All Undergraduate Courses

 

Course No.

Course Name

Description

HIST 118

History of England

Survey of England history from 1603 to present, with emphasis on political and social history.

HIST 120

Topics in History

Introduction to college-level study of history through discussion of specific events or topics chosen by the instructor. Topics will vary each semester.

HIST 191

Preceptorship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program or discipline. Teaching formats may include seminars, in-depth studies, laboratory work and patient study.

HIST 202

Modern Sexualities

Cross cultural history of the relationship of modern sexualities and the rise of capitalism, secularism, urbanization, imperialism, sexology, and sexual identity politics from the eighteenth century to the present.

HIST 203

The Ancient Mediterranean: Power and Identity

This course will focus on the ancient Mediterranean from 800 BCE to the XXX of the Roman Empire in the third century CE, emphasizing concepts of power and identity as demonstrated in politics, gender ideals, material culture and religious practice.

HIST 204

Ancient History: Greek History

A political, social and cultural history of Greek civilization from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great.

HIST 205

Ancient Hist: Roman Hist

A survey of Roman civilization from the founding of the monarchy to the emperorship of Constantine the Great.

HIST 205

Ancient Hist: Roman Hist

A survey of Roman civilization from the founding of the monarchy to the emperorship of Constantine the Great.

HIST 224

Mld Rstnc Post 16th Cen

Courses taught in the era of African enslavement have tended to focus on the northern most regions, such as Virginia, which are often taken to represent-if not constitute-the South. This course looks at the other "South" and the French and Spanish colonizers of South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. It offers a different perspective of the beginnings of the Great Enslavement and compares and contrasts the lives and struggles of enslaved, freed, and self-emancipated Africans in the Southwest during the tenure of Spain.

HIST 236

Indians in U S History

History of Indians in U.S. development from 1500 to the present with emphasis on relations between competing Indian groups and between Indians and whites.

HIST 244

Western America

Survey of the patterns of American expansion and settlement in the western United States.

HIST 245

Frontier America

Survey of the patterns of frontier expansion and settlement in the eastern and mid-western United States.

HIST 249

Techn+The Growth Civiliz

Surveys prehistory and the history of technology worldwide, ranging from stone tools to semiconductors. Emphasizes the cultural context of technology. Extensively illustrated with slides and film.

HIST 253

Hist Wmn U S: Col Am-1890

Changing role of women in American society from colonial times to 1890.

HIST 254

Hist Wmn U S: 1890-Present

Changing role of women in American society from 1890 to the present.

HIST 270

Modern East Asia

Introductory survey of recent histories of China, Japan and Korea, focusing on the major watersheds in these countries' modern experiences. The role of indigenous culture and forces of change as well as foreign influences will be considered.

HIST 270

Modern East Asia

Introductory survey of recent histories of China, Japan and Korea, focusing on the major watersheds in these countries' modern experiences. The role of indigenous culture and forces of change as well as foreign influences will be considered.

HIST 271

History of Christianity

The history of Chrisitanity is presented with its many shifts, shadows and differing stages, from the Apostle's Council in 48, through Vatican II (1962-65).

HIST 272

Japanese Civilization

The study of the evolution of Japanese social values, aesthetic expression, religion and political institutions in order to understand Japan's cultural heritage and contemporary society.

HIST 275

History of China

Historical development of China to 750 AD.

HIST 277A

History of Middle East

Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600 -1453.

Hist 301

Introduction Study of History

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the nature and practice of writing history and to teach critical reading, writing, research and analytical skills necessary for history majors.

HIST 310

The Black Death

A lecture course focusing on Europe in the age of bubonic plague (from 1348 to 1720), with emphasis on changes in climate, food supplies, public health, epidemic disease, demography, and economy. The last third of the course will be devoted to the religious and artistic responses to disaster.

HIST 312

Econ+Soc Hist Discourse

Compares historical narratives about economic theories in their contexts.

HIST 314A

Europe 1870-1945:War, Peace & Social Change

European powers' competition for empire intensified in the late nineteenth century, producing twentieth century wars that spread from Europe to span the globe, shaped by and reshaping domestic politics, international relations, gender expectations and social and cultural forms.

