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Beyond the Bad and the Ugly: Stereotypes and Asian American Pop Culture - A Summit
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA
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Beyond the Bad and the Ugly: Stereotypes and Asian American Pop Culture - A Summit
JANM and AAJA-LA members receive a special discount! JANM members: please contact agiffen@janm.org to receive your discount code.

9 am-9:30 am (and through day):
REGISTRATION

9:30-10:00 am:
BRIEF WELCOME: Dr. Greg Kimura; Jeff Yang

10:00-11:00 am:
Opening Plenary: IS THIS STEREOTYPE REALLY NECESSARY?
[moderator] Keith Chow, editor at large, SHATTERED
Parvesh Cheena, actor, NBC's OUTSOURCED
Beau Sia, poet, author, THE UNDISPUTED GREATEST WRITER OF ALL TIME
Andrew Ti, blogger, YO IS THIS RACIST?
Jen Wang, blogger, DISGRASIAN
Gene Yang, graphic novelist, AMERICAN BORN CHINESE and LEVEL UP

11:00-12:00:
Keynote Conversation: ORIENTATIONS
[moderator] Professor Jack Tchen, author, NEW YORK BEFORE CHINATOWN: ORIENTALISM AND THE SHAPING OF AMERICAN CULTURE, 1776-1882
Jack Shaheen, author, REEL BAD ARABS; former CBS News Middle East consultant and Professor Emeritus of Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
William F. Wu, author, THE YELLOW PERIL: CHINESE-AMERICANS IN AMERICAN FICTION, 1850-1940

12:00-1:00:
Keynote Conversation: SEXTYPES
[moderator] Jeff Yang, columnist, Wall Street Journal Online, editor-in-chief, SHATTERED
Helie Lee, director, MACHO LIKE ME, documentary on six months as a man
Keni Styles, adult film star

1:00-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00-3:00 Breakouts A:  "What We Teach and Show"

TAMING TIGERS:
GETTING BEYOND STEREOTYPES IN PARENTING AND EDUCATION
[moderator] Daren Mooko, associate dean of students, Pomona College
Julie Kang, blogger, Geisha School Dropout
Cynthia Liu, cofounder, K-12 News Network
Jason Sperber, cofounder, Rice Daddies
Paula Yoo, author, GOOD ENOUGH; producer, EUREKA

SCREEN ADJUSTMENTS:
GETTING BEYOND STEREOTYPES IN MEDIA
[moderator] Jocelyn Wang, blogger, 8Asians
Stephen Dypiangco, National Film Society
Patrick Epino, National Film Society
Brian Hu, artistic director, Pacific Arts Movement (organizers of the SDAAFF)
Jerry Ma, art director, SHATTERED
Steve Nguyen, Channel APA
Jude Narita, theater artist and activist, FROM THE HEART

3:00-4:00 Breakouts B: What We Do and Say

MOVE THIS: CAMPAIGNS THAT WORK
[moderator] Lisa Lee, blogger, Thick Dumpling Skin; diversity program manager, Facebook
18 Million Rising (Jenn Pae/Cynthia Brothers)
Eileen Chow, Visiting Associate Professor, Duke University
Generations of War (Traci Akemi Kato-Kiriyama, founder, Tuesday Night Café)
Racebending (Michael Le)

THE POLITICS OF PERCEPTION
[moderator] Ling Woo Liu, executive director of the Fred Korematsu Institute
Tanzila Ahmed, voter engagement manager at Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Jay Chen, Hacienda Heights school board member, congressional candidate

4:00-5:00
Special Panel A: WHEN IS IT OKAY TO LAUGH? Ethnic Humor that Works
[moderator] Jenny Yang, comedian, organizer, DIS/ORIENT/ED comedy tour
D'Lo
Kiran Deol, director and comedian
Andrew Fung (The Fung Brothers)
David Fung (The Fung Brothers)
Joe Luu, comedian
Greg Watanabe (18 Mighty Mountain Warriors)

Special Panel B: MAN BITES DOGHow Stereotypes Shape the News
[moderator] Richard Lui, anchor, MSNBC
Leslie Berestein Rojas, Immigration and Emerging Communities reporter, Southern California Public Radio
Mei Fong, Pulitzer Prize winning former reporter, Wall Street Journal
Wendy Lee, Business Reporter, Southern California Public Radio
Andrew Lih, associate professor, USC Annenberg School of Communications
COPRESENTED BY THE ASIAN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATIONLOS ANGELES CHAPTER

5:00-6:00
Closing Plenary: CHANGING THE GAME
[moderator] Oliver Wang, cultural critic, Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU-Long Beach
Christopher Chen, producer, LINSANITY
Jay Caspian Kang, editor, Grantland; author, THE DEAD DO NOT IMPROVE
Ted Kim, EVP, CJ Entertainment America
Deepa Jeeva, head of production, YOMYOMF Network
Mike Le, creator and executive producer, K-TOWN
Benson Lee, director, PLANET B-BOY and BATTLE OF THE YEAR: DREAM TEAM
Parry Shen, actor, BETTER LUCK TOMORROW; managing editor, SHATTERED

6:00-6:30
"ALL IN": CLOSING Q&A/ROUNDTABLE

6:00 to closing

SHATTERED:
The Asian American Comics Anthology Reception
(open to all attendees and others by invitation)

Discussion

Location

Japanese American National Museum (View)
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States


Categories

Education > Conventions
Other > Other

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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