History (HIST)Arts and Sciences

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

HIST 1200

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 ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Japan After Fukushima

  • 17481 HIST 1200   SEM 101

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  • 17482 HIST 1200   SEM 102

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  • 17483 HIST 1200   SEM 103

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Long Hist of Climate Change

  • 17484 HIST 1200   SEM 104

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Space, Land, and Territory

  • 17485 HIST 1200   SEM 105

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  • 17486 HIST 1200   SEM 106

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

HIST 1400

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), most famous today as the author of children's stories, including The Jungle Book, was one of the most popular and acclaimed writers of his day. He was also a noted chronicler ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17489 HIST 1400   SEM 101

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

HIST 1453

Ethiopia, one of the oldest states in Africa, has a rich history that is often enveloped in myths and legends.  Home to a number of ethnic and religious communities, Ethiopia's political geography changed ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17714 HIST 1453   SEM 101

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

HIST 1511

This course surveys major developments since 1500, including the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, Imperialism, Fascism and Communism, Word ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17672 HIST 1511   LEC 001

  • 17673 HIST 1511   DIS 201

  • 17674 HIST 1511   DIS 202

  • 17675 HIST 1511   DIS 203

  • 17676 HIST 1511   DIS 204

  • 18107 HIST 1511   DIS 205

HIST 1575

From the inception of the film industry, depictions of historical events have captured the attention of screen writers, directors and not the least audiences; often making deep impressions on a particular ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16839 HIST 1575   LEC 001

HIST 1585

This course will explore the relationship between sports and politics over the course of American history since the 19th century.  Sports and politics have come together surprisingly frequently in the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1585

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16853 HIST 1585   LEC 001

  • In Spring 2017 this class will run as the Milman course on sports & American culture.

  • 16854 HIST 1585   DIS 201

  • 16855 HIST 1585   DIS 202

  • 16856 HIST 1585   DIS 203

  • 16857 HIST 1585   DIS 204

  • 16858 HIST 1585   DIS 205

  • 16859 HIST 1585   DIS 206

HIST 1600

Through discussion of a variety of high-profile and lesser-known trials throughout history, this course will examine a range of issues in the history of law and criminality. We will study the changing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8592 HIST 1600   LEC 001

  •  8593 HIST 1600   DIS 201

  •  8594 HIST 1600   DIS 202

  •  8595 HIST 1600   DIS 203

  •  8596 HIST 1600   DIS 204

  •  8597 HIST 1600   DIS 205

  •  8598 HIST 1600   DIS 206

  •  8599 HIST 1600   DIS 207

  •  8600 HIST 1600   DIS 208

  •  8601 HIST 1600   DIS 209

  •  8602 HIST 1600   DIS 210

HIST 1740

This course explores the history of imperial China between the 3rd century b.c.e. and the 16th century c.e. with a focus on the following questions:  How did imperial Chinese states go about politically ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1174CAPS 1740MEDVL 1740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9542 HIST 1740   LEC 001

  •  9543 HIST 1740   DIS 201

  •  9544 HIST 1740   DIS 202

  •  9545 HIST 1740   DIS 203

  •  9707 HIST 1740   DIS 204

HIST 1750

This class focuses on trade in global history – arguably the single most important connective strand between people and societies over the course of human history.  Trade has expanded human horizons from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17041 HIST 1750   LEC 001

HIST 1960

A survey of the social, political, cultural and economic history of Latin America from roughly 1800 to the present. Primary aim is to develop a mental map of the history of Latin America - of prominent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LATA 1960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9561 HIST 1960   LEC 001

  • 17054 HIST 1960   DIS 201

  • 17055 HIST 1960   DIS 202

  • 17056 HIST 1960   DIS 203

HIST 1970

What is the Caribbean? How did its native inhabitants fared in the aftermath of the arrival of Europeans? How did the region shift from a Spanish Lake to a heavily contested geopolitical site where all ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 1790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17075 HIST 1970   LEC 001

