HIST 4474

HIST 4474

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course explores the intricacies of identity-making and processes of racialization in the Atlantic World from ca. 1500 onward. The range of topics covered include the encounters between Europeans and Indigenous people in the Americas and the invention of the "Indians," the spread of blood purity discourses across the Ibero-Atlantic, the intertwining of African Slavery and racializing ideologies in the British Atlantic, the development of medical frameworks for defining social differences, and the myriad ways in which subaltern groups and individuals resisted, adopted, and subverted the identities that were ascribed to them.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS)
Course Subfield (HPE, HTR)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: HIST 6474JWST 4474JWST 6474SHUM 4474

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17699 HIST 4474   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 312
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Juni, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17700 HIST 4474   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies