American Ethnic Studies

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ASAM 101: Comparative Asian-American History, 1849-1965
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Comparative analysis of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Filipino immigration into Hawaii and the continental United States; settlement and employment patterns, community organizations, anti-Asian movements; women and families; internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II; and post-war developments.

ASAM 102: Contemporary Asian-American History
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Focuses on Asian-Americans from 1965 to present, including renewed immigration, the impact of new Asian-American ethnic groups, responses to racism, and the demographics, culture and politics of Asian-Americans in the 21 century.

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