HIST 385
Contemporary Issues in Recent Asian-American History, 1965-Present
Last Offered Fall 2005
Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

Since 1965, the Asian-American community has increased in number and diversity. This course will examine the Asian diaspora since 1965 in light of events in both Asia and the United States and how Asians have come to populate the American landscape in terms of immigration and adjustment patterns, Asian-American identity and politics, and the Asian presence in American popular culture. Readings will include oral histories, novels, and contemporary historical and sociological studies of the Asian-American experience.
The Class: Format: discussion
Limit: 30
Expected: 15
Class#: 1444
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, two short papers (5-7 pages) and a personal or family immigration history (15 pages)
Prerequisites: none; open to all
Distributions: Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
ASST Interdepartmental Electives
HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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