Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.

Graduate History Curriculum

100-Level Courses
One hundred level courses cover broad area of historical investigation. They are designed for first and second year students and are usually taken to fulfill the GEC historical survey requirement.

300-Level Courses
Three hundred level courses cover fewer years, go into more detail, employ more sophisticated analysis and methodology, and require more reading of primary and secondary works. They are designed for a mix of history majors, non-majors, and prospective majors at the sophomore, junior, and senior levels.

500-Level Courses
Five hundred level courses are usually more narrow in chronological scope, more sophisticated in the lecture material, discussions, and readings, and require more readings of primary and secondary sources. Most but not all of the students will be juniors and seniors and will have taken other history courses before registering for a 500-level course. A higher level of understanding, analytical ability and written expression in short essay and essay forms in expected. Some instructors assign research papers.

Graduate Level Courses
700, 800, and 900-Level courses are graduate courses for the graduate studies program.

[Semester Numbering] [Semester Conversion Website]

Course Number Title Level Course Description Field of Studysort descending
850 Seminar in History Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

764 An Introduction to Public History Graduate

To give students some exposure to the wide variety of intellectual activities that fall under "public history".

765 Studies in Environmental History Graduate

Analysis of a range of studies in environmental history; chronological and geographical focus will be shaped by students' interests.

890.02 Topical Research Seminar II Graduate

Research topic to be announced. Continuation of 890.01.

775 History of Literacy Graduate

From the invention of alphabets to the electronic age: literacy's relationships with social, cultural, political, and economic changes; impacts and significance for individuals and collectives.

891 Topical Research Seminar Graduate

A one-quarter seminar on topical themes.

898 Master's Thesis Graduate

Research for master's thesis.

899 Interdepartmental Seminar Graduate

Two or more departments may collaborate in pressing seminars on subjects of mutual interest; topics to be announced.Repeatable by permission.

786 Colloquium in the Philosophy of History, Historiography, and the Historian's Skills I Graduate

Colloquium on the principles of historical thought, historiography, and methods of historical research.

999 Research in History Graduate

Research for thesis or dissertation purposes only. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

790 Graduate Colloquium on Historical Writing Graduate

Designed to develop skills in historical writing.

791 Topics in History Graduate

The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through individual studies.

792 Interdepartmental Studies in the Humanities Graduate

Two or more departments present colloquia on subjects of mutual interest; topics to be announced.

795.01 Professional Development: Introduction to Teaching College History Graduate

Basic ideas and techniques for effective teaching of college history; emphasis on classroom application.

795.02 Professional Development: Pre-Professional Colloquium for Historians Graduate

This professional development colloquium is designed to help graduate students locate funding sources for their study, research, conferences and other professional activities.

700 Studies in World History Graduate

Analysis of seminal works and concepts in the development of global-scaled integrative approaches to world history.

802.01 Seminar in Russian and East European History I Graduate

Research topics to be announced.

739 Comparative Constitutional Politics Graduate

Compares constitutions and constitutionalism across cultures and through different disciplines with special attention to how people make claims to secure their rights and interests.

802.02 Seminar in Russian and East European History II Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Continuation of 802.01.

753 Studies in the History of Religion Graduate

An intensive readings course in some aspect of the history of religion; specific topic to be announced.

810.01 Seminar in World History I Graduate

Research topics to be announced.

810.02 Seminar in World History II Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Continuation of 810.01.

742 African Historiography and Methodology Graduate

The study of sources, research methods, interpretations, and research trends in the field of African history.

African History
743 Studies in African History Graduate

The study of the historical literature of Africa and various aspects of African history; topics vary.

African History
744 African Women: History and Socioeconomic Change Graduate

Focuses on African women's experiences: legal and socioeconomic status, religious and political roles, the impact of colonial and post colonial developments, feminism and representation issues.

African History
758.01 Enslavement and Emancipation Graduate

First of a two-part course on the history and evolution of the African Diaspora worldwide, from ancient times to the present. Examination of the dispersal of Africans, mainly through the slave trade across the Sahara, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic Ocean.

African History
758.02 Post-Emancipation, Colonial and Post-Colonial Realities Graduate

Second of a two-part course on the history and evolution of the African Diaspora worldwide, from ancient times to the present. Examination of social, political and cultural developments and realities in the Black world, from the period of the emancipation to the beginning of the 21st century.

African History
551 Africa before Colonial Rule Undergraduate and Graduate

Examination of pre-colonial political, economic, and social systems, including material culture and agriculture.

