 min
Chapter 3: Immigration5 min
Chapter 4: Racism5 min
Chapter 5: Religion5 min
Chapter 6: Temples of Knowledge: Education, Universities and Libraries11 min
Chapter 7: Food8 min
Chapter 8: American Women5 min
Chapter 9: Capitalism and Modernity10 min
Chapter 10: Democracy and Empire7 min
Reading11 lectures
Chapter 1: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 2: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 3: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 4: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 5: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 6: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 7: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 8: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 9: Further Explorations10 min
Chapter 10: Further Explorations10 min
Mexico Bibliography10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Mexico - Check for Understanding 12 min
Mexico - Check for Understanding 22 min
America through Mexican Eyes16 min
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2 heures pour terminer

Reversing the Gaze

This course has explored how the United States has been a source of fascination for African, Chinese, French, and Mexican people. What happens when we “reverse the gaze?” This module examines historical and contemporary perceptions of Africa, China, France, and Mexico through American eyes. Join all four instructors for informal conversations over a meal at various Houston restaurants about American perceptions of the world. ...
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6 vidéos (Total 57 min), 1 lecture
Video6 vidéos
Chapter 2: Reversing the Gaze: China through American Eyes6 min
Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Fung6 min
Chapter 3: Reversing the Gaze: France through American Eyes4 min
Chapter 4: Reversing the Gaze: Mexico through American Eyes5 min
Rice Students Discuss America Through Foreign Eyes27 min
Reading1 lecture
End-of-Course Survey (complete after finishing the course)10 min

Enseignants

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Dr. Anne S. Chao

Lecturer
Rice University
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Dr. Julie Fette

Associate Professor
Rice University
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Dr. Jeffrey Fleisher

Associate Professor
Rice University
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Dr. Moramay López-Alonso

Associate Professor
Rice University

À propos de Rice University

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