Classes

HL90DK Seminar: Asian/American Graphic Novels

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

Drawing Asia America: Immigration, Identities, and Representation in Asian / American Graphic Novels

The seminar works through Asian American literature by focusing on the genre and form of comics and graphic novels.  Through these illustrative and textual works, we will explore the Asian American experience of immigration and racial difference as well as the construction of Asian American identity and representation through possible works, such as Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings, and Thi Bui’s The Best We Could Do.  The course will...

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HL97 Sophomore Tutorial: Education and Empire in the Modern World

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

The Mis-education of Empire: Colonial Education and Post-colonial Resistance
Instructors: Catherine H. Nguyen and Beatrice Wayne

This sophomore tutorial uses education to explore empire and post-colonialism in the comparative contexts of Southeast Asia and Africa. Students will engage key theorists on colonialism and post-colonialism, read rich historical case studies of...

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HL90DK Seminar: Asian/American Graphic Novels

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

Drawing Asia America: Immigration, Identities, and Representation in Asian / American Graphic Novels

The seminar works through Asian American history and literature by focusing on the genre and form of comics and graphic novels.  Through these illustrative and textual works, we will explore the Asian American experience of immigration and racial difference as well as the construction of Asian American identity and representation through possible works, such as Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings and Thi Bui’s The Best We Could Do.  The...

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