malikoda in japanese colonial discourses (2) : “don’t call us savages”

one of the most powerful examples of the colonial circulation of malikoda can be found in a 1942 film produced by the governor general’s office, “southward advance from taiwan.” a Continue Reading →

malikoda as an articulation of social difference: malikoda in colonial discourses

japanese colonial depictions of malikoda followed the broader dimensions of taiwan in colonial discourses. to understand these discourses, i find it useful to think of them as scale making projects. Continue Reading →

chiang gone, and confucius in the corner

the appearance of malikoda in public representations of taiwan resonates with a broader movement toward a multicultural public sphere. as i have noted elsewhere (see, for example hatfield 2008), democratization Continue Reading →