I Sidet: Forced Exile introduces us to internally displaced persons and those who have crossed international borders, becoming refugees. Feminist perspectives and critical assessment of non-governmental organizations are also explored in this film. Religion and location also play a part. If any of these topics inspire you as research topics in class, explore some of the following books available on the fourth floor or electronically.
China’s homeless generation: voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s
Fan, Joshua • 2011; Routledge NYU Shanghai Library (China) Main Collection (DS777.542 .F36 2011)
What sort of cities have you lived in before? What do you hope cities will offer in your lifetime?
After watching Anthropocene and listening to the discussion, the following books and resources can help you further explore opinions and opportunities for research. If you don’t know which topics might be relevant, visit Oxford Bibliographies and search Anthropocene. The results run the gamut from Conservative Biogeography to Common World Childhoods, Paleolimnology to Water Availability. Whenever you are starting a new research topic, these bibliographies offer a short introduction explaining the leading arguments and variety of viewpoints. Ask a librarian for help to “Find this resource”–sometimes the links break, but we can find another path.