AAS 250 A: Asian American Oral Histories

Meeting Time: 
TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
LOW 216
Linh Thủy Nguyễn

Syllabus Description:

Course Description

[Course description here.]

Required Course Materials

[List your course's required materials here.]

Find all/additional readings on the Module pages.

Course Format/Structure

[Course format/structure here.]

Student Outcomes/Learning Goals

[Student outcomes/learning goals here.]

Student and Instructor Expectations

[Student and instructor expectations here.]


[Give a basic overview of your assignments here. Don't put too many details (descriptions, points, due dates, etc) as those should go directly on the individual assignment pages.]

Find complete assignment details and due dates on the Assignments page.


This course uses the iSchool Standard Grading Scheme, which converts percentage grades into 4.0 grades.

[Grading Policy here.]

Late Assignments

[Your policy on late assignments here.]

Make-up Work

[Your policy on make-up work here.]


Student Resources
A number of challenges from a variety of directions can affect your ability to bring your optimal attention and energy to a course. Student Resources is a set of links to campus resources that UW makes available to students in trying to mitigate and cope with some of these challenges.

iSchool Technology Requirements
The iSchool has a set of technology requirements for both online and residential students. We highly recommend that students adhere to these standards which are updated annually. Students who do not meet these standards may experience technology problems throughout the course.

iSchool Learning Technologies Support Site
Knowledge base for Canvas, VoiceThread, web conferencing systems, and other learning technologies tools.

UW Libraries
In this course you may be required to access a large number of databases through the Internet. Several of these databases are publicly available, but some are proprietary and access requires authentication through the UW Libraries. Information about logging in to use these databases is available on the Connecting to the Libraries page.

Academic Conduct

Please review the iSchool Academic Policies which cover:

  • Academic and Behavioral Misconduct
  • Academic Integrity
  • Copyright
  • Privacy
  • Concerns About a Course
  • Evaluation of Student Work



Catalog Description: 
Explores the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the lives of diverse Asian Americans through readings of oral histories narrating powerful stories including immigration, war, refugee flight, exclusion and discrimination, activism, community building, labor, race relations, family, generation gap, gender role changes, domestic violence, adoption, mixed race, religion, and culture.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:10pm