Chatty AF 51: Learning Japanese as WOC

By: Anime Feminist April 29, 20180 Comments

Amelia and special guests Lizzie Visitante, Jacqueline-Elizabeth Cottrell, and Minami discuss their experiences with, and provide advice for, learning Japanese as women of color!

0:00:00 Intro
0:01:29 Learning Japanese as WOC
0:11:50 Being WOC in Japan
0:26:01 Language meetups and East Asian fetishization
0:31:14 Dating outside your race
0:39:23 Perceptions of black women in Japan
0:43:06 White preference in language exchanges
0:47:41 Representations of foreign women in Japanese media
0:57:54 Treatment of foreign women in Japan
1:03:34 Advice for women or nonbinary people learning Japanese
1:14:17 Outro

 

Recorded Sunday 15th April 2018

Music: Open Those Bright Eyes by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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