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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

ASAM126 HM - Introduction to Pacific Islander History


Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Flores

Description: This course introduces students to the native/indigenous histories of Oceania with an emphasis on Aotearoa (New Zealand), Guahan (Guam), Hawai’i, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, and Tonga. These places will expose students to the global and local histories of colonialism, climate change, diaspora, empire, indigenous land and ocean stewardship, migration, militarization, nuclear testing, and tourism. In addition, this course critically explores other related themes such as environmentalism, gender, labor, race, sexuality, and war from the perspectives of Native Pacific Islanders.

HSA Course Area(s): American Studies; Asian American Studies; History
HSA Writing Intensive: No