2015 Spring

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HISTORY 354S - 01 Activism, Women And Danger

Immersion in the dangerous and contentious history of women's activism in the American South....

Hogan, Wesley
HISTORY 308S - 01 Adam Smith & Natural Liberty

Seminar version of Economics 312. The writings of Adam Smith, including close readings of The...

de Marchi, Neil
HISTORY 130D - 001 Amer Dreams/Amer Realities

Examines the role of such myths as "rags to riches," "beacon to the world," "the frontier" and "...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 130D - 01D Amer Dreams/Amer Realities

Examines the role of such myths as "rags to riches," "beacon to the world," "the frontier" and "...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 130D - 02D Amer Dreams/Amer Realities

Examines the role of such myths as "rags to riches," "beacon to the world," "the frontier" and "...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 130D - 03D Amer Dreams/Amer Realities

Examines the role of such myths as "rags to riches," "beacon to the world," "the frontier" and "...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 130D - 04D Amer Dreams/Amer Realities

Examines the role of such myths as "rags to riches," "beacon to the world," "the frontier" and "...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 216S - 01 Between Moscow, Beijing, Delhi

Exercise in reconstructing Eurasian history from the 13th century Mongol invasions to post-...

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 471S - 01 Cap Sem-Latin Amer. Left Turns

Examination of issues surrounding the upsurge of leftist governments elected by the popular vote...

French, John
HISTORY 461S - 01 Cap Sem: Clothing/u S History

Examines U.S. history through the lens of clothing, providing insight into style, individual...

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 456S - 01 Cap Sem: Intercolonial Relatns

Explores the development of patterns of relations among British colonies in North America and...

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 470S - 01 Cap Sem: Leadershp In Amer Hst

Focuses on political, social, business and artistic leaders in American history and problems...

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 474S - 01 Cap Sem: Madness And Society

Mental illness and psychiatric treatment from antiquity to the present with special...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 463S - 01 Cap Sem: Medieval Communities

Explore meaning of community in medieval period by studying a variety of living groups that...

Morrow, Mary
HISTORY 490S - 01 Cap Sem: Special Topics

Practice of historical research interpretation and writing with focus on a specific historical...

Shapiro, Karin
HISTORY 490S - 02 Cap Sem: Special Topics

Practice of historical research interpretation and writing with focus on a specific historical...

Schoenbrun, David
HISTORY 465S - 01 Cap Sem: Us/mex Border 18-20C

Explores the creation and perpetual remaking of the border between the U.S. and Mexico from the...

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 453S - 01 Cap Sem:imperialism & Islamism

Inquiry into Islam's transnational past and relations of European empires to that past....

Ho, Engseng
HISTORY 319 - 01 Caribbean-18Th Century

The development of Caribbean society and economy in the contexts of slavery, empire,...

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 237 - 01 Cities And City Life In Italy

Aspects of social, literary, and cultural history of the Italian cities Venice, Florence, Rome,...

Finucci, Valeria
HISTORY 348 - 01 Civil Rights Movement

An interdisciplinary examination of the civil rights movement from World War II through the late...

Gavins, Raymond
HISTORY 340 - 01 Civil War And Reconstruction

The social, economic, and cultural aspects of the Civil War's origins and outcomes as well as...

Glymph, Thavolia
HISTORY 326 - 01 Colonial Latin America

The pre-Columbian cultures, European conquest and its effects on the Amerindian peoples, and...

Pitts, Bryan
HISTORY 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines...

Mathers, Catherine
HISTORY 313 - 01 Crime And The City

Compares representation of crime and the city in two key "texts": Charles Dickens's "Oliver...

Thorne, Susan
HISTORY 253 - 01 Dante's Divine Comedy

A voyage through the three otherworldly places of Dante's philosophical poem (Hell, Purgatory,...

Eisner, Martin
HISTORY 234 - 01 Democracy: Ancient And Modern

Examines democracy in its ancient and modern forms, with special attention to Athenian and...

Atkins, Jed
HISTORY 292 - 01 Denial, Faith, Reason

Provides historical overview and working understanding of concept of sustainability. Explores...

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 125S - 01 Doc Exper: A Video Appr

A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects...

Hawkins, Gary
HISTORY 390A-01 - 01 Duke In Madrid (Top)

Instructor: Staff

(Staff)
HISTORY 390A-12 - 01 Duke In Venice: Topics

Instructor: Staff

(Staff)
HISTORY 390A - 01 Duke-Adm St Abr (Top)

Register for course by designated suffix indicating the specific country. Courses numbered 390A-...

(Staff)
HISTORY 117 - 01 Early Modern Europe

A survey of Europe between approx. 1440-1750 that highlights changes in European society...

Neuschel, Kristen
HISTORY 227 - 01 Emergence Of Modern Japan

A survey of modern Japanese history from 1850 to the present. Emphasis on social change as...

Fasan, Jacques T
HISTORY 282 - 01 End Of Russian Socialism

History of the fall of the Soviet Union as interplay between Russia's economic legacy, a...

