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Unformatted text preview: o Polynesian Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Polynesia o Malenesian Fiji, Papen, Solomon Islands o Sense of shared across o “Commons” Common area where those people share something, maybe experience • Anecdote o Somebody’s personal experience that may happen to myself or someone I know • Pyschopathology of everyday Asian American Life o Within the institutional setting o Not “Freudian” slips but maybe “cultural” slips o E.g. people always drop “American” out of “Asian American studies” • Contemporary Asian Pacific America o Quantitative Population doubled from 1980 – 1990 Will double again by 2010 1990- 2.9% of US population 1997- ~4% of US population o Qualitative Asian Americans were noticeable but dominant by society Unavoidable Asian Americans...
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- Spring '08
- World War II, Pacific Ocean, Polynesia