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HIST110
The Ancient World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
GenEd: DSHU
Interpretation of select literature and art of the ancient Mediterranean world with a view to illuminating the antecedents of modern culture; religion and myth in the ancient Near East; Greek philosophical, scientific, and literary invention; and the Roman tradition in politics and administration.
HIST111
The Medieval World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
The development of Europe in the Middle Ages; the role of religious values in shaping new social, economic, and political institutions; medieval literature, art and architecture.
HIST142
Looking at America through a Global Lens
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: HIST289I or HIST142.
Formerly: HIST289I.
Looking at America will focus on a thematic approach to the study of foreign -- negative and positive -- perceptions of America in the 20th century.
HIST200
Interpreting American History: Beginnings to 1877
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS or DSHU
Credit only granted for: HIST156 or HIST200.
Formerly: HIST156.
The United States from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Establishment and development of American institutions.
HIST201
Interpreting American History: From 1865 to the Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS or DSHU, DVUP
Credit only granted for: HIST157 or HIST201.
Formerly: HIST157.
The United States from the end of the Civil War to the present. Economic, social, intellectual, and political developments. Rise of industry and emergence of the United States as a world power.
HIST208L
(Perm Req)
Historical Research and Methods Seminar; Slavery and Abolition in the United States
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
HIST208M
(Perm Req)
Historical Research and Methods Seminar; War, Culture, and Legitimacy in the Ancient World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
HIST208N
(Perm Req)
Historical Research and Methods Seminar; The Many Lives of Others: Auto/biography in Medieval and Early Modern Eurasia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
HIST211
Love, Labor, and Citizenship: History of American Women Since 1880
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Also offered as: WMST211.
Credit only granted for: HIST211 or WMST211.
An examination of women's changing roles in working class and middle class families, the effects of industrialization on women's economic activities and status, and women's involvement in political and social struggles including those for women's rights, birth control, and civil rights.
HIST219I
Special Topics in History; Religions of the Ancient Near East
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Also offered as JWST225 and RELS219A. Credit granted for JWST225, HIST219I, or RELS219A.

Introduction to ancient Near Eastern religious systems and mythology, from the third millennium BCE through the fourth century BCE. Particular emphasis on Mesopotamia and ancient Israel.
HIST222
Immigration and Ethnicity in America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Also offered as: AAST222.
Credit only granted for: AAST222, AAST298A, HIST219L, or HIST222.
Formerly: HIST219L.
The history of immigration and the development of diverse populations i the United States are examined. Topics include related political controversies, the social experiences of immigrants, ethnicity, generations, migration, inter-group relations, race, and diversity in American culture.
HIST225
Modern Military History, 1815-Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS
The military history of Europe through an examination of the economic, financial, strategic, tactical, and technological aspects of the development of military institutions and warfare from the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to the present.
HIST233
Empire! The British Imperial Experience 1558-1997
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Credit only granted for: HIST219P or HIST233.
Formerly: HIST219P.
Britain's empire from the mid-sixteenth century to the late twentieth century, focusing on the encounter between Britain and indigenous peoples. Topics include the origins of British imperialism in Ireland and North America, the slave trade, the East India Company and India, women in empire, transportation and the making of Australia, sex in empire, missionaries, racial theories, and decolonization.
HIST235
History of Britain 1461 to 1714
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS
British history from the War of the Roses to the Hanoverian succession; Yorkist and Tudor society and politics; the Renaissance and Reformation in England, Henry VIII through Elizabeth I; 17th-century crises and revolutions; intellectual and cultural changes; the beginnings of empire; the achievement of political and intellectual order.
HIST236
History of Britain 1688 to Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS
British history from the Glorious Revolution of 1688 to the present. The revolution of 1688; the structure of 18th-century society and politics; economic and social change in the Industrial Revolution; 19th- and 20th-century political and social reform; imperialism; the impact of the First and Second World Wars on British society.
HIST237
Russian Civilization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS
An overview of Russian history stressing the main lines of development of the Russian state and the evolution of Russian culture to the present day.
HIST240
Europe in the Twentieth Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS
Credit only granted for: HIST240 or HIST337.
Formerly: HIST337.
Political, cultural, and economic developments in 20th-century Europe.
HIST245
Reformers, Radicals, and Revolutionaries: The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Credit only granted for: HIST219W or HIST245.