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 89S - 01 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

(Staff)
HISTORY 89S - 02 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 89S - 03 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 89S - 04 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 89S - 05 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Petroski, Henry
HISTORY 371 - 01 Food In Global History

Surveys history of food in global history, beginning with paleolithic and ending with modern era...

Humphreys, Margaret
HISTORY 356S - 01 Freedom Stories

Documentary writing course focusing on race and storytelling in the South, using fiction,...

Tyson, Timothy
HISTORY 181S - 01 Gateway Sem: Nat Am His: Autob

This course begins to explore history from the point of view of Native Americans. Instructor:...

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 377 - 01 Global History Of Sexuality

Studies human sexual behavior, classification, and regulation around the world from roughly 2000...

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 250 - 01 Green Germany

Exploration of Germany's leading global role in developing and implementing "green" technologies...

Dolan, Kristen
HISTORY 164S - 01 Gtwy Sem-Antisemitism

Focuses on selected anti-Judaic and antisemitic episodes from ancient antiquity through modern...

Hacohen, Malachi
HISTORY 152S - 01 Gtwy Sem-History At Sea

Maritime history through examination of ships, shipping, and shipboard communities. Topics...

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 178S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Imprisonment

Course centers the United States within a broader geographic examination of the history of...

Smalls, Sam
HISTORY 160S - 01 Gtwy Sem: The Global Sixties

The 1960s in global context, focusing particularly on Europe, Latin America, and the United...

Chappel, James
HISTORY 190S - 01 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

Introduction to historical analysis and research in a seminar setting. Students learn how to...

Glymph, Thavolia
HISTORY 190S - 02 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

Introduction to historical analysis and research in a seminar setting. Students learn how to...

Druckman, Risha
HISTORY 205 - 01 Health And Healing In Africa

Examines how various communities in Africa have experienced, perceived, and treated maladies...

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 307 - 01 History Of Economic Thought

Approaches to economic problems from Aristotle to Keynes, emphasizing certain models and...

Goodwin, Craufurd
HISTORY 287 - 01 History Of World Wars

An examination of the origins, course, and consequences of the world wars of twentieth century....

Byers, John
HISTORY 161S - 01 How To Do History

Examines innovative approaches to researching and writing history. Addresses key methodological...

Pant, Ketaki
HISTORY 330 - 01 Intro Contem Latin Amer

Interdisciplinary introduction to the peoples, cultures, and burning issues of contemporary...

Pitts, Bryan
HISTORY 109 - 01 Intro Human Rts & Social Mvmts

Explores the history of human rights and conceptions of human rights in different historical...

Chappel, James
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism...

Ifekwunigwe, Jayne
HISTORY 114D - 001 Intro War, Military & Society

Offers a comparative introduction to military practices and technologies, understandings and...

Byers, John
HISTORY 114D - 01D Intro War, Military & Society

Offers a comparative introduction to military practices and technologies, understandings and...

Byers, John
HISTORY 114D - 02D Intro War, Military & Society

Offers a comparative introduction to military practices and technologies, understandings and...

Byers, John
HISTORY 101 - 01 Introduction To Global History

The goal of this course is to explore and develop theoretical and comparative frameworks for...

Hall, Bruce
HISTORY 365 - 01 Inventing Sickness

Exploration of conceptual developments that led to the emergence of medicine in ancient Greece...

González, José
HISTORY 351 - 01 Islam In The Americas

Explores how Muslim communities live and practice Islam in the American context. Examines...

Hassan, Mona
HISTORY 294 - 01 Jews And Muslims

This course will explore the relationship between Judaism and Islam from Muhammad's initial...

Zinger, Oded
HISTORY 284 - 01 Life Within Capitalism

Examination of how capitalism has profoundly shaped people's ethical values, with focus on...

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 260D - 001 Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

The history of magic and witchcraft in western culture from the Renaissance to the present, with...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 260D - 01D Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

The history of magic and witchcraft in western culture from the Renaissance to the present, with...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 260D - 02D Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

The history of magic and witchcraft in western culture from the Renaissance to the present, with...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 260D - 03D Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

The history of magic and witchcraft in western culture from the Renaissance to the present, with...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 260D - 04D Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

The history of magic and witchcraft in western culture from the Renaissance to the present, with...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 244 - 01 Med Christianity In Film/fictn

Exploration of modern popular fictional representations of Christianity in the Middle Ages,...

DuBois, Katharine
HISTORY 218 - 01 Modern & Global India

Examines the historical foundations for the emergence of India as a modern and global society...

Ramaswamy, Sumathi
HISTORY 321 - 01 Modern Caribbean

Focus on the Caribbean region as it transitioned from a collection of slave and colonial...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 279 - 01 Modern Terrorism

A comparative analysis of the origins and development of modern terrorism in the West (Europe,...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 225S - 01 Muslim Women Across The Ages

This course explores the diverse realities of Muslim women's lives, from the origins of Islam to...

Hassan, Mona
HISTORY 345 - 01 North American Environmntl Hst

Historical roles of nature as a cultural construct and a set of biological relationships in...

