Information Session: CUSMA (NAFTA 2.0) Field Course: Free Trade, Unfree Labour and Environmental Justice in Continental North America
Duration: June 17th – June 21st, 2024
This course introduces students to the practical implications of a continental free trade through immersive experiences in Southern Ontario and Central Mexico. Students taking part will be enrolled at either York University or the National Autonomous University of Mexico. The course will explore how the agreement is related to, and affects, environmental justice broadly conceived: Thematic topics of interest will include food and agriculture; energy, extractives, and infrastructure; migration and labour regimes. Across these examples the course will centre upon the overarching themes of gender, financial investment, Indigenous rights, and social movements for racial and environmental justice.