Formerly: HIST219W.
The 20th century was a period of dramatic changes in the Middle East. Within the global context of the two World Wars and the Cold War, countries in the region struggled with the effects of colonialism and painful processes of decolonization. The course offers a thematic-comparative approach to issues such as social and political reform, nationalism, the colonial experience, independence struggles, models of governance, political violence, and Islamism. Course lectures and the analysis and discussion of primary sources will lead students to understand that the peoples of the Middle East found answers to the challenges posed by Western dominance based on their specific historical, cultural and socio-economic circumstances.
HIST251
Latin America Since Independence
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Also offered as: HIST251.
Credit only granted for: HIST251 or LASC251.
Introductory survey of the history of Latin America from the era of independence (c. 1810-1825) through the early 1980s. Major themes include independence and sovereignty, postcolonialism and neocolonialism, nation- and state-building, liberalism, citizenship, economic development and modernization, social organization and stratification, race and ethnicity, gender relations, identity politics, reform and revolution, authoritarianism and democratization, and inter-American relations.
Also offered as LASC251. Credit granted for HIST251 or LASC251.
HIST255
African-American History, 1865 - Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS
An introductory course in the African-American experience in the United States from 1865 to the present. Topics include the aftermath of the Civil War on US race relations, the rise of segregation, northern migration, World War I and II, Civil Rights Movements, and the Black Power Movement.
Also offered as AASP298A. Credit only granted for HIST255 or AASP298A.
HIST281
The Rabbinic Movement: History and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS or DSHU
Also offered as: JWST230.
Credit only granted for: HIST281 or JWST230.
Introduction to the Rabbinic movement and its history, first to seventh century CE. Survey of the essential texts of ancient Rabbinic literature, both halakhic (legal) and aggadic (non-legal).
Also offered as JWST230 and RELS219C. Credit only granted for HIST 281, JWST230, or RELS219C
HIST285
East Asian Civilization II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH, D
GenEd: DSHS
A survey of the historical development of modern Asia since 1700. Primarily concerned with the efforts of East Asians to preserve their traditional cultures in the face of Western expansion in the 18th and 19th centuries, and their attempts to survive as nations in the 20th century.
HIST289A
Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Spain: Tolerance, Oppression, and the Problematic Past
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP, SCIS
Also offered as RELS289C. Credit only granted for HIST289A or RELS289C.

For 800 years, medieval Spain was home to one of the most religiously diverse societies in European history, where Jews, Christians, and Muslims lived and worked closely together. In the modern era, this period has been held up both as a model of successful interreligious harmony, and as a case study in religious discrimination and exclusion. Can the example of the Spanish past really teach us how to build-or how not to build-a society that embraces religious difference?
HIST289R
Pocketbook Politics: A History of American Buying and Selling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, SCIS
HIST289V
What Does It Mean to be An American?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
This course seeks to understand the on-going crisis over national identity and purpose by examining the many factors that go into the big stew known as America.
HIST289X
History and the Politics of American Memory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
HIST299
(Perm Req)
Directed Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST307
The Holocaust of European Jewry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as: JWST345.
Credit only granted for: HIST307 or JWST345.
Roots of Nazi Jewish policy in the l930's and during World War II: the process of destruction and the implementation of the "final solution of the Jewish problem" in Europe, and the responses made by the Jews to their concentration and annihilation.
HIST319P
Special Topics in History; The African City: From Ancient Mali to Modern Johannesburg
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
From the genesis of urban life on the Niger to the postcolonial South African city.
HIST319R
Special Topics in History; Genghis Khan and the Mongols: Destroyers of Worlds and Patrons of Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST327
The Roman Empire
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Roman history from Augustus to Heraclius, 44BC-641AD: The Imperial cour and government; the diversity of culture in provinces and cities and the progress of Romanization; Roman religion and its transformation in late antiquity; the Roman army and defense of the frontiers.
HIST328C
Selected Topics in History; Arts, Leisure, and Entertainment: Urban Life in Modern Iran
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as PERS398B and TDPS358B. Credit granted for PERS398B, HIST328C, or TDPS358B.

Interdisciplinary historical exploration of the formation and transformations of urban public culture in modern Iran. Taught in English.
