Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 15:06:28 +0000

From: Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]EPIX.NET

Subject: Re: Lippi-Green's Eng with an Accent

At 02:36 PM 11/23/97 -0500, you wrote:

But I can't help thinking - so what

does this mean?-- are we aiming for a society without any stereotypes at all?

What is the difference between an expression of cultural diversity and a

stereotype? Which would an image of an African-American wearing a dashiki

be? A Latino in a sombrero? Stanley Kowalski in an undershirt? Is ethnic

food - like fried chicken at the Masters - something to be celebrated or


"it can be said of the French...that when they are good, they are very, very

good-- but when they are bad, they are-- Apaches." p. 98, as an instance of


REF: Mark Twain, "The French and the Comanches"

Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]