LSP 4312

LSP 4312

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migrants and migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course will be organized around core themes such as the challenges and ethics of working with vulnerable populations, workplaces and working conditions, oral histories/testimonios, and immigration policy and enforcement practices. Students will learn qualitative methodologies for field research.  All students will practice their skills through collaboration with the Cornell Farmworker Program on priority projects identified by immigrant farmworkers.  This can be taken as a stand-alone course, but it is also a prerequisite for an optional winter intersession practicum, and for ILRIC 6311/LSP 6110 in the Spring.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors, and graduate students.  Permission of instructor required.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-ITL)

Comments Co-meets with COML 6375/DSOC 6312/ILRIC 6312/LSP 6312. 

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  •  9360LSP 4312  LEC 001

  • This innovative course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course will be organized around core themes such as the challenges and ethics of working with vulnerable populations, workplaces and working conditions, oral histories/testimonios, and immigration policy and enforcement practices. Students will learn qualitative methodologies for field research, which they will apply in short projects. This can be taken as a stand-alone course, but it is also a prerequisite for an optional winter intersession practicum.