Introduction East Asian Representation in Mainstream American Cinema & Television from 1970 – 2013 In 1972, Bruce Lee burst onto the western mainstream cinema landscape with “The Way of The Dragon”. So…what happened next? Part 1 Bruce Lee – Asian Masculinity & Anti-Colonial Hero The complex identity of Bruce Lee in Asian and Hollywood cinema. Part 2 The Male Asian Identity in the Post-Bruce Lee Era Lady Lucas quieted her fears a little by starting the idea of his being gone to London only to get a large party for the ball. Part 3 “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and Cultural Purity The phenomenon that is “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and the ideas of cultural purity it raises. Part 4 The Dragon Lady, The Warrior Woman and Asian Femininity The representation of Asian femininity in Hollywood films and TV shows from 1970 – 2013. Part 5 Emergence of East Asian Identity In Television Asian-American characters in TV shows from 1970 – 2013.