Spring 2018

Number Title Course Description Instructor
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 373 - 01 American Indians Since 1806

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

Barr, Juliana
HISTORY 231 - 01 Ancient Athletes

The athletic festivals of the ancient Greeks and Romans are among the most enduring legacies of...

Jazwa, Kyle
HISTORY 448S - 01 Archiving And Visualizing Asia

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

Kwon, Nayoung
HISTORY 216S - 01 Between Moscow, Beijing, Delhi

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

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 484S - 01 Cap Sem: Af Ams And The World

Research seminar centered on exploration of white supremacy and black civil rights movements in...

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
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 480S - 01 Capstone Seminar

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

Catenaccio, Claire
HISTORY 103 - 01 Comp Appr Global Issues

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

Namakkal, Jessica
HISTORY 417S - 01 Critical Intervent Middle East

Surveys foundational and contemporary scholarship in Middle East Studies through area studies,...

Göknar, Erdag
HISTORY 253 - 01 Dante's Divine Comedy

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

Eisner, Martin
HISTORY 382S - 01 Digital Durham

Representing Durham past and present with digital media. Digitize historical and cultural...

Abel, Trudi
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 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
HISTORY 227 - 01 Emergence Of Modern Japan

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

Ehrlich, Linda
HISTORY 89S - 01 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Thorne, Susan
HISTORY 89S - 02 First-Year Seminar (Top)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Friedman, Joshua B
HISTORY 372 - 01 France And Africa

Examination of the Franco-African relationship over time, from the four "communes" in Senegal to...

Smith, Stephen
HISTORY 272 - 01 Genocide And Human Rights

Analyzes the phenomenon of mass violence from an interdisciplinary perspective, exploring the...

Chappel, James
HISTORY 201 - 01 Globalization And History

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

Zanalda, Giovanni
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 250 - 01 Green Germany

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

Dolan, Kristen
HISTORY 152S - 01 Gtwy Sem-History At Sea

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

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 190S - 04 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Gokhberg, Jessica
HISTORY 190S - 02 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Davidson, Christina
HISTORY 190S - 03 Gtwy Seminar: Topics In Hist

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

Zeller, Matthew
HISTORY 205 - 01 Health And Healing In Africa

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

Ewald, Janet
HISTORY 305 - 01 History Int Fin & Mon Crises

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

Zanalda, Giovanni
HISTORY 120 - 01 History Of American Democracy

This course explores the sweep of US history, from the colonial period to the present, through...

Edwards, Laura
HISTORY 239 - 01 History Of Chinese Medicine

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

Barnes, Nicole
HISTORY 398S - 01 Human Rights And Documentary

Course examines how artists, filmmakers, and journalists have used images to address complex...

Hogan, Wesley
HISTORY 331S - 01 Illiberal Nondemocracies

As of 2016, only 11% of the countries in the world are liberal democracies. Some insight about...

Tuna, Mustafa
HISTORY 129 - 01 Intro To African Studies

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

Smith, Stephen
HISTORY 210 - 01 Islamic Civilization I

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

Hassan, Mona
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 329 - 01 Latin Am. Since Independence

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

French, John
HISTORY 314S - 01 Latin@ Histories

Content will vary, reflecting the diverse origins and experience of Latin@s in the US. Topics...

Bobadilla, Eladio
HISTORY 284 - 01 Life Within Capitalism

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

Philipsen, Dirk
HISTORY 260 - 01 Magic/rel/sci Since 1400

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

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 342 - 01 Making Modern America

Transformations in society, politics, foreign relations, and arts and literature between Spanish...

Lentz-Smith, Adriane
HISTORY 244 - 01 Med Christianity In Film/fictn

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

DuBois, Katharine
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 321 - 01 Modern Caribbean

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

Davidson, Christina
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 238S - 01 Political Nonviolence

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

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 263 - 01 Politics & Modern Architecture

Given the needs for labor, materials, and legal permissions, architects in the modern period by...

Jaskot, Paul
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 414S - 01 Research In Human Rights Weinthal, Erika
HISTORY 488S - 01 Research In Human Rights

A primary learning objective is to have students connect the intellectual themes and scholarly...

Weinthal, Erika
HISTORY 303 - 01 Rise Mod Sci: Newton-Einstein

See History 302. Instructor: Staff

Mauskopf, Seymour
HISTORY 233 - 01 Roman History

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

Aldrup-MacDonald, John
HISTORY 262 - 01 Roman Political Thought

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

Atkins, Jed
HISTORY 496S - 01 Senior Thesis Seminar

Continuation of History 495S. Instructor: Staff

Bonker, Dirk
HISTORY 112 - 01 Sexual Pleasure/modern World

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

Sigal, Peter
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 - 04D Soccer Politics

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

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 208 - 01 South Africa: Past And Future

This course will explore the history of modern South Africa, from the beginning of the mineral...

Shapiro, Karin
HISTORY 450S - 01 South African Life Histories

Explores the last century of South African history through the lens of biography and...

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 297 - 01 The Holocaust

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

Duffy, Eve
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 277 - 01 Tolstoy And Russian Experience

Historical approach to Tolstoy's depictions of major societal and ethical issues (e.g., war,...

Apollonio, Carol
HISTORY 390S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

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

Instructor: Staff

Sebring, Ellen
HISTORY 390S - 04 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Castro, Mauricio
HISTORY 390S - 05 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Elrod, Ashley
HISTORY 390S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Chafe, William
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 344 - 01 U.s. Social Movements

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

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 381S - 01 Veterans Oral History Project

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

Lanier, Michelle
HISTORY 359 - 01 Violent Jihad In 20Th Century

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

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 319 - 01 War, Slavery, And Revolution

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

Gaspar, Barry
HISTORY 385S - 01 White People

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

Matory, J.
HISTORY 258S - 01 Women/power Renaissance

Explores the intellectual, social, and political history of women in Renaissance Europe. Despite...

Martin, John
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 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 514S - 01 Culture/env In Modern China

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

Duara, Prasenjit
HISTORY 758S - 01 Digital Durham

Bass Connections course. Representing Durham past and present with digital media. Digitize...

Szabo, Victoria
HISTORY 703S - 01 Focusing On Tchng & Pedagogy

A required course that focuses on a range of pedagogical issues, both to support student's work...

Neuschel, Kristen
HISTORY 501S - 01 History Of Sexuality

Explore history of sexuality around the globe, covering diverse time periods and regions....

Sigal, Peter
HISTORY 520S - 01 Microhistory

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

Robisheaux, Thomas
HISTORY 705S - 01 Nationalism And Visual Culture

Theories of nationalism, national identity and nationhood; cultural expression as a medium for...

McWilliam, Neil
HISTORY 790S-04 - 01 North American History (Top)

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

Barr, Juliana
HISTORY 790S-04 - 02 North American History (Top)

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

MacLean, Nancy
HISTORY 790S-10 - 01 Rdngs Empr/colonial Encounters

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

Mestyan, Adam
HISTORY 790S-14 - 01 Readings In Cultural History

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

Dubois, Laurent
HISTORY 702S - 01 Research Seminar In Hst

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

Chappel, James
HISTORY 890S-13 - 01 Rsch Top Methods & Theory

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

Deutsch, Sarah
HISTORY 535S - 01 The Russian Intelligentsia

Origin and dynamics of the Russian revolutionary movement, the intelligentsia, and the emergence...

Miller, Martin
HISTORY 590S - 01 Topics In History Seminar

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

Brewster, Rachel D
HISTORY 590S - 02 Topics In History Seminar

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

Longino, Michele
HISTORY 590S - 03 Topics In History Seminar

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

Miles, Simon