Asian American Cultures and Community
An examination of the history of Asians in America via one case history: the International Hotel in San Francisco. Background history of Asians in America, and the specifics of the I Hotel case as involving the convergence of global and local economies, urban redevelopment, and housing issues for minorities. Focus on the convergence of community and cultural production. Service learning component involving community work at the Manilatown Heritage Foundation in San Francisco. Service Learning Course (certified by Haas Center).