Asian Americans and Racism

Course Description

This ethnic studies course focuses on the status and experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. history and in contemporary times to analyze the concept of race, processes of racialization, theories of racism, forms of racial subordination, and the practices of anti-racism. Using a framework of racial relationality, the course explores the dynamics of anti-blackness and white dominance in the imaginative and institutional formations of Asian America. Key themes include labor and global capitalism, Orientalism and imperialism, immigration and exclusion, gender and sexuality, citizenship and nation, "good"/"bad" minorities, and assimilationist thinking.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13807 ASAM 11 01A ······· TBA-TBA Mae Lee PHILPN

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-07-01 to 2024-08-09.
ASAM 11.01A: Open to all students who meet normal course prerequisites, have been accepted by formal application to the Study Abroad Philippines program and have paid a program fee of ~$2,200 (which may include Financial Aid) plus airfare. All classes require permission of the instructor, Ms. Mae Lee, Majority of course work takes place in the Philippines Islands.

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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