All Graduate Courses

Course No. Course Name Description

Hist 500A Politics and Culture: 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. Graduate-level requirements include bi-weekly meetings to discuss additional readings. Graduate students don't write short papers but will take the exams with the undergraduates. Their grades consist of different components. Please see syllabus.

HIST 501 Ancient Mesopotamia Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian civilization from the first cuneiform documents to the fall of the neo-Babylonian empire with attention to issues of sociopolitical organization. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and a research paper.

HIST 502A Econ Hist Islamic World An introduction to the economic history of the Islamic world from the 7th century to the present day. Graduate level requirements include additional readings, lead one class discussion by presenting an analysis of the readings, preparing a written outline and discussion questions, and to use primary historical sources in their papers.

Hist 503A History of Greece  

HIST 503B History of Greece From the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War to the end of the Hellenistic Age.

HIST 504A Hist Rome: Rep to Death of Caesar The Republic to the death of Caesar. Graduate level requirements include an additional indepth research paper.

HIST 504B Hist Rome: Empire-Reign The Empire through the reign of Constantine the Great. Graduate level requirements include an additional indepth research paper.

HIST 505A Medieval Europe Major institutions and trends in Europe from the breakup of the Roman World to the 14th century. Graduate level requirements include additional work with primary and foreign language secondary sources.

HIST 505B Medieval Europe Major institutions and trends in Europe from the breakup of the Roman World to the 14th Century. Graduate level requirements include additional work with primary and foreign language secondary sources.

HIST 506A Spanish Medieval Art+ Architecture 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. Graduate level requirements include a 15-20 page paper and will meet with the instructor outside class hours to discuss readings.

HIST 507A Intel Hist Medieval Europe Major medieval cultural and intellectual trends: High Medieval Europe. Graduate level requirements include additional work with primary and foreign language secondary sources.

HIST 507B Intel Hist Medieval Europe Major medieval cultural and intellectual trends: Late Medieval/Early Modern Europe. Graduate level requirements include additional work with primary and foreign language secondary sources.

HIST 508 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. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper.

HIST 509 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 companion movement, counter-reformation. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper.

HIST 510 Hist of Hell in 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. Graduate level requirements include additional work with primary and foreign language secondary sources.

HIST 516A Rise + Fall European Empire 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. Graduate level requirements include additional reading, writing and discussion meetings.

HIST 519 The French Enlightment Cultural history of France in the 18th century, with emphasis on the works of the philosophers. Graduate level requirements include substantial additional independent reading.

HIST 520 The French Revolution + Napoleon The origins and progress of the Revolution in France. Graduate level requirements include substantial additional independent reading.

HIST 521 Hist of Russia: Early Period Political, socio-economic and cultural history of Russia in the modern era until the Bolshevik Revolution. Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 522 Hist of Russia: Modern Period Political, socio-economic and cultural history of Russia in the modern era until the Bolshevik Revolution. Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 523 Intel Hist of Russia Historical significance of social, political and scientific thought in 19th & 20th century Russia. Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 524 Hist Modernization Russia: 1856-1935 Social history of Russia from the emancipation of the serf to the establishment of the Stalinist system. Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 525 Hist Soviet Union The Bolshevik Revolution and problems of Soviet and Russian history from 1917 to the present Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 531 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. Graduate level requirements include different, additional reading and reports thereon.

HIST 532 The Era American Revolution Origins, progress and character of the struggle against Great Britian; internal political, constitutional, social and economic developments; the problems of the "Critical Period" and the making of the Constitution. Graduate level requirements include different, additional reading and reports thereon.

HIST 533 Jefferson + the New Nation: 1790-1828 Major ideological, political, economic and social conflicts and developments, North/South, during the first decades of the American nation. Graduate level requirements include an additional, substantial research or historiographical paper to be decided on in consultation with the instructor.

HIST 534 Jacksonian Era: 1828-1856 Political, economic and social developments from the "reign" of Andrew Jackson through the collapse of the Whig Party in the 1850s. Graduate level requirements include an additional, substantial research or historiographical paper, to be decided on in consultation with the instructor.

