W14 Music 160 Week 4 Lesson 1

Wherewerethey fromandwhydid theyleave whatweretheir

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Unformatted text preview: storical
presence
of
Chinese
people
and
 Chinese
culture
in
the
United
States
 •  Historical
exclusion
of
Chinese
(and
other
 Asians)
from
Americanness
 •  Process
of
othering
based
on
race
and
class
 •  Implica3ons
for
music
making
 Waves
of
Immigra3on
 •  1840s‐1880s
–
First
Wave
 •  1940s‐1950s
–
“Intermi4ent
Ripple”
 •  Since
1965–
Second
Wave
 First
Wave:
 1840s‐1880s
 Who
were
the
 immigrants?
 Where
were
they
 from
and
why
did
 they
leave?
 •  What
were
their
 mo3va3ons?
 •  Sojourners?
 –  California
Gold

 
Rush
 –  RRs
 Se4lement 
 Establish
communi3es,
 
including
Chinatowns
 •  First
Chinese
opera
 
troupes
to
SF
in
the

 
1850s
 •  First
Chinese

 
theater
in
 
San
Francisco
in

 
the
1850s
...
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