AMCULT 214 - Introduction to Asian/Pacific American Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

“Asian American,” “Pacific Islander,” “APA,” “APIA,” even “APIDA”—these identifications encompass people whose heritage and ancestral homelands range from the Pacific Ocean across East and Southeast Asia to—and including—the Indian subcontinent. This course examines its diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States.

Drawing from scholarship, historical materials, film, television, and other forms of popular culture, we will ask key questions: What are the origins of terms like “Asian American,” “Pacific Islander,” and “Asian Pacific American?” How are these community formations inclusive, exclusionary, and/or strategic? By what historical experiences have these people entered the U.S.? How and where do these communities fit in conversations on race and immigration? How does thinking about these communities impact our understanding of everyday life and culture in the U.S.?

Class Format:

In-person lecture with discussion section

Schedule

AMCULT 214 - Introduction to Asian/Pacific American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
25387
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0
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
26474
Closed
0
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
26475
Closed
0
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
26476
Closed
0
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
28206
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0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
28207
Open
1
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
28208
Closed
0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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