HIST 535 The Coming of the Civil War, US 1845-1861 Political, constitutional, economic and military developments in the US and the Confederacy during and after the Civil War. Graduate level requirements include a research exercise.

HIST 536 Civil War + Reconstruction, US 1861-1878 Political, constitutional, economic and military developments in the US and the Confederacy during and after the Civil War. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper.

HIST 537 US 1876-1919: Gilded Age + Prog Era Examination of economic, social and politcal developments in years of rapid industrialization from the end of Reconstruction through World War I. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper.

HIST 538 US 1918-1945: World War I - II Prosperity, Depression and the New Deal in peace and war. Graduate level requirements include taking examinations which consist entirely of essay questions, completing a research paper on a topic chosen in consultation with the professor, assisting the professor in leading discussion groups with undergraduate students over the addigned readings, providing questions from those readings for us by the professor in formulating quizzes for the undergraduates and possibly presenting a lecture to the class if the student is nearing completion of graduate work.

HIST 539 Hist N. Africa: 700-1962 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. Graduate level requirements include an extensive research paper and readings.

HIST 540 United States: 1945 - Present American society and the role of the United States in world affairs from the Yalta Conference to the present. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.

HIST 544 Islamic Mysticism Origin and development of Sufism and its impact on Muslim and non Muslim worlds.

HIST 545 Women in Islamic History Examination of the roles of women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and meetings with the instructor and an additional research paper.

HIST 546 History of Arizona+SW Economic, social and political development of the state and region from Spanish times to present. Graduate level requirements include an historiographical essay and additional reading.

HIST 550 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. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper and additional course readings.

HIST 552 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. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.

HIST 553 Hist of Women + Work History of women and work in western and non-western nations from prehistoric times to the present. Graduate level requirements include writing a lengthy research paper demonstrating a familiarity with basic secondary works as well as investigating primary source on a pertinent topic.

HIST 554 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. Graduate level requirements include graduate students studying more deeply the economic, social and demographic context of the Inquisition through more scholarly reading, discussion and writing.

Hist 556A History of Anarchism This course examines anarchism's birth, growth, and development in various parts of Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings, writings, and individual consultation with the instructor.

HIST 558 Topics Comp Wmn Hist International history of a topic of the instructor's choice. Graduate level requirements include reading and writing about the field in more depth.

HIST 561 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. Graduate level requirements include an additional essay.

HIST 564 History of Argentina Survey of Argentine history and culture from the colonial era to the present. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper on an approved topic.

HIST 565B 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. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for a historiographic or bibliographic essay.

HIST 565C 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. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for a historiographical or bibliographic essay.

HIST 565D 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. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for historiographical or bibliographic essay.

Hist 565E 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. Graduate-level requirements include additional readings, writings, and individual consultation with the instructor.

HIST 565Z 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. Graduate level requirements include an 8 to 10 page historiographic essay, additional readings, mid-term and final exam.

HIST 566 History of Brazil History of Brazil from 1500 to the present. Graduate level requirements include a paper on the role of Carlos Lacerda.

HIST 567 Contemporary Lat America Revolution, social change and reaction in Latin America from 1930 to the present. Graduate level requirements include an indepth paper on a topic approved by the instructor.

HIST 569 Hist Women Latin America Women's history in Latin America from the Conquest to the present. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper on a topic approved by the instructor.

HIST 572 History Medieval India Survey of Indian history from 7th century to 1750. Graduate level requirements include additional research or writing; see instructor for details.

HIST 573 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. Graduate level requirements include additional research or writing; see instructor for details.

HIST 574B Hist Japan: 1500–1800 Social, cultural, economic and political history of Japan; 1500-1800. Graduate level requirements include an additional research paper.

HIST 575A Ancient+Classical-200 BC In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Ancient and classical, to 200 BC. Graduate level requirements include a bibliography, reports and a term paper similar to that required in a preliminary doctoral exam.

