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ETHS 158
Latin American Transnational Migration
Spring

This course examines why people migrate, and how modern international migration differs from previous eras; why Latinas/os have comprised the majority of U.S. immigrants since 1970; how the U.S. government and society have responded, including effects on U.S.-born Latinas/os; and how this growing population is changing both Latin America and the United States. Class meetings include lectures, discussions of diverse readings, and presentations of student research.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Arely Zimmerman

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ETHS 159
Service learning optional for 1.25 credit

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Multicultural Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Community Engagement, Critical Analysis, Race, Gender & Power

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Last Updated: 6/23/17