HIST 384
Selected Topics in Asian American Studies Fall 2019
Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Cross-listed AMST 384 / HIST 384 / ASST 384

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Assuming some previous knowledge of Asian American history, this course will examine a number of specific topics in Asian American Studies. Using historical sources, monographs, graphic memoirs, novels, and films, potential topics include Asians of mixed race, Orientalism, adoption, food culture, the “model minority,” legal studies, Asian Americans and the environment, and the impact of war on Asian American history.
The Class: Type: lecture
Limit: 25
Expected: 20
Class#: 1276
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: papers
Prerequisites: none; open to all
Enrollment Preferences: Senior first, then anyone
Distributions: Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
AMST 384 Division II HIST 384 Division II ASST 384 Division II
DPE Notes: This class is focused on race, immigration, gender relations, and labor issues; all of which can be seen through the lens of power dynamics and inequality.
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
ASAM Core Courses
HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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