Asian Cultures in Canada

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements

 

 

the theme of this essay is to talk about when asian come to canada, the cultural shock they experience and the expectation and realities between different age groups.
it needs 3 resources, one of them is given “Mobile Modernities: A South Asian family negotiates
immigration, gender and class in Canada” the other two can be selected from a text or movie.
Tips
You should have an argument/thesis statement that effectively summarizes what you’re trying to show in your
essay. How is the concept/theme related to Asian Canadian culture? Why is it significant?
Explain and/or define the concept or theme that you have chosen. You are encouraged to use secondary
reference material to help describe your understanding of the concept.
Be specific and detailed when explaining how your primary materials (eg. food, landscapes, films, texts)
illustrate your argument. How does the material show evidence?
Some questions that may help you explore the theme/concept further:
How is the theme/concept situated within the realm of Asian-Canadian culture?
What are some of the issues faced by Asians in Canada in the present day, and how does your theme address or
relate to these issues?
1How does the subjectivity of ideas like “culture”, “Asian”, and “Canada” play into your understanding of the
theme and how is this subjectivity represented in your primary materials?

UNI307 Asian Cultures in Canada

Final Paper

(25%)

8 pages/2000 words

THEME

DUE Wednesday December 3, 2014, 2pm

(Part 5 of 5 of WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS – Total 80%)

This final essay will require independent research and thoughtful preparation. You are to address a theme or

concept that we have explored in this course in relation to Asian cultures in Canadian. The essay will be a

thorough examination of the theme or concept, illustrated and analyzed using any combination of food,

landscape, film, and text. You may use the foods, landscapes, films, and texts that you have already written

about in the previous 4 assignments, in addition to the texts and films we have used in the course. You should

also draw on material from the class (discussions, guest lectures, etc.) to discuss your theme or concept.

Details

Your assignment is to analyze a theme or concept that we have studied in this course in relation to Asian

Canadian culture. You must use a combination of “Asian Canadian” material (food, landscape, film media,

fictional text, etc) that we have explored in this course to illustrate your analysis of the theme or concept. A

references/work cited list should be included at the end of your paper; references and direct quotes should be

cited in-text as well.

You will be evaluated on your use of secondary sources, your essay’s argumentation and organization,

the originality and creativity of your critical analysis, and the clarity of your writing.

You should arrange an appointment with me well in advance of the December 3 deadline to discuss the scope

and theme of your final paper. I will post a schedule of available meeting dates and times on blackboard, and

you should email me to secure an appointment time.

Tips

You should have an argument/thesis statement that effectively summarizes what you’re trying to show in your

essay. How is the concept/theme related to Asian Canadian culture? Why is it significant?

Explain and/or define the concept or theme that you have chosen. You are encouraged to use secondary

reference material to help describe your understanding of the concept.

Be specific and detailed when explaining how your primary materials (eg. food, landscapes, films, texts)

illustrate your argument. How does the material show evidence?

Some questions that may help you explore the theme/concept further:

How is the theme/concept situated within the realm of Asian-Canadian culture?

What are some of the issues faced by Asians in Canada in the present day, and how does your theme address or

relate to these issues?

1How does the subjectivity of ideas like “culture”, “Asian”, and “Canada” play into your understanding of the

theme and how is this subjectivity represented in your primary materials?

Logistics

The assignment is due at 2pm, December 3, 2014, at my office in UC B304 or at the Program office at UC173.

Length & format: 8 pages or 2000 words. Double spaced, standard font (eg. Times New Roman, Arial, etc), font

size 11 or 12. You may use any reference style you prefer as long as it is consistent in the paper (pick one and

stick to it); otherwise MLA or APA is recommended. Printing on both sides of the paper is acceptable. Please

ensure all pieces are stapled before you hand it in.

Include on your paper: Your name, course code and title, assignment title

 

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