After watching the video lecture and completing the readings for this week, answer the questions in bold below. Your response should be at least 300 words total and use quotes from the essays, as well as information from the lecture, to support your ideas. (Quotes count as part of your overall word count). Your response is due by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept 27th.
Once you’ve posted your response, return to the forum to reply to 2 peers. Your replies should be about 2-4 sentences each and are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, Sept. 29th.
We’ve been reading about how South Asian American communities have been shaped by external forces—immigration policies, economic inequity and racial discrimination. Share one example from early South Asian American history (before 1965) and one example from Shukla’s or Prashad’s essays that illustrates how South Asian American communities have been impacted by immigration laws, economic policies or racism. What similarities or differences do you see between the two examples you’ve chosen?
Shukla’s or Prashad’s essays