ASAMST Week 11 Lecture Notes 1-2

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ASAMST Week 11 Lecture Notes 1/2 01/04/2008 16:10:00 Listening to Daran Krayah music feature on ‘Crossing East’ radio series on Asian American history (available What is panethnicity? From Yen Le Espiritu, Asian Amerian Panethnicity How is Asian Panenthnicity Constructed? Espiritu writes: “the construction of Pan-Asian ethnicity involves the creation of a common Asian American heritage out of diverse histories. Part of the heritage of exploitation, opporession, and discrimination” Historically, the Asian American Movement contributed to the construction of Asian American Panethnicity What was the Asian American Movement Why did the Asian American Movement take place in the 1960s? Informed by the civil rights movement for the racial tolerance and equality (growing consciousness of the significance of actively protesting and speaking out against racism) Informed by the black power movement (growing consciousness of ‘internal colonialism’ and internalized
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2008 for the course ASIAN STUD 20A taught by Professor Choy during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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