Gail M. Nomura
History of and contemporary issues related to Asian-American women in the United States. Recommended: either AAS 205 or AAS 206. Offered: jointly with GWSS 392.
This course examines the history of Asian American and Pacific Islander American women. In exploring the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the lives of Asian American and Pacific Islander women we will discuss how such forces as immigration, labor, family, gender roles and relations, community, war, homeland politics, and social movements shaped and were shaped by these women.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The format of the course is lecture and discussion with some small group work.
AAS 101 and/or AAS 206 are recommended but not necessary for success in this course.
Class assignments and grading