Asian American Studies (AAS)Arts and Sciences

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AAS 1100

This course examines the historical and contemporary issues of Asian Americans from the 1960s Civil Rights Era to the current moment of what has been termed the Post-Racial Era of the 21st century. We ... view course details

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    Combined with: AAS 1100

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

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    Combined with: AAS 1100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AAS 2800

This course focuses on the cutting-edge research from the recently emerged, exciting field of cultural psychology. We discuss major theories and findings that integrate cultural perspectives into psychology, ... view course details

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    Combined with: HD 2800

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

AAS 2910

In her memoir Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston identified a conundrum familiar to many US-born children of Chinese immigrants when she asked: "What is Chinese tradition and what is the movies?" What ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 2910ENGL 2910

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AAS 3030

The common perception of ethnicity is that it is a "natural" and an inevitable consequence of cultural difference. "Asians" overseas, in particular, have won repute as a people who cling tenaciously to ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 3703ANTHR 3703

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AAS 3580

In this course, we'll be reading literature—primarily novels—produced by hemispheric American women writers of the mid- to late twentieth-century.  We will look at how these writings articulate concerns ... view course details

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    Combined with: AMST 3580ENGL 3580FGSS 3581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AAS 4950

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7564AAS 4950  IND 601

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    • Chang, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18473AAS 4950  IND 602

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    • Munasinghe, V