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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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THEA 102 - Asian American Theatre

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C2; Diversity
Asian Pacific Island American (APIA) Theatre and an overview of APIA influences on American Theater and pop culture. Students will research, analyze, experiment, rehearse and perform APIA dramatic/comedic work and spoken word from APIA artists.

Equivalent Quarter Course: THEA 2211.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C2 - Lower Division Humanities, Overlay - Diversity
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. distinguish how the theatrical lens illuminates human society and the physical world.
  2. connect APIA values to global cultural endeavors and shared humanity.
  3. combine APIA culture with theatre techniques like collaboration, expressive monologue, and creating scenes to enhance skills like research, reading, writing, and speaking in professional presentations.

C2. Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. Show appreciation for the humanities using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. develop their affective and cognitive faculties through studying great works reflecting the rich diversity of human imagination and/or inquiry; and
  3. engage in critical self-reflection relating themes in the humanities to the students’ own lives.
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
  2. identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
  3. analyze the intersection of the categories of race and gender as they affect cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities;
  4. recognize the way that multiple differences (including, for example, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.

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