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TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World

@inproceedings{Joaquin2014TRANSMODERNITYJO,
  title={TRANSMODERNITY: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World},
  author={Nick M. Joaquin and Fernando N. Zialcita and Ateneo de Manila and Traducci{\'o}n de Beatriz {\'A}lvarez},
  year={2014}
}
Scholars of Latin American Orientalism have argued that Orientalism from Latin America, because of its peripheral position, does not harbor imperialist intentions but rather a desire for South-South allegiances. Nonetheless, contemporary depictions of Asia and Asians continue to be deeply stereotyped and Orientalist. This paper examines the functions of the Orientalist imaginary in present-day Latin America, especially as consumers and producers have become aware of Orientalism’s discursive… 
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