Fall 2019

Number Title Course Description Instructor
HISTORY 341S - 01 Africa Before Colonialism

This undergraduate seminar considers the history of Africa south of the Sahara from the...

Daly, Samuel Fury Childs
HISTORY 327 - 01 Afro-Brazil Culture/hst

Slavery and the post-emancipation trajectory of Afro-Brazilians in a racist society that...

French, John
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 448S - 01 Archiving And Visualizing Asia

Engages students in the practices and theories of archiving, documenting and curating marginal...

Kwon, Nayoung
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 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 454S - 01 Cap Sem: Globalization Asia

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

Mazumdar, Sucheta
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 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 228 - 01 Chinatowns: A Cultural History

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

Chow, Eileen
HISTORY 348 - 01 Civil Rights Movement

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

Staff, Departmental
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...

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

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

Harris, Deonte
HISTORY 289S - 01 Decolonization

This course explores decolonization as an historical event, a category of theoretical analysis,...

Namakkal, Jessica
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 206 - 01 East Africa And The World

An interconnected history of East Africa and the many places linked to the region by trade,...

Daly, Samuel Fury Childs
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 286 - 01 Europe In Twentieth Cent

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

Chappel, James
HISTORY 140S - 01 European Empires

An introduction to political theories of imperialism and a comparative historical analysis of...

Prendergast, Thomas
HISTORY 389S - 02 Family Rights/human Rights

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

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 389S - 01 Family Rights/human Rights

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

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 89S - 03 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Dolan, Kristen
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 221 - 01 Food, Farming, And Feminism

Viewing "agriculture," "nature," and "consumption" as pressing feminist themes and exploration...

Rosenberg, Gabriel
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 229S - 01 Global Men And Masculinities

Masculinities examined historically, theoretically and transnationally; attentive to sexual...

Hasso, Frances
HISTORY 127FS - 01 Globalization/corp Citizenship

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

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 240 - 01 Greek And Roman Law

Law of Greece and Rome from the birth of the Greek polis and Rome's Twelve Tables to the Digest...

Sosin, Joshua
HISTORY 230 - 01 Greek History

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

Sosin, Joshua
HISTORY 164S - 01 Gtwy Sem-Antisemitism

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

Inbari, Mordechai
HISTORY 161S - 01 Gtwy Sem: How To Do History

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

Krylova, Anna
HISTORY 186S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Living/great War

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

Neuschel, Kristen
HISTORY 167S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Nationalism

What is a nation? What is a nation state? Is the nation state still a useful unit of government...

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 160S - 01 Gtwy Sem: The Global Sixties

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

Kidd, Gray F.
HISTORY 305 - 01 History Int Fin & Mon Crises

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

Zanalda, Giovanni
HISTORY 309S - 01 History Modern Macroeconomics

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

Hoover, Kevin
HISTORY 239 - 01 History Of Chinese Medicine

This course introduces students to the history of medicine through the study of medical...

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 307 - 01 History Of Economic Thought

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

Brent, Jason Samuel
HISTORY 190S - 01 History Special Topics

Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff

Staff, Departmental
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 219S - 01 Indian Civilization

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

Freeman, John
HISTORY 121 - 01 Intro Contem Latin Amer

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

Knoll, Travis
HISTORY 114 - 01 Intro History Modern Warfare

The course covers the history of warfare since the end of the eighteenth century. Our...

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

Smith, Stephen
HISTORY 101 - 01 Intro To Global History

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

Malegam, Jehangir
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 210 - 01 Islamic Civilization I

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

Hassan, Mona
HISTORY 397S - 01 Istanbul

Istanbul is the only city in the world located on two continents. Istanbul s Byzantine, Ottoman...

Göknar, Erdag
HISTORY 271 - 01 Modern Britain

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

Thorne, Susan
HISTORY 279 - 01 Modern Terrorism

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

Miller, Martin
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 105 - 01 Old Worlds/new Histories

New approaches to history of the world from ca. 500 to 1500 CE. Examines the world before...

Kaiwar, Vasant
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 Religion/reform/violence

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

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 262 - 01 Roman Political Thought

Why does Rome still capture the imagination of modern political commentators and theorists? This...

Cole, Thomas
HISTORY 495S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

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

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 215S - 01 Shamanism & Spirit Posession

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

Freeman, John
HISTORY 135 - 01 Silk Roads And China

The Silk Roads are the oldest and longest routes of cultural communication and economic exchange...

Mazumdar, Sucheta
HISTORY 490 - 01 Special Topics In History

Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff

Becker, Charles
HISTORY 316S - 01 The Atlantic Slave Trade

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 343 - 01 The History Of Modern America

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

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 297 - 01 The Holocaust

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

Duffy, Eve
HISTORY 357S - 01 The Insurgent South

Social movements in the South from Reconstruction to the present. Includes Populism, Women's...

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 214 - 01 The Modern Middle East

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

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 275 - 01 The Russian Empire

Russian imperial history from Peter the Great to Bolshevik Revolution: 1700-1917. Focus on...

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 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 190FS - 02 Topics In Focus Program

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

Giles, Roseen
HISTORY 190FS - 03 Topics In Focus Program

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

Hacohen, Malachi
HISTORY 190FS - 04 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 - 06 Topics In Focus Program

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

Chappel, James
HISTORY 190FS - 07 Topics In Focus Program

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

Free, Jonathon
HISTORY 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

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

Instructor: Staff

Segrest, Mabelle
HISTORY 390S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Wani, Kena
HISTORY 249 - 01 Transnational Feminism

Explore feminist projects and approaches that cross a variety of borders. Under what conditions...

Hasso, Frances
HISTORY 128 - 01 War And Society

An introduction to war and society from about 500 to 1600 in western Europe. This course looks...

Neuschel, Kristen
HISTORY 385S - 01 White People

Against the cross-cultural backdrop of other systems of hereditary privilege and of the...

Matory, J.
Number Title Course Description Instructor
HISTORY 610S - 01 Africa, Cuba, Brazil

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

Matory, J.
HISTORY 567S - 01 American Grand Strategy

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

Feaver, Peter
HISTORY 531S - 01 Art And The Holocaust

This course will analyze the history of the genocide of the European Jews, and its connection to...

Jaskot, Paul
HISTORY 611 - 01 Bio, Life Writing, Autofiction

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

Solterer, Helen
HISTORY 704S - 01 Focusing Prep Port Prelim Cert

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

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 549S - 01 Histories Of Science And Tech

This course introduces students to methods in the history of science and technology, with...

Hepler-Smith, Evan
HISTORY 790S-11 - 01 Labor/cptlsm/bus Cultr (Top)

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

Huston, Reeve
HISTORY 790S-02 - 01 Latin American History (Top)

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

Sigal, Peter
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 706S - 01 Public Scholarship

Through reading, discussion and practice this course introduces graduate students to a range of...

Dubois, Laurent
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...

Barr, Juliana
HISTORY 780S - 01 Teaching Race, Teaching Gender

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

Lubiano, Wahneema
HISTORY 590S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Seminars in advanced topics designed for graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Topics...

Bassiri, Nima
HISTORY 553S - 01 Urban Histories

This course examines the origins and growth of cities, and the role urban life has played...

Thorne, Susan