Growing up Asian American: The Asian Immigrant Family and the Second Generation

An interdisciplinary course examines the experiences of children of Asian immigrants in the U.S., focusing on intergenerational dynamics in in the Asian immigrant family, their intersections with race, gender, class, sexuality, and religion, and how these shape second-generation Asian American life. Topics include identity and personhood, the model minority myth and education, work and leisure, language and communication, filiality and disownment, mental health and suicide.

Also offered as AAST398E or IMMR319G. Credit granted for AMST328V or AAST398E or IMMR319G.

Growing up Asian American: The Asian Immigrant Family and the Second Generation
Course Information
  • Course Id:AMST328V
  • Credit:3
  • Room:SQH 1101
  • Days:TuTh
  • Timings:2:00pm - 3:15pm

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