Fall 2018

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
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 364D - 001 American Business History

The historical development of business in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth...

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 364D - 01D American Business History

The historical development of business in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth...

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 226 - 01 Ancient And Early Modern Japan

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

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 236 - 01 Ancient Science And Technology

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

Jazwa, Kyle
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 463S - 01 Cap Sem: Medieval Communities

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

Morrow, Mary
HISTORY 468S - 01 Cap Sem:literature & Terrorism

Explores the manner in which terrorism has been depicted in literature. Emphasis on novels...

Miller, Martin
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 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...

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
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...

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 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 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 337 - 01 Era Of The American Revolution

Origins, evolution, and consequences. Attention to economic, social, and geographical questions...

Cooper, Mandy
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

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 89S - 03 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Friedman, Joshua
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 379S - 01 Geopolitics And Culture

Geopolitical, comparative study of "Islamic states" and majority Muslim nations/polities of the...

Göknar, Erdag
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 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...

Sosin, Joshua
HISTORY 156S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Cold War America

A gateway seminar designed to introduce undergraduates to historical analysis, research, and...

Goldsmith, Will
HISTORY 157S - 01 Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect

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

Kaiwar, Vasant
HISTORY 163S - 01 Gtwy: Gandhi, King, Mandela

Focuses on the words and actions of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela...

Ramaswamy, Sumathi
HISTORY 144D - 001 Hist Of Pre-Mod Architecture

Surveys the history of pre-modern architecture, from prehistoric times to the French Revolution...

Jaskot, Paul
HISTORY 144D - 01D Hist Of Pre-Mod Architecture

Surveys the history of pre-modern architecture, from prehistoric times to the French Revolution...

Jaskot, Paul
HISTORY 144D - 02D Hist Of Pre-Mod Architecture

Surveys the history of pre-modern architecture, from prehistoric times to the French Revolution...

Jaskot, Paul
HISTORY 248 - 01 History And Culture Of Iran

A multi-disciplinary approach to Iran and Persian culture. Covers history, religion, politics,...

Safi, Omid
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 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

Yero, Farren
HISTORY 290 - 07 History Special Topics

Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff

Kirk, Robin
HISTORY 190S - 02 History Special Topics

Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff

Giles, Roseen
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 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...

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 113 - 01 Intro History Of Medicine

Covers the history of western medicine from Ancient Greece to the 21st century. Students will...

Barr, Justin Nathaniel Baros
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

Daly, Samuel
HISTORY 129 - 02 Intro To African Studies

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

Staff, Departmental
HISTORY 101 - 01 Intro To Global History

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

Duara, Prasenjit
HISTORY 126S - 01 Introduction To Oral History

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

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 311S - 01 Men, Women, And Sports

Examines the way sports have been tied to and expressed ideals of manhood and womanhood, race,...

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 279 - 01 Modern Terrorism

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

Miller, Martin
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 257 - 01 Religion/reform/violence

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

Robisheaux, 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 316S - 01 The Atlantic Slave Trade

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

Ewald, Janet
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 338 - 01 The New Nation

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

Cashwell, Meggan
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 - 05 Topics In Focus Program

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

Free, Jonathon
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...

Malegam, Jehangir
HISTORY 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Glymph, Thavolia
HISTORY 390S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Cinq-Mars, Tom J.
HISTORY 390S - 07 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

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

Instructor: Staff

Donahue, Evan
HISTORY 362 - 01 U S Political Hst 1900-Present

U.S. political history from 1900 to the present. Topics include the emergence, evolution, and...

Huston, Reeve
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 299 - 01 Women And Popular Culture

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

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 452S - 01 Wwi & Hist Of Art/architecture

Grounds the student in a thorough history of World War I and its impact on the arts in Germany,...

Jaskot, Paul
Number Title Course Description Instructor
HISTORY 561S - 01 Africa In A Global Age

Africa's participation in globalization has not simply been a matter of "joining the world...

Makhulu, Anne-Maria
HISTORY 567S - 01 American Grand Strategy

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

Feaver, Peter
HISTORY 557 - 01 Cultural Memory

Investigates invention, reconfiguration, and use of literary fictions over time. Examines major...

Solterer, Helen
HISTORY 715 - 01 Cultural Memory

Investigates invention, reconfiguration, and use of literary fictions over time. Examines major...

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 704S - 01 Focusing Prep Port Prelim Cert

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

Stern, Philip
HISTORY 502S - 01 Japan Since 1945

Issues relating to post-War Japan. Topics include: the Occupation; democracy in postwar Japan;...

Partner, Simon
HISTORY 790S-04 - 01 North American History (Top)

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

Glymph, Thavolia
HISTORY 543S - 01 Piracy In The Atlantic Basin

Exploration of the origins, development, and decline of privateering and piracy as systems of...

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 706S - 01 Public Scholarship

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

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 505S - 01 Race, Class, And Gender

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

Thorne, Susan
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...

Olcott, Jocelyn
HISTORY 890S-13 - 02 Rsch Top Methods & Theory

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

Rosenberg, Gabriel
HISTORY 890S-07 - 01 Rsch Top Pol/pub Life/state

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

Purdy, Jedediah
HISTORY 780S - 01 Teaching Race, Teaching Gender

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

Lubiano, Wahneema
HISTORY 590S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

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

Reilly, Catherine