GEOG 167AC, Border Geographies, Migration and Decolonial Movements of Latin America

Catalog Description: This course examines how today’s bounded geographies were shaped by racialized and regionalized discourse and practice, setting the foundation for contemporary struggles over political, economic and social identities along and across Latin America. Specifically, the course incorporates the study of the United States’ historical relationship with Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean in order to understand how these histories map onto the productions of borders, regimes of migration and citizenship, and movements that increasingly articulate a decolonial turn in intellectual thought and within political and social action.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: None


Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Alternative to final exam

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