  • 17076 HIST 1970   DIS 201

  • 17077 HIST 1970   DIS 202

  • 17078 HIST 1970   DIS 203

  • 17079 HIST 1970   DIS 204

  • 18283 HIST 1970   DIS 205

HIST 2001

Independent Study based supervised reading with history faculty.  Student must complete Independent Study Form with faculty supervisor for determining requirements and for permission to enroll through ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5862 HIST 2001   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baptist, E

  • To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6927 HIST 2001   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6928 HIST 2001   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Case, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6929 HIST 2001   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Chang, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6930 HIST 2001   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chen, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6931 HIST 2001   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Chen, Z

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6933 HIST 2001   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Friedland, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6934 HIST 2001   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Craib, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6935 HIST 2001   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Dear, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6936 HIST 2001   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Falk, O

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6937 HIST 2001   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Garcia, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6938 HIST 2001   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Ghosh, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6939 HIST 2001   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Greene, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6940 HIST 2001   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Hinrichs, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6941 HIST 2001   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Glickman, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6942 HIST 2001   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Hull, I

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6945 HIST 2001   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Koschmann, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6947 HIST 2001   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Logevall, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6948 HIST 2001   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Loos, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6950 HIST 2001   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Minawi, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6952 HIST 2001   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Najemy, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6951 HIST 2001   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Norton, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6953 HIST 2001   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Parmenter, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6954 HIST 2001   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Rickford, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6955 HIST 2001   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Robcis, C

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6956 HIST 2001   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Sachs, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6957 HIST 2001   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Strauss, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6958 HIST 2001   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Tagliacozzo, E

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6959 HIST 2001   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Travers, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6960 HIST 2001   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Washington, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6961 HIST 2001   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Weil, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6962 HIST 2001   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6964 HIST 2001   IND 639

    • TBA
    • Verhoeven, C

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6965 HIST 2001   IND 640

    • TBA
    • Von Eschen, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7789 HIST 2001   IND 642

    • TBA
    • Staff

HIST 2003

This course will bring students and professors together in a relatively informal setting. Professors - some invited by the instructor and some by the students - will discuss their academic interests and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7882 HIST 2003   SEM 101

    • W
    • Baptist, E

HIST 2004

This course provides Becker House residents the opportunity to design and carry out service projects for which they receive one-hour course credit. Students will meet with the professor each week to discuss ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: CUBS: Service-Learning Cornell

  •  7883 HIST 2004   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Baptist, E

HIST 2006

This course is a seminar focused on a service-learning approach to understanding the history of neoliberal transformations of the global economy through the lens of an island (Jamaica) and a community ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2016ASRC 2006

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8913 HIST 2006   SEM 101

    • MW
    • Baptist, E

HIST 2181

This sophomore seminar examines the theory and (often failed) practice of the state from absolutism to modern times. Students read famous theorist, lawyers, historians, social scientists, and diplomatic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17236 HIST 2181   SEM 101

HIST 2209

In this course we will examine the modes of philosophical and spiritual inquiry, varieties of spiritual/bodily cultivation and practice, and religious organizations and movements in China that we know ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2289CAPS 2209RELST 2209

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17354 HIST 2209   SEM 101

HIST 2220

This seminar will explore some of the major political and cultural trends in the United States,  from the era of the Democratic New Dealer, Franklin D. Roosevelt, through the era of the conservative Republican, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2220

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17243 HIST 2220   SEM 101

HIST 2423

How did some intoxicating substances come to be illegal, while others are socially accepted? What is the role and responsibility of the state in managing the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol? This seminar ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2423

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17242 HIST 2423   SEM 101

HIST 2465

Chinese political culture has long been characterized by authoritarianism, from the time of the old imperial order up until the present Communist era. Yet the twentieth century in China witnessed a profound ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2266

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18194 HIST 2465   SEM 101

HIST 2581

This lecture course serves as an introduction to the historical study of humanity's interrelationship with the natural world. Environmental history is a quickly evolving field, taking on increasing importance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2581BSOC 2581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17251 HIST 2581   LEC 001

