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Sunday, April 6 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Constructing Identities: Examining how the media builds, shapes, and reinforces our perceptions of minorities

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The panel will focus on how current programming continues to either portray stereotypes or to completely ignore characters' racial, sexual, gender, identities. Panelists will be focusing on numerous areas of interest, including how the Disney “princess” concept affects the self-identity of young girls, how characters with dual identities are portrayed on television, constructing identities of race and gender in cyberspace, how race and ethnicity are represented in TV court shows, and Asian-American stereotypes on television.
Moderator: Victor Evans, Thiel College
Panelists: Phillip Powell, Valparaiso University
Laurie Moroco, Thiel College
Phylis Johnson, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
George Chun Han Wang, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sunday April 6, 2014 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Pavilion 1

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