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A History of Asian America

This course will explore the immigration of East, South, and Southeast Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, South Asians, Filipinos, Hmongs, and Vietnamese) to the United States and the formation as well as evolution of these Asian American communities from the 19th century to the present. Topics to be covered include (cross)-community political activism, the model-minority myths, histories of transnational organizations and interethnic solidarity, oral histories, race and diversity discourses, as well as ethno-racial conflicts and identities. Fall semester, alternate years.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: DD
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0