Japanese Americans: Race, Culture, Discrimination, Gender, and Endurance

AAS 370
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV

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.