ASAM 106 AA - Asian American Literature


This course will survey Asian American literature from the late 19th through early 21st centuries. Through memoir, fiction, drama, poetry, and essays by writers from several different ethnic groups (Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Indian, and Vietnamese), this course explores key literary and critical issues, such as aesthetics and activism, assimilation and exilic identity, immigration and diaspora, economic and cultural labor, intergenerational and gender conflicts, interethnic relations, and the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.

Course Credit: 1.0

This course information is from the 2019-2020 Scripps Catalog. View this catalog.

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