Courses - Upcoming

For the most up-to-date information on enrollment, meeting times, and locations, please consult the UW Time Schedule. Please remember that future quarter listings are tentative and subject to change.

Summer 2015 A-term

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AAS 206: Contemporary Issues Of Asian And Pacific Islander Americans

Critically examines contemporary Asian and Pacific Islander American issues, ranging from the Cold War era to the present-day America. Topics include ethnic enclaves, community-building, civil rights, identity problems, family conflict, social organizations, political movements, and immigration.

DIV, I&S
A - 10016 Connie So MTWThF 10:50-13:00
THO 135

Chicano Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum CHSTU 101: The Chicano/mexican Ethnic Experience In The United States

Examines the Chicano/Mexican American experience, with a focus on past and contemporary issues of race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.

DIV, I&S
A - 10782 Erasmo Gamboa MTWThF 09:40-11:50
SMI 211

Summer 2015 B-term

Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

DIV, I&S
A - 10043 LaShawnDa Pittman MTWTh 14:20-16:30
DEM 004

Summer 2015 Full-term

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study A - 10017 to be arranged -
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American Ethnic Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AES 322: Gender, Race, And Class In Social Stratification

The intersection of race, class, and gender in the lives of women of color in the United States from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include racism, classism, sexism, activism, sexuality, and inter-racial dynamics between women of color groups. Prerequisite: GWSS 200. Offered: jointly with GWSS 300.

DIV, I&S
A - 10036 Ramirez Arreola, Maria E. T Th 13:10-15:20
LOW 219
sum AES 389: Race, Gender, And Sexuality In The Media

Introduction to media representations of gender, race, and sexuality. Offered: jointly with COM 389/GWSS 389.

DIV, I&S
A - 10037 Spratt, Margaret M W 09:40-11:50
CMU 326
sum AES 494: Community Practicum And Internship

Faculty supervised practicum and internship experience in variety of settings and agencies, e.g., ethnic specific agencies, government and civic community-based offices. Students contribute skills and knowledge to respective communities and gain experience by working with professionals and community organizers. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10038 to be arranged -
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sum AES 499: Independent Study Or Research

Independent readings and/or research under the supervision of a faculty member.

A - 10041 to be arranged -
* *

Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

A - 10047 to be arranged -
* *

Chicano Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

A - 10783 to be arranged -
* *

Swahili Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum SWA 134: Intensive Basic Swahili

Introduces the Swahili language and the diverse cultures and customs of the people of East Africa. Provides a basic foundation in speaking, reading, and writing. Offered: S.

A - 13671 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 09:40-13:00
SAV 157

Autumn 2015

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut AAS 330: Asian American Theater

Covers drama from the 1970's to now, in historical contexts. They study of drama is dialogical, through dialogue. Themes are contested among the characters. Our studies participate, with the plays, in questioning race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. Includes students' performances of dramatic readings. No prior experience in theater is required.

DIV, VLPA
A - 10091 Stephen H. Sumida T T
BNS
aut AAS 360: Critical Filipino-American Histories

Examines the diverse historical and contemporary experiences of Filipinas and Filipinos in the United States in order to critically understand their immigration patterns, colonial histories, practices of identity constructions, and interactions with other groups.

DIV, I&S, W
A - 10092 Rick Bonus T Th 13:30-15:20
MOR 234
aut AAS 370: Japanese Americans: Race, Culture, Discrimination, Gender, And Endurance

Explores the changing nature of Japanese Americans from the first, Issei, to the latest generation. Topics include arrival, inequality and discrimination, Picture Brides, WW II, and minority-majority race relations. Lectures, readings, discussion, and videos offer varied approaches to view culture, values, community, concentration camps, gender, socio-economic, and psychological issue.

DIV, I&S
A - 10093 Tetsuden Kashima M W 10:30-12:20
THO 134
aut AAS 385: Asian Americans And Pacific Islander Americans: Race, Law, And Justice

Explores relationship of race, law, and justice in history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. Examines how challenges and resistance to racial discrimination, inequality, and colonialism transformed our political and legal justice system. Issues include citizenship, immigration, sovereignty, gender, civil liberties, national security, work, property, language, education, and marriage.

DIV, I&S
A - 10094 Gail Nomura T Th 11:30-13:20
RAI 121
aut AAS 395: Critical Studies Of Post-Vietnam War Southeast Asian Americans: Not Just Refugees

Focuses on the experiences of Vietnamese, Cambodians/Khmer, Lao, and Indo-Chinese, addressing the various waves of these Southeast Asians to the USA after 1975. Beyond refugee status and the Vietnam War, students explore how ethnicity, age, class, gender and generation influences Southeast Asian groups in America.

DIV, I&S, W
A - 10095 Connie So T T
BNS
aut AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study A - 10096 to be arranged -
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aut AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study B - 10097 to be arranged -
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American Ethnic Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut AES 150: In-Justice For All: Intersection Of Race, Ethnicity, Class, And Gender In The United States

Focusing on pre-Columbus era to 1970, students develop an understanding of how race, ethnicity, nationality, class, and gender impact all Americans - especially those viewed as racial ethnic minorities.

DIV, I&S, W
A - 10161 Connie So M W
KNE
aut AES 150: In-Justice For All: Intersection Of Race, Ethnicity, Class, And Gender In The United States

Focusing on pre-Columbus era to 1970, students develop an understanding of how race, ethnicity, nationality, class, and gender impact all Americans - especially those viewed as racial ethnic minorities.

DIV, I&S
B - 10162 Connie So M W
KNE
aut AES 389: Race, Gender, And Sexuality In The Media

Introduction to media representations of gender, race, and sexuality. Offered: jointly with COM 389/GWSS 389.

