21H.357 South Asian Migrations

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Provides a global history of South Asians and introduces students to the cultural, social, economic, and political experiences of immigrants who traveled across the world. Studies how and why South Asians, who have migrated to America, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East, are considered a model minority in some countries and unwanted strangers in others. Through literature, memoirs, films, music, and historical writing, follows South Asian migrants as they discovered the world beyond India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.357 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by S. Aiyar.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Fridays in E51-285.

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

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