  • 17252 HIST 2581   DIS 201

  • 17253 HIST 2581   DIS 202

  • 17254 HIST 2581   DIS 203

HIST 2672

This lecture class will explore the socio-cultural history of modern Egypt from the late 18th century to the 21st century "Arab Spring." We will explore Egyptian history under the Ottomans and the Mamluks, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2670GOVT 2673NES 2670

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8532 HIST 2672   LEC 001

  • For students interested in an optional 1-credit section taught in Arabic, please enroll in NES 3366.

HIST 2680

This lecture course explores the dramatic cultural, economic, and social upheavals in U.S. society during the 1960s and 1970s. It will primarily focus on the dynamic interactions between formal politics, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2682

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9656 HIST 2680   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 202
    • Kohler-Hausmann, J

  •  9657 HIST 2680   DIS 201

  •  9658 HIST 2680   DIS 202

  •  9788 HIST 2680   DIS 203

  •  9789 HIST 2680   DIS 204

HIST 2750

This introductory course is a broad survey of the history of the Indian subcontinent from remnants of the Mughal empire through the end of the British empire into the postcolonial present. Prominent themes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2275

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17269 HIST 2750   LEC 001

  • 17270 HIST 2750   DIS 201

  • 17271 HIST 2750   DIS 202

  • 17272 HIST 2750   DIS 203

  • 17273 HIST 2750   DIS 204

HIST 2760

This course considers how a small northern European kingdom acquired and then governed a vast global empire. Beginning with the navigators, pirates and settlers of the Elizabethan era, and ending with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17287 HIST 2760   LEC 001

  • 17288 HIST 2760   DIS 201

  • 17290 HIST 2760   DIS 202

  • 17291 HIST 2760   DIS 203

  • 17292 HIST 2760   DIS 204

HIST 2791

This course studies international humanitarian and human rights activities from their origins to the present.  The ideological and social roots of humanitarian thought and action receive attention, as ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17314 HIST 2791   LEC 001

  • 17315 HIST 2791   DIS 201

  • 17316 HIST 2791   DIS 202

  • 17317 HIST 2791   DIS 203

  • 17318 HIST 2791   DIS 204

HIST 2820

This course aims to make comprehensible both to science majors and to students of the humanities the historical  structure and development of modern science and to show sciences as cultural phenomena. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BSOC 2821STS 2821

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17386 HIST 2820   LEC 001

  • 17390 HIST 2820   DIS 201

  • 17391 HIST 2820   DIS 202

  • 17392 HIST 2820   DIS 203

  • 17393 HIST 2820   DIS 204

HIST 2985

The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented change in China as the country's ancient imperial system collapsed and a new modern order began to emerge. This course will explore the myriad transformations ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2286

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9809 HIST 2985   LEC 001

HIST 3002

Independent Study based supervised research with a history faculty member.  Student must complete an Independent Study form with a faculty supervisor to determine requirements and for permission.  Students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5887 HIST 3002   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baptist, E

  • To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6966 HIST 3002   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Byfield, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6967 HIST 3002   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Case, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6968 HIST 3002   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Chang, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6969 HIST 3002   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chen, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6970 HIST 3002   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Chen, Z

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6972 HIST 3002   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Friedland, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6973 HIST 3002   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Craib, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6974 HIST 3002   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Dear, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6975 HIST 3002   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Falk, O

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6976 HIST 3002   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Garcia, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6977 HIST 3002   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Ghosh, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6978 HIST 3002   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Greene, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6979 HIST 3002   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Hinrichs, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6981 HIST 3002   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Hull, I

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6982 HIST 3002   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Bassi Arevalo, E

