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Asian American Studies 20A: Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States Spring 2008 Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy Week Three Tuesday, February 5 Michael Omi and Howard Winant’s racial formation theory Historical significance of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act Erika Lee, At America’s Gates: Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion Era, 1882- 1943 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2003) Racial formation through immigration restriction and exclusion 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act 1907-1908 Gentleman’s Agreement 1917 Asiatic Barred Zone Act 1924 Immigration Act 1934 Tydings-McDuffie Act Racial formation through citizenship laws 1790 Naturalization Law 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act Ozawa v. United States (1922) United States v. Thind (1923)
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Unformatted text preview: Racial formation through representation Images of the Statue of Liberty, and political cartoons related to Chinese exclusion from The Wasp (1881) by George Frederick Keller and from Harpers Weekly , April 1, 1882 by Thomas Nast Review of agency using confronting immigration exclusion as an example of agency Angel Island poetry from Him Mark Lai, Genny Lim, and Judy Yung, Island Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940 (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1991) Jon Jang, Island: Immigrant Suite, no. 1 (Zhang Music, 1995) Thursday, February 7 Library Instruction Session with Karen Munro on finding books and scholarly articles through MELVYL...
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