Transnationalism and its Consquences

Migration, colonial occupation, refugee flows, global travel—the movement of people and ideas across national borders both historically and in the present has political, economic, social and cultural impacts for the destination and also for the place of origin. Using multiple disciplinary perspectives, this concentration investigates the issues arising from the transnational movement of people and ideas such as those related to religious and cultural diversity and political and economic reaction and adjustment.

Megan Lindell - Ponte Sant Angelo at Sunset

Approved Courses

Required of all students in this concentration:

  • NORD  322:  Scandinavia and  World Issues (4)
    or HISP 441:  US Latino Literature (4)
    or ANTH 362:  Transnational Lives: Anthropology of Migration

Other  Offerings:

  • ANTH 330:  Native  North Americans (4)
  • ANTH 336:  Peoples of Latin America  (4)
  • ANTH 340:  The Anthropology of Africa (4)
  • ANTH 343:  East Asian Cultures (4)
  • ANTH 362:  Transnational Lives: Anthropology of Migration
  • COMA  304:  Intercultural Communication (4)
  • ECON  321:  Labor Economics (4)
  • ENGL 216:  Topics in Literature: Emphasis on Cross-Cultural Perspectives (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • ENGL 343:  Post-Colonial Literature and  Theory  (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • FREN 301: Composition and Conversation (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair) (4)
  • GERM 301: Composition and Conversation (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • GLST 383: Modern European Politics (4)
  • GLST 384: Scandinavian Government and Politics (4)
  • GLST 385: Canadian Government and Politics (4)
  • HISP 301: Hispanic Voices for Social Change (4)
  • HISP 321: Civilization & Culture of Spain (4)
  • HISP 322: Latin American Civilization & Culture (4)
  • HISP 441: U.S. Latino Literature (4)
  • HIST 310: Contemporary Japan: 1945 to Present (4)
  • HIST 335: History of the Caribbean (4)
  • HIST 337: The History of Mexico (4)
  • HIST 338: Modern China (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • HIST 339: Revolutionary China (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • HIST 344: The Andes in Latin American History (4)
  • NORW 301: Conversation and Composition (4)
    (with approval of GLST chair when taught as independent study)
  • RELI 247: Christian Theology (4)
    (When topic is: “Global Christian Theologies”)
  • RELI 390/393: Topics in Comparative Religions (4)
    (When approved by GLST chair)
  • NORD 322: Scandinavia and World Issues (4)
  • NORD 363: Culture, Gender, and the Wild (4)

*Students may petition the Chair of Global Studies for the inclusion of courses that meet issue concentration requirements but that are not taught regularly enough to be listed here.