Syllabus_Fall_2010

Syllabus_Fall_2010 - Page 1 of 5 AAS 322 CHINESE AMERICAN CULTURELANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Section 1(24336 TTh 1100-1215 GYM 115 Fall Semester 2010

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Page 1 of 5 AAS 322 - CHINESE AMERICAN CULTURE—LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Section 1 (24336): TTh 1100-1215 // GYM 115 Fall Semester 2010 INSTRUCTOR Lorraine Dong Office Hours: Drop-in Hours (no appointment needed) - TTh 9:45-10:45; other hours available by appointment Last day for regular office hours: DEC 9 (Th) Office: EP 107B (note the letter “B”) Office Phone: 338-7590 Email: [email protected] COURSE DESCRIPTION Cultural identity of the Chinese American as it is expressed in the language and literature. Analysis of Chinese American writings, fiction, and poetry; Chinese [American] community and its influence on the creative process in literature. [ SFSU Bulletin ] INSTRUCTOR’S ADDITIONAL DESCRIPTION FOR THE SEMESTER: AAS 322 will study Chinese American culture as depicted in milestone Chinese American literary works. These works will also be read chronologically to place them in their historical context. AAS 322 can be used to partially fulfill AAS major/minor requirements. It also satisfies Category B of the Segment III cluster, "Asian Americans: Responses to the American Experience." For the cluster, this course must be taken after or concurrently with a Category A class AND before a Category C class (you cannot take all three concurrently). AAS 322 can be taken concurrently with a Category C class only if the student has already taken six units of upper division AAS courses. In addition, the student must earn sixty units by the end of this semester in order to receive upper division GE credit for Segment III. TEXTBOOKS (1) CHIN, Frank - Donald Duk (2) CHU, Louis - Eat a Bowl of Tea (3) HOM, Marlon - Songs of Gold Mountain (4) KINGSTON, Maxine Hong - Woman Warrior (5) LAI, Him Mark; LIM, Genny; & YUNG, Judy - Island, Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940 (6) WONG, Jade Snow - Fifth Chinese Daughter (7) YEP, Laurence – Dragon’s Gate COURSE REQUIREMENTS & FINAL GRADE TABULATION Class Participation 20% Book Analyses 40% Book Review Critique 15% Final Paper 25% TOTAL 100%
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Page 2 of 5 GRADUATE STUDENTS: See instructor regarding separate university-regulated requirements for graduate students. YOU WILL GET AN AUTOMATIC "F" FOR THE COURSE IF YOU FAIL TO FULFILL AT
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