Videos From S. East Asia

This was an intense week for video materials.

Here is the video I showed on Monday about the clash of red shirt protesters with the Thai police.

Here are the two videos by yaogun artists that we watched in class on Thursday.

Cui Jian’s “The Last Shot”:

Lonely China Day’s “One”:

 

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Materials for Week 8: Musical Resistance in S. East Asia

March in Protest of Red Shirt  Clash with Thai Police via AP

Anniversary March in Protest of Red Shirt Clash with Thai Police via AP

For this unit, we are mostly contending with issues of censorship and political resistance. The focus for week 8 is on Thailand and China. Here is the reading for Monday. The reading for Thursday is the essay by Brace and Friedlander in Rockin’ The Boat.

Music will be posted by Sunday evening. Here is a link to the music for Monday (Thailand), and here is the music for Thursday (China).

Cui Jian and his famous blindfold

Cui Jian and his famous blindfold