Gateway Seminar: Civil Rights and Asian Americans

HISTORY183S

Gateway Seminar: Civil Rights and Asian Americans. Study of crucial legal and political moments in the struggle for equal civil rights of minorities, beginning with the laws of Chinese Exclusion, the struggle to define who was "White," the Asian Immigration Exclusion Acts, the relationships of Asians and African Americans and the struggle for equal schooling in the American South, the Japanese Concentration camps, the Redress and Reparations Civil Rights struggle, and the involvement of Asians Americans in the African American-led Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, including working with Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, and Asian Americans in the anti-sweatshop unionization movement. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers

AMES187SAAAS133S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS

Theme (Concentration)

Human Rights and Social Movements, Law and Governance, Race and Ethnicity

Region

United States and Canada