|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-DEA/01|
|MODULES||This unit is a module of:|
The purpose of the course is to provide students with the tools to orient themselves in the complex panorama of modernity, to understand and to consider critically (address) decisive aspects of the current phenomena of globalization, development and migration.
The point of view will be the anthropological one.
Active participation in the proposed training activities (lectures and seminars) will allow the student (you) to:
- understand the dynamics of globalization
- identify the contradictions of development policies
- to know the persistence of migratory phenomena
The lessons will be held in frontal mode, with the possibility of carrying out more specific studies and exercises aimed at achieving the aims of the course. The lessons will hopefully be held in person, with the possibility for students to follow them remotely via video conference on the Teams platform.
The course program includes the presentation and discussion of the following topics:
-Identity: stereotypes and prejudices
- Anthropology and globalization
-Migrations in the past and present
-Development: reality or myth?
Khanna, P., Il movimento del mondo. Le forze che ci stanno sradicando e plasmeranno il destino dell'umanità, Fazi, Roma
-Collier P, Exodus. I tabù dell’immigrazione, Laterza, Roma-Bari
One text to be chosen among:
-Sen A., Lo sviluppo è libertà, Mondadori, Milano
-Latouche S., La fine del mondo occidentale, Eléuthera, Milano
-Shalins M., Un grosso sbaglio, Eléuthera, Milano.
The list of texts may undergo changes and therefore it is advisable, before purchasing or borrowing THEM to wait for the starting of the lessons and the presentation of the course by the teacher.
Office hours: On the Team platform and in person, at a times to be determined.
The course will take place in the first semester. The starting date of the lessons, the timetable and method will be communicated as soon as possible.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam will take place orally. The optional test, with the presentation of a thematic study during the course, will contribute to the final evaluation.
The oral interview will evaluate the actual acquisition of basic knowledge and (will allow you to) verify the ability to analyze the topics dealt with in the cours.
They will serve as parameters for judgment:
- the quality of the exposure
- the correct use of the specialist vocabulary
- aptitude for critical analysis
- the originality of the reasoning.