Asian American Pacific Islander Women

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the study of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) women in American society in a historical and sociological perspective. Emphasis is placed on AAPI feminist scholarship; cultural representations; cultural productions; immigration, refugee, and diasporic experiences; resistance to racism, sexism, classism, and patriarchy; and labor and work issues. The course is designed for all students interested in Women and Gender Studies, as well as those interested in Asian American Studies.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13146 WMST 22 60Z ······· TBA-TBA Karen Chow ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-06-27 to 2022-08-05.

Footnote Information

WMST-022.-60Z: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as ASAM 22. Students may enroll in either department, but not both, for credit.)


(See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.) Advisory: EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5.
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