Courses by Category for the Major

IDAAS Core Courses

  • ASAM 090. Asian American and Multiracial Community Studies.
  • ASAM 115. Theory and Methods.
  • ASAM 125. Introduction to Asian American History, 1850-Present.
  • ASAM 190 PO. Asian American Studies Senior Seminar.
  • ASAM 191 PO. Asian American Studies Senior Thesis.
  • SOC 150. Contemporary Asian American Issues. 

IDAAS Elective Courses

  • ASAM 022. Healing Justice (1/2 credit).
  • ASAM 101. Introduction to Asian American Studies (1/2 credit).
  • ASAM 102. Social Responsibility Praxis.
  • ASAM 197. Special Topics in Asian American Studies.

ELECTIVE CATEGORIES:

ASAM Social Sciences Courses

  • AMST 128. Race, Space, and Difference. (W. Cheng)
  • ASAM 082. Racial Politics of Teaching. (K. Yep)
  • ANTH 156 PO. Comparative Muslim Societies in Asia. (B. Nasir)
  • ASAM 084. Nonviolent Social Change. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 085. Health Inequities: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 094. Community Health. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 095. Asian Americans and Non-Profits. (Staff)
  • ASAM 103. Asian American Voices. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 104. Asian American Foodways. (Staff)
  • ASAM 110. Science, Race, and Social Change. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 111. Pacific Islanders and Education. (Staff)
  • ASAM 111. Asian Americans and Education. (L. Yamane/K. Yep)
  • ASAM 126. Introduction to Pacific Islander History. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 135. Race, Empire, Filipinx America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 135B. Race, Empire, Filipinx America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 160. Asian American Women’s Experiences. (Staff)
  • ASAM 179B. Asian Americans and the Law (Staff)
  • ASAM 188. Decolonizing Education. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 189B (Fall 2020). Islamophobia and its Discontents. (M. B. Nasir)
  • ASAM 189C (Spring 2021). South Asian American Studies. (M. B. Nasir)
  • POLI 118. Politics, Economics, and Culture of Korea. (T. Kim)
  • POLI 127AA. Politics and Public Policy of Asian Communities in the United States. (T. Kim)
  • PSYC 153AA. Introduction to Asian American Psychology. (S. Goto)
  • PSYC 155. Seminar in Ethnic Minority Psychology and Mental Health. (W. Hwang)
  • SOC 073. Asians in America: Model Minority and Perpetual Foreigner. (A. Junisbai)
  • SOC 124AA. Global Asia/Asian America. (H. Thai)

ASAM Humanities Courses

  • AMST 110. Migrant Memoir. (W. Cheng)
  • AMST 130. Cold War Taiwanese/America. (W. Cheng)
  • ASAM 022. Healing Justice. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 077. Tattoos in American Popular Culture. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 086. Social Documentation and Asian Americans. (Staff)
  • ASAM 105. Zines, Creativity, Community. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 106 SC. Asian American Literature. (Staff)
  • ASAM 112. Asian American Literature: Racial Form, Aesthetics, and Politics. (Staff)
  • ASAM 122. Diasporic Asian/American Popular Cultures: South & Southeast Asia. (Staff)
  • ASAM 126. Introduction to Pacific Islander History. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 130. Science, Technology, Asian America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 134. South Asian American Experiences. (Staff)
  • ASAM 171. Visual Culture at the Margins. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 175. Asian American Comics: Racial Politics. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 179a. Asian American Cultural Politics: Hip Hop. (Staff)
  • ASAM 179D. Mixed Race Experience. (Staff)
  • ASAM 179E. Asian/Americans and Popular Culture. (Staff)
  • ASAM 189A (Fall 2019). Music in Asian America (Staff/D. Panikker)
  • ASAM 189HIST. Globalization and Oceania: Hawai’i and Tonga. (C. Johnson/K. Yep)
  • ENGL 161. The Futures of Asian/America. (W. Liu)
  • ENGL 180. Asian American Fiction. (W. Liu)
  • JPNT 177. Japanese and Japanese American Women Writers. (L. Miyake)
  • JPNT 178. Japanese and Japanese American Autobiography. (L. Miyake)
  • MS 100AA. Asian Americans in Media. (M. Ma)
  • MS 101PZ. Asian American Media in Communities. (M. Ma)
  • MUS 126. Music in East Asia and its American Diasporas. (Y. Kang)
  • THEA 001G. Acting for Social Change. (J. Lu)
  • THEA 115M. Race and Contemporary Performance. (J. Lu)
  • THEA 115N. Staging Our Stories: Contemporary Asian American Drama. (J. Lu)
  • THEA 130. Introduction to Directing. (G. Ortega)

