This list includes resources on race, gender, and how they intersect in media representations and popular images.
Children Now, Advocacy Group examining role of the media in children's lives
YAAMS: Young African Americans against Media Stereotypes (awesome site)
Dartmouth's Guillermo Gómez-Peña site
www.raceandmedia.com: Book promotion site with interesting statistics:
You can also search The Dartmouth archives at: http://www.thedartmouth.com/
Color Adjustment (TV stereotypes of blacks; in Baker)
Ethnic notions (Media stereotypes of black; in Baker)
Hollywood Harems (film available in Jones Media Center)
In whose honor?: American Indian Mascots in Sports : a documentary (in Baker)
Mambo Mouth w/John Leguizamo (cultural stereotypes of Latinos; in Baker)
Slaying the Dragon (film stereotypes of Asian women; with Nora Yasumura)
Tough Guise w/Jackson Katz (Violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity)
All of the following are available in Baker; many suggestions come from:
Bataille, Gretchen, and Charles Silet. The Pretend Indians: Images of Native Americans in the Movies. Ames: Iowa State UP, 1980.
Dines, Gail & Jean M. Humez (eds.) Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Text-Reader. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1995.
Fregoso, Rosa. The Bronze Screen: Chicana and Chicano Film Culture. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1993.
Friar, Ralph. The Only Good Indian: The Hollywood Gospel. New York: Drama Book Specialists, 1972.
Friedman, Lester. Unspeakable Images: Ethnicity and the American Cinema. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1991.
Marchetti, Gina. Romance and the 'Yellow Peril': Race, Sex, and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993.
Miller, Randall. Ethnic Images in American Film and Television. Philadelphia: Balch, 1978.
Murray, James. To Find an Image: Black Films From Uncle Tom to Superfly. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973.
Noriega, Chon. Chicanos and Film: Essays on Chicano Representation and Resistance. New York: Garland, 1992.
Pines, Jim. Blacks in films: A Survey of Racial Themes and Images in the American Film. London : Studio Vista, 1975
Rocchio, Vincent F. Reel Racism: Confronting Hollywood's Construction of Afro-American culture. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2000.
Silk, Catherine. Racism and Anti-Racism in American Pop Culture: Portrayals of African-Americans in Fiction and Film. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1990.
Woll, Allen. Ethnic and Racial Images in American Film and Television: Historical Essays and Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1987.
Wong, Eugene F. On Visual Media Racism: Asians in the American Motion Pictures. New York: Arno, 1978.
Please blitz "awareness campaign" with any suggestions for additions to this list!
Last Updated: 9/17/08