African History
552 History of South Africa Undergraduate and Graduate

An examination of the political and social developments in South Africa from the nineteenth century to the present.

African History
755.04 African American Historiography Graduate

This course is designed to acquaint students with the origins and evolution of African American history from the late-eighteenth century up to the present.

African-American History
555.02 Topics in African-American History II Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in African-American history from emancipation through segregation, and the Civil Rights Movement to the present.

African-American History
875.01 Seminar in African-American History I Graduate

First of a two-quarter seminar designed to provide experience in the research and writing of a scholarly paper based on primary source material in African-American history.

African-American History
875.02 Seminar in African-American History II Graduate

Continuation of 875.01.

African-American History
752 Readings in African-American History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the evolution of black culture, economics and family life, race relations, and the emergence of class stratification within the black community.

African-American History
890.01 Topical Research Seminar I Graduate

Research topic to be announced. First of a two-quarter seminar on topical themes.

African-American History
755.02 African Americans during the Nineteenth Century Graduate

A study of the social, political, and economic history of black Americans during the 19th century. Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs. Cross-listed in AfAmASt.

African-American History
755.03 AfricanAfrican Americans during the Twentieth Century Graduate

This reading intensive seminar explores African American life and culture during the twentieth century.

African-American History
555.01 Topics in African-American History I Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in African-American history from the origins of African-American culture and slavery to emancipation.

African-American History
755.01 African Americans in Early America Graduate

Intensive reading and discussion seminar explores African American life and culture during the colonial, revolutionary, and early national eras.

African-American History
577.01 Chicano History, From the Spanish Colonial Period to 1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Chicano experience from the late 16th century to 1900, with a special emphasis on race, class, and gender relations.

American History; US History to 1877
785.04 Readings in Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction Undergraduate and Graduate

Reading in the historical literatures of the era of Civil War and Reconstruction, from the 1840s to 1877.

American History; US History to 1877
774 History of American Law and Society Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of American law and legal institutions, and their relationship to society, from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History to 1877
867.02 Seminar in Early American History II Graduate

Continuation of 867.01.

American History; US History to 1877
578 American Religious History Undergraduate and Graduate

Survey of religious history of the United States from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History to 1877
785.01 Readings in Colonial America Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the historical literatures of Colonial America in its Atlantic World context to 1763.

American History; US History to 1877
557.01 American Revolution and New Nation, 1763-1800 Undergraduate and Graduate

Analysis of social, economic, cultural, and political changes in 18th century America.

American History; US History to 1877
785.02 Readings in the American Revolution and the Early Republic Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the historical literatures of the American Revolution and early nation-building through approximately 1800.

American History; US History to 1877
557.02 Jeffersonian and Jacksonian Democracy, 1800-1845 Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 557.01 but may be taken separately; primary emphasis on social and political history of post revolutionary America.

American History; US History to 1877
785.03 Readings in the Early Republic and Antebellum America Undergraduate and Graduate

Reading in the historical literatures of the Early and Antebellum Republics from approximately 1800 into the 1850s.

American History; US History to 1877
557.03 Civil War and Reconstruction Undergraduate and Graduate

The causes, character, and consequences of America's inter sectional war and the post-war settlement.

American History; US History to 1877
784 Readings in American Constitutional and Legal History Graduate

An intensive investigation of standard works as well as influential and seminal articles in American constitutional and legal history.

American History; US History to 1877
559 History of Slavery in North America from Colonial Times to 1860 Undergraduate and Graduate

The social system of the Old South; the various aspects of secession and the impact of war.

American History; US History to 1877
560 Westward Movement in American History Undergraduate and Graduate

The westward spread of settlement and the influence of the westward movement on American development.

American History; US History to 1877
789 Topics in American History to 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in selected topics in American history to 1877.

American History; US History to 1877
867.01 Seminar in Early American History Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

American History; US History to 1877
568.02 Native American History from Removal to Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Major issues and events in American Indian history from the 1820s to the twenty-first century.

American History; US History to 1877
570.01 The United States Constitution and American Society to 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of the interaction between American principles of government, equality, liberty, and American society through the Civil War era.

American History; US History to 1877
577.02 Chicano History, From 1900 to the Present Era Undergraduate and Graduate

Chicano experience from 1900 to the present era, with a special emphasis on race, class, and gender relations.

American History; US History since 1877
868.01 Seminar in 19th-Century American History Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

American History; US History since 1877
579.01 American Cultural and Intellectual History, 1789-1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Major currents in American thought of the 19th century.

American History; US History since 1877
868.02 Seminar in 19th Century American History II Graduate

Continuation of 868.01.

