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ANTH 288 - Immigrant America: Then and Now


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD, WR

From 1900 until 1924, millions from southern and eastern Europe reached the U.S. Immigration since 1965 has drawn newcomers from Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. This course examines immigration to the United States by comparing the two historic periods in social, economic, and cultural terms. Assimilation, cultural persistence, linguistic and environmental implications, advocacy and resistance, welfare and entrepreneurship, and immigrant communities in relationship to the American nation, particularly to African Americans, will be considered.  Enrollment limit 30.
Instructor: J. Glazier
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: Anth 101 or prior work in American History or Sociology

 

 


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