College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Fall 2018 Course Listings

View the History Department's course offerings for Spring 2018 by course level. Please click here to find which courses qualify for Category I & II.

For a listing of Spring 2018 courses by Theme click here .

For a listing of all History Department courses click here.

  • 100-200 level courses will give you an overview of a topic or region and teach you how historians work.
  • 300-400 level classes explore specific themes and help you develop your skills as a critical thinker, writer, and historian.
  • 500-600 level courses specialize in specific topics, help you deepen your understanding, and hone your writing and analytic skills.
     
HIST 104 Introduction to African History
An introduction to important historical developments in Africa. Topics include empires, kingdoms, the slave trade, European colonialism, liberation movements, national identities, and a return to independence. (Same as AAAS 105.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 22395
HIST 106 Introduction to Roman History
A general survey of the political, social, and economic developments of ancient Rome from 753 B.C. to 475 A.D. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gordon, Pamela
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM BL 212 - LAWRENCE
3 28726
HIST 109 The Black Experience in the Americas
An interdisciplinary study of the history of the African peoples of the New World, relating their cultures and institutions to the African background and to their peculiar New World experiences up to and including the nineteenth century. While the main emphasis is on the U.S.A., attention is also paid to the Caribbean and Latin America. Approaches include demography, economics, social and political developments, literature, and music. (Same as AAAS 106.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Alexander, Shawn
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 23300
HIST 115 French Revolution to the Present: Europe 1789-Present
An introduction to recent European history, with emphasis on the social, political, economic, and cultural forces which have helped to create the Europe of today: the French Revolution, the romantic movement, the revolutions of 1848, nationalism, imperialism, Communism, and two World Wars, the cold war, and its aftermath. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Denning, Andrew
MW 11:00-11:50 AM MAL 2048 - LAWRENCE
3 27697
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 27698
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 27699
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 27700
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 27701
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 27702
DIS Denning, Andrew
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 27703
HIST 124 Latin American Culture and Society
An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of Latin America, as manifest in the arts and literature, history, and in environmental, political, economic, and social realities. Explores and critiques the principal themes and methodologies of Latin American Studies, with an aim towards synthesizing contributions from several different disciplines. Emphasizes the unique insights and perspectives made possible by interdisciplinary collaboration and provides students with the basic knowledge base for understanding Latin America today. (Same as LAA 100.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 28918
HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War
A historical survey of the United States from the peopling of the continent through the Civil War. This survey is designed to reflect the diversity of the American experience, to offer the student a chronological perspective on the history of the United States, and to explore the main themes, issues, ideas, and events which shaped that history. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Isenberg, Andrew
MW 01:00-01:50 PM HAW 1005 - LAWRENCE
3 14701
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19927
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19928
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 17176
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19929
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 24999
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 16732
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 21696
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20902
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20906
HIST 129 History of the United States After the Civil War
A historical survey of the American people from Reconstruction to the present. This survey is designed to reflect the diversity of the American experience, to offer the student a chronological perspective on the history of the United States, and to explore the main themes, issues, ideas, and events that shaped American history. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Moran, Jeffrey
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 24228
LEC Farber, David
MW 01:00-01:50 PM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 16837
DIS Farber, David
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17845
DIS Farber, David
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 17842
DIS Farber, David
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17843
DIS Farber, David
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 18631
DIS Farber, David
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 27676
DIS Farber, David
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 18632
DIS Farber, David
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 17844
DIS Farber, David
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 20912
DIS Farber, David
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 21996
HIST 140 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change
This interdisciplinary course and laboratory sections survey the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 140 and GEOG 140.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 17846
LBN
Tu 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 19277
LBN
W 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 19279
LBN
Th 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 19280
LBN
W 01:00-02:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 19278
HIST 144 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change, Honors