HIST328J
Selected Topics in History; Origins, Identities, and the American Storybook
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
America's past is captured in many places and stories, even if many of them are tall tales and full of malarkey. This course focuses on a few selections from this American storybook that, in their narrative arcs, offer insights in to the diversity of the origins and identities that make up what we think of as the history of the United States.
HIST329B
Special Topics in History; Drugs in the Modern World: From Opium Wars to the War on Drugs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST329L
Special Topics in History; Riches and Ruin: A Global History of Capitalism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Surveys the development of capitalism since the 1500s from a global perspective, focusing on Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Topics include commodity flows, labor migration, the environment, markets, and entrepreneurs. Engagement with key scholarly debates, primary sources, and digital methods.
HIST329M
Special Topics in History; From Damascus to Cordoba: The First Dynasty of Islam East and West
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as RELS429M. Credit only granted for HIST329M or RELS429M.
HIST329X
Special Topics in History; Mobility in History: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST329Z
Special Topics in History; Mizrahi Identity in Israel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
It is impossible to understand Israeli society today without examining the Mizrahi experience.Despite the common misconception that most Israelis are of European origin,the fact of the matter is that Jews of Mizrahi origin, whose parents and grandparentsimmigrated to Israel from the Middle East and North Africa,represent a major part of the Israeli population. Moreover, Ashkenazi-Mizrahi relationscontinue to be a major source of tension in Israeli society and politics. This course brings to light narratives of Mizrahi identity in Israel and explores the trajectory of the Mizrahi strugglefor equality through its various milestones: the 1959 Wadi Salib Revolt,the Black Panthers Movement in the 1970s, the emergence of the Israeli Sephardi-Orthodox party Shas, and the new wave of Mizrahi activism in the 21st century. Additionally, the course explores literature, film and television to uncover the way Mizrahi Jews narrate their story in Israel today. Also offered as ISRL329M and JWST319D. Credit only granted for HIST329Z, ISRL329M, or JWST319D.
HIST333
The European Reformations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HIST111 or HIST112; or permission of instructor required.
Also offered as: RELS343.
Credit only granted for: HIST333 or RELS343.
Examination of developments in European religion between 1450 and 1700; the late-medieval Church and its critics; rise of Protestant thought in Germany and its spread throughout Europe; reform efforts in the Catholic Church; religious wars and violence and their impact on state and society; consequences of religious reform in society and its impact on the family and women.
Also offered as RELS343. Credit granted for HIST333 or RELS343.
HIST352
America in the Colonial Era, 1600-1763
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HIST200, HIST210, HIST213, or HIST254; or must have completed HIST156; or permission of instructor.
The founding of the English colonies in America and their European backgrounds, the reasons for the instability of colonial society to 1689 and the emergence of stable societies after 1689; the development of colonial regionalism, political institutions, social divisions, the economy, religion, education, urban and frontier problems in the eighteenth century.
HIST353
America in the Revolutionary Era, 1763-1815
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HIST200, HIST210, HIST213, HIST254, or HIST275; or must have completed HIST156; or permission of instructor.
The background and course of the American Revolution and early nationhood through the War of 1812. Emphasis on how the Revolution shaped American political and social development, the creation of a new government under the Constitution, and the challenges facing the new nation.
HIST356
Emergence of Modern America, 1900-1945
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HIST201, HIST211, HIST213, HIST222, HIST255, or HIST275; or must have completed HIST157; or permission of instructor.
The emergence of modern institutions and identities, 1900-1945. These institutions may include corporate enterprises and the welfare state; identities include homosexuality, the New Woman, and the New Negro.
HIST357
Recent America: 1945-Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HIST201, HIST211, HIST213, HIST222, HIST255, or HIST275; or must have completed HIST157; or permission of instructor.
American history from the inauguration of Harry S. Truman to the presen with emphasis upon politics and foreign relations, but with consideration of special topics such as radicalism, conservatism, and labor.
HIST360
Women and the Civil Rights Movement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Twentieth-century U.S. civil rights movement from the vantage point of women, considering both women's involvement in the legal campaigns and political protests and the impact of civil rights struggles on women's condition, status, and identity.
Also offered as AASP498I and WMST498M. Credit granted for HIST360, AASP498I, or WMST498M.
HIST373
Jews in Early Modern Times 1450-1750
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: HIST282 or JWST234.
Also offered as: JWST333.
