Primary Reader – June 5th Readings

In Nayan Shah’s “Public Health and The Mapping of Chinatown,” he comes to the conclusion that “The Chinese were characterized repeatedly in terms of ‘excess’ – of their number, of their living densities, of the diseases they spawned, and of the waste they produced” (173). I do not find this conclusion during the start of the Chinatown […]

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About the Header Image

The header image for this site is a collage of three photos, sourced from the web, which depict three different aspects of Asian American history. From left to right: People protesting the demolition of the International Hotel (I-Hotel), a predominantly Filipino SRO housing facility in the former Manilatown of San Francisco, CA. Japanese American farm […]

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How to use the course blog

This post will be updated with more details later, but for some basics, check out these two links: How-to guide on creating new posts in wordpress: http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Posts A short video covering the same topic: http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/15/writing-and-publishing-a-post/ To insert media files into your post: http://en.support.wordpress.com/category/media/ To insert a gallery of images: http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/gallery/   Super simple example: To embed a youtube […]

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