COML 4575

COML 4575

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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. 

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-ITL)
Satisfies Requirement Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors, and graduate students.  Permission of instructor required.

Comments 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.

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  • 17857 COML 4575   SEM 101