Global Migration and Ethics
Examine current scholarship on anthropology of global migration, and key ethical predicaments at center of contemporary forms of human mobility. Consider particularities of migratory experiences, and different types of local and global moral economies that emerge under such conditions. Identify political questions that arise when human compassion runs into conflict with desire to preserve cultural integrity of one's national identity. Explore these topics and engage an anthropological examination of current debates drawing on ethnographic texts, legal and policy materials, biography, literature and film. One course.