Topics course. Explores significance of im/migrant workers and their transnational social movements to U.S. history in the late 19th and 20th centuries. How have im/migrants responded to displacement, marginalization, and exclusion, by redefining the meanings of home, citizenship, community, and freedom? What are the connections between mass migration and U.S. imperialism? What are the histories of such cross-border social movements as labor radicalism, borderlands feminism, Black Liberation, and anti-colonialism? Topics also include racial formation; criminalization, incarceration and deportation; and the politics of gender, sexuality, race, class and nation.