Credit only granted for: JWST333, HIST373, HIST418C/JWST419C (Fall 2006, Fall 2004) or HIST419C/JWST419Y (Spring 2001).
Formerly: HIST419C.
Emergence of new powerful population centers, religious and cultural creativity, new forms of community, and radical messianic movements.
Also offered as JWST333 or RELS419D. Credit only granted for HIST373, JWST333,or RELS419D.
HIST376
History of Modern Israel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Also offered as: ISRL342.
Credit only granted for: HIST376, ISRL342, or JWST342.
History of modern Israel since the beginning of the Zionist settlement in 1882. Attention to different interpretations and narratives of Israel's history, including the historical and ideological roots of Zionism, the establishment of the State of Israel, ideological forces, wars, and the triumphs and crises of democracy.
Additional Note: Also offered as ISRL342. Credit granted for ISRL342 or HIST376.
HIST386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-History department; and junior standing or higher.
The History Department's Internship program. Pre-professional experience in historical research, analysis, and writing in a variety of work settings.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST396
(Perm Req)
Honors Colloquium II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-History department; or HIST395.
Restriction: Must be in History program.
Uses a seminar approach to examine a major problem of historical interpretation across two or more diverse cultures in different periods. Topics vary and include: religion and society, the city in history, gender, slavery and emancipation, and modernization.
HIST399
(Perm Req)
Honors Thesis II; Honors Thesis II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST408E
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar; Empire and Central Asia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of department. An exploration of the role of empire in the making of modern Central Asia. Focus on five former Soviet republics, Afghanistan and Xinjiang (western China).
HIST408L
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar; Individual Liberties and War: From the Revolution to the War on Terror
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of department. This course will examine the tension between individual liberties - such as the freedom of the press, the free exchange of ideas, the right to assemble and petition government,the right to a jury trial of ones peers, the right to bear arms, to mention a few - and the expectation that the people are obligated to support their government during a time of war.
HIST408P
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar; Witchcraft and Persecution, 1450-1750
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
HIST408V
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar; The Catholic Church
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
HIST408X
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar; Britain at War: A Social and Cultural History, From WWI to the Cold War
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of department. From the idealism of the "Soldier Poets" of 1914 who believed war would be "a great adventure" to the apocalyptic fears of the Cold War generation, war has shaped Twentieth Century British social and cultural history, especially British notions of class and gender. This is a readings based seminar, using memoirs, novels, and films, as well as secondary sources.
HIST419D
Special Topics in History; Islam in Europe
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as RELS419W. Credit only granted for RELS419W or HIST419D.
HIST419J
Special Topics in History; American Women and the Great Society: The 1960s and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST419L
Special Topics in History; Postcolonialism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as ANTH469L, AMST489F, ENGL479O, LASC448K, and PHIL428A. Credit only granted for HIST419L, ANTH469L, AMST489F, ENGL479O, LASC448K, or PHIL428A.
HIST419M
Special Topics in History; Nazi Germany
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST419R
Special Topics in History; Social History of Medicine: Health and the Body in Modern USHistory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Examines how American societys relationship to health and the body changed over time; how medical knowledge and technological advancements contributed to this understanding; how medical knowledge about the body has informed concepts of race, gender, class, sexuality and disability; and how the pursuit of this knowledge generated ethical questions about medicine and its impact on society. Specialized medical/scientific knowledge is not required for this course.
HIST419V
Special Topics in History; Modern Central and Eastern Europe
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST419Y
Special Topics in History; 1948 and the Transnational Struggle for Palestine
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARAB305 or HEBR313 (or permission from instructor.) Also offered as JWST429O, ISRL448W, HEBR498M, and ARAB499Y. Credit granted for HIST419Y, JWST429O, ISRL448W, HEBR498M, or ARAB499Y. An exploration of the 1948 War for Palestine/Israel and its reverberations throughout the Middle East and North Africa. For students who have advanced proficiency in EITHER Hebrew or Arabic, this class offers a unique perspective on this seminal war through readings of original documents written by the war participants, both Jewish and Arab. Students can expect to improve their translation and reading comprehension skills in Hebrew or Arabic. Class discussions as well as a final research paper will be in English.
HIST425
Imperial Russia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
The rise and fall of the Russian Empire, Peter the Great to the collapse of tsarism in revolution. Emphasis on the evolution of autocracy, social groups, national identities, and cultural change.
