Asian American Studies (AAS)Arts and Sciences

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AAS 1100

This interdisciplinary course offers an introduction to the study of Asian/Pacific Islanders in the U.S. This course will examine, through a range of disciplines (including history, literary ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AAS 2620

This course will introduce both a variety of writings by Asian North American authors and some critical issues concerning the production and reception of Asian American texts. Working primarily with novels, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2620ENGL 2620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9224AAS 2620  LEC 001

AAS 2641

This course surveys modern U.S. history, from Reconstruction to the contemporary period.  It will examine how race has been the terrain on which competing ideas of the American nation have been contested.  ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2645ASRC 2631HIST 2641

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16437AAS 2641  LEC 001

  • 16438AAS 2641  DIS 201

  • 16439AAS 2641  DIS 202

  • 16440AAS 2641  DIS 203

  • 16441AAS 2641  DIS 204

  • 16442AAS 2641  DIS 205

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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  •  8215AAS 3030  LEC 001

AAS 4550

What is a university, what does it do, and how does it do it? Moving out from these more general questions, this seminar will focus on a more specific set of questions concerning the place of race within ... view course details

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  • 18065AAS 4550  SEM 101

  • Students seeking permission to register for this class should contact aasp@cornell.edu.

AAS 4790

The most baffling aspect of ethnicity is that while ethnic sentiments and movements gain ground rapidly within the international arena, the claim that ethnicity does not exist in any objective sense is ... view course details

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  • 17088AAS 4790  SEM 101

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

  •  6871AAS 4950  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Wong, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8429AAS 4950  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Balance, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9397AAS 4950  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18072AAS 4950  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Chang, D

AAS 7479

The most baffling aspect of ethnicity is that while ethnic sentiments and movements gain ground rapidly within the international arena, the claim that ethnicity does not exist in any objective sense is ... view course details

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  • 17090AAS 7479  SEM 101