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2014 - 2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014 - 2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THEA 340 - Acting Asian American: The Performance of Identity

Fall or Spring (3) Tanglao-Aguas (GER 4C, 6)

Beginning actor training for students who will perform from scripts dramatizing the Asian American community. Scene study involves research and analysis of the script’s socio-historical background. The scripts may cover themes such as immigration, colonialism, discriminatory laws, gender stereotypes and hyper-sexualization, the fetish and sex trade, the Japanese American internment, the farm-workers labor movement, the Vietnam War, and Terrorism. Graded course work includes monologue and scene work, analytical and reflective essays, and a public performance celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage.