AMCULT 214 - Introduction to Asian/Pacific American Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ID, RE
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines the long history and diverse experiences of Asian Americans in the United States. Starting with their immigration in mass numbers in the mid-1800s, Asian Americans have made major contributions to U.S. history, culture, and society. Despite this fact, Asian Americans are still viewed as "foreigners" in the U.S. This course will review the Asian-American experience from the mid-19th century to the present and analyze course topics such as anti-Asian immigration and legislation; the “model minority” stereotype and achievement; community activism and political movements; ethnic identity formation and acculturation; pan-ethnic, interracial and multiracial communities and relations; popular culture and mass media representation; and, emotional health, help-seeking, and service delivery.

AMCULT 214 - Introduction to Asian/Pacific American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
25253
Open
3
 
1Jr
3So
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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