Week 6 - Asian American Studies 20A: Introduction to the...

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Unformatted text preview: Asian American Studies 20A: Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States Spring 2008 Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy Week Six Tuesday, February 26 o New Asian American Studies scholarship on historical tensions as well as alliances Introduction of gender and sexuality as conceptual and analytical tools that go beyond woman and gay/lesbian/bisexual and towards a re-thinking of social norms o How did these tensions and alliances reveal themselves in interracial marriages during the 1920s? in labor organizing during the 1930s? in the1930 Filipino boycott on Japanese businesses in Stockton, CA? In the taxi dance halls of the 1920s and 1930s? Anti-miscegenation laws: U.S. state laws that ban interracial sex and marriage Cable Act (1907) and Expatriation Act (1922) Perez v. Sharp (1948) and Loving v. Virginia (1967) AAHAP Historical Documents Collection (K. W. Lee Papers and Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive or VOAHA of CSU Longbeach) o Look at biography, essential to understanding significance of these papers o Want to click on each collection. Read the first page o Say why this interests you, ex. you were born in Korea, etc must be thoughtful response Thursday, February 28 AAHAP Historical Documents Collection (Asian/Pacific Islander Tobacco Education Network Records) A history of second-generation Japanese American or Nisei women of Chi Alpha Delta Shirley Jennifer Lim, a feeling of belonging: Asian American Womens Public Culture, 1930-1960 (New York: New York University Press, 2006) cultural citizenship - Renato Rosaldo...
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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 University of California, Berkeley.

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