Beyond the Common Read: Digging Deeper: Beyond the Model Minority Myth

Sep 30, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Holloway Hall and Atrium

The Office of DEI and UVA’s Asian Student Union proudly sponsor this 3-part series, "Digging Deeper: Exploring the Asian American Experience.” Our first session, “Beyond the Model Minority Myth,” focuses on developing a nuanced comprehension of the impact of this myth on our Asian and Asian American community. The Model Minority Myth has been used as a tool to discriminate against the Asian American community, but what exactly is it? What fields and industries does the Model Minority Myth have an impact on? How are Asian Americans in this country treated because of the myth? During this session, we will dive deeper into these questions as well as exploring the historical context of the myth and how it affects the daily lives of the Asian American community. Please RSVP today!