This interdisciplinary course surveys the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as GEOG 144 and EVRN 144.) Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 19268
LBN Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
Loecke, Terrance
F 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 19254
HIST 160 Introduction to West African History
This course treats West African history through the first part of the twentieth century. The student is provided with a perspective on the major historical patterns that gave rise to West Africa's development as an integral part of world history. Special attention is paid to anthropological, geographical, and technological developments that influenced West African political and socioeconomic changes. (Same as AAAS 160.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 201 Writing the Past-Category I/Western Topics: _____
Many of the words that human beings have written down in one form or another have been stories of events, people, and places from the past. History is a story of countless people-some famous, many anonymous-who have made up the human past. This course will introduce students to the basic skills of analytical, descriptive, and narrative writing and reading through the lens of history. Students will learn how to develop a voice of their own as writers and build a toolkit of skills that will help them effectively communicate in writing, in their course work and careers. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category I/Western requirement of the History major. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 202 Writing the Past-Category II/Non-Western Topics: _____
Many of the words that human beings have written down in one form or another have been stories of events, people, and places from the past. History is a story of countless people-some famous, many anonymous-who have made up the human past. This course will introduce students to the basic skills of analytical, descriptive, and narrative writing and reading through the lens of history. Students will learn how to develop a voice of their own as writers and build a toolkit of skills that will help them effectively communicate in writing, in their course work and careers. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category II/Non-Western requirement of the History major. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 203 Speaking the Past-Category I/Western Topics: _____
This seminar offers students the opportunity to learn about a specific theme or topic in history through the development of their verbal communication skills. A variety of scaffolded assignments will introduce students to the essential elements of interpersonal and public speaking, provide opportunities to practice their performances and receive constructive feedback, and hone their organizational and critical-thinking skills. In doing so, they will achieve a deeper understanding of an important aspect of the past. Specific historical topics will be determined by individual instructors. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category I/Western requirement of the History major. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 204 Speaking the Past-Category II/Non-Western Topics: _____
This seminar offers students the opportunity to learn about a specific theme or topic in history through the development of their verbal communication skills. A variety of scaffolded assignments will introduce students to the essential elements of interpersonal and public speaking, provide opportunities to practice their performances and receive constructive feedback, and hone their organizational and critical-thinking skills. In doing so, they will achieve a deeper understanding of an important aspect of the past. Specific historical topics will be determined by individual instructors. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category II/Non-Western requirement of the History major. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 301 The Historian's Craft
This course introduces students to the practice and methods of the study of history and serves as the gateway to the major. HIST 301 trains students to think like historians, equipping them with skills in research, critical analysis, and oral and written presentation useful to any career but especially integral to careers in archival work, museum work, law, and research. Students learn (1) to think historically; (2) to understand how historians construct and write about the past through narratives, theory and analytical discussion; (3) to critically evaluate historical arguments and the material used to substantiate those arguments, including an introduction to the process of peer review; (4) to develop writing and research skills including the interpretation of primary sources; and (5) to master professional standards of presenting their findings. This course is required of all history majors and is a prerequisite for HIST 696 Seminar in:________. Prerequisite: Completion of KU Core 2.1 and recommended completion of KU Core 2.2. Open only to declared History majors or by consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 14764
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
MW 09:30-10:45 AM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 24771
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4011 - LAWRENCE
3 18586
HIST 307 Modern Africa, Honors
An intensive version of HIST 300. A survey of social, political, and economic developments during the colonial era and independence struggles. Themes may include resistance, liberation, nationalism, gender issues, agriculture, genocide, and human rights. (Same as AAAS 307.) Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program, or by consent of the instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC MacGonagle, Elizabeth
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM BA 202 - LAWRENCE
3 27708
HIST 308 Key Themes in Modern Global History
A comparative historical analysis of major global developments from the late 15th century to the present. Some of the themes likely to be explored are empire-building, contact between cultures and colonial social relations; the attraction of cities, their role in a global economy and the shift to an urban world; and the impact of capitalism and industrialization on social organization including conflict between classes and changes in the nature of work. Students learn ways of interpreting primary historical documents and comparing historical investigations across time and space. (Same as GIST 308.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rosenthal, Anton