HIST 314B

Europe Since 1945

In this course we will consider the choices Europeans faced and the paths they took after the second World War, including the loss of empire and the stresses of the Cold War, the construction of welfare states and the European Union, and the rise and fall of Eastern European socialisms and their aftermath.

HIST 315

U S Military History

Survey of American wars from colonial times to the present; military institutions, doctrine, application of the principles of war, campaign strategies and tactics, technology, and leadership.

HIST 317

Hist Modern Ireland

Survey of Irish history from the Union in 1800 to the present; the course will emphasize the political, cultural, and religious bases of Irish history.

HIST 320

Tudor-Stuart England

An intensive study of English history from the accession of Edward IV to the Hanoverian dynasty.

HIST 321

Hist Modern Britain

An intensive study of English history from the accession of George III to the present.

HIST 324

History of Puerto Rico

This course examines the history of the oldest colonial territory of the United States. We will study Puerto Rico as an example of U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and as an island with a long history of confrontation with foreign occupiers.

HIST 325

Hist France:Dev Mod Fren St, 1815-Pres

Political, socio-economic, and cultural history of modern France from 1815 to the present day, with emphasis placed on French politics and self-identity.

HIST 329

Jewish-Christian Relat

Explores the parallel and intersecting paths that both Jewish and Christian communities have taken toward theologies of self-identity.

HIST 332

Vietnam and the Cold War

Causes and effects of America's longest war in light of global U.S.-Soviet rivalry and Asian nationalism.

HIST 335

Jews in American Film

Examines Jewish culture and life as it has been portrayed in American film, using Hollywood's images as springboard to study issues in 20th century Jewish identity.

HIST 339

"Cult Trad, Tech+Business"

Traces the technological aspects of North Atlantic civilization and culture with emphasis on the role of technology in 19th and 20th century capitalist development.

HIST 343

Hist of Mexican American

Survey from the 16th century to the present, with emphasis on social, political and economic trends in their historical context.

HIST 345

New American West

The major social, political and economic changes in the 20th century American West; the commonalities and conflicts within the region.

HIST 347

The Old South

Social, economic, cultural and political history from Jamestown to Secession.

HIST 348

South Since Civil War

From the Civil War to the present.

HIST 349

Hist Crime Am: 1607-Pres

A history of crime in America from early Virginia through the present, with emphasis on violent crime, regional differences in crime, chronological changes and causes of the same.

HIST 351

Race + Class in Lat Am

The impact of commercial expansion, urbanization, industrialization, and ideological change on race and class relations in Latin America from the 16th to early 20th century.

HIST 352

Slavery in Latin America

A broadly comparative introduction to slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean. Exploration of slavery, the use of slave labor, and the daily lives of slaves and slave owners in different settings and different cultures.

HIST 355

U. S. Environment History

Examines the history of changing relations between human society and the natural world in North America.

HIST 356

Global Environmtl Hist

This course will examine the ways in which different societies have defined, understood, valued, mapped, and made their livings in their environment. Also, will explore how societies and environments mutually transform one another.

HIST 361

U S Mexico Border Region

Evolution of the borderlands since the mid-19th century, with emphasis on bi-national interaction and interdependence.

HIST 368

Colonial Mexico

From discovery through the War for Independence.

HIST 369

Mex Since Independence

Struggle for political, economic and social stability; international relations, cultural patterns.

HIST 370A

History of the Jews

Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry; Modern Jewish history.

HIST 372A

History and Religion of Israel in Ancient Times -- The Biblical Period

Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Biblical period through the Babylonian Exile; introduction to the Hebrew bible.

HIST 372B History & Religion of Israel in Ancient Times: Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire, with emphasis on the formation of rabbinic Judaism.

HIST 374

The Holocaust

Socio-economic and intellectual roots of modern anti-Semitism, evolution of Nazi policy, genocide, responses of Axis and Allied governments, and responses of the Jews.

