Global Diasporas

JSIS B 437
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S
  • Instructors: Kathie Friedman

Explores dispersal of people from homelands to different world regions, the creation of communities, transnational relations, and identities based on the histories and consequences of their migration. Topics addressed include diasporas in world history; diaspora theories; literature, food, film of diasporas; role of diasporas in politics, conflict, war and reconciliation, in economic development and homeland tourism.