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Gail M. Nomura
AAS 392
Seattle Campus

Asian-American Women

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.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

AAS 101 and/or AAS 206 are recommended but not necessary for success in this course.

Class assignments and grading


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 Gail M. Nomura
Date: 10/04/2010