The CLOSING PLENARY from “Beyond the Bad and the Ugly,” the first Summit on Asian American Stereotypes. Moderated by Oliver Wang, cultural critic, Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU-Long Beach; with panelists Christopher Chen (producer, LINSANITY); Jay Caspian Kang (editor, Grantland; author, THE DEAD DO NOT IMPROVE); Ted Kim (EVP, CJ Entertainment America); Mike Le (creator […]
Author Archives: Jeff Yang
Ling Woo Liu, executive director of the Fred Korematsu Institute, moderates a panel on how stereotypes affect politics and leadership, with Linda Akutagawa (President & CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics); Tanzila Ahmed (voter engagement manager at Asian Pacific American Legal Center); Jay Chen (Hacienda Heights school board member, congressional candidate); and Quan Phung (Head of Television, […]
As we wait for the last two sessions of BEYOND THE BAD AND THE UGLY to be readied for upload, thought I’d throw this up there — a funny look at Asians and cameras, by Malaysian online comedy troupe JinnyBoyTV.
Jenny Yang, comedian abd organizer of the DIS/ORIENT/ED comedy tour moderates a conversation about ethnic humor that works, with D’Lo, comedian and activist; Kiran Deol, director and comedian; Andrew Fung (The Fung Brothers); David Fung (The Fung Brothers); Joe Luu, comedian; and Greg Watanabe (18 Mighty Mountain Warriors)
Andrew Lih, associate professor, USC Annenberg School of Communications, moderates a special session on how stereotypes shape the news, with Leslie Berestein Rojas, Immigration and Emerging Communities reporter, Southern California Public Radio; Mei Fong, Pulitzer Prize winning former reporter, Wall Street Journal; Henry Fuhrmann, assistant managing editor, Los Angeles Times; and Wendy Lee, Business Reporter, Southern […]
Lisa Lee, blogger, Thick Dumpling Skin and diversity program manager, Facebook moderates a panel on creating advocacy campaigns that work in the fight against stereotypes, with panelists Cynthia Brothers (18 Million Rising); Eileen Chow, Visiting Associate Professor, Duke University; Traci Akemi Kato-Kiriyama (Tuesday Night Café), and Michael Le (Racebending).
A conversation on stereotypes in parenting and education, moderated by Daren Mooko, associate dean of students, Pomona College, and featuring as panelists Julie Kang, blogger, Geisha School Dropout; C. Michelle Ko, boardmember, Asian Pacific Community Fund; Dr. Michelle Quiogue, family physician; Koji Stephen Sakai, blogger, 8Asians and filmmaker, Chink; Jason Sperber, cofounder, Rice Daddies; and […]
Jocelyn Wang, blogger at 8Asians.com, moderates a conversation on how stereotypes shape images of Asians in the media, with Stephen Dypiangco and Patrick Epino of the National Film Society; Brian Hu, artistic director, Pacific Arts Movement; Jerry Ma, art director, SHATTERED; Jude Narita, theater artist and activist, FROM THE HEART; and Steve Nguyen of Channel […]
Jeff Yang moderates a conversation on how stereotypes impact Asian American gender roles and sexuality, with adult film star Keni Styles and author and documentary filmmaker Helie Lee (MACHO LIKE ME)
Keynote Conversation from “Beyond the Bad and the Ugly,” the first Summit on Asian American Stereotypes. Moderated by New York University professor Jack Tchen, and featuring Jack Shaheen, author of REEL BAD ARABS, and William F. Wu, author, SF novelist and collector