Connie C. So
Recent Asian-American issues from 1950 to the present. Topics include ghetto communities, civil rights, identity problems and ethnicity, social organizations, political movements, and recent immigration.
Recent Asian and Pacific Islander American issues, from the 1960s to the present. Topics include post-1960s immigration, ethnic enclaves, civil rights, racial and ethnic stereotypes, identity politics, social organizations, community building and political movements.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Essay exams and paper/project.
Class assignments and grading
Essays demonstrating application and understanding of course material.
25 percent - midterm; 35 percent - final; 30 percent - final project/paper; 10 percent - presentation (when applicable) and participation.