Fall 2017

Number Title Course Description Instructor
HISTORY 349 - 01 Afr-American Women/history

The history of African American women in the United States. The production of discourses of...

Glymph, Thavolia
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 355 - 01 American Indians To 1815

Examines images and realities of North American Indian cultures and history from the pre-...

Barr, Juliana
HISTORY 236 - 01 Ancient Science And Technology

Development of scientific thought and technological innovation in the ancient Near East, Greece...

Jazwa, Kyle
HISTORY 386S - 01 Apartheid S-Africa/democracy

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

Shapiro, Karin
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 247 - 01 British Isles-Mid Ages

From the fifth through the fourteenth centuries. Instructor: Morrow

Morrow, 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 470S - 01 Cap Sem: Leadershp In Amer Hst

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

Wilson, Gerald
HISTORY 478S - 01 Cap Sem: Race & Power

Explores how ideas and practices defined by "racial difference" have driven world history. Much...

Davidson, Christina
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 318 - 01 Caribbean 1492-1700

The Caribbean region from the arrival of Columbus (1492) to the emergence of sugar and slavery...

Gaspar, Barry
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 348 - 01 Civil Rights Movement

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

Davidson, Christina
HISTORY 340 - 01 Civil War And Reconstruction

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

Wood, Brad
HISTORY 326 - 01 Colonial Latin America

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

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

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

Meyerhoff, Eli
HISTORY 325 - 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 117 - 01 Early Modern Europe

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

Elrod, Ashley
HISTORY 227 - 01 Emergence Of Modern Japan

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

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 286 - 01 Europe In Twentieth Cent

An examination, emphasizing cultural and political trends, of the turning points that have...

Chappel, James
HISTORY 254 - 01 Expansion Of Medieval Europe

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

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 389S - 01 Family Rights/human Rights

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

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 89S - 01 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 89S - 02 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
HISTORY 89S - 03 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 89S - 04 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Thorne, Susan
HISTORY 202 - 01 Gender And Socialism

History of socialist feminism as a global political movement and philosophical-theoretical...

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 261 - 01 Germany Confronts Holocaust

The ways in which official German culture comes to terms with its Nazi past. Background reading...

Dolan, Kristen
HISTORY 328 - 01 Global Brazil

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

French, John
HISTORY 127FS - 01 Globalization/corp Citizenship

Are corporations citizens? And if so who defines their rights and responsibilities? To whom are...

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 230 - 01 Greek History

The political and intellectual history of the Greeks from earliest times to the death of...

Aldrup-MacDonald, John
HISTORY 152S - 01 Gtwy Sem-History At Sea

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

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 177S - 01 Gtwy Sem-Meaning Of Freedom

Focus on American conflicts over the meaning of "freedom" or "liberty." Examination of changing...

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 157S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect

Study of modern empires in historical comparative-connective perspective. Approaches, methods,...

Kaiwar, Vasant
HISTORY 159S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Grandparents

This course will focus on the stories of individuals and their experiences of the great...

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 185S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Premodern Disease

Using primary sources students will explore the impact, management and changing definitions of...

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 190S - 01 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Elrod, Ashley
HISTORY 172S - 01 Gtwy: History Of Calypso

This course explores the origins, development and the historical, social, political, economic,...

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 309S - 01 History Modern Macroeconomics

Examination of key developments in macroeconomics from the 1930s through the present. Case...

Hoover, Kevin
HISTORY 307 - 01 History Of Economic Thought

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

Brent, Jason Samuel
HISTORY 402 - 01 History Of Global Health

The course begins with the development of ancient medicine in Europe & China, and continues...

Humphreys, Margaret
HISTORY 242S - 01 Human Rights In The Americas

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

Kirk, Robin
HISTORY 352 - 01 Immigrant Dreams/us Realities

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

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 219S - 01 Indian Civilization

Surveys the rise of civilization and kingdoms on the Indian subcontinent from the first urban...

