Required Texts

Abel, Jessica. La Perdida. New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 2006. ISBN: 9780375423659.

Abu-Jaber, Diana. The Language of Baklava. Jacksonville, FL: Anchor, 2006. ISBN: 9781400077762.

Adiele, Faith. Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. ISBN: 9780393326734.

Barry, Lynda. One Hundred Demons. Washington, DC: Sasquatch Books, 2005. ISBN: 9781570614590.

McBride, James. The Color of Water. New York, NY: Riverhead Trade, 1997. ISBN: 9781573225786.

Nunez, Sigrid. A Feather on the Breath of God. Iowa City, IA: Picador, 2005. ISBN: 9780312422738.

Ozeki, Ruth. All Over Creation. New York, NY: Penguin, 2004. ISBN: 9780142003893.

Senna, Danzy. Caucasia. New York, NY: Riverhead Trade, 1999. ISBN: 9781573227162.

Recommended Readings

"The New Face of America." Time, November 18, 1993.

Anzaldua, Gloria. "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness." In Borderlands/La frontera. San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Press, 1987. ISBN: 9781879960121.

Cofer, Judith Ortiz. "The Story of My Body." In The Latin Deli: Poetry and Prose. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995. ISBN: 9780393313130.

Dunning, Stefanie. "Brown Like Me: Explorations of a Shifting Self." In Mixing It Up: Multiracial Subjects. Edited by SanSan Kwan and Kenneth Spiers. Austin, TX: University of Texas press, 2004. ISBN: 9780292743458.

Moraga, Cherrie. "La Guera." In Loving in the War Years. Cambridge, MA: South End press Classics, 1983, 2000. ISBN: 9780896086265.

Perez, Hiram. "How to Rehabilitate A Mulatto: The Iconography of Tiger Woods." In East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture. Edited by Shilpa Dave, Leilani Nishime, and Tasha G. Oren. New York, NY: University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780814719633.

Rekdal, Paisley. "We Do Not Live Here, We Are Only Visitors." In The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: Observations on Not Fitting In. New York, NY: Pantheon, 2000. ISBN: 9780375409370.

Ropp, Steven Masami. "Do Multiracial Subjects Really Challenge Race?: Mixed Race Asians in the United States and the Caribbean." Amerasia Journal 31, no. 1 (1997).

Zack, Naomi. "American Mixed Race: The United States 2000 Census and Related Issues." In Mixing It Up: Multiracial Subjects. Edited by SanSan Kwan and Kenneth Spiers. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780292705852.


Banana Split. Directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1990.

A Beautiful Blend. Directed by David Hosley, 2004.

The Body Beautiful. Directed by Ngozi Onwurah, 1991.

Halving The Bones. Directed by Ruth Ozeki Lounsbury, 1996.

Hapa. Directed by Midori Sperandeo, 2001.