Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.069J: Race and Gender in Asian America

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Interdisciplinary examination of the intersection of race, gender, and class in Asian American culture from the mid-19th century to the present. Topics include media images of Asian American men and women, feminism and gender roles, women and labor issues, transnational migration, and interracial marriage. Writers may include Maxine Hong Kingston, Eric Liu, Chang-rae Lee, Jessica Hagedorn, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Shirley Geok-lin Lim. Filmmakers may include Mira Nair, Ang Lee, Wayne Wang, and Gurinder Chadha. Taught in English.

Units: 3-0-9(U)


Same As  21H.312J, WGS.237J


Spring 2012

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 C. Vo MW 2-3:30 14N-217


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