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Refocusing: a Conference on Asian Stereotypes and the Media (1983 Seattle University)

Refocusing, a Conference on Asian Stereotypes and the Media

follow-up report

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Published by Washington State Commission on Asian American Affairs in [Seattle, Wash.] (671 S. Jackson St., Suite 206, Seattle 98104) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian Americans -- Washington (State) -- Congresses.,
  • Mass media and minorities -- Washington (State) -- Congresses.,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Patty Somlo.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSomlo, Patty., Washington (State). Commission on Asian American Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17769259M

    of television media explored in this Book Review, news and reality TV Part II examines past and curren t Asian-American represen ta­ tions in both genres By appraising televised disseminations of Asian­ American stereotypes, Part II discusses their impact on the public and.   Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is full of funny Asian stereotypes. The Asian “race” is an American invention. Asian Americans are mainly only active on the issue of immigration reform in Author: Scot Nakagawa.

    Racial-ethnic stereotypes, include characterizations of communication and social skills, are often constructed and perpetuated by the media. For example, Asian Americans are traditionally underrepresented in the media and misrepresented with stereotypes, such as the model minority stereotype, the poor communicator or nerd stereotype, and the.   These stereotypes that are set throughout time from the media impact non-Asian people’s thoughts and opinions on Asians and Asian-Americans that set a standard of what Asians and Asian-Americans are suppose to be like such as they are expected to be either speak in broken English or having thick accents, be foreign, and power hungry.

    When I asked the sample of Asian-Americans at Wash U how the expectations and stereotypes differed for Asian-American men, both the men and women picked up on several key stereotypes. First, that Asian-American men are expected to be more “quiet, timid, and passive” than other men and “won’t stand up for themselves.”Author: Vincent Ann. The 6 th South Asian Media and Cultural Studies conference was held on February 7, at the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement (CGE) at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. This year’s conference had the theme of “Rising Voices” in South Asian media and cultural studies.


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