Graduate Europe Courses

 

 

 

Course No. Course Name Description

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

HIST 504B History of Rome: The Empire through the Reign of Constantine the Great The Empire through the reign of Constantine the Great. Graduate level requirements include an additional indepth research paper.
     
HIST 504C Cleopatra: Power, Passion, Propaganda Graduate-level requirements include two short in-class presentations on particular aspects of course material; weekly responses to the assigned reading, focusing on modern scholarship; and a 5000-word final paper, comparative in nature.

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


HIST 522 History of Russia to 1917
Political, socio-economic and cultural history of Russia and its expansion into an empire from the 10th century to 1917.  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 History of the 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 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 Paradise Lost: The History of Anarchism in Europe 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 565B History of Spain: Early Modern Spain, 1100 to 1700
This course examines the Iberian Peninsula during the Renaissance and Reformation. The rise of Spain as a Mediterranean, then an Atlantic political and economic power, primarily under the Trastamaras and Habsburgs, will be studied along with the social and cultural factors that contributed to Spain's rise as a World Empire.  Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for a historiographic or bibliographic essay.

HIST 565C History of Spain: Imperial Spain, 1700 to 1898
This course surveys the growth and development of the Spanish Empire, with particular attention to Latin America, under the guidance of the new Spanish dynastic house, the Bourbons. It will focus on reorganization of Spain's political affairs in the old world and the new world. In addition, Spain's socio-economic and cultural development will be discussed.  Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for a historiographical or bibliographic essay.

HIST 565D History of Spain: Contemporary Spain, 1868 to the Present
The central theme of this course is the conversion of Spain from a far-flung world empire to a modern European nation-state. It will explore the many political, socio-economic, and cultural changes that have transformed Spain from a nation in decline to one of the leading nations in the European Community.  Graduate-level requirements include additional readings and meetings with instructor to develop topics for a historiographical or bibliographic essay.

HIST 586 The Ancient World in Film This course explores the ways in which events and narratives drawn from the ancient Mediterranean have been represented in film, focusing on such issues as the role of the archaeologist in connecting to the ancient past, the depiction of Egypt as a font of mystic (and doomed!) power, and the presentation of Roman spectacle as an emblem of ruthless imperialism.
HIST 595C Topics in Modern 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/may not be required of course registrants.
HIST 597B Performance, Sport, and Spectacle in the Ancient Mediterranean Students explore major spectacle and performance events through readings in primary and secondary sources, discussion, workshop, AND adaptation for re-enactments in a modern setting. By engaging with the historical past on a personal level, by re-experiencing key elements of past societies, students will gain powerful and lasting insights on Mediterranean antiquity and on the human experience.
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 695F Advanced Studies in Ancient History Discussion and analysis of current scholarship on a range of topics and issues in ancient history, usually in a small group setting.  Instruction may include presentations by several different persons.  Research projects may or may not be required of course registrants.
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 Nineteenth-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 Twentieth-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.

 

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