Freeman, John
HISTORY 330 - 01 Intro Contem Latin Amer

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

Davidson, Christina
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

Piot, Charles
HISTORY 126S - 01 Introduction To Oral History

Introductory oral history fieldwork seminar. Oral history theory and methodology, including...

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 209S - 01 Islam In Asia

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

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 204 - 01 Modern Africa

Focuses on African history in twentieth century. Explores history of European colonialism,...

Daly, Samuel
HISTORY 271 - 01 Modern Britain

Introduction to British history in the modern period, eighteenth century through the present....

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 279 - 01 Modern Terrorism

An exploration into the problems associated with terrorism in the modern era. The subject will...

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 336 - 01 North America To 1760

Early oceanic explorations, European invasion of North America, the evolution of race slavery,...

Barr, Juliana
HISTORY 123 - 01 Private Wealth & Public Giving

Surveys the entangled relationship between private wealth and public giving over the past few...

Ramaswamy, Sumathi
HISTORY 101 - 01 Problems In Hist Globalization

Explore problems in the history of globalization. Learn how contemporary problems and...

Duara, Prasenjit
HISTORY 396S - 01 Racial Justice: Us & S Africa

This course uses a comparative framework to assess race in two societies founded on premises of...

Shapiro, Karin
HISTORY 257 - 01 Reformation Europe

The interplay of social, economic, and political developments in Central Europe from the eve of...

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 281 - 01 Russian Revolu Cinema

The origins and development of the revolutionary and experimental cinema in Russia during the...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 495S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

Designed to introduce qualified students to advanced methods of historical research and writing...

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 215S - 01 Shamanism & Spirit Posession

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

Freeman, John
HISTORY 332S - 01 Social Theory For Historians

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

Ho, Engseng
HISTORY 490 - 01 Special Topics In History

Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff

Wald, Priscilla
HISTORY 343 - 01 The History Of Modern America

United States history since the Great Depression, with emphasis on the shaping influence of the...

Free, Jonathon
HISTORY 214 - 01 The Modern Middle East

The historical development of the Middle East in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The...

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 190FS - 03 Topics In Focus Program

Open only to students in the Focus Program. Current list of courses available in the Focus...

Wood Crowley, Jenny
HISTORY 190FS - 01 Topics In Focus Program

Open only to students in the Focus Program. Current list of courses available in the Focus...

Robisheaux, Thomas
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....

Glymph, Thavolia
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....

Dainotto, Roberto
HISTORY 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 239FS - 01 Turkey: Muslim And Modern

Turkish history from the 18th century to the present. Turkey as strategic ally of the US;...

Tuna, Mustafa
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 299 - 01 Women And Popular Culture

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

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 360S - 01 Writing American Politics

Reading and writing intensive seminar focused on documentary works that document and discuss US...

Tyson, Timothy
Number Title Course Description Instructor
HISTORY 567S - 01 American Grand Strategy

Study of policy that nations adopt to marshal their political, economic, military, technological...

Jentleson, Bruce
HISTORY 507S - 01 Asian Studies: Fields&methods

Examination of fundamental methodologies and historiography central to knowledge production...

Mazumdar, Sucheta
HISTORY 530S - 01 Camera Asia

Examines how the art and technology of photography have changed how we study and understand the...

Ramaswamy, Sumathi
HISTORY 704S - 01 Focusing Prep Port Prelim Cert

A required course, though ungraded, supporting students, most commonly in the third year, as...

Stern, Philip
HISTORY 528S - 01 Later Greek History

Studies in later Greek History from the fifth through first centuries BC. Coverage within these...

Sosin, Joshua
HISTORY 790S-02 - 01 Latin American History (Top)

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

French, John
HISTORY 790S-06 - 01 Law & Society (Top)

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

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 790S-04 - 01 North American History (Top)

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

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
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 701S - 01 Research Seminar In History

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

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 890S-13 - 01 Rsch Top Methods & Theory

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

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 524S - 01 Sovereignty/monarchy/arabworld

This course focuses on the history of sovereignty in Arab monarchies in the twentieth century....

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 590S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

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

Finucci, Valeria
HISTORY 590S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

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

Stern, Philip