ILRLR 2070

ILRLR 2070

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Topics change depending on semester and instructor. Possible topics include: Mexican Labor and Working-Class History in the US

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: ILR sophomores or permission of the instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the ILR Advanced Writing requirement.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Migrants&Immigrants: Mving to Wrk in the 19-20 cen

  • 11291 ILRLR 2070   SEM 101

    • TR Ives Hall 112
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Devault, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course fulfills the ILR Advanced Writing requirement. Enrollment is restricted to ILR Sophomores and ILR junior transfer students in their first two semesters of study. ILR juniors and seniors who have not fulfilled their Advanced Writing Requirement should waitlist and if seats are open during the add period they may be granted permission to enroll.
    We all know people who have moved someplace “for a job.” We probably are still in touch with these people: by phone, by e-mail or by web-cam, maybe even through old-fashioned letters. But what did it mean for people in the past to move for a job? How was moving for work different over a hundred years ago? In this class, we will examine at least three different ways in which people moved to work: moving within a single country, moving across national borders, and moving as a part of the job itself. How did such moves change the lives of both the workers and their families?