Asian Americans and Asia

Course Description

This course examines how the relationship between the U.S. and Asia has shaped the experiences of Asians in the U.S. and the racial formation of Asian Americans. The course focuses on war and militarism, international political and economic relations, and globalization to analyze their impact on migration, racial politics, economic practices, identity, community formation, sexuality and activism among Asians in the U.S. The course explores historical and contemporary examples from the 19th century to the present to assess efforts by Asian Americans for self-determination in a transnational context.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13808 ASAM 13 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 13.01A: 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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