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Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs
(Faculty of Public Affairs)

Migration and Diaspora Studies (MGDS) Courses

MGDS 2000 [0.5 credit]
Global Migration and Transnationalism

Introduction to the social, cultural, economic and political implications of the movement of people with a multidisciplinary and multiscale approach to topics such as migration and immigration, diaspora identities, global culture, and transnationalism.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Lecture and discussion three hours a week.

MGDS 4900 [0.5 credit]
Special Topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Advanced topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies. Topics vary from term to term.
Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing or permission of the department.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as MGDS 5900, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminar three hours a week

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