Spring 2017

Number Title Course Description Instructorsort descending
HISTORY 390S-1 - 01 Digital Hist& Humanities (Top)

Digital History and Digital Humanities in theory and practice. Students plan, research and...

Abel, Trudi
HISTORY 89S - 02 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Aidoo, Lamonte
HISTORY 234 - 01 Democracy: Ancient And Modern

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

Atkins, Jed
HISTORY 402 - 01 History Of Global Health

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

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 223 - 01 Modern China,1800-Present

Introduction to the broad political and social changes of the last two hundred years in China...

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 407 - 01 American Indians Since 1806

Examines images and realities of North American Indian cultures and history from early 19th...

Barr, Juliana
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 175S - 01 Gtwy Sem-The U.s. & The World

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

Byers, John
HISTORY 390S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
HISTORY 390S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
HISTORY 228 - 01 Chinatowns: A Cultural History

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

Chow, Eileen
HISTORY 250 - 01 Green Germany

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

Dolan, Kristen
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 Publishing & Mktg Pop Fiction

A case study of the US romance fiction industry and its global reach. The romance novel is the...

DuBois, Katharine
HISTORY 297 - 01 The Holocaust

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

Duffy, Eve
HISTORY 390S - 04 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Dundas, Iara
HISTORY 316S - 01 The Atlantic Slave Trade

The development of the slave trade from the fifteenth century to its abolition in the...

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 205 - 01 Health And Healing In Africa

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

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 190 - 01 History Special Topics

Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff

Free, Jonathon
HISTORY 215S - 01 Shamanism & Spirit Posession

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

Freeman, John
HISTORY 172S - 01 Gtwy: History Of Calypso

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 319 - 01 Caribbean-18Th Century

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 255 - 01 German History Through Film

Interdisciplinary seminar at intersection of German Studies and History, taught by scholars...

Gellen, Kata
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 182S - 01 Gtwy: Am Slavery & Freedom

This seminar explores the profound ways in which the rise of racial slavery shaped the history...

Glymph, Thavolia
HISTORY 390S - 06 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Grosz, Elizabeth
HISTORY 478S - 01 Cap Sem: Race & Power

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

Hall, Bruce
HISTORY 158S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Islam & Nationalism

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

Hall, Bruce
HISTORY 210 - 01 Islamic Civilization I

First part of two-course sequence providing an extensive survey of Muslim peoples and...

Hassan, Mona
HISTORY 125S - 01 Doc Exper: A Video Appr

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

Hawkins, Gary
HISTORY 233 - 01 Roman History

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

Huber, Melissa
HISTORY 309 - 01 Alexander Hamilton

Using the musical "Hamilton" as a starting point and a foil, this course examines Alexander...

Huston, Reeve
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 480S - 01 Capstone Seminar

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

Janan, Micaela
HISTORY 340T - 01 Memory Bandits Tutorial

This is affiliated with a Bass Connections project that takes on the societal and cultural...

Kirk, Robin
HISTORY 306 - 01 Intro To Economic History

A survey of Western economic history: population, production, exchange, and institutions; from...

Komlos, John
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 496S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

Continuation of History 495S. Instructor: Staff

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 375 - 01 United States Foreign Policy

Basic assumptions about international interests and purposes of United States foreign policy...

Kuniholm, Bruce
HISTORY 473 - 01 Two Koreas

Introduces the divided histories of North and South Korea and their contemporary legacies in...

Kwon, Nayoung
HISTORY 381S - 01 Veterans Oral History Project

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

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 390S - 05 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

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

Instructor: Staff

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
HISTORY 344 - 01 U.s. Social Movements

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

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 254 - 01 Expansion Of Medieval Europe

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

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 483S - 01 Cap Sem: History Of Torture

This class offers a history of torture in the western world, from the Renaissance to the...

Martin, John
HISTORY 334S - 01 The University As A Culture

The university generates some of the most influential forms of knowledge in the world, yet we...

Matory, J.
HISTORY 183S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Civ Rghts/asian Amer

Study of crucial legal and political moments in the struggle for equal civil rights of...

Mazumdar, Sucheta
HISTORY 359 - 01 Radical Islam

This course focuses on the history of Muslim groups and social movements which are often...

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

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

Meyerhoff, Eli
HISTORY 166S - 01 Gtwy Sem- Anarchism

Introduction to the 19th century philosophical foundations of anarchist thought and to the...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 238S - 01 Political Nonviolence

In this seminar, we will investigate cases of peaceful resolutions of intractable conflicts...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 247 - 01 British Isles-Mid Ages

From the fifth through the fourteenth centuries. Instructor: Morrow

Morrow, Mary
HISTORY 286 - 01 Europe In Twentieth Cent

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

Narayanan, Anndal
HISTORY 186S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Living/great War

Course examines experiences of participants in World War I, known as the Great War: why did...

Neuschel, Kristen
HISTORY 159S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Grandparents

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

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 226 - 01 Ancient And Early Modern Japan

Japan from earliest settlement to 1868; the Heian Court, rise of the samurai, feudal society...

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 345 - 01 North American Environmntl Hst

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

Peck, Gunther
HISTORY 260 - 01 Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

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

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

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 112 - 01 Sexual Pleasure/modern World

Interdisciplinary study of ways societies around the globe have understood sexual pleasure....

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 267 - 001 The Enlightenment

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

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 324 - 01 Mexico Since Before Cortes

Survey of Mexican history since before the encounter between European and native peoples, the...

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 328 - 01 Global Brazil

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

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 380 - 01 Roman Catholic Tradition

History of the tradition from early days through the reforms of Vatican II with emphasis on the...

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 380 - 02 Roman Catholic Tradition

History of the tradition from early days through the reforms of Vatican II with emphasis on the...

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 269 - 01 Tudor/stuart Britain

Introduction to the history and culture of sixteenth and seventeenth century England; the...

Stern, Philip
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 239S - 01 Turkey: Muslim And Modern

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

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 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 490S - 01 Cap Sem: Special Topics

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

Van Tuyl, Joanne
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 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 - 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 367 - 01 History Of The Book

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

Woods, Jennifer
HISTORY 305 - 01 History Int Fin & Mon Crises

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

Zanalda, Giovanni
HISTORY 201 - 01 Globalization And History

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

Zanalda, Giovanni
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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 790S-02 - 01 Latin American History (Top)

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

French, John
HISTORY 702S - 01 Research Seminar In Hst

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

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
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 790S-01 - 01 European History (Top)

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

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 524S - 01 Sovereignty/monarchy/arabworld Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 890S-08 - 01 Rsch Top In Gender

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

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 790S-14 - 01 Readings In Cultural History

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

Reddy, William
HISTORY 505S - 01 Race, Class, And Gender

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

Thorne, Susan