11.019J Migration and Immigration in US History


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Examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. Considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. Examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. Includes optional field trip to New York City.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.019J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Capozzola.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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