INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Fall 2022, Section 009 - In No Man's Land: Walls, Migrations and Human Trafficking in the Balkans and Mediterranean
Instruction Mode: Section 009 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This is a film course that deals with the issue of the humanitarian crisis caused by migrations across the Balkans and Mediterranean, the two routes through which most of the economic migrants and refugees arrive from the Middle East and Sub Saharan Africa.

Reports of daily boat sinkings in the Mediterranean, deaths on the desert routes or by drug or terrorist gangs have led to a desensitization of the global audiences for the suffering of migrants and refugees. The course considers contemporary migrations in the dichotomy between a perception of migrants as an unidentified mass and individuals who are fleeing desperation or danger in their home countries.

In our discussions we will make connections between other foci of contemporary migrations (US, Australia), as well as several earlier periods of migratory processes towards the US, which may have contributed to the fact that we are all now sitting in a room and working together towards understanding the plight of others.

All readings are available in English. All films have English subtitles.

Course Requirements:

Active class participation, question for discussion on Canvas before each class meeting, a presentation of a selected project in place of a midterm exam, and a final 10-12-page paper.

Schedule

INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
23373
Open
1
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
23627
Open
4
4LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
20023
Open
2
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
37295
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
34470
Closed
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
1
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
34538
Closed
0
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
009 (SEM)
 In Person
33727
Open
11
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
31296
Open
19
10LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
F 12:00PM - 1:30PM
011 (SEM)
 In Person
34539
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (SEM)
 In Person
34638
Closed
0
 
16
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
015 (SEM)
 In Person
36920
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
016 (SEM)
 In Person
36921
Open
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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