SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentCollege of Communication Specialized Subjects for Freshman and Sophomore Majors
Course NameGlobalization and Transnationalism
InstructorFONG SHIAW-CHIAN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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Estimated time devoted to coursework per week
課堂講授 Lecture Hours 課程前後 Preparation Time

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Intro





Intro





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Globalization





S. Sassen 2007 A Sociology of Globalization. New York: W. W. Norton. Chs. 1-2
C. Sparks 2007 Globalization, Development and the Mass Media. London: Sage. Chs. 7-8





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Globalization





M. Castells 1996 The Rise of the Network Society. Oxford, UK. Chs. 5-6.
A. Appaduari 1996 Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Minneapolis, Minn.: U. of Minnesota. Pp. 27-65.





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The Double Tenth





National holiday





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Diaspora and Transnationalists




Sociological approach to diaspora



Cohen, R. 2008 Global Diasporas: An Introduction 2nd ed. New York: Routledge. Pp.11-19 & Chs. 5, 8-9



M. SÖKEFELD 2006 “Mobilizing in Transnational Space: A Social Movement Approach to the Formation of Diaspora,” Global Networks 6, 3 (2006): 265–284.






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Diaspora and Transnationalists




Cultural studies on diaspora:



S. Hall 1996 “Who Needs ‘Identity’?” Stuart Hall and Paul du Gay eds., Questions of Cultural Identity. London: Sage. Pp. 1-17.



----. 1996 (1989) “Ethnicity: Identity and Difference,” Geoff Eley and Ronald Grigor Suny eds., Becoming National: A Reader. NY: Oxford University Press. Pp. 339-351.



----. 1994 (1990) “Cultural Identity and Diaspora,” Patrick Williams and Laura Chrisman eds., Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory. NY: Columbia University Press. Pp. 392-403.



----. 2008 “Cosmopolitanism, Globalization and Diaspora: Stuart Hall in Conversation with Pnina Werbner, March 2006,” Pnina Werbner ed. Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism: Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Berg, pp. 345-360






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Diaspora and Transnationalists




Political science’s approach to diaspora



J. M. Brinkerhoff 2009 Digital Diasporas: Identity and Transnational Engagement. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 29-148.






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Diaspora and Transnationalists




Christou and E. Mavroudi eds., 2015 Dismantling Diasporas: Rethinking the Geographies of diasporic Identity, Connection and Development. Chs. 4 & 10.



S. Dave, L. Nishime, and T. Oren eds., Global Asian American Popular Cultures. New York: New York University Press. Chs. 1 & 9.






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Mid-term exam






 



A one-page proposal for your term paper due





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Diaspora and Transnationalists





 




 




Watch the 1st film: Pinoy Sunday [2009, 100 min.台北星期天,何蔚庭導演].





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Diaspora and Transnationalists





Watch the 2nd film: From Border to Border [2013, 102 min. 邊界移動兩百年,鍾適芳導演].





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Chinese Diaspora






 



R. Furman, G. Lamphear, and D. Epps eds., 2016 The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World. New York: Columbia University Press. Chs. 1, 7, 10, 17.





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Chinese Diaspora





Ong, A. 1999 Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality.
Durham & London: Duke University Press. Pp.1-26.
----. 2008 “Cyberpublics and diaspora politics among transnational
Chinese,” Jonathan Xavier Inda and Renato Rosaldo eds., The Anthropology of Globalization: A Reader 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell. Pp. 167-183.
Wang, L. C. 2013 “The Structure of Dual Domination: Toward a Paradigm for the Study of the Chinese Diaspora in the United States.” Shu-mei Shih et al. eds., Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader. New York: Columbus University Press. Pp. 170-182.





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Chinese Diaspora





Dehart, M. 2015 “Costa Rica’s Chinatown: The Art of Being Global in the Age of China,” City and Society 27(2): 183-207.
Siu, L. C. D. 2007 “The Queen of the Chinese Colony: Contesting Nationalism, Engendering Diaspora,” in R. S. Parrenas and L. C. D. Siu eds., Asian Diasporas: New Formation, New Conceptions. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP. Pp. 105-139.





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Chinese Diaspora





Liu, J. A 2010 “Making Taiwanese (Stem Cells): Identity, Genetics, and Hybridity,” in A. H. Ong and N. N. Chen eds., Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate. Durham, NC: Duke UP. Pp. 239-262.
Sung, W. C. 2010 “Chinese DNA: Genomics and Bionation,” in A. H. Ong and N. N. Chen eds., Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate. Durham, NC: Duke UP. Pp. 263-292.





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Review





Review the readings of this semester





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Review





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Final exam





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Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant


  1. 解答預習與複習問題




  2. 準備上課講義




  3. 指導期末報告寫作 以符合期刊格式




Requirement/Grading

Rotated oral presentation with one-page outline is a must (50%). A one-page proposal for your term paper is due in the mid-term exam week (10%). And a term paper of maximum 20 double-spaced pages (Ph. D. students, 30 pages), preferably in the form of a thesis proposal, is due on or before January 20, 2019 (40%). NO LATE PAPER WILL BE ACCEPTED.


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