Week 1 - Week One Tuesday, January 22 • Instructor and...

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Week One Tuesday, January 22 Instructor and GSI introductions Historical importance of UC Berkeley’s Asian American Studies Program Major post-1965 demographic changes in Asian American populations Syllabus Review Primary versus secondary sources The significance of Asian American historical frameworks Overview of the various frameworks from Chapter 1 essays Questions to consider for our next lecture meeting: Imagine that you are embarking on writing a history of our own life or the history of your family. How might you frame that history? Would any of the frameworks from today’s reading be relevant? Thursday, January 24 I. Primary sources v. secondary sources A. www.lib.berkeley.edu/instruct/guides/primarsources.html B. Primary sources 1. created during event or later by participant of event C. Secondary sources 1. analyzes/ interprets historical event II. The significance of Asian American historical frameworks A. III. Review of the various frameworks from Chapter 1 essays
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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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