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6983 HIST 3002   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Glickman, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6984 HIST 3002   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Koschmann, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6986 HIST 3002   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Logevall, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6987 HIST 3002   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Loos, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6989 HIST 3002   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Minawi, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6990 HIST 3002   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Najemy, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6991 HIST 3002   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Norton, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6992 HIST 3002   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Parmenter, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6993 HIST 3002   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Rickford, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6994 HIST 3002   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Robcis, C

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6995 HIST 3002   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Sachs, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6996 HIST 3002   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Strauss, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6997 HIST 3002   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Tagliacozzo, E

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6998 HIST 3002   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Travers, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6999 HIST 3002   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Washington, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7000 HIST 3002   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Weil, R

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7001 HIST 3002   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7002 HIST 3002   IND 638

    • TBA
    • Seow, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7003 HIST 3002   IND 639

    • TBA
    • Verhoeven, C

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7004 HIST 3002   IND 640

    • TBA
    • Von Eschen, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7630 HIST 3002   IND 641

    • TBA
    • Staff

HIST 3181

This course explores the history, sociology, and ethics of risk. In particular, we will focus on the complex and often ambiguous relationship between science, technology, and risk. A historical perspective ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BSOC 3181STS 3181

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9062 HIST 3181   LEC 001

HIST 3502

Drawing on both historical and contemporary readings, this course seeks to reflect on the political and ideological legacies that offer contextualization for the rise of Donald Trump as the leader of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3530ASRC 3520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17783 HIST 3502   LEC 001

HIST 3519

In the conditions of strict censorship and numerous limitations on various forms of political organization and activism, literature and cinema, especially Iran's internationally acclaimed art cinematography, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 3519

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9874 HIST 3519   LEC 001

HIST 3542

This course will take the students through the age of reforms in the Ottoman Empire, the rising of nationalism, and the encroachment of colonialism in the Middle East, North Africa and the Balkans, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 3542

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17306 HIST 3542   LEC 001

HIST 3590

This course provides a critical historical interrogation of what Black Marxism author Cedric Robinson called "the Black Radical Tradition." It will introduce students to some of the major currents in the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3590ASRC 3590

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8725 HIST 3590   LEC 001

HIST 3790

This course examines the long-term and immediate political, social, and cultural causes of World War I, its catastrophic prosecution, and its revolutionary consequences. Recurring themes are: the building ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17355 HIST 3790   LEC 001

  • 17356 HIST 3790   DIS 201

  • 17357 HIST 3790   DIS 202

HIST 3870

Whether buying at a general store, shopping at a department store, or loitering at a mall, consumption has always formed an important part of the American experience. More than just commodities bought ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3870ILRLR 3870

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17558 HIST 3870   LEC 001

HIST 3960

Surveys the modern history of Southeast Asia with special attention to colonialism, the Chinese diaspora, and socio-cultural institutions.  Considers global transformations that brought "the West" into ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3396ASIAN 6696HIST 6960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9692 HIST 3960   LEC 001

HIST 4000

This seminar is an introduction to the theory, practice, and art of historical research and writing. One key purpose of this course is to prepare students to work on longer research projects—especially ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5925 HIST 4000   SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: history majors.

HIST 4002

This course is designed to facilitate student's successful completion of their History Department Honors theses through regular deadlines and small group writing workshops. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5926 HIST 4002   RSC 701

HIST 4031

The course is designed to introduce students to the historical background of a set of debates and problems pertaining to the role technologies of identification have played in shaping our understanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4031

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17560 HIST 4031   SEM 101

HIST 4127

Visions of bodily corruption have preoccupied ruler and ruled alike in Asia, and prompted campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution.  This seminar, designed ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4415FGSS 4127

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17321 HIST 4127   SEM 101

HIST 4175

The period between around 1870 and World War I was an era of unprecedented global interconnectedness. Telegraph wires, steamships, and railways crossed oceans and continental frontiers, fundamentally changing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4175NES 4675

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17328 HIST 4175   SEM 101

HIST 4241

Religion and politics have had a complex relationship in Chinese history. While various systems of belief have been an integral part of state ideology or co-opted by the state to bolster its authority, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4422CAPS 4241RELST 4241

