Explores important themes across countries in the Global South (particularly in Africa, Latin America, and Asia) and the significance of the Global South in international politics and governance. The course will be centered around important overarching patterns and puzzles that span the Global South, including exploring the themes of democracy, development/inequality, migration, rising powers, conflict, and the implications of Covid-19. Additionally, the course will also push students to engage in discussion/debate concerning the Global South as a counterweight to the North, inequalities in the North/South relationship, as well as explore examples and themes of resistance.