“If Asians said the stuff some white people say…”

If Asians said the stuff some white people say…

Would you use this little film to launch a discussion of stereotypes?

Also see: “Bias Buster’s Book Blasts Stereotypes” from MSU Today

and this TED talk by Chimamanda Adichie.

Quick quiz (answers below):

What country are most Hispanics from?

Is Chinese food in America different than Chinese food in China?

These and 198 other questions that people might ask about Hispanics and Latinos and East Asians are answered in the two latest books written by Michigan State University students who are part of the School of Journalism’s “Bias Busters” class.

The books – “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos” and “100 Questions and Answers about East Asian Cultures” – are the latest in a series published by the class taught by Joe Grimm, series editor and journalism instructor.

– See more at: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/bias-busters-book-blasts-stereotypes/#sthash.0X7qn97u.dpuf

Quick quiz (answers below):

What country are most Hispanics from?

Is Chinese food in America different than Chinese food in China?

These and 198 other questions that people might ask about Hispanics and Latinos and East Asians are answered in the two latest books written by Michigan State University students who are part of the School of Journalism’s “Bias Busters” class.

The books – “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos” and “100 Questions and Answers about East Asian Cultures” – are the latest in a series published by the class taught by Joe Grimm, series editor and journalism instructor.

– See more at: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/bias-busters-book-blasts-stereotypes/#sthash.0X7qn97u.dpuf

‘Bias Busters’ book blasts stereotypes

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About caesarc2019

Cheryl Caesar lived in Paris, Tuscany and Sligo for 25 years; she earned her doctorate in comparative literature at the Sorbonne and taught literature and phonetics. She now teaches writing at Michigan State University. She gives readings locally and has published poems in Writers Resist and The Mark Literary Review; and Poetry Leaves, The Trinity Review, The Mojave River Review and Total Eclipse (forthcoming).
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