2016 Spring

Number Title Course Description Instructorsort descending
HISTORY 89S - 02 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Aidoo, Lamonte
HISTORY 480S - 10 Capstone Seminar

Specific aspects of the history, art, and literature of classical Greece and Rome. Open only to...

Atkins, Jed
HISTORY 89S - 01 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 233 - 10 Roman History

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

Boatwright, Mary
HISTORY 476S - 01 Cap Sem: American Militarism

Explores the debate over U.S. militarism in past and present. Fears of an American militarism...

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 175S - 01 Gtwy Sem-The U.s. & The World

Research and discussion seminar examining the place of America in the wider world, and ethical...

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 390 - 04 Topics In History Lecture

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

Brake, Elizabeth
HISTORY 307 - 01 History Of Economic Thought

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

Brent, Jason Samuel
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 161S - 01 Gtwy Sem: How To Do History

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

Byers, John
HISTORY 390S - 04 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
HISTORY 390S - 05 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
HISTORY 272 - 01 Genocide And Human Rights

Analyzes the phenomenon of genocide from an interdisciplinary perspective, exploring the ways...

Chappel, James
HISTORY 228 - 01 Chinatowns: A Cultural History

Explores the intersection of space and ethnicity through the myriad ways Chinatown has...

Chow, Eileen
HISTORY 171S - 01 Gtwy Sem: History Of Intimacy

Examines how changing definitions of friendship, family structure, childhood, romantic love,...

Cole, Jeannine
HISTORY 390 - 03 Topics In History Lecture

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

Cole, Jeannine
HISTORY 190S - 03 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Davidson, Christina
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....

Davidson, Christina
HISTORY 389S - 01 Family Rights/human Rights

Explores relationship between state, family formation, and individuals. Surveys regulation of...

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 390S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 227 - 01 Emergence Of Modern Japan

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

DeVido, Elise
HISTORY 250 - 01 Green Germany

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

Dolan, Kristen
HISTORY 345 - 01 North American Environmntl Hst

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

Druckman, Risha
HISTORY 190S - 01 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Druckman, Risha
HISTORY 244 - 01 Med Christianity In Film/fictn

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

Dubois, Katharine
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 321 - 01 Modern Caribbean

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

Dubois, Laurent
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 - 06D Soccer Politics

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

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 297 - 01 The Holocaust

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

Duffy, Eve
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 299 - 01 Women And Popular Culture

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

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 253 - 01 Dante's Divine Comedy

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

Eisner, Martin
HISTORY 205 - 01 Health And Healing In Africa

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

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 328 - 01 Global Brazil

Analysis of Brazilian history and culture from 1500 to the present in transnational context,...

French, John
HISTORY 329 - 01 Latin Am. Since Independence

A survey of nineteenth- and twentieth-century economic, social, and cultural change. Instructor...

French, John
HISTORY 319 - 01 Caribbean-18Th Century

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 456S - 01 Cap Sem: Intercolonial Relatns

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 348 - 01 Civil Rights Movement

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

Gavins, Raymond
HISTORY 482S - 01 Cap Sem: Post-Civil Rghts Amer

Central outcomes of the Civil Rights Movement, 1968 to the present; critical reading and...

Gavins, Raymond
HISTORY 365D - 001 The Modern Regulatory State

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

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 365D - 01D The Modern Regulatory State

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

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 365D - 02D The Modern Regulatory State

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

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 251 - 01 Jewish History, 1492-Present

Major developments in Jewish history from the early modern period to today. The Kehillah, the...

Hacohen, Malachi
HISTORY 125S - 01 Doc Exper: A Video Appr

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

Hawkins, Gary
HISTORY 453S - 01 Cap Sem:imperialism & Islamism

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

Ho, Engseng
HISTORY 332S - 01 Social Theory For Historians

Course provides firm foundation in major social concepts that frame and animate much history...

Ho, Engseng
HISTORY 158S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Islam & Nationalism

This course offers students an introduction to the history of the 19th- and 20th-century Muslim...

Ho, Engseng
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 363 - 01 Capitalism In The U.s.

Surveys history of various forms of capitalism in the United States, with focus on changing...

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 190S - 02 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Issacharoff, Jess
HISTORY 150S - 10 Birth Of The West

Have you ever wondered about the many ways in which those in the West look back to the Greeks...

Johnson, William
HISTORY 266D - 05D Soccer Politics

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

Kahnke, Corinna
HISTORY 242S - 01 Human Rights In The Americas

This course introduces students to the history of human rights in Latin America, with a focus...

Kirk, Robin
HISTORY 479S - 01 Capsem: Russia & Capitalism

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

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 496S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

Continuation of History 495S. Instructor: Staff

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 376 - 01 U S For Pol II:viet-Pres

Examination of basic assumptions about international interests and purposes of United States...

