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ANTH 515 A - Seminar in Anthropology - Critical Border Studies

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Analysis of selected topics of special interest in anthropology. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours in the same or subsequent semesters.

Special Instructions:

Topic: "Critical Border Studies." Meets with LLS 596, AFRO 597 and SOC 596. Be it in Europe, the Americas, the United States, or elsewhere in the globe, there has been belligerent calls to tighten international borders, and better regulate, who can settle, who can migrate, who must leave, and who should be held. Detention, policing, and the surveillance of immigrants and refugees has augmented exponentially. Keeping the pressing presence of the present central, the course moves through theoretical shifts underscoring the frictions among questions of movement, borders, migrations, and refugee studies with respect to the debates on abolition, biopolitics, settler colonialism, and other currents.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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