Johns Hopkins University Has Course On
Cristina DC Pastor, Jan 17, 2007 NEW JERSEY – The prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is providing a training course on Filipina mail-order brides, calling it a “serious course” that will help give an explanation for stereotyping of Filipino females.
“Mail-Order Brides: Knowing the Philippines in Southeast Asian Context” will be provided within the Spring, by having an anticipated enrolment of 35 pupils. Uk Prof. Fenella Cannell, that has invested 15 years in the Philippines and has now written scholarly publications about Southeast Asia, is teaching the program.
The program is provided by JHU’s Department of Anthropology and it is cross-listed with studies of females, Gender, and sex, and Political Science. There were some inquiries in regards to the course, nevertheless the department said the true wide range of pupils wasn’t yet offered by the full time of meeting.
“i will realise why individuals might misread, but that is a serious course that is academic” Cannell told Philippine Information. “We want to discover more on the Philippines and address a number of the stereotypes and misconceptions and exactly why individuals have a tendency to think about Filipinas as transnational migrants or as marrying partners of remote foreigners.”