HIST 377

Modern Israel

Evolution of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th Century Europe to the present. Survey of the origins of the State of Israel from the rise of Zionism in 19th century Europe to the Declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. Evolution of the State of Israel from 1949 to the present. Emphasis on interactive generative processes and understanding of the interplay between past processes and present socio-political realities.

HIST 379

Ottom Turk Emp 1300-1924

A survey of Ottoman history noting its expansion into Europe and the Middle East and its political and social institutions.

HIST 381A

Hist of Muslim Societies

Rise of Islam, creation of Islamic society, relationship of religion and politics.

HIST 383

Religion/State+Islam

Examines the changing relationship between Islam and politics from the time of the Prophet to the present day.

HIST 384

Topics African History

Regional and/or thematic topics in precolonial, colonial and postcolonial African history, including oral tradition, slavery, religious movements, health and healing, imperialism and and political economy.

HIST 385

Nomad Warriors

Turks and Mongols in the Middle East, Conquests, interaction of nomadic culture and politics with Islamic religion and civilization, legacy of Turco-Mongol rule.

HIST 386

"Race/Gendr: Gene, Form, Pol"

This course examines the gendered constitution of race in the U.S., beginning in the 21st century and working backward to 1800. It explores analytic tools for understanding race/gender, as well as its role in public policy, neoconservatism, feminisim and literature.

HIST 396A

Nature+Practice of Hist

This is a writing emphasis course. Course repeatable with consent of instructor.

HIST 400A

Colony to Nation to the 21st Century: Politics and Culture in Chilean History

In this course the history of Chilean nation-building from the early colonial roots to the 21st Century will be analyzed. Focus is on political, social, and cultural histories of the country, giving attention to the unique characteristics of Chilean national developments. At the same time, connecting its historical idiosyncrasies to larger regional characteristcs and to the trajectory that shaped Latin American developments from colonial encounters, to independence, to contemporary challenges.

HIST 401

Ancient Mesopotamia

Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian civilization from the first cuneiform documents to the fall of the neo-Babylonian empire, with special attention to issues of sociopolitical organization.

HIST 402A

Econ Hist Islamic World

An introduction to the economic history of the Islamic world from the 7th century to the present day.

HIST 403A

History of Greece

From prehistoric times to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War.

HIST 403B

History of Greece

From the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War to the end of the Hellenistic Age.

HIST 403C

Democrcy+Mrkt Cls Greece

This course examines the growth and functioning of democracy and markets in classical Greece, their effects on people's lives, and the analyses and critiques of both systems that Greeks offered.

HIST 404A

History of Rome

The Republic to the death of Caesar.

HIST 404B

History of Rome

The Empire through the reign of Constantine the Great.

HIST 404C/504C

Cleopatra: Power, Passion, Propaganda

This course focuses on Cleopatra VII (69-30 BCE), the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, who was a key powerbroker during a period of important political change, one with enduring repercussions for the western world. She has been, however, deliberately memorialized as a “romantic” agent, a deployer of “feminine wiles”, whose gender and political toolbox rightly doomed her efforts to failure. Students will interrogate the process of transforming a historical individual into an object lesson, a trope of femininity, and a cinematic legend, unpacking the messages crafted for a range of audiences and purposes by multiple creators, including Cleopatra herself.  

HIST 405A

Medieval Europe

Major institiutions and trends in Europe from the breakup of the Roman World to the 14th century.

HIST 405B

Medieval Europe

Major institutions and trends in Europe from the breakup of the Roman World to the 14th century.

HIST 406A

Span Medieval Art+Arch

Covers Spanish art and Architecture produced by Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures between the fall of Rome and 1492, examining the roles of art in medieval politics and religion.

HIST 407A

Intel Hist Medi Europe

Major medieval cultural and intellectual trends; High Medieval Europe.

HIST 407B

Intel Hist Medi Europe

Major medieval cultural and intellectual trends; Late Medieval/ Early Modern Europe.

HIST 408

The Renaissance

Europe between the 14th and 16th centuries with special emphasis on Italy as the seat of the Renaissance. Topics include the city states, humanism, the Church in an age of Schism and secularization, Renaissance art, the New Monarchies and European exploration and imperialism.

