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 2016

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 - 10110 Schleitwiler, Vincent J T Th 11:30-13:20
LOW 105
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
A - 10111 Rick Bonus T Th 13:30-15:20
PCAR 293
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 - 10112 M W 11:30-13:20
CDH 115
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 - 10113 Rick Bonus T Th 09:30-11:20
LOW 106
aut 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 - 10114 T Th 09:30-11:20
THO 134
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 - 10115 Connie So M W
MUE
aut 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 - 10116 M W 11:30-13:20
EEB 045
aut AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study A - 10117 to be arranged -
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aut AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study B - 10118 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
A - 10181 Connie So M W
GWN
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 - 10182 Connie So M W
GWN
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 - 10191 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 - 10192 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 - 10194 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 - 10195 Sonnet Retman T Th 09:30-11:20
KNE 110
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 - 10196 F 09:30-10:20
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.

AB - 10197 F 10:30-11:20
CMU 230
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 - 10198 F 11:30-12:20
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.

DIV, I&S
B - 10199 LaShawnDa Pittman T Th 09:30-11:20
KNE 110
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 - 10200 F 09:30-10:20
THO 119
aut AFRAM 150: Introduction To African American History

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

I&S
A - 10201 Terry A. Scott T Th 11:30-13:20
SMI 211
aut AFRAM 246: African American Politics

Survey of African Americans within the U.S. socio-political processes. Situates African Americans within a post-civil rights context where there is debate about race's centrality to an African American politics. Offered: jointly with POL S 246.

DIV, I&S
A - 10202 Parker, Christopher S T Th 11:30-13:20
SMI 120
aut AFRAM 318: Black Literary Genres

Considers how generic forms and conventions have been discussed and distributed in the larger context of African American, or other African diasporic literary studies. Links the relationship between generic forms to questions of power within social, cultural, and historical contexts. Offered: jointly with ENGL 318; AWSp.

VLPA
A - 10203 Chude-Sokei, Louis Ort T Th 11:30-13:20
CMU 326
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.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 10204 Terry A. Scott M W 09:30-11:20
CMU 226
aut 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 - 10205 Sonnet Retman T Th 13:30-15:20
FSH 107
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 - 10206 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 - 10207 to be arranged -
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Chicano Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
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 - 12562 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 - 12563 Salas, Elizabeth M W 13:30-15:20
CMU 226
aut CHSTU 330: Chicano/chicana Autobiography

Explores the issue of Chicano, or Mexican American, identity. Examines statements of selfhood by Chicanos, studied in order to understand the relationship between individual and society in creating identity.

I&S
A - 12564 Lauro H. Flores T Th 11:30-13:20
SIG 227
aut CHSTU 499: Independent Study And Research

Students work individually or in teams.

A - 12565 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 - 21388 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 - 21389 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 - 21390 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 - 21764 Richard Atienza MTWThF 09:30-10:20
THO 202
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 - 21765 Richard Atienza MTWThF 11:30-12:20
THO 202
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 - 21766 Richard Atienza MTWThF 12:30-13:20
SAV 169