AAS Fall 2020 Courses

Date

05/04/20

Note: At the time of writing, AAS 120, Intro to Asian American Pop Culture, and AAS 200, U.S. Race and Empire, have both been filled. However, there are still seats left open in our other courses, many of which fulfill the US Minority Cultures General Education requirement!

AAS 100: Intro to Asian American Studies
Soo Ah Kwon • MW 1:00 – 1:50 pm • CRN 29646 • Lecture (Friday Discussion Sections)
Interdisciplinary introduction to the basic concepts and approaches in Asian American Studies. Surveys the various dimensions of Asian American experiences including history, social organization, literature, arts, and politics.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education requirements.

AAS 105: Intro to Arab American Studies 
Lila Sharif • MW 2:00 – 3:20 pm • CRN 70169
Interdisciplinary introduction to the basic concepts and approaches in Arab American Studies. Addresses the issues of history, race, social organization, politics, literature, and art related to Arab American experiences.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures General Education requirement.

AAS 120: Intro to Asian American Pop Culture
Paul Michael Atienza • MW 3:30 – 4:50 pm • CRN 51394
Introductory understanding of the way U.S. popular culture has affected Asian Americans and the contributions Asian Americans have made to U.S. media and popular culture since the mid 1880's.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures General Education requirement.

AAS 200: U.S. Race and Empire
Soham Patel • TR 9:30 – 10:50 pm • CRN 67473
Invites students to examine histories and narratives of U.S. race and empire, drawing upon multiple theoretical and methodological works in Asian American studies and related fields.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & History and Philosophy General Education requirements.

AAS 211: Asian Americans and the Arts
Soham Patel • R 2:00 – 4:20 pm • CRN 53947
Examination of Asian American artistic expressions in the visual and the performing arts providing historical, theoretical, and conceptual foundations of understanding the history of various art genres in Asian American communities.

This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & Humanities Literature and Arts General Education requirements.

AAS 300: Theories of Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Retika Desai • TR 12:30 – 1:50 pm • CRN 66652
Explores theories for performing interdisciplinary, intersectional and comparative studies within the field of Asian American studies. Follows multiple genealogies of critical work in ethnic and American studies.

AAS 501: Theory and Methods in AAS
Junaid Rana • T 2:00 – 4:50 pm • CRN 54236
Explores theories for performing interdisciplinary, intersectional and comparative studies within the field of Asian American studies. Follows multiple genealogies of critical work in ethnic and American studies.

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