HIST 409

The Reformation

The Reformation in thought and action both from the perspective of its religious origins and of the political and social conditions. Analysis of its impact on 16th century Europe including the spread of Protestant reformation and its comparnion movement, counter-reformation.

HIST 410

Hist Hell Early Europe

The concept of punishment after death in Western Europe from the bible to Dante. Includes the Hebrew, Greco-Roman, Germanic, and Christian traditions.

HIST 412A

Eur Intel Hist 1600-Pres

Spring 2004: Enlightenment and Romanticism

HIST 412B

Eur Intel Hist 1870-present

Intellectual and cultural movements from the fin-de-siecle to the collapse of communisim.

HIST 414

Cult Hist Ger to 1714

The political, social, economic and cultural history of Germany from the late Middle Ages to about 1800.

HIST 415

Cult Hist Ger 1714-1989

The political, social, economic and cultural history of Germany from the period of the French Revolution to the present.

HIST 416A

Rise+Fall Europe Empires

The rise and fall of European empires from the fall of Rome to the present, a process involving Europeans with the non- European world and its people, continues to shape global events.

HIST 419

The French Enlightenment

Cultural history of France in the 18th century, with emphasis on the works of the philosophers.

HIST 420

Revolution + Napoleon

The origins and progress of the Revolution in France.

HIST 421

Hist Russia: Early Period

Political, socio-economic, and cultural history of Russia in medieval and early modern times.

HIST 422

Hist Russia:Mod Period

Political, socio-economic, and cultural history of Russia in the modern era until the Bolshevik Revolution.

HIST 423

Intellectual Hist Russia

Historical significance of social, political and scientific thought in 19th and 20th century Russia.

HIST 424

The Modern:Russia 1856-1935

Social history of Russia from the emancipation of the serf to the establishment of the Stalinist system.

HIST 425

History of Soviet Union

The Bolshevik Revolution and problems of Soviet and Russian history from 1917 to the present.

Hist 427

Work, Culture, and Power

History of work, cross-culturally and over time, including slavery, agricultural, artisanal, and industrial work, unions and workers' political movements, and labor market segmentation by gender and race, sweatshops and migration.

HIST 431

Colonial America

The experience and evolving institutions of the North Atlantic colonists from the first landings to the end of the French and Indian War.

HIST 432

Era American Revolution

Origins, progress, and character of the struggle against Great Britain; internal political, constitutional, social, and economic developments; the problems of the 'Critical Period' and the making of the Constitution.

HIST 433

Jefferson + New Nation 1790-1828

Major ideological, political, economic, and social conflicts and developments, North and South, during the first decades of the American nation.

HIST 434

Jacksonian Era 1828-1850

Political, economic, and social developments from the "'reign" of Andrew Jackson through the collapse of the Whig Party in the 1850's.

HIST 435

Coming of the Civil War

Political, constitutional, social, and economic developments in the U.S. from the Mexican War through the Civil War.

HIST 436

Civil War+Reconstruction us 1861-1878

Political, constitutional, economic and military developments in the U.S. and the Confederacy during and after the Civil War.

HIST 437

U S 1876-1919: Prog Era

Examination of economic, social and political developments in years of rapid industrialization from the end of Reconstruction through World War I.

HIST 438

US 1918-1945: WWI/WWII

Prosperity, Depression and the New Deal in peace and war.

HIST 439

Hist N Africa: Islam-Mod

History of the peoples, cultures and societies of North Africa, present day Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya from the Islamic conquests to the post-colonial era. Includes Islamic Spain and the Ottoman Period, but focuses on the modern era and themes of imperialism, nationalism, and Islamic reform.

HIST 440

U S 1945– Present

American society and the role of the United States in world affairs from the Yalta Conference to the present.

HIST 442

Am Soc+Thgt: Precivil War

American political, religious, cultural and philosophical ideas as expressed in colonial, revolutionary and pre-Civil War society.

