Geishas and Math Nerds: Challenging Stereotypes about Asian-Americans and Understanding Their Origins

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WWW.NEWDEMOGRAPHIC.COM This seminar examines the most common racial stereotypes—both negative and positive—about Asians and Asian-Americans and demonstrates how these widespread ideas can manifest themselves in everyday life. Using a variety of media, Carmen Van Kerckhove explores the historical origins of these stereotypes and explains why they are so harmful.

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    1. 1. Challenging Racial Stereotypes and Understanding Their Origins Geishas and Math Nerds:
    2. 2. What we’re discussing today <ul><li>Foreignness </li></ul><ul><li>Success and Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Sexuality and Physicality </li></ul><ul><li>Why positive stereotypes are harmful </li></ul>
    3. 3. Foreignness
    4. 4. Success and Intelligence
    5. 5. 1984 1987
    6. 6. Top of the Class: How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers and How You Can Too (2005)
    7. 7. BusinessWeek (September 14, 2006)
    8. 8. Sexuality and Physicality
    9. 10. “ The Chinese Must Go” cap pistol (1879)
    10. 11. The Cheat (1915)
    11. 12. The Master Detective (1911) 12 Chinamen and a Woman (1950)
    12. 13. Dragon Lady vs. Lotus Blossom
    13. 14. Lucy Liu
    14. 16. How can positive stereotypes be harmful?
    15. 17. Good Student Stereotype
    16. 20. Good Businessman Stereotype
    17. 23. Impact in the Workplace?
    18. 24. Racial stereotypes are all around us. There’s no way not to be affected by them. But you can challenge these stereotypes.
    19. 25. Discussion
    20. 26. newdemographic.com racechangers.com racialicious.com addictedtorace.com

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