Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course

Semester(s) Offered

Special Topics noted below

  • Fall 2023
  • Spring 2023
  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2022
  • Fall 2021 - In person and remote
  • Spring 2021 - Topics: The Silk Road and Opiates
  • Fall 2020 - The Silk Road
  • Spring 2020
  • Fall 2019
  • Spring 2019

Topic: MIgrations & Diaspora. This course will track the migration of Chinese from their homelands in southern China throughout the world: to Southeast Asia, to the Americas, and beyond. In each of these locations, the Chinese strove to find acceptance and belonging. The course will talk through issues of race and ethnicity, gender, culture, and transnational connections.

  • Fall 2018
    • Asia-Related: Maritime Asia, 1500-1800
  • Spring 2018
    • Possibly Asia-Related: Fascism / Antifascism 1919-45
  • Fall 2017 
    • Possibly Asia-Related: Facism/Antifacism
    • Not Asia-Related: Revolts against British Colonialism
  • Spring 2017
    • Maritime Asia, 1500-1800
  • Fall 2016
    • Asia-Related: The Silk Road
    • Possibly Asia-Related: Gender and Power 1500-1900
  • Spring 2016
    • Possibly Asia-Related: Modern Environmental History
  • Fall 2015
    • Asia-Related: Maritime Asia, 1500-1800
    • Not Asia-Related: Revolts against British Colonialism
  • Spring 2015
  • Fall 2014
  • Spring 2014

Catalog Description

Applies a broad perspective to the global past in order to illuminate how common historical patterns and processes as well as unique elements shaped the human experience. Using a thematic approach, this introductory course highlights cross-cultural interactions among societies, and, when relevant, how historical processes that began centuries ago still impact the contemporary world. Topic will vary by semester. Department enforced prereq., 3 hours of any history coursework. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomore, Junior, or Senior) History (HIST) majors and minors only.

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