HIST 1200

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

How can we learn about the past? How do we tell stories about the past? How do we judge the truth of falsity of evidence? Writing History seminars introduce students to many different ways of interpreting and writing about the past, and to the wide range of sources that historians use: from diaries to tax rolls, from scraps of textile to films and advertisements. Topics and readings vary by section.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Japan After Fukushima

  • 17481HIST 1200  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Islam&Science in the Modern World-1800-Present

  • 17482HIST 1200  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Life Under Cover—Spies in Hist, Fict, & Cinema

  • 17483HIST 1200  SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Long Hist of Climate Change

  • 17484HIST 1200  SEM 104

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Space, Land, and Territory

  • 17485HIST 1200  SEM 105

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Converts & Traitors in the Early Modern World

  • 17486HIST 1200  SEM 106

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.