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.

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 -
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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 -
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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 -
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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 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 -
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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 -
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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
CDH
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 -
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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
PAR 212

Winter 2016

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win 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.

I&S
A - 00000 Connie So T Th 09:30-11:20
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win 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.

AA - 00000 M 09:30-10:20
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win 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.

AB - 00000 M 10:30-11:20
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win AAS 350: Critical Overseas Chinese/chinese American Histories

Explores the differences and similarities of race, class, gender, sexuality, and generation influence on the life experiences of the Chinese (among the most diasporic people in the world) in America

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Connie So M W
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win AAS 372: American Internment And Incarceration: Race, Discrimination, And Power

Explores the racial animus, failure of political leadership, and war hysteria in WW II that resulted in Japanese Americans incarcerated into American concentration camps. Conceptually different internment camps held thousands of Japanese, German, and Italian alien nationals. Topics include why, how, past and present concerns.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Tetsuden Kashima M W 10:30-12:20
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win AAS 392: Asian American And Pacific Islander Women

Explores the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexuality in the lives of Asian American and Pacific Islander women. Examines how forces such as immigration, colonialism, sovereignty, labor, family, gender roles and relations, community, war, homeland politics, transnationalism, and social movements shaped and were shaped by these women. Offered: jointly with GWSS 392.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Gail Nomura T Th 11:30-13:20
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win AAS 402: Contemporary Asian American Literature

Examines Asian American literature from the 1950s to the present that require analyses of structures of power and possibilities for empowerment of an American "minority" group. Multi-ethnic focus, including Filipino American, Japanese American, Chinese American, Korean American, Vietnamese American, and South Asian American subjects.

DIV, VLPA
A - 00000 Stephen H. Sumida M W
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win AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study A - 00000 to be arranged -
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win AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study B - 00000 to be arranged -
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win AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study C - 00000 to be arranged -
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American Ethnic Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win AES 212: Comparative American Ethnic Literature

Reviews selected texts by African American, American Indian, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, and Euro American writers. Includes a comparison of how texts envision and interpret a diverse American culture and social, political relations among peoples of the United States. Explores the power of cultural agency in the creation of America's literature.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 00000 Stephen H. Sumida T Th 13:30-15:20
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win AES 212: Comparative American Ethnic Literature

Reviews selected texts by African American, American Indian, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, and Euro American writers. Includes a comparison of how texts envision and interpret a diverse American culture and social, political relations among peoples of the United States. Explores the power of cultural agency in the creation of America's literature.

AA - 00000 F 13:30-14:20
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win AES 212: Comparative American Ethnic Literature

Reviews selected texts by African American, American Indian, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, and Euro American writers. Includes a comparison of how texts envision and interpret a diverse American culture and social, political relations among peoples of the United States. Explores the power of cultural agency in the creation of America's literature.

AB - 00000 F 14:30-15:20
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win 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 - 00000 T Th 12:30-14:20
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win AES 335: Sports And Social Change In The Twentieth Century

Development of sport in the United States and its importance for U.S. culture and society. Covers increased centrality of athletic competition as part of the new leisure time in the late nineteenth century, revival of the Olympic movement, racial segregation/integration, today's American notions of celebrity and social style.

I&S
A - 00000 M W 11:30-13:20
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win 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 - 00000 Spratt, Margaret to be arranged -
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win 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 - 00000 to be arranged -
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win 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 - 00000 to be arranged -
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win AES 499: Independent Study Or Research

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

A - 00000 to be arranged -
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Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win AFRAM 214: Survey Of Afro-American Literature

A chronological survey of Afro-American literature in all genres from its beginnings to the present day. Emphasizes Afro-American writing as a literary art; the cultural and historical context of Afro-American literary expression and the aesthetic criteria of Afro-American literature. Offered: jointly with ENGL 258.

