SMC341H1: Global Irish Diaspora

Hours: 
24L

Over 70 million people in the world can claim Irish descent. Since the 17th century, Irish people have voluntarily migrated and have been forcibly transported to a variety of global destinations. This course explores the "push and pull" factors that prompted these migrations and focuses on the diasporic communities created by Irish Catholics and Protestants in Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Continental Europe, the Caribbean, Argentina, South Africa, India, Australia, and New Zealand.

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