HIST 575B Early Empire/200BC-200AD In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Early Empire 200 BC to 200 AD. Graduate level requirements include a bibliography, reports and a term paper similar to that required in a preliminary doctoral exam.

HIST 575D New Empire: 750-1350 AD In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; New Empire, 750 to 1350 AD. Graduate level requirements include bibliography, reports and a term paper similar to that required in a preliminary doctoral exam.

HIST 575E Late Empire 1350-1800 AD In-depth treatment of major premodern eras; Late Empire, 1350 to 1800 AD. Graduate level requirements include a bibliography, reports and a term paper similar to that required in a preliminary doctoral exam.

HIST 576 Modern China  

Hist 577 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. Graduate-level requirements include additional reading material, some in the original language; additional writing; meeting separately with the instructor for more level appropriate discussion and analysis.

HIST 579 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. Graduate level requirements include an indepth research paper.

HIST 580 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. Graduate level requirements include additional readings on selected topics and an extensive research paper.

HIST 581 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. Graduate leve requirements include a longer more comprehensive research paper.

HIST 582 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. Graduate level requirements include an extra term paper.

HIST 584 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. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and an extensive research paper.

Hist 585A Soc, Cult + Pol Hist Iranian Plateau From Islamic invasions to the aftermath of the Mongol invasions, 600-1500. Graduate level requirements include additional readings and an extensive research paper.

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.

HIST 586 Nomad Warriors Mongol and Turkish tribal warfare, government and society, especially in Central Asia and the Middle East. Graduate level requirements include additional readings, a longer research paper and class presentations. They may also meet separately for discussion.

Hist 588 History of Byzantine Political,social and cultural history of Byzantium from A.D. 325 to1453, including the Byzantine legacy in Europe and the Middle East. Graduate-level requirements include an additional term paper.

HIST 589 Women in East Asia Women in traditional China and Japan; analysis of changes occurring in the modern period.Graduate level requirements include an additional research paper.

HIST 590 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. Graduate level requirements include a research paper.

HIST 595C 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 595E 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 595F Topics in US History Colloquium covers topics in United States, such as an urban history from colonial to modern periods. Graduate level requirements include additional reading, plus 3 options regarding written work: (1) 20-25 page essay based on own research, (2) create a syllabus for the undergrad course, (3) complete 20 page historiographical essay.

HIST 596C 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 596M Mid East:Topics Hist+Civ The development and exchange of scholarly information usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registraints, with the exchange of results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

HIST 597A Teaching Method+Practice Course focuses on the history undergraduate classroom, working from theoretical approaches to application and workability. The primary emphasis is teaching critical analytical and communication skills and imput of another important theme is professional development for graduate students, preparing course material and gaining experience with teaching technology.

HIST 695A Adv Studies in U.S. 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 registraints.

HIST 695B Adv Study in Lat Am 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 695C Advanced Studies in European History 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 or may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695E Adv Studies Hist Women The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695F Adv Studies Ancient Hist  

HIST 695G Adv Stds Asian History The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695H Comparative History The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695I World History The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695K Historiography The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 695M Adv Stds Mid East Hist The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, usually in a small group setting. Instruction often includes lectures by sevveral different persons. Research projects may/may not be required of course registrants.

HIST 696B 19th-Century U.S. Hist The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696C 20th Century U.S. Hist The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696C 20th Century US The development 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 696E Medieval Europe The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696F Early Modern Europe The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696G 19th-Century Europe The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696H 20th-Century Europe The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 696J Latin America: Modern Period The development 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 696J Latin America: Modern Period The development 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 696J Latin America: Modern Period The development 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 696N Comparative Women’s Hist The development 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 696O Hist+Historiog Col N Afr The development and exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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 900 Research Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.

HIST 910 Thesis Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing).

HIST 920 Dissertation Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).

HIST 930 Supplementary Registration For students who have completed all course requirements for their advanced degree programs. May be used concurrently with other enrollments to bring total number of units to the required minimum.

HIST695C Adv Study in 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.

HIST696J Latin Am: Modern Period The exchange of scholarly information and/or secondary research, 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.

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