Kuniholm, Bruce
HISTORY 381S - 01 Veterans Oral History Project

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

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 390S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Lau, Barbara A
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....

Lederer, Susan
HISTORY 254 - 01 Expansion Of Medieval Europe

Lecture course follows the transformation of medieval politics, society and culture from the...

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 323 - 01 China And The Silk Roads

Introduces the rich and diverse world of trade, religions, and cultures that connected the two...

Mazumdar, Sucheta
HISTORY 454S - 01 Cap Sem: China & India

"Globalization" a shorthand for describing the period of extraordinary change that we are...

Mazumdar, Sucheta
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 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

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

Namakkal, Jessica
HISTORY 174S - 01 Gtwy Sem:regime Chge/us Policy

Examines episodes of U.S. intervention abroad that resulted in the overthrow of democratically...

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 352 - 01 Immigrant Dreams/us Realities

Immigrants and immigration policy in the United States from 1850 to the present, with focus on...

Peck, Gunther
HISTORY 284 - 01 Life Within Capitalism

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

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

Piot, Charles
HISTORY 267D - 001 The Enlightenment

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

Reddy, William
HISTORY 266D - 04D Soccer Politics

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

Reisinger, Deborah
HISTORY 260D - 001 Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

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

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,...

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,...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 211 - 01 Islamic Civilization II

Continuation of Religion 375. Instructor: Hassan or staff

Safi, Omid
HISTORY 396S - 01 Racial Justice: Us & S Africa

Students participating in the DukeImmerse program will write a 30-40 page research paper on...

Shapiro, Karin
HISTORY 386S - 01 Apartheid S-Africa/democracy

Explores key themes in post World War II South African history, paying attention to the...

Shapiro, Karin
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 420 - 01 Bio, Life Writing, Autofiction

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

Solterer, Helen
HISTORY 295 - 01 World War II/french Film

Film scripts, memoirs, novels, political and social history, and cinematic technique that...

Solterer, Helen
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 317 - 01 Ethics And Native America

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation sits in the poorest county in the U.S. Unemployment runs over 80...

Toole, David
HISTORY 209 - 01 Islam In Asia

Focus on the northern tier of Muslim-inhabited lands. The early spread of Islam among...

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 216S - 01 Between Moscow, Beijing, Delhi

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

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 356S - 01 Freedom Stories

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

Tyson, Timothy
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 490 - 01 Special Topics In History

Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff

Wald, Priscilla
HISTORY 390 - 06 Topics In History Lecture

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

Welch, Georgia
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 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 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Wood, Brad
HISTORY 367 - 10 History Of The Book

The history of the book as physical object from its earliest forms (clay tablets, papyrus...

Woods, Jennifer
HISTORY 390 - 05 Topics In History Lecture

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

Yoltar, Cagri
HISTORY 201 - 01 Globalization And History

Examination of globalization issues in a historical perspective. Reviews phenomena,...

Zanalda, Giovanni
HISTORY 305 - 01 History Int Fin & Mon Crises

Course examines monetary/financial crises plaguing world since 16th century. Analyzes origin,...

Zanalda, Giovanni
HISTORY 294 - 01 Jews And Muslims

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

Zinger, Oded
Number Title Course Description Instructorsort descending
HISTORY 890S-07 - 01 Rsch Top Pol/pub Life/state

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

Chappel, James
HISTORY 514S - 01 Culture/env In Modern China

Examination of the changing patterns through which the physical environment and culture are...

Duara, Prasenjit
HISTORY 790S-03 - 01 African/asian History (Top)

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

Ewald, Janet
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 702S - 01 Research Seminar In Hst

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

Hall, Bruce
HISTORY 510S - 01 History Of U.s. Neoliberalism

A readings course to introduce graduate students and advanced undergraduates to the historical...

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 780S - 01 Teaching Race, Teaching Gender

Interdisciplinary analyses of the problematics of teaching about social hierarchies, especially...

Lubiano, Wahneema
HISTORY 790S-04 - 01 North American History (Top)

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

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 511S - 01 Medieval Law And Minorities

A study of how law impacted minorities in the Middle Ages: outlaws, Jews, homosexuals,...

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 610S - 01 Africa, Cuba, Brazil

Explores shared cultural history of three great populations separated by oceans but linked by...

Matory, J.
HISTORY 513S - 01 The University As A Culture

The US American university generates some of the most influential ideas and policies on the...

Matory, J.
HISTORY 790S-01 - 01 European History (Top)

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

Reddy, William
HISTORY 520S - 01 Microhistory

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

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 505S - 01 Race, Class, And Gender

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

Thorne, Susan