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 2016 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.

I&S
A - 10017 Connie So MTWThF 10:50-13:00
AND 223

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 - 10768 Erasmo Gamboa MTWThF 09:40-11:50
SMI 211

Summer 2016 B-term

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AAS 101: Introduction To Asian American Studies

Provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Examines issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality, immigration/migration, citizenship, labor, racialization, exclusion, social and political activism and social movements, family, community-building, war, imperialism, sovereignty, (post) colonialisms, transnationalism, culture, and creative expressions.

DIV, I&S
A - 10016 Connie So MTWThF 10:50-13:00
MOR 225
sum AAS 101: Introduction To Asian American Studies

Provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Examines issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality, immigration/migration, citizenship, labor, racialization, exclusion, social and political activism and social movements, family, community-building, war, imperialism, sovereignty, (post) colonialisms, transnationalism, culture, and creative expressions.

DIV, I&S
B - 14412 MTWThF 10:50-13:00
MOR 225

American Ethnic Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AES 498: Special Topics In American Ethnic Studies

Designed to provide the student an opportunity to concentrate on one specific aspect of American Ethnic Studies through a comparative, interdisciplinary approach.

I&S
C - 10043 Lucero, Jose A MTWTh 13:10-15:20
CLK 219

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 - 10046 Ernest B. Johnson MTWThF 14:20-16:30
THO 125

Summer 2016 Full-term

Asian-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
sum AAS 499: Undergraduate Independent Study A - 10018 to be arranged -
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American Ethnic Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
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 - 10039 Spratt, Margaret T Th 12:00-14:10
CMU 322
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 - 10040 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 - 10044 to be arranged -
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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 - 10049 to be arranged -
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Chicano Studies Courses

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

Students work individually or in teams.

A - 10769 to be arranged -
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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 - 13646 Jacqueline Waita MTWThF 09:40-13:00
FTR 106

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 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
BAG 154
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 380: Race, Ethnicity, And United States Public Policy

Explores the causes of disproportionate representation for people of color among the country's impoverished population; drawing on analysis of race/ethnicity, poverty, public policy, (including competing theories), public policy approaches, and ethnographic work addressing the causes and perpetuation of poverty in America.

I&S
A - 10184 T Th 13:30-15:20
FSH 107
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
C - 10186 T Th 09:30-11:20
THO 217
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
E - 10188 to be arranged -
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aut AES 461: Comparative Ethnic Race Relations In The Americas

Sketches the ethnoracial systems operating in American society. Studies these systems as systems and examines their institutional and interpersonal dynamics. Compares ethnoracial systems in order to arrive at empirical generalizations about race/ethnorelations in the Americas. Offered: jointly with SOC 461.

I&S
A - 10190 Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky T Th 13:30-15:20
THO 125
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 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
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