The Asian American/Diaspora Studies Proseminar is happy to announce its spring 2009 schedule. All are welcome; readings are optional.
Asian American/Diaspora Studies Proseminar
The Asian American/Diaspora Studies Proseminar is happy to announce its spring 2009 meetings and topics below. All sessions will meet in Wulling Hall 220 on the following Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. All are welcome; readings are optional.
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Jan. 28: Asian American Studies: Disciplinarity and interdisciplinarity.Led by Richard Lee, Teresa Toguchi Swartz, and Josephine Lee. Readings: Okazaki, Lee, Sue, "Theoretical and Conceptual Models: Toward Asian Americanist Psychology" in F.T.L. Leong, et al Handbook of Asian Americans Psychology (Sage 2007); Colleen Lye, ³Introduction: In Dialogue with Asian American Studies,² Representations (Summer 2007): 40-73; Min Zhou, ³Are Asian Americans Becoming ³White?² Context 3.1 (2004): 29-37. Supplemental reading: Karen Pyke and Tran Dang, ³FOB² and ³Whitewashed²: Identity and Internalized Racism Among Second Generation Asian Americans, Qualitative
Sociology 26.2 (Summer 2003)
Feb. 11: Asian American Studies East of California. Led by Lisa Park and Erika Lee. Readings TBA
Feb. 25: Talk by David Takeuchi, University of Washington. Readings: Alegria et al., "Considering Context, Place, and Culture: The National Latino and Asian American Study" International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, Volume 13, Number 4; Gee et al., "The Association Between Self-Reported Racial Discrimination and 12-Month DSM-IV Mental Disorders Among Asian Americans Nationwide"; Takeuchi, "Immigration-Related Factors and Mental Disorders Among Asian Americans,² American Journal of Public Health| January 2007,Vol 97, No. 1.
Mar. 11: Topics and readings TBA
Mar. 25: Topics and readings TBA
Apr. 8: Professional identities and Asian American Studies: The experiences of new faculty. Faculty leaders and readings TBA.