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Asian American Communities


This course explores the complex historical and cultural processes that form Asian American communities in the U.S. Students will learn about the constellation of push and pull factors impacting who migrates to the U.S. from Asia and the Pacific Rim, and the specific ways in which Asian American lives are affected by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation and religion.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.


(Not offered in 2014-2015.)