Schedule

Week 1 (January 13-17): Introduction

  • Monday: Course Introduction
  • Wednesday: Student Introductions
  • Friday: Read Michael Walzer’s “Citizenship” (DropBox)

Week 2 (January 20-24): Questions of Citizenship

  • Monday: No School (MLK Day)
  • Wednesday: Read Roger M. Smith’s Civic Ideals (DropBox)
  • Friday: Watch 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark, and Vanessa Lopez (Kanopy)

Week 3 (January 27-31): Key Citizenship Cases

  • Monday: Watch 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark, and Vanessa Lopez (Kanopy)
  • Wednesday-Friday: Read John Fitisemanu, et al. v. United States of America (DropBox)

Week 4 (February 3-7): Early Republican Sovereignty 

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Nathan Perl-Rosenthal’s Citizen Sailors (DropBox)
  • Friday: Reaction Paper Workshop

Week 5 (February 10-14): Birthright Citizenship

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Martha S. Jones’s Birthright Citizens (DropBox)

*** Reaction Papers are due in Class on Monday ***

Week 6 (February 17-21): Mobility and Natural Rights

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor’s Colored Travelers (DropBox)
  • Friday: Read “Exlucing Indians Not Taxed” (DropBox)

Week 7 (February 24-28): Deportation  

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Hiroshi Motomura’s Americans in Waiting (DropBox)
  • Friday: Reaction Paper Workshop

Week 8 (March 2-6): Spring Break

Week 9 (March 9-13): Chinese Exclusion 

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Erika Lee’s At America’s Gates (DropBox)

*** Reaction Papers are due in Class on Monday ***

  • Friday: Read Hawaiian Territorial Session Laws from http://punawaiola.org/ 
    • Look for the following laws:
      • 1896–Act 50 (pages 119-125)
      • 1905–Act 64 (pages 122-123)
      • 1925–Act 222 (pages 264-267)
      • 1931–Act 67 (pages 58-60) and Joint Resolution 9 (pages 465-467)

*** Remote Learning Schedule ***

Week 10 (March 16-20): Primary Source Analysis

  • Monday-Wednesday: Read Hawaiian Territorial Session Laws from http://punawaiola.org/ and participate in the class discussion in Google Docs through Wednesday, March 18 at 5PM.
  • Look for the following laws:
    • 1896–Act 50 (pages 119-125)
    • 1905–Act 64 (pages 122-123)
    • 1925–Act 222 (pages 264-267)
    • 1931–Act 67 (pages 58-60) and Joint Resolution 9 (pages 465-467)
  • Monday-Friday:  Read newspaper articles from the Honolulu Advertiser (1924-1926) about birth certificates, travel, and citizenship. Participate in the class discussion in Google Docs through Friday, March 20 at 5PM.

Week 11 (March 23-27): Facilitation and Primary Source Analysis

  • Monday: Google Hangout Facilitation led by Alex, Emily, and Maddie of Erika Lee’s At America’s Gates at 1PM (DropBox)
  • Monday-Friday: Read federal case file documents, Part 1 and Part 2, located in DropBox. Participate in the class discussion in Google Docs through Friday, March 27.

Week 12 (March 30-April 3): Hawaiian Statehood

  • Monday: Email Reaction Papers to Dr. Moon by 1PM. Email as an MsWord document or PDF.
  • Monday-Friday:  Read Chapter 2 and 3 of Roger Bell’s Last Among Equals https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/62888/2/9780824879044.pdf). Participate in the class discussion in Google Docs through Friday, April 3.

Week 13 (April 6-10): U.S. Nationals

  • Monday: Google Hangout Facilitation of Sam Erman’s Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire at 1PM (DropBox)
  • Wednesday: Google Hangout Facilitation of Sam Erman’s Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire at 1PM (DropBox)

Week 14 (April 13-17): Primary Source Analysis

Monday-Friday: Friday: Read Hawaiian territorial archival documents, Part 1 and Part 2, located in DropBox. Participate in the class discussion in Google Docs through Friday, April 17.

Week 15 (April 20-24): Presentations

  • Wednesday: Final presentations are due by 5PM. Students can also opt to present through Google Hangout. To set up a time/date, email Dr. Moon.

Week 16 (April 27-May 1): Finals Week

  • Wednesday: Email final research paper by noon