Gateway Seminar: Empires, Wars, and Refugees


This course explores the history of refugee camps from the United States South, to Cuba, to Nazi Germany. Designed to introduce students to historical method and inquiry in a seminar setting, the course will teach students to craft research questions, interpret historical evidence, and evaluate historiographical arguments. As with all history courses, it takes as a given that content -- what you say -- cannot be separated from form -- how you say it.

The seminar is taught by Professor Thavolia Glymph, award-winning author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household.

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Theme (Concentration)

Human Rights and Social Movements, Law and Governance, Race and Ethnicity, War, Military and Society


Global and Comparative