NEW454H1: Migration, Mobility, and Displacement in Contemporary Africa

Hours: 
24S

Why do people move voluntarily or involuntarily?  What are the causes and consequences of migration and displacement in Africa?  This course critically examines the multifaceted dimensions of migration, mobility, and displacement, with a specific focus on communities and populations displaced by war, environmental destruction and disaster, economic failings, and the quest for economic opportunities, love, education, or individual freedom.

Prerequisite: 

NEW150Y1/​ NEW250Y1 or permission of the instructor.

Exclusion: 

NEW451H1 (Fall 2016)

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)