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 could help give an explanation for stereotyping of Filipino ladies.
“Mail-Order Brides: comprehending the Philippines in Southeast Asian Context” will be provided within the Spring, by having an anticipated enrolment of 35 pupils. Uk Prof. Fenella Cannell, who’s got spent 15 years in the Philippines and contains written scholarly publications about Southeast Asia, is teaching the program.
The course is made available from JHU’s Department of Anthropology and it is cross-listed with studies of females, Gender, and sex, and Political Science. There has been some inquiries concerning the course, however the department said the amount of pupils had not been yet offered by the full time of meeting.
“i could understand why individuals might misread, but it is a serious scholastic course,” Cannell told Philippine Information. “We want to find out about the Philippines and address a number of the stereotypes and misconceptions and just why individuals have a tendency to think about Filipinas as transnational migrants or as marrying partners of distant foreigners.”