GEOG 425 Southeast Asia Urban Field Studies (3 credits)

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Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Geography : This course allows students to experience some of the urban changes taking place in Southeast Asian cities, a dynamic region, while providing the opportunity to connect recent scholarship with field observations. We will explore various current themes in urban studies and urban geography including globalization, the transnational circulation of urban policies, interpretations of culture and heritage / new built heritage, gentrification, migrant labour, public housing, creative clusters, and new cities as national economic strategies.

Terms: Summer 2017

Instructors: Sarah Moser (Summer)

  • Prerequisite(s): GEOG 217 and GEOG 325

  • Restriction(s): Preference will be given to Urban Studies Majors and Minors

  • A fee of $1,118 covers the cost of a 2 week urban field studies course in Singapore and Malaysia, including accommodation, ground transportation and entrance fees. Students are responsible for arranging their own airfares to Singapore.

  • **Add/drop deadline is May 1, 2017 which is before the start of the course. Therefore, late registration will have to be done manually at this point.

  • **Web withdrawal is not applicable.

  • **The Instructor’s approval is required.