Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Identify and engage with the major themes outlined in the course syllabus, and offer a critical interpretation of all class readings assigned to these themes.
Understand the key methodological developments in the field of global migration and refugee studies
Understand how gendered experiences and interpretations of migration, both in the past and in the present, shape the ways we conceptualize the “new refugee crisis”.
Identify how interdisciplinary qualitative work adds depth and context to a quantitative and numbers-based approach to global migrations in the post-1945 period.
Draw upon key concepts in migration theory and employ these towards and integrative approach to exploring how and why the ‘new crisis’ opens up new fields of inquiry into the gendering of migration routes and experiences globally.