HIST 443

Am Soc+Thgt: Sn Civil War

The transformation of American minds since the Civil War as expressed in literary, philosophic, religious, and other cultural forms.

HIST 444

Islamic Mysticism

Origin and development of Sufism and its impact on Muslim and non-Muslim worlds.

HIST 445

Women in Islamic History

Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles.

HIST 446

History of Arizona+SW

Economic, social and political development of the state and region from Spanish times to present.

HIST 448

Latin Image in Am Film

This course examines the manner in which Hispanics have been portrayed and depicted in American films from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. The context in which the films were produced and the forces that have shaped their production will be covered.

HIST 449

Amer Foreign Rel to 1914

Examines the rise of America from a struggling colony to a world class power, including its relations with Europe, Latin American and Asia.

HIST 450

Am Foreign Rel sn 1914

Examines the pivotal role played by the United States in world affairs since WWI, focusing on America's struggle with revolutionary movements in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

HIST 451

US + E Asia 1840-Present

An examination of American interaction with Japan and China since the Opium Wars, with special attention given to economic, cultural, and military relations and conflicts.

HIST 452

American Ethnic History

A history of the various ethnic minorities in America from Colonial times to the present, with emphasis on adjustment, acculturation and degrees of assimilation.

HIST 453

History of Women + Work

History of women and work in western and non-western nations from prehistoric times to the present.

HIST 454

The Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition in Spanish, European, and ethnic history; its bureaucracy and procedures; it's festivities, its victims, New and Old Christians; and witches. Social, economic, and demographic context.

HIST 455

Hist of Women in Europe

History of women in Europe covering topics such as women's work in family based economic systems and in religious, political and cultural life, and the impact of larger historical changes.

Hist 456A

History of Anarchism / Europe

This course examines anarchism's birth, growth, and development in various parts of Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

HIST 457A

Manhood and Masculinity in the US

 

HIST 461

The Spanish Conquest

The impact of conquest and Spanish rule on the native peoples of Mexico, Central American, Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Topics include: conquest and ecology; land and labor; religion and culture; adaptation and resistance.

HIST 464

History of Argentina

Survey of Argentine history and culture from the colonial era to the present.

HIST 465A

History of Spain

Salient features of Spanish history beginning with the conquest of the Iberian peninsula by the Moors in 711 and concluding with the consolidation of democracy in the 1980's and 90's.

HIST 465C

Hist Spain

Salient features of Spanish history beginning with the conquest of the Iberian Peninsula by the Moors in 711 and concluding with the consolidation of democracy in the 1980s and 1990s.

Hist 465E

Early Modern Spain 1100-1700

This course will focus on the various elements of Spanish culture that contribute to its cultural distinction. It will examine Spain's cultural life from various spiritual, literary, athletic, and culinary perspectives and the history of their development. As such, its central focus will change each time it is offered.

HIST 465Z

History Central America

A survey of the history of Central America from the Spanish conquest to the present, focusing of regional economies, ethnic and class conflict, and the politics of state formation.

HIST 466

History of Brazil

History of Brazil from 1500 to the present.

HIST 467

Contemporary Lat America

Revolution, social change and reaction in Latin America from 1930 to the present.

HIST 468A

Asia and the West

Processes of interaction between Europeans and the peoples and cultures of the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia, from the Portuguese explorations to the present.

HIST 469

Hist Women Latin America

Women's history in Latin America from the Conquest to the present.

HIST 470

Religious Hist of India

Development of major religious traditions of South Asia; Vedic Religion, Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Islam.

HIST 472

History Medieval India

Survey of Indian history from 7th century to 1750.

HIST 473

Hist India+Pak:1750-Pres

Survey of political, social and economic developments in South Asia from the mid-18th century to the present. Writing emphasis for India-Pakistan specialization.

HIST 474A

Hist Japan:Earliest Time 1500

Social, cultural, economic and political history of Japan; From earliest times to 1500.

HIST 474B

Hist Japan: 1500–1800

Social, cultural, economic and political history of Japan; 1500-1800.

HIST 474C

Japan: 1800– Present

Social, cultural, economic and political history of Japan; 1800-Present.

