Calendar

WEEK# TOPICS KEY DUE DATES
1 Introduction & Organization  
2

Leaving India

In-class reading quiz

Analysis paper #1 due

Discussion questions due

3

Labor

In-class reading quiz

Discussion questions due
4

Capital

In-class reading quiz

Analysis paper #2 due

Discussion questions due

5

Empire and Nationalism

In-class reading quiz

Discussion questions due
6

Race and Place: Being South Asian in America

In-class reading quiz

Analysis paper #3 due

Discussion questions due

7

Individual Meetings with Instructor

One-paragraph question for research paper due

Discussion questions due 

8

Multiculturalism and Its Discontents

In-class reading quiz

One-page proposal for research paper due

Discussion questions due

9

Religion and Diaspora

In-class reading quiz

Analysis paper #4 due

Discussion questions due

10 Individual Meetings with Instructor  
11

Individual Meetings with Instructor

In-class viewing and discussion:

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King. Directed by Christopher Storer. Color, 73 min. 2017.

Research paper due
12

Presentations and Peer Commentary

Students will be paired up to present their research paper (10 minutes) and comment on another student’s paper (5 minutes) in class

 
13 Lunch & Wrap Up Revised research paper due

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