AMST 352/ASIA 350: The Asian American Experience
The course addresses the history and sociology of Asian immigration and experience in the United States, as well as the formation of diasporic identities among Asian Americans. We will center our investigations within the rich history of Asian American political organizing and cultural movements. As we trace the concerns and demands of these groups in a range of print and visual sources, we will delve into questions of how interconnected issues of race and labor; settler colonialism; immigration and migration; war and empire; gender and sexuality; law, policing, and incarceration; and transnational and diasporic circulations have shaped Asian American identity. This discussion-based class will be held primarily synchronous remote with an option for short, small group meetings in-person. HS, NA, US.