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17542 HIST 4241   SEM 101

HIST 4291

Marriage was the widely expected norm within African societies. The institution was an important marker of adulthood, linking individuals and lineages in a network of mutual cooperation and support. Marriage ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17330 HIST 4291   SEM 101

HIST 4460

Strategic decision-making in World War II. The course will be organized into a "task force" addressing crucial problems faced by the European-American Allies in World War II: the invasion of northwest ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17329 HIST 4460   SEM 101

HIST 4546

This seminar utilizes recent research on the concept of minorities in the Middle East during the late Ottoman Period, through the age of European colonialism, and post-colonial nationalisms.  Following ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17346 HIST 4546   SEM 101

HIST 4585

This course will examine how music has traveled globally from the early twentieth century through the present.   Thinking about music as a social force, our readings will cover large swaths of genre, time, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 6585

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17358 HIST 4585   SEM 101

HIST 4614

An examination of Islamic history from 600-750, with special attention to historiography and interpretive issues. Topics to be discussed will include: Arabia and the Near East before Islam; the collection ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16585 HIST 4614   SEM 101

HIST 4642

The primary emphasis of this discussion seminar is the historical development of gendered identities and the fluid manner in which different Middle Eastern communities responded to shifting ideas of sexuality, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 4640NES 4642NES 6643

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16562 HIST 4642   SEM 101

HIST 4655

For more than two centuries, revolutions have marked the rhythm of modernity.  In 1780, the original meaning of revolution - an astronomical rotation - was transformed in order to apprehend a social and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 6655ROMS 4650ROMS 6650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17617 HIST 4655   LEC 001

HIST 4675

Rather than a survey of the history of ancient Greek and Rome, a study of the major ancient authors (from Herodotus through Ammianus Marcellinus) who invented and developed the genres of historical writing. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 4675CLASS 7675HIST 6675

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17803 HIST 4675   SEM 101

HIST 4751

This course is divided into three major thematic sections. The first looks at the history of racial thinking in the West. We begin with the existence (or not) of conceptions of biological race in the early- ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4751

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16350 HIST 4751   SEM 101

HIST 4922

This course focuses on the role of the oceans in human history, from earliest times to the present.  It does so by moving both chronologically and topically through oceanic history, so that a number of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4492

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9717 HIST 4922   SEM 101

HIST 4967

This course examines the main factors that caused the collapse of the Soviet superpower at the end of the Cold War by situating the events of 1985-1991 in the wider context of Soviet history and post-1991 ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4967

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18048 HIST 4967   SEM 101

HIST 6000

This seminar is devoted entirely to the writing of a substantive research paper. Students will share research proposals, annotated bibliographies, outlines and portions of rough drafts. Class meetings ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6882 HIST 6000   SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: History graduate students.

HIST 6006

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18071 HIST 6006   SEM 101

HIST 6065

This course examines the relationship between scientific development, technological innovation and maintenance, and the capitalistic forces that support and benefit from these activities. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 6061

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17814 HIST 6065   SEM 101

HIST 6131

This course is taught in conjunction with a course of the same title and scope at Yale University with Professor Anne Eller.  Over the thirteen weeks, we will engage with new work emerging about the Greater ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6131

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17359 HIST 6131   SEM 101

HIST 6163

This seminar about modern Cambodia tackles the issues that dominate the political, socio-cultural, religious and historic landscape of Cambodia. The dominance of the Khmer Rouge and imagery of Angkor in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18141 HIST 6163   SEM 101

HIST 6181

This course uses water to examine the confluence of two fields: environmental history and the social and historical studies of science and technology. Although preliminary scholarship has begun to demonstrate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 6181

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16301 HIST 6181   SEM 101

HIST 6291

Marriage was the widely expected norm within African societies.  The institution was an important marker of adulthood, linking individuals and lineages in a network of mutual cooperation and support.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17325 HIST 6291   SEM 101

