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BTBATU SESSION 7: CLOSING PLENARY — CHANGING THE GAME

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 […]

BTBATU SESSION 5A: POLITICS OF PERCEPTION

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, […]

BTBATU SPECIAL SESSION 6B: WHEN IS IT OKAY TO LAUGH?

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)

BTBATU SPECIAL SESSION 6A: MAN BITES DOG

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 […]

BTBATU SESSION 5B: MOVE THIS

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).

BTBATU SESSION 4B: TAMING TIGERS

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 […]