Jeff Bossert
An scene from the film "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay"
University of Illinois Press

Indian Accents

Why do racial stereotypes change over time? How do they develop? According to author Shilpa Dave, the movies play a huge role. This hour on Focus, Jeff Bossert talks with her about her new book “Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film.”

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