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History


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First Session, 2021

HIST 106 Ancient History (3)

A topical survey of the ancient world, especially the civilization of the Near East, Greece, and Rome. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

HIST 107 Medieval History (3)

ONLINE. A survey of Western Europe and the Mediterranean World, 300-1500. REMOTE ONLY-ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 110 Introduction to the Cultures and Histories of Native North America (AMST 110) (3)

ONLINE. An interdisciplinary introduction to Native American history and studies. The course uses history, literature, art, and cultural studies to study the Native American experience. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 134 Modern East Asia (ASIA 134) (PWAD 134) (3)

ONLINE. Comparative and interdisciplinary introduction to China and Japan in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on impact of the West, nation building, industrialization, and evolution of mass society. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 242 United States-Latin American Relations (3)

MAYMESTER. This course examines the history of United States involvement in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lectures will cover two centuries of United States intervention, from the wars of the 19th century to the covert CIA operations of the Cold War and the more recent wars on drugs and terror. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

HIST 245 The United States and the Cold War: Origins, Development, Legacy (PWAD 245) (3)

MAYMESTER. This is both a wide-ranging and detailed course that looks at the origins, the evolution, and the termination of the Cold War from 1945 to 1989/90. It also considers the “New Cold War” with Russia that developed in 2014. The course is based on an international and multinational perspective. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

HIST 277 The Conflict over Israel/Palestine (ASIA 277) (PWAD 277) (3)

Explores the conflict over Palestine during the last 100 years. Surveys the development of competing nationalisms, the contest for resources and political control that led to the partition of the region, the war that established a Jewish state, and the subsequent struggles between conflicting groups for land and independence. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 372 History of American Politics, 1932-Present (3)

This course explores the political history of the United States from the New Deal in the 1930s to the present. Topics include the trajectories of liberalism and conservatism and the origins of today’s most protracted political debates–from McCarthyism to 9/11, from Watergate to Obamacare.

Second Session, 2021

HIST 110 Introduction to the Cultures and Histories of Native North America (AMST 110) (3)

ONLINE. An interdisciplinary introduction to Native American history and studies. The course uses history, literature, art, and cultural studies to study the Native American experience. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 140 The World since 1945 (3)

ONLINE. This introduction to the contemporary world examines the Cold War and its international aftermath, decolonization, national development across a variety of cases, and trends in the global economy. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

HIST 398 Undergraduate Seminar in History (3)

The subject matter will vary with the instructor. Each course will concern itself with a study in depth of some historical problem. Students will write a substantial research paper. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.