Minor in Asian American Studies {17-18} - Transnational Asian Adoption

Course Code
AMCS 368  Credits
Title Transnational Asian Adoption 
Lasc Area Goal 8  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course examines Asian adoption and the experience of Asian adoptees in America over the past 50 years. It centers on the experience of Asian adoptees focusing largely on the social and cultural production this ever-growing population. Using the Cold War as a historical baseline, the course considers the geopolitical and socioeconomic relationships between the United States and South Korea, China, Vietnam and India during and since the Cold War that have shaped the history of Asian adoption. In addition we will make historical and political connections between Asian adoption, transnational adoption, and domestic trans-racial adoption within the United States. MnTC Goal 8.