Spring 2021 Courses

Date

12/02/20

AAS 100: Intro to Asian American Studies
Leland Tabares • MW 1:00 – 1:50 pm • CRN 30106 • Online Lecture (Friday Online 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 215: US Citizenship Comparatively 
Leland Tabares • TR 2:00 – 3:20 pm • CRN 52317 • Online
Examines the racial, gendered, and sexualized aspects of US citizenship historically and comparatively. Interdisciplinary course taught from a humanities perspective. Readings draw from critical legal studies, history, literature, literary criticism, and ethnography.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & History and Philosophy General Education requirements.

AAS 246: Asian American Youth in Film
Soo Ah Kwon • MW 3:00 – 5:20 pm • CRN 66231 • Online
Examines both mainstream and independent films and documentaries representing and/or produced by Asian American youth. Explores the role of multiculturalism and diversity issues in informing young people's experiences.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & Social and Behavioral Science General Education requirements.

AAS 258: Muslims In America
Junaid Rana • TR 12:30 – 1:50 pm • CRN 51119 • Online
Introduction to the study of Muslims in the United States and broadly the history of Islam in the Americas. Using a comparative approach, we study how the historical narrative of African American and Latino Muslims relates to newer immigrant populations, primarily Arab American and South Asian American Muslim communities.
This course satisfies the US Minority Cultures & Social and Behavioral Science General Education requirements.

AAS 365: Asian American Media and Film
Maryam Kashani • W 3:00 – 5:20 pm • CRN 46462 • Online
An examination of media generally and films and videos more specifically (experimental, documentary, independent, and Hollywood features) by, for, and about Asian Americans.

AAS 375: Prisons, Race, and Terror
Eman Ghanayem • TR 9:30 – 10:50 am • CRN 71557 • Online
Examination of the U.S. prison regime, focusing on three dimensions of U.S. imprisonment -- criminal justice, immigrant detention, and martial imprisonment, particularly under the War on Terror.

AAS 400: Critical Ethnic Studies
Junaid Rana • T 3:30 – 5:50 p m • CRN 71552 (Graduate) / 71553 (Undergraduate) • Online
Examines the formation of the field of Critical Ethnic Studies and elaborates its key concepts, such as settler colonialism, indigeneity, heteropatriarchy, decolonization, and liberation.