AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Section: 001 Asian-American Women's Writing and Art
Term: WN 2008
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to the critical analysis of Asian American women’s literary, artistic, and cultural production representing a range of genres and mediums: cultural history, autobiography, legal scholarship, stand-up comedy, short fiction, visual art, and video documentary. Topics we may explore include the following: the linkages between gender and race; the relation between memory, story, and history; femininity and the family; sex and desire; violence inside and outside of the home; mixed heritage; homophobia; and immigrant experiences. This course also emphasizes the development of students’ expository writing skills.

Course requirements: an oral presentation, several 1-2 page responses, the development of a research project (annotated bibliography and a 4-6 page paper), and a final exam.

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11148
Open
Wolv. Access
5Y1
-
Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with ENGLISH 140.001
002 (SEM)
P
20261
Open
1
2CSP Y1
4Y1
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
23521
Open
1
5Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (SEM)
P
28365
Open
Wolv. Access
6Y1
-
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
29239
Closed
0
4Y1
-
M 2:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (SEM)
P
29431
Closed
0
2Y1
-
W 3:00PM - 6:00PM
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