Asian-American Pacific Islander

Last updated: May 31, 2019 at 2:02 p.m.

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

AAPI 140b 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.
Leanne Day

AAPI 141a 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.
Leanne Day

AAPI 150b Asian American Pacific Islander Literature and Popular Culture
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Investigates the intersection of gender, sexuality, and race in the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from the 1950s to the present. Through literature and popular culture, it explores subject formation through cultural representations and collective memories. Special one-time offering, spring 2018.
Leanne Day

AAPI/HIS 163a 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.
Yuri Doolan