WOMENSTD 363 - Asian/Pacific American Women
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
(Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the U.S.).
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This interdisciplinary course focuses on the experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander American women in the United States. Texts and films include an introduction to materials by and about Asian/Pacific Islander American (APIA) women, from historical, anthropological, sociological, psychological, musical, and literary perspectives, thereby allowing students to compare and contrast the experiences of different ethnicities and generations. Discussions and assignments will examine the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and nationality in APIA women’s lives. Learning critical theories about feminism, immigration, and globalization will show how APIA women have become agents of social change, publicly and privately, at home and in their communities. For the term project, students will conduct an oral history interview of an APIA woman and write a research essay OR produce a creative project. This course fulfills "Ethnic and/or Indigenous Studies" and "Women, Gender, and/or Sexuality" Breadth Requirements for the American Culture Concentration; Elective requirements for the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Minor; and the "Gender, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S." thematic area of the Women's Studies Concentration and Minor.

WOMENSTD 363 - Asian/Pacific American Women
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001 (REC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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