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Week 2#: Misconceptions and Stereotypes of East Asians in America Stereotypes are impressions or generalizations that people have about different cultures or groups. There are usually good and bad stereotypes about any culture. Although they may be based in truth, they generally don't reflect the reality of a diverse group of people. (Source: http://iteslj.org/Lessons/Meilleur-Simpsons.html) Discussion: Below is a list of nationalities. Students work together to come up with a list of stereotypes you have of the country or its people. China/Chinese _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Japan/Japanese _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Korea/Koreans ______________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ How are stereotypes of Chinese and Japanese different? Where have they come from and are they changing? How? What struck you about the videos we’ve been watching? How about “Misunderstanding China”---How would it be different if made now (instead of 1972)?
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Students' Responses to Week 2# Exercise: Misconceptions and Stereotypes Discussion: Below is a list of nationalities. Students work together to come up with a list of stereotypes you have of the country or its people. China/Chinese : outgoing, communal, family-oriented, communist, controlling government, dragon lady & China Doll, individualistic, spoiled children, overpopulated, model minority, ruthless, herd or hero in a Kung Fu, excel in education, obedient, women-submissive, martial arts, group-oriented, musical instrument, smarter, hardworking, not much make-up, cheap labor, over-population, shorter, very friendly, very traditional, think superior, very intelligent, want to take over America, eat dog, karate, women are servants, small eyes, all look the same, very industrial, very artistic, strange food (dog), rural/field work, spastic, talk very fast, thick accent, push their children too hard to do well in school, kung-fu, sneaky, triangular hats and braids, mispronunciation, bad drivers, pan-Asian, eat rice, interesting food, lot of minorities, cautious, fish eye soup, pagodas, Yao Ming, largely agricultural, hapoleonic complex, etc. Japan/Japanese : thin, sneaky, corporal punishment, conquest, light eaters, sterile, submissive, Japanese businessmen, anime, ninjas fighting on the streets, not friendly towards foreigners, women are submissive strict, samurai, video games, short, hardworking, workaholic, polite & reserved, dislike outsiders, Anime, fast, furious, do not like the Koreans, most do karate, technology, do not like water rides, very artistic,
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