American History; US History since 1877
579.02 American Cultural and Intellectual History in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Major currents in American thought and culture, 1900-present.

American History; US History since 1877
788 Studies in American Urban History Undergraduate and Graduate

A detailed examination of several themes in the growth of urban America.

American History; US History since 1877
561 History of American Science Undergraduate and Graduate

Social and intellectual factors from colonial beginnings to professionalization; Darwinism; American preeminence; the modern scientific crisis.

American History; US History since 1877
562 History of American Medicine Undergraduate and Graduate

Disease, public health, and the profession and practice of medicine in America from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
564 Gilded Age to Progressive Era, 1877-1920 Undergraduate and Graduate

Intensive study of the U.S. from 1877 to 1920; subjects include industrialization, Populism, Progressivism, immigration, urbanization, and foreign policy through World War I.

American History; US History since 1877
761 Studies in Mid-19th Century American History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected topics with emphasis on historiography and bibliography.

American History; US History since 1877
565 From the New Era to the New Frontier, 1921-1963 Undergraduate and Graduate

U.S. domestic and foreign policy history, 1921 to 1963 covering New Era, New Deal, World War II, Cold War, Fair Deal, Eisenhower Republicanism, New Frontier.

American History; US History since 1877
566 The Contemporary United States since 1963 Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, economic, social and cultural change since 1963; emphasis on political polarization, post-industrial economy, civil rights movement, feminism, environmentalism, Vietnam War, detente and globalization.

American History; US History since 1877
569 American Labor History Undergraduate and Graduate

Evolution of working-class life, culture, politics, and trade unionism in America from the late 18th century to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
771 Themes in Recent United States History Graduate

Readings colloquium in selected themes in the history of the United States since 1877.

American History; US History since 1877
772 Studies in Recent United States History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in selected topics in American history since 1898.

American History; US History since 1877
870.01 Seminar in Selected Topics in American History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

American History; US History since 1877
869.01 Seminar in 20th Century American History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

American History; US History since 1877
570.02 The United States Constitution and American Society since 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of the interaction between American principles of government, equality, liberty, and American society from 1877 to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
870.02 Seminar in Selected Topics in American History II Graduate

Continuation of 870.01.

American History; US History since 1877
869.02 Seminar in 20th Century American History II Graduate

Continuation of 869.01.

American History; US History since 1877
500 The Ancient Near East Undergraduate and Graduate

The ancient history of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Anatolia, Persia, Israel, and the Levant to the establishment of the Persian Empire; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
501.02 History of Classical Greece Undergraduate and Graduate

History of classical Greece from the foundation of the Delian Confederacy to the death of Alexander III; reading in the sources in translation.

Ancient History
808.02 Seminar in Ancient History II Graduate

Continuation of 808.01.

Ancient History
708 Studies in Ancient History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected problems and sources in ancient history (Near Eastern, Greek and/or Roman); readings in the primary and secondary materials.

Ancient History
501.03 History of the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age Undergraduate and Graduate

Studies in the civilizations of Minoan Crete and Helladic/Mycenaean Greece in relationship with the Trojans, Hittites, Philistines, Cypriotes, Syrians, and Egyptians.

Ancient History
709 Methodology in Ancient History Graduate

Introduction to the methodologies and bibliographies fundamental to graduate study of ancient Greek and Roman history through written papers and oral class reports.

Ancient History
502 Hellenistic Near East Undergraduate and Graduate

The cultural history of the Achaemenid and Hellenistic kingdoms from c. 600 to 31 B.C., with emphasis upon Greek and Persian interaction in the Near East.

Ancient History
503.01 Roman Republic Undergraduate and Graduate

A history of Rome from the founding to the fall of the Roman Republic; readings in ancient sources in translation.

Ancient History
503.02 Early Roman Empire, 31 B.C.-A.D. 180 Undergraduate and Graduate

The Roman Empire at its height; internal politics, imperial administration, and religion; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
503.03 Later Roman Empire, A.D. 180-476 Undergraduate and Graduate

Decline and fall of the Empire in the West; military, social, economic problems; religious conflicts; emergence of Germanic kingdoms; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
504.01 War in the Ancient Mediterranean World Undergraduate and Graduate

An advanced survey of military history from the late Bronze Age to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.

Ancient History
504.02 The Ancient Mediterranean City Undergraduate and Graduate

Cities in the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, with an emphasis on their physical form and historical importance.

Ancient History
505.01 Early Byzantine Empire Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Byzantium, A.D. 330-843, with emphasis on internal political and religious developments and the relationship between Byzantium and its neighbors.

