The Content and Effects of Racial Stereotyping in the Mass Media

Thursday, November 29, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Haines Hall Dept Room - - Bunche Ctr. Library & Media Room 135

Travis L. Dixon on Continuing Issues in the 21st Century

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Contact

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studie
(310) 206-8267
atucker@bunche.ucla

Website

http://www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu

Additional Information

Travis L. Dixon, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, UCLA.

Prof. Dixon will provide an overview of the nature of media representations of race, particularly African Americans.

He will discuss the continuing investigations of the effects of these images on audiences, particularly the role of new technology in the distribution of stereotypical imagery.

Finally, he will talk about how theories explain the impact of these representations.

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