Race, Culture and Identity: Sitcoms and Stereotypes of People of Color

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Join Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung Kim for a discussion titled Race, Culture and Identity: Sitcoms and Stereotypes of People of Color”

Question to consider: Are people of color being stereotyped in the name of diversity on sitcoms?  

Topics:

  • Historical Review: Stereotypes of people of color on television
  • Race, culture, and identity on television in the millennium
  • Are there set standards of behavior for people of color?
  • What does acting “Black, Asian, or Latino” really mean in the media?
  • I am not racist
  • Stereotypes in 2014 sitcoms
  • Diversity and the wrong approach  
  • People of color and reality
  • But it’s still a negative approach
  • Stereotypes and misconceptions of people of color
  • The reality of it all

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