2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
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COM 205 - Asian/American Media

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirements SL and DE and is a cluster course.
Students will examine diverse Asian media representations in cinema, television, and new media in relationship to the geopolitical and community history of Asian diaspora in the U.S.  It will critically interrogate stereotypical images of Asian/Asian-American identities, culture, religions, and politics as well as representations that challenge and contest such stereotypes.  In doing so, the course will locate the politics of Asian media representation within a broader historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic context that includes issues of cross-cultural appropriation, globalization, immigration, nationalism and citizenship, race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexuality.



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