APA 200 syllabus SP 09 final

APA 200 syllabus SP 09 final - APAS 200 Spring 2009 Intro...

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APAS 200 – Spring 2009 Instructor: Jeffrey A. Ow Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies Office Hours: M 1-2. Tu 1:30-3, or by appt. Sec 1002 MWF 11:50 – 12:40 Discovery 150 (#10326) Office: Wilson 366 Sec 1003 MWF 9:40 – 10:30 Coor 120 (#24278) Email: [email protected] Phone: 480.727.8505 APAS 200 – Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies History is much more than just a collection of facts organized to tell a good story. Sometimes, it is more important to think about why certain stories are told as “authentic history” while other stories have not been heard. APAS 200 will challenge you to connect Asian Pacific American historical experiences to contemporary issues that affect us today. Over the semester, as you read the coursework, listen to lectures, and discuss the subject with others, ask yourself what roles do you as an APAS student play in reclaiming a shrouded past, negotiating an unstable present, and acting in an unknown future. This is a core course for the APAS Certificate http://www.asu.edu/clas/apas/certificate.html and also counts as Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) and [Humanities (HU) or Social and Behavioral Sciences (SB)] for General Studies Requirements. Disclaimer: Course material is intended for an “adult” audience who can maturely handle discussions and screenings regarding such topics as race, gender, sexuality, politics and violence. If you feel you will have difficulty with this course content, please discuss possible alternatives with the instructor. Required Texts: Sucheng Chan, Asian Americans: An Interpretive History Yuri Kochiyama , Passing it On Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese Selected Articles posted on Blackboard. Students should read all assignments
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2009 for the course APA 200 taught by Professor Musikawong during the Spring '07 term at ASU.

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APA 200 syllabus SP 09 final - APAS 200 Spring 2009 Intro...

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