HIST428B
Selected Topics in History; Seven Revolutions in Postwar Africa
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST428F
Selected Topics in History; Cultural Imagination in the US-China Relations since 1785
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST428M
Selected Topics in History; Oral History of Immigration
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, DVCC
Uses oral history to explore experiences of migrants to the Washington, D.C. area since the mid-twentieth century in projects based on engagement with local immigrants.
HIST428T
Selected Topics in History; Readings in Global Environmental History
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST429F
Special Topics in History; MAC to Millennium: History of the University of Maryland
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Through extensive use of primary documents, students will gain an overview of the history of UMD, from its founding in 1856 to the presentday.
HIST429J
Special Topics in History; History of the Atlantic World, 1450-1750
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HIST429L
Special Topics in History; History of Iran in the Islamic Period (7th Century to the Present)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as RELS419X and PERS498L. Credit only granted for HIST429L, RELS419X, or PERS498L. An overview of the salient features of the cultural and social history of Iran over the past millennium and a half.
HIST429M
Special Topics in History; History & Memory in Medieval Islam
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as RELS419C. Credit only granted for HIST429M or RELS419C.
HIST431
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
An examination of the political, religious, and social forces in English life, 1603-1714, with special emphasis on Puritanism and the English revolutions.
HIST483
History of Japan Since 1800
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Japan's renewed contact with the Western world and emergence as a modern state, industrial society, and world power, 1800-1931; and Japan's road to war, occupation, and recovery, 1931 to the present.
HIST495
Women in Medieval Culture and Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as: WMST455.
Credit only granted for: HIST495 or WMST455.
Medieval women's identity and cultural roles: the condition, rank and rights of medieval women; their access to power; a study of women's writings and the constraints of social constructs upon the female authorial voice; and contemporary assumptions about women.
HIST499
(Perm Req)
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST601
History and Contemporary Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An introduction to contemporary theories in philosophy, literary criticism, cultural studies, anthropology, and other fields; and analysis of their usefulness to historians.
HIST607
(Perm Req)
The Teaching of History in Institutions of Higher Learning
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
For majors only.
HIST608B
(Perm Req)
General Seminar; American History
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
HIST608G
General Seminar; Colonial Latin America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST608N
General Seminar; Global Interaction and Exchange
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST610
Introduction to Museum Scholarship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as: AMST655.
Credit only granted for: AMST655, ANTH655, or HIST610.
Provides students a basic understanding of museums as cultural and intellectual institutions. Topics include the historical development of museums, museums as resources for scholarly study, and the museum exhibition as medium for presentation of scholarship.
HIST619A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in History; Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST619B
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in History; Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST619D
Special Topics in History; Comparative European Empires
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST619F
Special Topics in History; Islam in Europe
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST619G
Special Topics in History; Workers of Global Capitalism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST619P
Special Topics in History; History of Iran in the Islamic Period (7th Century to the Present)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An overview of the salient features of the cultural and social history of Iran over the past millennium and a half.
HIST619T
Special Topics in History; Readings in Global Environmental History
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An introduction to the field of environmental history through books and articles on different continents, countries, empires, and time periods.
HIST619W
Special Topics in History; Readings in the Cultural and Intellectual History of the United States
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST639D
Special Topics in History; Readings in Atlantic History
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST639M
Special Topics in History; History and Memory in Medieval Islam
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST708
Directed Independent Reading for Comprehensive Examinations I
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HIST709
Directed Independent Reading for Comprehensive Examinations II
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: S-F
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HIST729
Readings in Modern European History; Nationalism and Ethnicity in Central and Eastern Europe
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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HIST811
Museum Scholarship Practicum
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: HIST810.
Restriction: Permission of Museum Scholarship Program required.
Also offered as: ANTH857, AMST857.
Credit only granted for: ANTH 857, AMST857 or HIST811.
Students devise and carry out a research program using the collections at the Smithsonian Institution or some other cooperating museum, working under joint supervision of a museum professional and a university faculty member.
HIST819A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in History: Independent Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Department permission required.
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HIST819B
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in History: Independent Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Department permission required.
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HIST819G
Special Topics in History: Independent Research; Research Seminar in Early American History, 1600-1865
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
HIST898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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HIST899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
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