HIST 475A

Ancient+Classical-200 BC

In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Ancient and classical, to 200 BC.

HIST 475B

Early Empire/200BC-200AD

In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Early Empire 200 BC to 200 AD.

HIST 475D

New Empire: 750-1350 AD

In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; New Empire, 750 to 1350 AD.

HIST 475E

Late Empire 1350-1800 AD

In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Late Empire, 1350 to 1800 AD.

HIST 476

Modern China

Survey of political, social, economic and cultural transformations undergone by China from ca. 1800 to the present. Provides students with a sense of both the major themes and the substance of the last two centuries of history of one of the world's major civilizations, as well as a better understanding of China's prominent position in the world today.

HIST 477

Comparative World Revolutions

This course examines the historical context against the theoretical, cultural, political, social, and economic elements of sudden revolutionary upheaval. Revolutions from the French Revolution of 1789 to the Cuban Revolution of 1959 will be studied.

HIST 479

Ottoman Empire to 1800

History of Ottoman Empire from its origins through the direct Western European impact, focusing on the political and social history of the empire in Europe and Asia.

HIST 480

Middl East in 20th Cent

The modern Middle East in the age of imperialism, world wars, state formation, decolonization, and Islamic resistance. This is a writing emphasis course.

HIST 481

Work Mthr Fem ID: 1945-Pr

History of women in the U.S. since 1945. Will explore a variety of topics including employment, sexuality, motherhood, abortion, reproductive technologies and feminism, and explore how changes in these areas have affected diverse groups of women. Prior work in women's studies or history helpful.

HIST 482

Social History of China

Formation of ancient Chinese society; organization of families and clans; social stratification, mobility, conflict and control in traditional China and transformation from traditional to modern society.

HIST 484

Hist Arab/Israeli Confl 1800-Pres

Origins of Zionism and Palestinian and other Arab nationalisms from the 19th century and the post-1948 Arab-Israel state conflict in the Cold War era.

HIST 485B

Scl,Clt+Pol Hist Iranian 7th Cntry-Pres

The Iranian plateau in the modern era of western imperialism and nationalistic Islamic responses.

HIST 486

Nomad Warriors

Mongol and Turkish tribal warfare, government and society, especially in Central Asia and the Middle East.

HIST 488

History of Byzantium

Political, social, and cultural history of Byzantium from AD 325 to 1453, including the Byzantine legacy in Europe and the Middle East.

HIST 489

Women in East Asia

Women in traditional China and Japan; analysis of changes occurring in the modern period.

HIST 490

Philosophy of History

Introduction to historical thinking from antiquity to the present, with emphasis on ideas in European and North American historical writings during the modern and contemporary eras.

HIST 495A

Studies in Early Europe

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 495B

Studies in Black America

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 495C

Top in Mod European Hist

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 495E

Strggl+Surv Mod ME+N Afr

The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by several different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 495F

Topics in US History

Colloquium covers topics in United States, such as an urban history from colonial to modern periods.

HIST 495G

Topics: Latin American History

 

HIST 495K

Colloquium: World History

 

HIST 496C

Women+Lit of Identity

Through the developemtn and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

HIST  497B/597B

 Performance, Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient Mediterranean

 The course is an enriched exploration of sports, spectacle and theatrical performances in ancient Greece and Rome, incorporating both traditional delivery of content (lectures and discussion based on reading) combined with the opportunity to engage creatively with the material in workshop format. The semester is structured around the ancient festival calendar, moving from private and local dramatic works to Panhellenic athletic competitions to the major performances at the festival of Dionysus in Athens and during the Games in Imperial Rome, culminating with amphitheatrical spectacle under the Emperors. The performative material selected grapples with universal human themes, specifically the formation of cultural identities against the volatile backdrop of war and the tension between the exercise of power and the demands of the populace.

HIST 576

Modern China

 

HIST 585B

"Scl, Clt+Pol Hist Iranian"

The Iranian plateau in the modern era of western imperialism and nationalistic Islamic responses. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and an extensive research paper.

 

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Department of History
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