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 27710
HIST 314 Globalization: History and Theory
Explores the rise of global capitalism in the 19th and 20th centuries, contemporary debates about 21st century globalization, and the role of globalization in our everyday lives. Questions considered include: Is globalization an incremental process that has been going on for centuries, or it is a dramatic new force reshaping the post-Cold War world? Is it a cultural and social process or an economic and political one? Or is it all of these things? Not open to students who have completed HIST 315. (Same as GIST 314.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Jahanbani, Sheyda
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 27712
HIST 318 Indian Territory
This course examines the cultural, social, economic, environmental, and political history of Indian Territory in what is now the state of Oklahoma. It surveys the diverse geographical regions, tribal cultures, the impact of Indian Removal Act, assimilation, acculturation, westward expansion, the Civil War, boarding schools, the Dawes Act, the Curtis Act, and land runs on Indian Territory residents. The course also treats post-Civil War violence, outlaws, and the role of tribal courts along with controversies over removals, Land Run celebrations, allotment scandals, and Osage oil murders. (Same as HUM 345 and ISP 345.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 24864
HIST 324 History of Women and the Body
This course examines different notions about women and their bodies from a historical perspective. It discusses the arguments and circumstances that have shaped women's lives in relation to their bodies, and women's responses to those arguments and circumstances. This course covers a wide geographical and chronological spectrum, from Ancient societies to the present, from Latin America and the Middle East, to North America and Western Europe. (Same as WGSS 324.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vicente, Marta
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 27714
HIST 327 The Premodern Middle East
A survey of the history of the Middle East from the origins of Islam in the seventh century to the rise and consolidation of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth century. Lectures and discussions focus on diversity within the Middle East at the height of the Islamic empires. Topics include the life of Muhammad and early Islamic communities, expansion of Islam into Asia, Africa and Europe, intellectual strength in the medieval period, and the everyday lives of women, Christians, Jews and other minority groups. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, Marie
MW 11:00-12:15 PM MAL 2001 - LAWRENCE
3 27715
HIST 336 Ethics, Ideas, and Nature
This course examines the ethical frameworks developed for thinking about, using, and protecting the natural world. Examples of topics include indigenous approaches to nature, the history of ecological ideas, environmental movements, the role of the state of managing resources, utilitarianism and progressivism, environmental lawmaking, wilderness advocacy, nature and theology, the rights of nature, and environmental justice. Students are introduced to the theories of duty ethics, justice ethics, utilitarianism, and right ethics, and required to apply ethical decision making to contemporary and historical environmental issues. Multiple perspectives on the history of human interactions with nature demonstrate the importance of reflecting upon the value systems inherent in human-centered environmental ethics and nature-centered environmental ethics. (Same as EVRN 336.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Santangelo, Byron
LaGue, Ariel
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4035 - LAWRENCE
3 21219
LEC Boynton, Alex
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 22988
LEC Boynton, Alex
MW 12:30-01:45 PM DHDC 2096 - LAWRENCE
3 24381
HIST 337 History, Ethics, Modernity
This course will examine the question "How has human dignity been preserved or violated in the modern age?" Cast in a global framework, some of the probable themes are the history of human rights; the moral universe of genocide; the (in)dignity of industrial work; the shifting status of the poor and the colonized and their treatment by the state and society; the impact of changing technology on ethics in war, peace and the environment; and the violation of dignity as a factor in collective resistance. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rosenthal, Anton
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 21994
HIST 340 The History of the Second World War
A survey of the origins, course, and consequences of the war, 1930-1945. Political, economic, military, and social aspects will be dealt with in the context of their global effects. Extensive use will be made of motion pictures and other media. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 10:00-10:50 AM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 18391
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 10:00-10:50 AM MS 105 - LAWRENCE
3 27903
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 10:00-10:50 AM FR 227 - LAWRENCE
3 18403
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4034 - LAWRENCE
3 21694
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 18394
HIST 341 Hitler and Nazi Germany
An examination of the rise of Hitler and Nazism, beginning with the breakdown of 19th century culture in the First World War and continuing through the failure of democracy under the Weimar Republic. The course will also discuss the impact of Nazism on Germany and how Nazism led to the Second World War and the Holocaust. (Same as JWSH 341.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Sternberg, Frances
W 06:00-08:30 PM REGN 263 - EDWARDS
3 22165
HIST 352 American Indians Since 1865
This course examines American Indian/White relations from reconstruction to the present. It surveys the impact of westward expansion and cultural changes brought about by the Civil War, forced education, intermarriage, the Dawes Act, the New Deal, the World Wars, termination, relocation and stereotypical literature and movies. The class also addresses the Red Power and AIM movements, as well as indigenous efforts to decolonize and to recover and retain indigenous knowledge. After learning about the past from both Native and non-Native source materials, students will gain multiple perspectives about historical events and gain understandings of diverse world views, values, and responses to adversity. (Same as HUM 350 and ISP 350.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 23094
