Partial faces of five people on a colorful background and above them the word Ellis, as in Ellis IslandTaught by Douglas de Toledo Piza, assistant professor of international affairs, this interdisciplinary course discusses how international migration has become a complex phenomenon affecting people and communities.

We will analyze the unevenness of human mobility. What are the forces at play that halt or enable the circulation of people? Why are many forcibly displaced while migrating is not an option available for everyone?

We will explore the social and political factors that impact who, how, and why people migrate as well as their migration experiences, struggles, and livelihoods.

The class (GM2, SS) will meet this fall on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-4 p.m.

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