Archive for the ‘Stereotypes in General’ Category

I’m sitting in a restaurant this morning having breakfast. There is a four-top next to me. Three people with British accents are speaking with an American. One explains how alcohol gets interspersed with work more in England than the United States. He starts telling a story about Winston Churchill where the punch line is “I […]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 22:44 | 2 comments
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Hey TCS fans, I thought you would be interested to know about an article related to stereotypes that was just published. A discussion of it is available in a BBC News post from Jonathon Ball titled Stereotypes ‘Evolve Like Language’, Say Researchers. The research is groundbreaking because it reports about research that shows political correctness […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 12:33 | 0 comments
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In case you think the Stereotype Guru is just some random person with a blog who knows a lot about stereotypes, let me provide some evidence for my credibility. I am happy to announce the publication of my new book: Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation And Construction Of Culture. The book is available for purchase from Amazon […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 09:30 | 1 comment
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My recent post about Jeremy Lin on The Communicated Stereotype sparked some discussion. This discussion of Asian stereotypes has included comparisons to stereotypes of blacks and other groups. It has also included questions about the extent to which any stereotype can be good or whether the communication of stereotypes is always obviously and inexcusably racist. […]

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 12:45 | 0 comments
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Unfortunately, The Communicated Stereotype is not in a position to give money away. Fortunately, others are and TCS is happy to have the opportunity to share information with you about a $5,000 scholarship. According to the website: “You would be a great contender for this scholarship if you meet the following criteria: -You are a […]

Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Hello all and welcome to Media Monday at The Communicated Stereotype! Despite that I am hard at work proofing my new intercultural communication textbook titled Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation and Construction of Culture to which I have dedicated the last two plus years while working with 44 patient and wonderful contributors, my husband dropped me a […]

Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 13:51 | 0 comments
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Bill Maher announced this soon-to-be national holiday earlier this week in his Op-Ed to The New York Times. He wanted this to be, “One day a year when you will not find some tiny thing someone did or said and pretend you can barely continue functioning until they apologize.” Let’s all celebrate the one day […]

Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 11:00 | 0 comments
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I do not often discuss the concept of power on my blog. Instead, my focus is on communicated stereotypes in all variety of contexts reflecting all variety of cultural groups. I view communicated stereotypes as instances in which people implicitly or explicitly send the message that a certain group of people acts a specific way. […]

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 01:44 | 2 comments
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Comedians are often criticized for being insensitive to cultural groups. Consider the much publicized comments from Michael Richards, the celebrity TCS used for its very first trading card. Guest blogger Maryrose Wentzel argues that comedians who communicate stereotypes in their comedic routines act as advocates for the very groups they stereotype. “The stand-up is quintessentially […]

Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 20:36 | 4 comments
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Who needs the Stereotype Guru when t-shirts say it all? If TCS had a store, we would sell these shirts! Anti-Stereotypes T-shirts Labels Belong On Clothes Not On People I Am My Own Stereotype Stereotype Me. Non-Conformist Unite Stereotype Me! Society Does. Don’t Judge Me Based On Your Ignorance. Pfft! Stereotypes Are All The Same […]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 09:30 | 0 comments
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