Social Inquiry Department

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Dr. Cheong Soon Gan Download Cheong Soon's VCard

Assistant Professor, History

ph. 715-394-8006
fax. 715-394-8412
office. SWENSON 3083
Social Inquiry Department - UW-Superior

Cheong Soon Gan researches the intersection of media, ethnicity, diasporas, nation building, and identity (both personal and group) in post-colonial Malaysia. At UW-Superior, he teaches a broad range of Asian history courses, including Women, Colonialism, and Nationalism in Modern Southeast Asia; Modern India; Re-interrogating the War: A History of 20th Century Vietnam; Pre-Modern East Asia; and Empire in Modern Asia. In the pipeline are courses on Modern China; Samurai: A History of Modern Japan; Asian Diasporas; Islam in Southeast Asia; and History of Food, Identity and Nationalism in Asia.

Currently, he is continuing his research on the impact of propaganda on the everyday lives of Malaysians in the 1960s, as well as embarking on a study of food as an inter-ethnic cultural glue inheterogeneous societies. He is also interested in the presence of Asia in Superior (and the Twin Ports in general) and Southeast Asian-Americans.

Dr. Gan received his Ph.D. and M.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. (2nd Upper) in English Literature from the University of Malaya. He was previously are porter and editor in Singapore with The Straits Times and its sister papers.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Gan, Cheong Soon
Fall Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.

Fall Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
HIST - HistoryTop of Page
2321HIST 111Modern World History
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If this class is full, and you are interested in taking it, you have to SHOW UP FOR THE FIRST CLASS to be placed on the waiting list. If you are already enrolled for this course, you will also need to show up for the first class, otherwise university policy states that you will be dropped from the class. If you wish to re-enroll, you will be placed at the back of the waiting list if the class is full.
0013.00 SWEN2010MWF3:00PM- 3:50PM1 of 25
2332HIST 219History of Premodern East Asia
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If this class is full, and you are interested in taking it, you have to SHOW UP FOR THE FIRST CLASS to be placed on the waiting list. If you are already enrolled for this course, you will also need to show up for the first class, otherwise university policy states that you will be dropped from the class. If you wish to re-enroll, you will be placed at the back of the waiting list if the class is full.
0013.00 SWEN1054TTh10:00AM- 11:15AM2 of 25
2333HIST 219History of Premodern East Asia
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If this class is full, and you are interested in taking it, you have to SHOW UP FOR THE FIRST CLASS to be placed on the waiting list. If you are already enrolled for this course, you will also need to show up for the first class, otherwise university policy states that you will be dropped from the class. If you wish to re-enroll, you will be placed at the back of the waiting list if the class is full.
0023.00 SWEN1057TTh2:30PM- 3:45PM0 of 25
This class is closed for enrollment.
2746HIST 393Modern Southeast Asia
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If this class is full, and you are interested in taking it, you have to SHOW UP FOR THE FIRST CLASS to be placed on the waiting list. If you are already enrolled for this course, you will also need to show up for the first class, otherwise university policy states that you will be dropped from the class. If you wish to re-enroll, you will be placed at the back of the waiting list if the class is full.
0013.00 SWEN2010MWF2:00PM- 2:50PM2 of 15
2320HIST 490Public History Internship
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Archival Internship
0013.00 ARR0 of 0
Instructor Consent Required
This class is closed for enrollment.
2775HIST 490Public History Internship
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Oral History Internship
0023.00 ARR0 of 0
Instructor Consent Required
This class is closed for enrollment.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Gan, Cheong Soon

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Gan, Cheong Soon
Spring Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.

Spring Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
HIST - HistoryTop of Page
2079HIST 111Modern World History
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If this course if full, please contact the instructor for availability. Cheong Soon Gan, Swenson Hall 3083.
0013.00 SWEN2016MWF1:00PM- 1:50PM0 of 20
This class is closed for enrollment.
2081HIST 220History of Modern Asia
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If this course if full, please contact the instructor for availability. Cheong Soon Gan, Swenson Hall 3083
0013.00 SWEN2012TTh10:00AM- 11:15AM0 of 20
This class is closed for enrollment.
2082HIST 220History of Modern Asia
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If this course if full, please contact the instructor for availability. Cheong Soon Gan, Swenson Hall 3083
0023.00 SWEN1057TTh2:30PM- 3:45PM10 of 25
2729HIST 495Spec & Student Initiated Sem
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Modern India, 1750-1990
0023.00 SWEN2012MWF10:00AM- 10:50AM8 of 15

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 8/28/14 11:45 AM.


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