HIST 6322

This graduate seminar will explore major currents in historical writing about African-American life and culture in the twentieth century. Focusing on social, intellectual, and labor history, we will identify ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 6322ASRC 6322

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17374 HIST 6322   SEM 101

HIST 6350

This graduate seminar approaches the writing of history as a problem rather than a given, as a craft or even an art rather than a standard method of presenting research. We'll consider as many kinds of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17364 HIST 6350   SEM 101

HIST 6482

This seminar is a readings course on works from the past two decades that have wrestled theoretically, empirically, and narratively with the boundary between geography and history. The course is purposefully ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 6482

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17373 HIST 6482   SEM 101

HIST 6546

This seminar utilizes recent research on the concept of minorities in the Middle East during the late Ottoman Period, through the age of European colonialism, and post-colonial nationalisms.  Following ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17343 HIST 6546   SEM 101

HIST 6585

This course will examine how music has traveled globally from the early twentieth century through the present. Thinking about music as a social force, our readings will cover large swaths of genre, time, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4585

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18171 HIST 6585   SEM 101

HIST 6655

For more than two centuries, revolutions have marked the rhythm of modernity.  In 1780, the original meaning of revolution - an astronomical rotation - was transformed in order to apprehend a social and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4655ROMS 4650ROMS 6650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17620 HIST 6655   LEC 001

HIST 6675

Rather than a survey of the history of ancient Greek and Rome, a study of the major ancient authors (from Herodotus through Ammianus Marcellinus) who invented and developed the genres of historical writing. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 4675CLASS 7675HIST 4675

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17804 HIST 6675   SEM 101

HIST 6710

An examination of Islamic history from 600-750, with special attention to historiography and interpretive issues. Topics to be discussed will include: Arabia and the Near East before Islam; the collection ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16588 HIST 6710   SEM 101

HIST 6960

Surveys the modern history of Southeast Asia with special attentions to colonialism, the Chinese diaspora, and socio-cultural institutions. Considers global transformations that brought "the West" into ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3396ASIAN 6696HIST 3960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9963 HIST 6960   LEC 001

  •  9964 HIST 6960   DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Staff

HIST 8004

Independent Study based supervised reading with a history faculty/field member. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6155 HIST 8004   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baptist, E

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7273 HIST 8004   IND 601A

    • TBA
    • Byfield, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7274 HIST 8004   IND 601B

    • TBA
    • Case, H

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7275 HIST 8004   IND 601C

    • TBA
    • Chang, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7276 HIST 8004   IND 601D

    • TBA
    • Chen, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7277 HIST 8004   IND 601E

    • TBA
    • Chen, Z

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7278 HIST 8004   IND 601G

    • TBA
    • Friedland, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7280 HIST 8004   IND 601I

    • TBA
    • Craib, R

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7281 HIST 8004   IND 601J

    • TBA
    • Dear, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7282 HIST 8004   IND 601K

    • TBA
    • Falk, O

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7283 HIST 8004   IND 601L

    • TBA
    • Garcia, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7284 HIST 8004   IND 601M

    • TBA
    • Ghosh, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7285 HIST 8004   IND 601N

    • TBA
    • Greene, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7286 HIST 8004   IND 601O

    • TBA
    • Harris, R

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7287 HIST 8004   IND 601P

    • TBA
    • Hinrichs, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7290 HIST 8004   IND 601S

    • TBA
    • Hull, I

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7291 HIST 8004   IND 601T

    • TBA
    • Glickman, L

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7292 HIST 8004   IND 601U

    • TBA
    • Seow, V

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7293 HIST 8004   IND 601V

    • TBA
    • Kline, R

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7294 HIST 8004   IND 601W

    • TBA
    • Koschmann, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7295 HIST 8004   IND 601X

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7296 HIST 8004   IND 601Z

    • TBA
    • Logevall, F

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7297 HIST 8004   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Loos, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7298 HIST 8004   IND 602A

    • TBA
    • Bassi Arevalo, E