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Black and Asian Workers in U.S. Culture and History
ENGL 235
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 247, AFAM 235

This course will examine changing articulations of what it means to be a ┐black worker┐ and an ┐Asian worker┐ in the United States through a reading of novels in their historical contexts. Specifically, we will study how literary representations, as a part of constant and ongoing practices that speak to different negotiations with power, have worked with the law and historical writings to shape identificatory categories and our understanding of them. Ultimately, this course seeks to complicate our understanding of race, citizenship, and class in the United States by studying how they have been constructed in culture and history.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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