Asian American Literature
This course will explore the varieties of Asian American experience by considering the literary forms they take. We will read representations of a broad range of Asian American experience, from Asians detained off the coast of California at the turn of the twentieth century to cosmopolitan Asian American lives at the turn of the twenty-first. In each instance, we will read these forms within their historical moments, asking how these expressions reveal and respond to the conditions of minority experience in the United States. Our discussions will analyze these literary representations as a way of attending to shifting modes of racial formation in the United States, and we will pay particular attention to the legacies of exclusion and internment. Course requirements: 3 short essays.
Please see below for TA's contact and office assignment per recitation schedule.
English 072.402 Melanie Abeygunawardana (firstname.lastname@example.org) FBH room 307
English 072.403 Joseph Michael Coppola (email@example.com) FBH room 324
English 072.404 Devin William Daniels (firstname.lastname@example.org) FBH room 325
English 072.405 Jeremy Felix Gallion (email@example.com) FBH room 331
English 072.406 Amber Rose Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) FBH room 238
English 072.407 Ava L.J. Kim (email@example.com) FBH room 325
English 072.408 Kerry Anne McAuliffe (firstname.lastname@example.org) FBH room 331