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Shawn H Wong
ENGL 257
Seattle Campus

Asian-American Literature

Introductory survey of Asian-American literature provides introduction to Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Hawaiian, South-Asian, and Southeast-Asian American literatures and a comparative study of the basic cultural histories of those Asian-American communities from the 1800s to the present.

Class description

Introductory survey of Asian American literature from 19th century to the present. The course will cover not only the writings of Asian Americans and Asian Pacific Islanders, but also the social history of Asian American communities.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Shawn H Wong
Date: 06/17/2008