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ETHS 144
Representation and Politics in Asian Diasporic and Pacific Islander Literature
Spring

A survey of Asian/Pacific American and Asian Diasporic literature, including fiction and criticism. We examine major concepts that are vital to the evaluation of Asian/Pacific American and Asian Diasporic literature, such as Orientalism, ethnic differences, and issues of immigration. By pursuing questions regarding authenticity, audience, and the "native informant," as well as the significance of race, class, gender, sexuality, and nation, we will investigate literary and everyday constructions of Asian/Pacific America and the Asian Diaspora.

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3-4

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Staff

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Multicultural Perspectives, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, International Perspectives, Race, Gender & Power, Written & Oral Comm II

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