Faculty Profile

Marcelo Borges

Professor of History (1997)

Contact Information

borges@dickinson.edu

Denny Hall Room 111
717.245.1186
http://users.dickinson.edu/~borges/

Bio

He teaches Latin American, Iberian, and comparative history. His current research deals with transatlantic migration from Portugal to Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly to Argentina; and with migration, identity and community formation in the oil fields of Patagonia, Argentina.

Education

  • Licenciado en Historia, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 1988
  • Profesor en Historia, 1988
  • Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1997

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

HIST 130 Latin American History I
Cross-listed with LALC 230-01.

LALC 230 Early Lat Am History to 1800
Cross-listed with HIST 130-01.

LALC 283 Latin American-U.S. Relations
Cross-listed with HIST 283-01.

HIST 283 Latin American-U.S. Relations
Cross-listed with LALC 283-01.

LALC 490 Lat Am Interdisciplinary Res
Research into a topic concerning Latin America directed by two or more faculty representing at least two disciplines. Students must successfully defend their research paper to obtain course credit. The paper is researched and written in the fall semester for one-half course credit and then defended and revised in the spring semester for the other half credit. Prerequisite: senior majors.

HIST 500 Independent Study

Spring 2016

HIST 215 Mediterranean Migrations
Cross-listed with SOCI 230-02.Permission of Instructor RequiredPart of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic. 1 credit course cross-listed in History and Sociology will focus on the development of migratory flows between Morocco and southern Europe in the context of trans-Mediterranean migration history. In addition, the course will place migration from Morocco within the larger historical contacts between Europe and Morocco—including colonialism and its aftermath—and it will consider the impact of larger socioeconomic and political changes on geographic mobility across the Mediterranean. The course will address the interplay of structural socioeconomic and political factors with individual trajectories of migrant men and women, and the impact they have on families and communities.

HIST 215 Research Methods
Cross-listed with SOCI 240-02.Permission of Instructor RequiredPart of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic.

SOCI 230 Mediterranean Migrations
Cross-listed with HIST 215-01.Permission of Instructor RequiredPart of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic. 1 credit course cross-listed in History and Sociology will focus on the development of migratory flows between Morocco and southern Europe in the context of trans-Mediterranean migration history. In addition, the course will place migration from Morocco within the larger historical contacts between Europe and Morocco—including colonialism and its aftermath—and it will consider the impact of larger socioeconomic and political changes on geographic mobility across the Mediterranean. The course will address the interplay of structural socioeconomic and political factors with individual trajectories of migrant men and women, and the impact they have on families and communities.

SOCI 240 Research Methods
Cross-listed with HIST 215-02.Permission of Instructor RequiredPart of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic.

LALC 490 Lat Am Interdisciplinary Res
Research into a topic concerning Latin America directed by two or more faculty representing at least two disciplines. Students must successfully defend their research paper to obtain course credit. The paper is researched and written in the fall semester for one-half course credit and then defended and revised in the spring semester for the other half credit. Prerequisite: senior majors.

ITAL 500 Independent Study
Permission of Instructor Required.Part of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic.

SOCI 500 Independent Study
Permission of Instructor Required.Part of the Mediterranean Migrations Mosaic.

HIST 550 Independent Research