Monthly Archives: September 2013

Oct 5, 10am, March for Immigrant Dignity & Respect

Just received information that some grassroots groups have organized a march on Oct 5, 10am starting at 6th ave and Laurel to call attention to the need for immigration reform to continue. Here is the flyer: National Day of Action for Immigration Reform. March for dignity and respect for all immigrants! Also here is a link […]

Critical Filipino & Filipina Studies Symposium

I’ve been helping to organize a three-day symposium to take place on Oct 11 through Oct 13 that investigates what it means to engage in a critical Filipino & Filipina Studies. Open to academics, educators, students, artists, and organizers! Check out the flyer below:

Schedule Change!

Hello all, Please note that there is  change to our schedule. I will have to go out of town the first weekend of Oct so there are some new due dates for reading assignments: T 10/1: Vincent Who? (2009) Dir. Tony Lam Th 1/3: CLASS CANCELED T 10/8: Bedi, Sheila A. “Constructed Identities of Asian […]

Reading Questions for Tues 9/10/13

Make sure to read Ronald Takaki’s “The Centrality of Racism in Asian American History” as well as Sylvia Yanagisako’s response to it for Tues. Be prepared to answer the below questions in class: According to Takaki’s essay “The Centrality of Racism in Asian American History,” why were Asian immigrants perceived as perpetual strangers while Jewish, […]

Critical Response Paper

Here is the Critical Response Paper Prompt. Paper is due at beginning of class on Th 9/12. Please see requirements below. Requirements: Papers must be 3 to 4 pages long, typed, double-spaced, in 12 pt font, and with 1” margins all around NO OUTSIDE RESERCH IS NECESSARY Properly acknowledge sources using parenthetical citations. For examples […]