Asian-American Pacific Islander
Last updated: July 15, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Courses of Instruction
Introduction to Asian American Studies
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Explores the Asian American experience and its broader connections to class, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. The course will examine topics of imperialism, labor migration, racial and communal formations, identity, culture, and politics of Asian America. Usually offered every year.
Pacific Islander Studies: Cultures and Representations of Oceania
Offers an introduction to the field of Pacific Islander Studies and Oceania with an emphasis on literary and cultural production to reckon with settler colonialism, sovereignty movements, climate change, militarism and nuclearism, Indigenous feminisms, and popular culture. Usually offered every third year.
Asian American History
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Explores the history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States with a focus on their lived experiences and contributions to U.S. society. Course culminates in a final AAPI digital oral history project. Usually offered every second year.