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Course Description

This course examines Asian American history and experience through the lens of theatre and performance. These performances are often critical sites where members of the community preserve their cultural legacies and negotiate American racial politics. By discussing representative works by Asian American playwrights, performance artists, and filmmakers, we will cover the following topics: key events in Asian American history, immigration and citizenship; identity and community formation, intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality; generational gaps in Asian American culture; trauma and memory; U.S. imperialism and social justice

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.

Instructor Approval: Not Required.

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Refund Policy: Course Policy 1

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School of Arts & Sciences