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Migration, Media, and The Global City

This course examines migration, mobility and the role of media and technology in redefining cultural borders and citizenship. We will discuss how the presence and representation of migrants and immigration reconfigure visions of national belonging. How are migrants imagined and surveilled in global urban contexts? How do media and technology enable the (re)imagining of transnational communities and cultural politics? Through discussions and lectures, students will engage with changing urban landscapes and emerging networks of migration.

Course #
MCC-GE 2165
Units
4
Department
Media, Culture, and Communication

Professors

Juan Pinon

Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

jp126@nyu.edu

Radha S. Hegde

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

radha.hegde@nyu.edu