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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ES 361 - Asian Immigrant and Refugee Women in Literature and Cinema


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Social Justice
This course explores the lives and images of Asian immigrant and refugee women. We will investigate their real-world conditions as they are inflected in literature, visual media, television and advertising.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements; and ES 100, ES 200.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ES 3030.
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 & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Identify and explain the variety of Asian women immigrant/refugee experiences in literature and cinema to challenge the pervasive image of the submissive, highly sexualized or “model” Asian woman.
  2. Recognize the complexity, heterogeneity and power dynamics between and within refugee versus immigrant women and the different Asian ethnic groups.
  3. Analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be an Asian immigrant/refugee woman.


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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