AFH 5348 History of West Africa 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Ghana empire to the contemporary period.

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AFH 5934 Topics in African History 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in African History

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AFH 6259 Seminar in Modern Africa 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

In-depth reading and discussion of aspects of modern African history. Seminar focuses on specific themes, such as ethnicity, colonialism, violence, warfare, gender, religion, and nationalism.

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AFH 6805 Theo/Met African Hist 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theories and methods that underlie the study of African history and change as the field has evolved over the last four or more decades. Attention to changing frameworks for viewing the African past, with a focus on the historians' research methods and techniques.

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AFH 6934 Africa 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Africa

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AFH 6936 Readings in African History 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings in African History

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AMH 5405 The South to 1860 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

History of the South from the Civil War to present, emphasizing the South as an integral region and its relationship to the rest of the nation. Not open to students who have taken AMH 4403 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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AMH 5930 Topics in United States History 3 Credits, Max 15 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in United States History

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AMH 6198 Early American Society 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings seminar focusing on a selected topic or topics in American history through the War of 1812.

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AMH 6199 Nineteenth Century America 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings seminar focusing on a topic or topics in nineteenth century American history.

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AMH 6290 Modern America 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings seminar focusing on topics in American history in the twentieth century.

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AMH 6406 Readings in Southern History, 1607-1865 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

An analysis of the major scholarly works and interpretations dealing with the development of a bi-racial society in the American South.

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AMH 6465 Seminar in U.S. Urban History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Historical development of American cities and ways in which the urbanization process has reshaped social life.

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AMH 6516 Seminar in American Foreign Relations and Expansion 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

American foreign policy since 1945, the United States response to Third World nationalism, the changing historiographical debate over the nature of U.S. diplomacy, and other selected topics.

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AMH 6557 Seminar in Constitutional or Legal History of the United States 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Chronological and thematic analysis of the evolution of American law, legal institutions, and constitutionalism from their English origins to present.

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ASH 5388 Topics in East Asian History 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in East Asian History

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EUH 5195 The Archaeology of the Middle Ages 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examining key issues in the theory and practice of medieval archaeology. Major themes include the relation between history and archaeology, nationalism in archaeology, urban centers, rural settlements, church and monastic archaeology, wetland archaeology, mortuary archaeology, crafts, social relations, power in the Middle Ages, gender, ethnicity, and state formation.

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EUH 5934 Topics in European History 3 Credits, Max 15 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in European History

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EUH 6126 Readings in Medieval History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Major themes; readings combine classic studies that shaped the field with current work exploring issues like gender, textuality and historical memory, and popular religion.

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EUH 6174 Conversion in the Middle Ages 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines the religious experience of the middle ages through reading and discussion of concepts such as conversion, martyrdom, sainthood, gender, and power.

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EUH 6177 Economy and Society in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines the processes by which land tenure, trade, and aristocratic demand interacted to become powerful forces in shaping political, social, and economic conditions of the transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages (from Late Antiquity to the early Middle Ages).

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EUH 6289 Readings, Modern Europe 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Major themes; readings combine classic studies that shaped the field with current works exploring a wide range of topics.

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EUH 6469 Modern German History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Interpretations of and approaches to German history, and introduction to advanced research in the area.

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HIS 5485 Special Studies in the History of Science 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Special Studies in the History of Science

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HIS 5939 Second-Year Research Seminar 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Students in the seminar will produce a research paper of approximately 10,000 words. The paper should be based on research into primary materials, placed in the context of a larger historiographical conversation. The paper may be a preliminary investigation into a dissertation topic or may be on an unrelated subject.

Prerequisite: Second year status in MA or Ph.D. program

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HIS 6061 Introduction to Historiography 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the schools, theories, and philosophies of the discipline of history.

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HIS 6416 Problems in Comparative Legal History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar begins with the question of what comparative legal history is and considers a series of case studies to explore approaches to comparative legal history.

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HIS 6445 Postcolonial Theories 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings in history and theory of aftermaths of European imperialism. Emphasizes the passage from colonial to postcolonial regimes. Critiques of colonialism and nationalist decolonization emerging in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

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HIS 6488 Readings in the History of Science 1-4 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Inquiry into the development of western scientific thought and institutions. Specific historical topics having intellectual coherence and substantial historiography.

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HIS 6905 Individual Study 1-3 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Individual Study

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HIS 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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HIS 6940 Supervised Teaching 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Teaching

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HIS 6943 Internship in Historical Applications 2-4 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Internship in Historical Applications

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HIS 6957 Nonthesis Project in History 1-3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Nonthesis research.

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HIS 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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HIS 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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HIS 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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LAH 5438 Modern Mexico 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in Mexican history from independence in 1821 to the present. Emphasizes the Diaz dictatorship and the Mexican Revolution. Not open to students who have taken LAH 4433 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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LAH 5476 Caribbean History to 1800: Slavery, Colonization, and International Conflict 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Social, economic, and political history of the West Indies and the Circumcaribbean region to around 1800. Emphasizes slave societies. Not open to students who have taken LAH 4471.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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LAH 5527 Andean Nations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Anthropological and political history of the postcolonial Andean region, including the republics of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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LAH 5607 History of Amazonia 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the history of the Amazon region. Places the region in the wider context of Latin American history and Atlantic history from the pre-colonial era to the 1980s.

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LAH 5637 Brazil Since 1750 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

History of Brazil from the Portuguese era of reform to the military regime of 1964-85.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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LAH 5933 Topics in Caribbean History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to historiography of the Caribbean. Pre-Columbian times to the present.

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LAH 5934 Topics in Latin American History 3 Credits, Max 16 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Topics in Latin American History

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LAH 6934 Seminar in Colonial Spanish America 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar in Colonial Spanish America

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LAH 6936 Seminar in History of Brazil 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar in History of Brazil

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LAH 6938 Seminar in Modern Spanish America 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar in Modern Spanish America

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WOH 5932 Topics in World History 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines major themes and topics in world history.

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