Class Restriction And Registration Summary


ESS 45652 - Section 01: Mexican Immigration (CRN 12858)
Long Title: Mexican Immigration: South Bend Case Study

Course Description:
This course uses experiential learning in the Mexican community of South Bend in order to understand how Mexican migrants conduct their lives across the vast distances separating South Bend and their homeland. The course begins with readings insocial science and fiction about transnationalism, Mexican-U.S. migration and the history and sociology of the local community. Next we learn ethical fieldwork methods in preparation for community research. Students working in two-person teams will gather data on local and transnational households and kin networks, gender relations, political involvement, employment, consumption practices, cultural activities and religious life, working through contacts with social service agencies, the Mexican consulate, and Mexican- or Latino-run media, businesses, food stores, and sports leagues. We will document the innovative adaptations of this migrant community, especially the growth of an ethnic enclave of small businesses that both unite Mexicans as an ethnic group and sustain their ties to their homeland. We intend to compile the research in a volume published by Latino Studies to be given to those who shared their lives with us and to entities that are committed to helping them.

Associated Term: Fall Semester 2018
Campus: Main
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course may not be repeated

Must be enrolled in one of the following Minor(s):
Educ, Schooling and Society (MEDS)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Employee Non-Degree (EM) ,  Graduate Non-Degree (GD) ,  Graduate (GR) ,  St. Mary's College (SM) ,  Undergraduate Non-Degree (UD) ,  Undergraduate (UG)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:
Main (M)

Course Attributes:
ESED - MEDS Education-General ,  ZCSC-Commnty Engagmnt Course ,  ZTST - Final exam

Registration Availability (Overflow: Off )
  Maximum Actual Remaining
TOTAL 1 0 1

Crosslist Information
Class Information Maximum Actual Remaining
ESS  45652 01, CRN 12858   1 0 1
AMST  40402 01, CRN 13478   1 0 1
ANTH  43305 01, CRN 14870   3 3 0
GSC  43103 01, CRN 14904   2 0 2
ILS  43103 01, CRN 14925  (Primary) 5 5 0
HESB  40108 01, CRN 16772   2 0 2
LLRO  30883 01, CRN 17212   1 1 0
IDS  43270 01, CRN 19325   1 0 1
Total 16 9 7