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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ES 365 - Asian American and Pacific Islander Environmental Voices


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Social Justice
An analysis of key literary texts in the emerging field of Asian American & Pacific Islander Environmentalism and their relationship to important issues such as sustainability, neoliberal globalization, labor, environmental justice, environmental disaster, post-colonial ecology/tourism, indigenous culture, and ecofeminism.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements; and ES Majors: ES 100 and ES 200.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze key cultural productions in AAPI Environmentalism
  2. Apply key concepts from ecocriticism and environmental justice literature to the understanding of cultural texts
  3. Explain colonialism, decolonization and environmental racism as foundations of indigenous Pacific Islander sovereignty
  4. Demonstrate how the perspectives of the humanities are used to inform and engage AAPI environmentalism to benefit local and global communities


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
  2. describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
  3. identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.



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