ASAM Gender and Sexuality Courses

  • ANTH 088. China: Gender, Cosmology, State. (E. Chao)
  • ASAM 077B: Aesthetics, Culture, and Pasts in the United States. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 105. Zines, Creativity, Community. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 105B. Zines in the Asian Diaspora. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 120. Sex Work in the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, and U.S.: Race, Gender, Nation. (Staff)
  • ASAM 128. Body Art in the Diaspora. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 136. Filipinx Diasporic Poetics. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 145. Asian North American Women Writers: Colonial Legacies. (Staff)
  • ASAM 160. Asian American Women’s Experiences. (Staff)
  • ASAM 175. Asian American Comics: Racial Politics. (T. Honma)
  • ENGL 162. Asian American Literature: Gender and Sexuality. (W. Liu)
  • FGSS 188E. The Queer Transpacific: Sinophone Cultures and Race/Ethnicity in Asian America. (J. Cheng)
  • JPNT 177. Japanese and Japanese American Women Writers. (L. Miyake)
  • JPNT 178. Japanese and Japanese American Autobiography. (L. Miyake)
  • MS 80AA. Video and Diversity. (M. Ma)
  • MS 100AA. Asian Americans in Media.  (M. Ma)

Comparative Ethnic Studies Courses (Comparative ethnic studies course as approved by your advisor or cross-listed in IDAS, or IDCLS)

  • AMST 110. Migrant Memoir. (W. Cheng)
  • AMST 128. Race, Space, and Difference. (W. Cheng)
  • ASAM 077. Tattoos in American Popular Culture. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 077B: Aesthetics, Culture, and Pasts in the United States. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 082. Racial Politics of Teaching. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 084. Nonviolent Social Change. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 110. Science, Race, and Social Change. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 111. Pacific Islanders and Education. (Staff)
  • ASAM 112. Asian American Literature: Racial Form, Aesthetics, and Politics. (Staff)
  • ASAM 171. Visual Culture at the Margins. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 179C HM. Beaches, Bikinis, and Bombs: Race & U.S. Empire in the Pacific Islands. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 179D. Mixed Race Experience. (Staff)
  • ASAM 179G HM. Asian American and Pacific Islander Diaspora and Migration. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 188. Decolonizing Education. (K. Yep)
  • ASAM 189A (Fall 2019). Music in Asian America. (Staff/D. Panikker)
  • ASAM 189B (Fall 2020). Islamophobia and its Discontents. (M. B. Nasir)
  • MS 80AA. Video and Diversity. (M. Ma)
  • POLI 128. Race and American Capitalism. (T. Kim)
  • PSYC 155. Seminar in Ethnic Minority Psychology and Mental Health (W. Hwang)
  • SOC 073. Asians in America: Model Minority and Perpetual Foreigner. (A. Junisbai)

Courses related to Asia and Migration, Globalization and/or Imperialism

  • AMST 130. Cold War Taiwanese/America. (W. Cheng)
  • ANTH 088. China: Gender, Cosmology, State. (E. Chao)
  • ANTH 156 PO. Comparative Muslim Societies in Asia. (B. Nasir)
  • ASAM 104. Asian American Foodways. (Staff)
  • ASAM 105B. Zines in the Asian Diaspora. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 106 SC. Asian American Literature. (Staff)
  • ASAM 120. Sex Work in the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, and U.S.: Race, Gender, Nation. (Staff)
  • ASAM 122. Diasporic Asian/American Popular Cultures: South & Southeast Asia. (Staff)
  • ASAM 128. Body Art in the Diaspora. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 130. Science, Technology, Asian America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 135. Race, Empire, Filipinx America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 135B. Race, Empire, Filipinx America. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 136. Filipinx Diasporic Poetics. (T. Honma)
  • ASAM 145. Asian North American Women Writers: Colonial Legacies. (Staff)
  • ASAM 179C HM. Beaches, Bikinis, and Bombs: Race & U.S. Empire in the Pacific Islands. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 179G HM. Asian American and Pacific Islander Diaspora and Migration. (A. Flores)
  • ASAM 189C (Spring 2021). South Asian American Studies. (M. B. Nasir)
  • ASAM 189HIST. Globalization and Oceania: Hawai’i and Tonga. (C. Johnson/K. Yep)
  • FGSS 188E. The Queer Transpacific: Sinophone Cultures and Race/Ethnicity in Asian America. (J. Cheng)
  • HIST 134. Empire and Sexuality. (C. Johnson)
  • POLI 118. Politics, Economics, and Culture of Korea. (T. Kim)
  • SOC 124AA. Global Asia/Asian America. (H. Thai)
  • SOC 126AA. Immigration and the Second Generation. (H. Thai)
  • THEA 130. Introduction to Directing. (G. Ortega)