DIV, I&S
A - 10164 Spratt, Margaret to be arranged -
* *
aut AES 494: Community Practicum And Internship

Faculty supervised practicum and internship experience in variety of settings and agencies, e.g., ethnic specific agencies, government and civic community-based offices. Students contribute skills and knowledge to respective communities and gain experience by working with professionals and community organizers. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10167 to be arranged -
* *
aut AES 496: Honors Senior Thesis

Supervised individual and independent/tutorial study for AES Departmental Honors students involving research, writing, project completion, and completion of a major 30-page paper or commensurate project. Offered: AWSpS.

A - 10168 to be arranged -
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aut AES 499: Independent Study Or Research

Independent readings and/or research under the supervision of a faculty member.

A - 10171 to be arranged -
* *

Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

DIV, I&S
A - 10172 LaShawnDa Pittman T Th 09:30-11:20
SAV 260
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

AA - 10173 F 09:30-10:20
SMI 105
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

AB - 10174 F 10:30-11:20
THO 119
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

AC - 10175 F 11:30-12:20
THO 134
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

DIV, I&S
B - 10176 LaShawnDa Pittman T Th 09:30-11:20
SAV 260
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

BA - 10177 F 09:30-10:20
SMI 105
aut AFRAM 150: Introduction To African American History

Introductory survey of topics and problems in Afro-American history with some attention to Africa as well as to America. Basic introductory course for sequence of lecture courses and seminars in Afro-American history. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 150.

I&S
A - 10178 Terry A. Scott T Th 10:30-12:20
BAG 154
aut AFRAM 334: Civil Rights And Black Power In The United States

Examines the politics and culture of the modern African American freedom struggle, which began after WWII and continued into the 1970s. Interrogates political strategies associated with nonviolent direct action, armed self-reliance, and black nationalism, as well as the cultural expression that reflect these political currents. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 334.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10179 Terry A. Scott M W 11:30-13:20
MOR 221
aut AFRAM 337: Popular Music, Race, Identity, And Social Change

Focuses on popular music, shifting formations of race and identity and social change in various cultural, historical, and political contexts. Explores popular music as a tool for social change, a vehicle for community-building and a form of political and aesthetic expression.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10180 Sonnet Retman T
OUG
aut AFRAM 358: Literature Of Black Americans

Selected writings, novels, short stories, plays, poems by Afro-American writers. Study of the historical and cultural context within which they evolved. Differences between Afro-American writers and writers of the European-American tradition. Emphasis varies. Offered: jointly with ENGL 358.

VLPA
A - 10181 Ibrahim, Habiba T Th 12:30-14:20
SIG 227
aut AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

A - 10182 to be arranged -
* *
aut AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

B - 10183 to be arranged -
* *

Chicano Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut CHSTU 200: Latinos In The United States: Patterns Of Racial, Ethnic, And Socio-Economic And Political Inequality

Studies broad patterns of inequality formed by historical forces, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, immigration, and social capital. Analyzes rapid growth and adjustment of old and newly established Latino communities, resulting from transnational migration from Latin America.

DIV, I&S
A - 12434 Erasmo Gamboa T T
FSH
aut CHSTU 254: Northwest Latino Ethnic Communities: Culture, Race, Class, Immigration, And Socio-Economic And Political Marginalization

Traces the history and development of the Latino community in the Pacific Northwest. The study engages racial and ethnic identities, rural to urban, inter-regional, and trans-border migration, and labor and economy to approach issues of marginalization. The Latino community is also contrasted across rural and urban spaces.

DIV, I&S
A - 12435 Erasmo Gamboa M W
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aut CHSTU 255: Mexican Women: Past And Present

Survey of women in Mexican society from Meso-American times to the 1940s.

DIV, I&S
A - 12436 Salas, Elizabeth M W 10:30-12:20
CMU 326
aut CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

A - 12437 to be arranged -
* *

Swahili Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut SWA 101: Basic Swahili

Introduces the Swahili language and the diverse cultures and customs of the people of East Africa. Provides a basic foundation in speaking, reading, and writing. First in a sequence of three.

A - 20800 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 11:30-12:20
SAV 157
aut SWA 101: Basic Swahili

Introduces the Swahili language and the diverse cultures and customs of the people of East Africa. Provides a basic foundation in speaking, reading, and writing. First in a sequence of three.

B - 20801 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 12:30-13:20
SAV 157
aut SWA 201: Intermediate Swahili

Builds proficiency in the language by speaking, reading, and writing. Includes children's stories, newspaper articles, poetry, and folklore. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SWA 103 or SWA 134.

VLPA
A - 20802 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 09:30-10:20
SAV 157

Tagalog Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut TAGLG 101: Basic Tagalog

Introduces the Filipino language and culture. Students use the language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing at the novice level. Examines basic language structures, appropriate forms of address, and vocabulary for communication. First in a sequence of three Offered: A.

A - 21183 Richard Atienza MTWThF 09:30-10:20
THO 211
aut TAGLG 101: Basic Tagalog

Introduces the Filipino language and culture. Students use the language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing at the novice level. Examines basic language structures, appropriate forms of address, and vocabulary for communication. First in a sequence of three Offered: A.

B - 21184 Richard Atienza MTWThF 11:30-12:20
CMU 226
aut TAGLG 201: Intermediate Tagalog

Provides further reinforcement and practice of the lessons learned in basic Tagalog. Improves the communicative competence of the student by teaching the social rules along with the linguistic rules. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either TAGLG 103 or TAGLG 134. Offered: A.

VLPA
A - 21185 Richard Atienza MTWThF 13:30-14:20
CDH 135