HIST 356 At the Movies: U.S. History on the Silver Screen
The motion picture was invented right here in the United States more than a century ago, and Americans have been going to the movies ever since. Movies have expressed their dreams and nightmares, aspirations and fears, hopes and dreads. Through a wide-ranging study of Hollywood films from the 1920s to the present, including the industry that created them and the people who watched them, this course explores what Americans have seen and felt at the movies. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 27738
HIST 362 The American Way of War Since World War II
This course is a survey of American Military History from World War II to current military operations. It covers the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, both Persian Gulf wars, the global war on terrorism, and the war in Afghanistan. The course examines the causes, course, conduct, and consequences of the wars and covers advances in technology and doctrine, civil-military relations, foreign policy, and inter-service rivalry, providing a political, military, and cultural history of the wars. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 21688
HIST 382 Jerusalem Through the Ages
As a prominent site in the religious and cultural histories of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jerusalem is uniquely situated as one of the world's most sacred cities. For more than 3,000 years, this city has been a focal point of religious and political activity. Through the critical reading of historical and religious texts, and archaeological data, this course will explore the historical development of Jerusalem as a sacred place in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (Same as CLSX 382, JWSH 382 and REL 382.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

HIST 389 Topics in Western History: ______
A study of a specialized theme or topic in Western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical study through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category I credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Spangler, Mary
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM FR 108 - LAWRENCE
3 29515
LEC Sternberg, Frances
Tu 02:30-05:00 PM WES 4022 - LAWRENCE
3 28879
HIST 390 Topics in Non-Western History: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in non-Western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical study through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category II credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kaneko, Maki
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 29087
LEC Yun, Kyoim
MW 03:00-04:15 PM WES 1005 - LAWRENCE
3 28392
LEC Welch, Eric
MW 11:00-11:50 AM SUM 428 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 29454
HIST 399 The Samurai
Japan's warrior class, the samurai, dominated politics and society for more than half of Japan's recorded history. This course traces the history of the samurai from their origins to the dissolution of their class in 1877, examining their military role, philosophy, and cultural contributions. It also considers continued references to the "spirit of the samurai" in the twentieth century. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rath, Eric
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 27718
HIST 492 Readings in History
Investigation of a subject selected by the student with the advice and direction of an instructor. Individual reports and conferences. Two (2) Readings in History courses may be applied to the major and no more than one (1) may be applied to the minor. Prerequisite: Ten hours of college history including at least two upper-class courses and a "B" average in history. Consent of instructor. IND.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Corteguera, Luis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11832
IND Forth, Christopher
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 20643
IND Greene, J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14434
IND Hagel, Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19734
IND Jahanbani, Sheyda
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17037
IND Kuznesof, Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11834
IND Lewis, Adrian
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 20716
IND MacGonagle, Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11835
IND Moran, Jeffrey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11836
IND Rath, Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11837
IND Rosenthal, Anton
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11838
IND Vicente, Marta
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11840
IND Warren, Kimberley
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14703
IND Weber, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14904
IND Wood, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14905
HIST 493 History Research Internship
The course allows students to work with a faculty mentor and learn firsthand the tasks that historians undertake to research and present their findings. Potential student assignments include database entry and retrieval, translation, fact checking, and compiling sources. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: At least one 300- level history course; declared major in history; and permission of the instructor. INT.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Hagel, Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 23467
INT Schwaller, Robert
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 21947
HIST 501 Topics in Western History: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical research through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category I credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a history course numbered below 500, or permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Case, Steven
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
Tu 04:00-04:50 PM HAW 2031 - LAWRENCE
3 28880
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
MW 03:00-04:15 PM SUM 505 - LAWRENCE
3 28881
LEC Kessler, Marni
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 28882
HIST 502 Development of Ancient Greece, ca. 1000-300 B.C.
