Description: Course emphasizes an interdisciplinary, topical approach to the study of world borders, international migration, and diaspora as portrayed in cinema. The role of race as a determining factor in border controversies will be explored, examining how race is constructed by cultural and political considerations and how border images have been constructed and shaped over time in response to political, economic and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Effective Writing