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Introduces theories of migration and diaspora, transnationalism, and cosmopolitanism. Emphasis placed on (1) the tension between maintaining connection to the home community and integrating into the host community; (2) the ways in which diaspora communities are maintained across national boundaries through use of media. Focuses on communication aspects of migration and diaspora, especially stereotypes, identity displays, depictions in media, and the use of social media to maintain community over space. Corequisites: IICS 575 Social Marketing; IICS 625 Communication for Health and Well-being Prerequisites:IICS 515 Intercultural Theory and Practice; IICS 621 Intercultural Communication Competence