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 […]
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).
After an introduction by Japanese American National Museum president Dr. Greg Kimura, Summit lead organizer Jeff Yang delivers a brief welcome address to the event’s 200 attendees.