Emphasis on the ancient sources and texts, developments in political institutions and society, the changing definitions of personal, cultural, and national identities, and the cultural tensions between Greece and the cultures to the west and east, especially Italy and Persia. No knowledge of the ancient languages is required. (Same as CLSX 502). LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM SUM 424 - LAWRENCE
3 28866
HIST 510 Topics in Non-Western History: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in non-Western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical research through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category II credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a history course numbered below 500, or permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kaneko, Maki
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 28902
HIST 574 Slavery in the New World
Slavery, slave culture, and the slave trade in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean will be examined comparatively. Attention will also be given to African cultures, the effects of the slave trade on Africa, and the effects of African cultures on institutions in the New World. (Same as AAAS 574.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Schwaller, Robert
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 27720
HIST 579 The History of Brazil
The history of Brazil from European discovery to the present with emphasis on social and economic change. Topics discussed will include the Indian, African, and European backgrounds, slave society, the frontier in Brazilian development, cycles of economic growth and regionalism, the role of foreign capital, industrial development, labor, urban problems, the military in government, and human rights. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19957
HIST 584 Modern China
An intensive survey of China's history from the early 19th century to the present. Key topics include the decline of the traditional system, the rise of communism, the Maoist era, and the tensions of change and control in the 1980s and 1990s. (Same as EALC 584.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Greene, J.
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 27722
HIST 598 Sexuality and Gender in African History
An examination of the history of sexuality and gender in Africa with a focus on the 19th and 20th centuries. Major issues and methods in the historical scholarship on gender and sexuality will be covered. Topics of historical analysis include life histories, rites of passage, courtship, marriage, reproduction, education, masculinities, homosexuality, colonial control, and changing gender relations. Prior course work in African history is suggested. Graduate students will complete an additional project in consultation with the instructor. (Same as AAAS 598 and WGSS 598.) LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 27724
HIST 690 Honors Course in History
This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides a group setting for writing the Senior Honors Thesis, which is a substantial work of historical research based above all on the analysis of primary sources. During this first semester students must produce a serious working draft of the thesis. Assignments and discussions will help students to prepare this draft, which will establish a solid foundation for the Honors Thesis. In addition, this course will provide a close experience of advanced, professional, historical work. Presentations, weekly comments on the work of others, and active participation in seminar discussions with constructive observations and questions will complete that professional experience. A History faculty advisor will provide essential guidance throughout the process of writing the thesis. Prerequisite: HIST 301 and permission of instructor. SEM.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Scott, Erik
Tu 01:00-03:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 24836
HIST 696 Seminar in: _____
A seminar designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of historical inquiry. A research paper will be required. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of 75 credit hours of undergraduate study and completion of HIST 301, and recommended completion of one 500 level history course, or consent of the instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, Marie
M 03:00-05:30 PM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 17849
LEC Moran, Jeffrey
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 20945

 
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