DIV, VLPA
A - 00000 Sonnet Retman T Th 10:30-12:20
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win AFRAM 270: The Jazz Age

Interdisciplinary study of period after World War I to Great Crash. Afro-American and Anglo-American currents and impulses that flowed together in the Roaring Twenties. Covers politics of normalcy, economics of margin, literature of indulgence and confusion, transformation of race relations, and cultural influence of jazz. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 270.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Terry A. Scott T Th 11:30-13:20
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win AFRAM 340: The Harlem Renaissance: A Literary Study

Highlights Harlem Renaissance - 1912 through mid-1930s - as establishing a role for twentieth-century African American writer, encompassing literature, politics, and decolonization of the image of Africa, and solidifying integrationist and nationalist schools of thought. Examines images, themes, and characterizations in creating a literary aesthetic simultaneously American and African American.

DIV, VLPA
A - 00000 T Th 13:30-15:20
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win 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 - 00000 T Th 13:30-15:20
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win 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 - 00000 to be arranged -
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win 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 - 00000 to be arranged -
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win 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.

C - 00000 to be arranged -
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Chicano Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win 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 - 00000 Devon G. Peña MTWTh 12:30-13:20
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win 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.

AA - 00000 F 11:30-12:20
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win 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.

AB - 00000 F 12:30-13:20
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win CHSTU 256: Chicanas: Gender And Race Issues

Contemporary issues in the Chicana movement since the 1940s. Issues range from feminism and Chicana political, educational, and social organizations, to work, family, health, and the arts.

I&S
A - 00000 Salas, Elizabeth M W 10:30-12:20
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win CHSTU 260: Introduction To Chicano Politics

Surveys the political position and activities of Mexican American peoples in the United States from two perspectives: (1) Chicanos as objects of the political process of U.S. life, (2) contributions of the Chicano people to U.S. politics.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Salas, Elizabeth M W 13:30-15:20
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win CHSTU 332: Chicano Film And Narrative

Provides a historical overview of the evolution of Chicano culture through film. Critically examines the portrayal and self-portrayal of Chicanos in film and selected works of narrative. Taught in English.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 00000 Lauro H. Flores T Th 11:30-13:20
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win CHSTU 342: Working Latinas And Latinos: Changing Sites Of Identity In Daily Life

Sociological examination of Latina/o working lives. Focuses on inequalities and power relations that shape diverse socio-economic working experiences and social change across distinct Latino communities. Covers race and gender consciousness, informal/formal work, labor recruitment, changing contexts of home and family, youth and children's work, entrepreneurship, organizing, and immigration and labor legislation.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky M W 13:30-15:20
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win CHSTU 354: Unions, Labor, And Civil Rights In California And Pacific Northwest Agriculture

Comparative study of Southwest and Pacific Northwest farm workers against the social movement of the 1960s, its significance in the socio-political development of the Chicano civil rights movement, and its legacy. Uses historical and social science research methods along with analytical criticism to examine the period of social history.

I&S
A - 00000 Erasmo Gamboa T Th 10:30-12:20
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win CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

A - 00000 to be arranged -
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win CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

B - 00000 to be arranged -
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win CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

C - 00000 to be arranged -
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Swahili Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win SWA 102: 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. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SWA 101.

A - 00000 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 11:30-12:20
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win SWA 102: 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. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SWA 101.

B - 00000 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 12:30-13:20
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win SWA 202: Intermediate Swahili

Builds proficiency in the language by speaking, reading, and writing. Includes children's stories, newspaper articles, poetry, and folklore. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SWA 201.

VLPA
A - 00000 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 09:30-10:20
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Tagalog Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win TAGLG 102: 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. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TAGLG 101. Offered: W.

A - 00000 Richard Atienza MTWThF 09:30-10:20
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win TAGLG 102: 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. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TAGLG 101. Offered: W.

B - 00000 Richard Atienza MTWThF 11:30-12:20
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win TAGLG 202: 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. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TAGLG 201. Offered: W.

VLPA
A - 00000 Richard Atienza MTWThF 13:30-14:20
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