Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 428 - SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Long Title: MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING: GLOBAL AND LOCAL
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Seminar examines contemporary slavery and human trafficking in global historical context. It examines forms of gendered unfree labor that persisted after the legal abolition of slave trades and slavery. It explores the emergence of human rights discourse, activism, and law from the 19th century onwards. Houston is the contemporary case study. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)