AFR454H1: Migration, Mobility, and Displacement in Contemporary Africa

Hours

24S

Previous Course Number

NEW454H1

Why do people move voluntarily or involuntarily? What are the causes and consequences of migration and displacement in Africa? This course critically examines the multifaceted dimensions of migration, mobility, and displacement, with a specific focus on communities and populations displaced by war, environmental destruction and disaster, economic failings, and the quest for economic opportunities, love, education, or individual freedom.

Prerequisite
AFR150Y1/AFR250Y1 or permission of the instructor.
Exclusion
NEW454H1, NEW451H1 (Special Topics in African Studies: Migration, Mobility, and Displacement in Contemporary Africa), offered in Fall 2016
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)