Subgroup Size

Small Group


45 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Activity created by Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair, CILMAR, Purdue University, and Dr. Pamela K. Sari, Director of the Purdue Asian American and Asian Resource Cultural Center (AAARCC), Purdue University, based on the following:


Yeo, H.J.T, Mendenhall, R., Harwood, S.A., & Huntt, M.B. (2019). Asian international student and Asian American student: Mistaken identity and racial microaggressions. Journal of International Students, 9(1), 39-65.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Identify and analyze examples of counter-storytelling. 2. Articulate how counter-storytelling can be used to challenge racialized experiences such as microaggressions.