Bruno, Louis
HISTORY 233 - 01 Roman History

From the founding of Rome by Romulus to the founding of Constantinople by Constantine: social,...

Aldrup-MacDonald, John
HISTORY 301S - 01 Scientists And Public Policy

Explores role of scientist and non-scientist policy-makers and elected officials who have...

Haga, Susanne
HISTORY 496S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

Continuation of History 495S. Instructor: Staff

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 215S - 01 Shamanism & Spirit Posession

Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of...

Freeman, John
HISTORY 215S - 02 Shamanism & Spirit Posession

Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of...

Freeman, John
HISTORY 266D - 001 Soccer Politics

Explores global history of soccer with focus on Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Examines...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 01D Soccer Politics

Explores global history of soccer with focus on Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Examines...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 02D Soccer Politics

Explores global history of soccer with focus on Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Examines...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 03D Soccer Politics

Explores global history of soccer with focus on Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Examines...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 04D Soccer Politics

Explores global history of soccer with focus on Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Examines...

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 05D Soccer Politics Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 266D - 06D Soccer Politics Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 333S - 01 Social Engineering & Movements

Combining perspectives of political sociology and history, this course questions the respective...

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 273S - 01 Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 through literary and historical readings, art, music, and film...

Sieburth, Stephanie
HISTORY 267D - 001 The Enlightenment

The period's intellectual trends (the rise of modern science, modern social and political theory...

Reddy, William
HISTORY 297 - 01 The Holocaust

Antisemitism and the Jewish question in Central Europe, the development of Nazi policy, the...

Duffy, Eve
HISTORY 365D - 001 The Modern Regulatory State

Interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins/evolution of modern regulatory institutions in...

Balleisen, Edward
HISTORY 365D - 01D The Modern Regulatory State

Interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins/evolution of modern regulatory institutions in...

Balleisen, Edward
HISTORY 365D - 02D The Modern Regulatory State

Interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins/evolution of modern regulatory institutions in...

Balleisen, Edward
HISTORY 338 - 01 The New Nation

Examines the transformation of the new republic into a nation, focusing on the development of...

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 248S - 01 The Romance Novel

Explores the history, development and form of the modern romance novel and its role in popular...

DuBois, Katharine
HISTORY 358 - 01 The South In Black And White

Focus on present-day and historical documentary traditions in American South, with an emphasis...

Tyson, Timothy
HISTORY 390 - 01 Topics In History Lecture

Individual courses in this series may be taught more than once or on a one-time basis only....

Schoenbrun, David
HISTORY 390 - 02 Topics In History Lecture

Individual courses in this series may be taught more than once or on a one-time basis only....

Aidoo, Lamonte
HISTORY 390S - 05 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Lau, Barbara A
HISTORY 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Shapiro, Karin
HISTORY 390S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Kirk, Robin
HISTORY 390S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
HISTORY 390S - 04 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Forner, Karlyn
HISTORY 335 - 01 U.s. Legal History

Law and society in the United States from the American Revolution to the present. Changing...

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 344 - 01 U.s. Social Movements

Examines the social movements that have shaped U.S. history, starting with the American...

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 381S - 01 Veterans Oral History Project

Explore methods of oral history, specifically focusing on interviewing U.S. military veterans...

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 299 - 01 Women And Popular Culture

This course examines representations of women in popular culture in the United States. We will...

Edwards, Laura
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HISTORY 521 - 01 Bio, Life Writing, Autofiction

History and art of the life story, examining biography as it drives research and contemporary...

Solterer, Helen
HISTORY 504S - 01 East Asia's Twentieth Century

Historiographical review of 20th century East Asian history. Through weekly readings, study...

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 520S - 01 Microhistory

Examines methods of micro-historical analysis, focusing on distinctive practices that define...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 790S-07 - 01 Pol/pub Life/state (Top)

The department offers a series of rotating courses, covering the history and historiography of...

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 537S - 01 Post War Europe, 1945-1968

Politics, society and culture in Western Europe during the postwar years focusing on Cold War...

Hacohen, Malachi
HISTORY 505S - 01 Race, Class, And Gender

body of scholarship examined addresses the nature and transformation of social relations in...

Thorne, Susan
HISTORY 790S-14 - 01 Readings In Cultural History

Students read representative ¿classics¿ in cultural history, explore the theoretical foundations...

Reddy, William
HISTORY 790S-09 - 01 Readings In Racial Formations

The department offers a series of rotating courses, covering the history and historiography of...

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
HISTORY 702S - 01 Research Seminar In Hst

This seminar is required of all entering first-year doctoral candidates in history. Instructor...

Hall, Bruce
HISTORY 890S-05 - 01 Rsch Top Global Connections

The department offers a series of rotating courses that offer students the opportunity to...

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 590S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Seminars in advanced topics, designed for seniors and graduate students. Some semesters open to...

Dainotto, Roberto
HISTORY 590S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

Seminars in advanced topics, designed for seniors and graduate students. Some semesters open to...

Fishzon, Anna