Global South Asia: History and Culture of Diaspora

ICS 388S

This course examines the making of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) as a global space from the early 20th-century until today. In addition to an examination of the region, course material will also address the South Asian Diaspora, particularly throughout Australia, East Africa, Southern Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Topics may include imperialism and decolonization; the making of postcolonial nation-states; migration, labor, and citizenship; and the global circulation of caste, class, religion, gender, and sexuality.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AADS 338S
  • AMES 388S
  • GSF 288S
  • HISTORY 298S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring