Unintended Altruists: Comparable Portrayals in Western and Eastern Film.


Introduction For this final project I was assigned to work with Wang Xiaoming, a sophomore at Beijing Normal University, where we would engage in several skype calls to discuss shared interests and to decide on two movies, one a Chinese film, and the other an American film.  After discussing potential themes to try and select […]

M. Butterfly – Section 1

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Presentation: http://prezi.com/nqc5-p17zafw/untitled-prezi/  Introduction M. Butterfly is a 1993 American film directed by David Cronenberg and adapted by David Henry Hwang from his 1988 play of the same name. The work is a deconstruction of Giacomo Puccini’s 1904 opera Madama Butterfly, about a young geisha who kills herself after her American husband abandons her. Set in Beijing in […]

Justin Schabinger


I am Justin Schabinger, a senior majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Psychology here at William and Mary.  I was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, and have had a lifelong interest in videogames, computers, science fiction, and all things nerdy.