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Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library

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200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States

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September 2017

Diversity & Student Success Fall 2017 Speaker – Dr. Jennifer Ho – Why the Model Minority is a Myth: Debunking Stereotypes of Asian American Students

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States
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Dr. Jennifer Ho's Flyer for Talk Asian Americans are often believed to be studious, successful, smart, good in science and math—a model minority who excel in education. However, this portrait of perfection is a stereotype, one that despite its positive overtones has damaging ramifications for Asian Americans and other students of color. The model minority myth pits students of color against each other and ignores the reality of systemic racism that Asian American students continue to encounter in and out…

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