History, Memory, and Citizenship: Key Issues in Southeast ASian Migration and Community Formation in the U.S.
General Catalog Course Title:
Contemporary Issues of Southeast Asian Refugees in the U.S
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Fall 2013
Fall 2012
Spring 2012
Spring 2011
Spring 2010
Course Thread: 
Human Rights
Instructor: 
Um, Khatharya

This course will introduce students to the sociocultural, economic, educational, and political issues facing Southeast Asian refugees in the U.S. While the course focus is on the Asian American experience, references will be made to the pre-migration experiences and histories of the Southeast Asian refugee groups. The processes and problems in the formulation of refugee programs and services in the U.S. also will be addressed in their implications for refugee resettlement and adaptation experience. Emphasis will be placed on comparative analyses of the Southeast Asian refugee communities.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.