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Facing Immigration

  • Why do individuals and communities migrate, historically and currently?
  • Why and how do issues of race, class, and gender shape perceptions of immigrants and immigration?
  • How can the issue of immigration be humanized?
 

Why, for the past decade, has immigration been a major controversial force, shaping political developments across the globe?

Working together with faculty and local artists, students will be empowered to address this question and others through collaborative, team-based and inquiry-focused learning. Through further engagement in these topics, different forms of artistic production will be developed. These Outcomes will be prepared be shared on campus and in the larger community.

Collaborations

  • Colloborations TBA

Impact Outcomes

Students will share their findings with the general public in a format of their choosing.

Enrollment Information

Spring 2021

Course time/location: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:45am-12:00pm (location TBA)

Lab time/location: Mondays 12:15-1:30pm

  • Humanities Lab HUL 494 and 598
  • Anthropology ASB 494 and 598
  • History HST 494 and 580
*Lab time is for students to work on activities and assignments, especially skill-building and collaborative Lab projects. Contact faculty about required Lab times. Sign up today!

Instructional Team

Sujey Vega Gender Studies School of Social Transformation Co-teaching Facing Immigration I Fall 2018
Emir Estrada Anthropology School of Human Evolution and Social Change Co-teaching Facing Immigration II Spring 2019
Christiane Reves German School of International Letters and Cultures Co-teaching Facing Immigration I Fall 2018
Alexander Avina History School of Historical, Philosophical, and Reglious Studies Co-teaching Facing Immigration II Spring 2019