Ancient History
505.02 Later Byzantine Empire Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Byzantium, A.D. 843-1453, with emphasis on internal developments, the Crusades, the Fall of the City, and the legacy of Byzantium.

Ancient History
808.01 Seminar in Ancient History I Graduate

Topic to be announced.

Ancient History
556 Colonial North America to 1763 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of colonial and native societies in North America from first contacts to the eve of the imperial crisis.

Atlantic World History
759 Atlantic World History Graduate

Examination of Atlantic World history in the early modern era, including imperialism and colonialism, the intercontinental exchange of people, ideas, and goods, and cultural development. Prereq: Grad standing.

Atlantic World History
811.02 Seminar in Atlantic World History II Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Continuation of 810.01. Prereq: 700 or permission of instructor. This course is Progress ('P') graded. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs.

Atlantic World History
811.01 Seminar in World History I Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Prereq: 700 or permission of instructor. This course is Progress ('P') graded. Credit will be awarded upon completion of 810.02. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs.

Atlantic World History
587.02 Science, Technology, and Business in Japan Undergraduate and Graduate

An examination of the historical development of business from the early 17th century to the present with attention to the interconnections between business, technology, and science.

Business History
773 Studies in Business History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the growth of capitalism, the rise of the modern corporation, government-business relations, business and society, and comparative business history.

Business History
871.01 Seminar in American Diplomatic History I Graduate

Seminar in American Diplomatic History I.

Diplomatic History
823.02 Seminar in European International History II Graduate

Continuation of 823.01.

Diplomatic History
871.02 Seminar in American Diplomatic History II Graduate

Continuation of 871.01.

Diplomatic History
823.01 Seminar in European International History I Graduate

Seminar in European International History I.

Diplomatic History
583.01 U.S. Diplomacy from Independence to 1920 Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from the Revolutionary War to 1920.

Diplomatic History
583.02 U.S. Diplomacy, 1920-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from 1920 to the present.

Diplomatic History
770 Studies in the History of American Foreign Policy Undergraduate and Graduate

Studies in the main problems of American foreign policy with primary emphasis on basic literatures and selected primary materials.

Diplomatic History
724.02 East Asia and the Modern / Contemporary World Graduate

East Asian ecumeene as reflecting world trends defined by Western colonizing nations.

East Asian History
845.01 Seminar in East Asian History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

East Asian History
845.02 Seminar in East Asian History II Graduate

Continuation of 845.01.

East Asian History
545.01 The Chinese Empire, Tenth-Fourteenth Centuries Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of the first segment of the later Chinese imperial period, the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1279-1368) dynasties.

East Asian History
545.02 China in the Early Modern Era: The Ming and Qing Dynasties Undergraduate and Graduate

The major topics in Ming and Qing history.

East Asian History
545.03 Modern China, 1800-1949 Undergraduate and Graduate

History of modern China with emphasis on cultural contact between China and the West.

East Asian History
796 Studies in Japanese History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study, through reading and discussion, of major issues and recent scholarship in Japanese history.

East Asian History
545.04 History of Contemporary China, 1949-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

A general but analytic introduction to the social, political, and intellectual history of contemporary China, 1949-present.

East Asian History
797 Introduction to Graduate-level East Asian Studies Graduate

We explore the origin, development and current state of East Asian Area Studies in the U.S., including its relationship to other intellectual disciplines.

East Asian History
546 Topics in Chinese History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected thematic topics in Chinese history.

East Asian History
798 Studies in Chinese History Undergraduate and Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

East Asian History
548.01 History of Japan before 1800 Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Japan to 19th century; emphasis on religion, politics, economic development, social structure and culture.

East Asian History
548.02 Modern Japan Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, and intellectual history of Japan from the beginning of the Meiji Period (1868) to the present.

East Asian History
724.01 East Asia in the Pre-Modern World Graduate

China's pivotal role in the evolution of the early modern world system and European colonialism.

East Asian History
509.01 Italian Renaissance: 1400s, Communal Age to Quattrocento Undergraduate and Graduate

The literary, artistic, and intellectual achievements primarily of Renaissance Italy against the background of economic, political, and social developments in western Europe. Beginnings and flourishing of the Italian Renaissance, from the era of independent communes to the quattrocento.

European History; Early Modern European History
509.02 Italian Renaissance: High Renaissance and Beyond Undergraduate and Graduate

Climax of the Italian Renaissance in the era of Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and its eventual decline during the sixteenth century.

European History; Early Modern European History
710 Studies in Renaissance or Reformation History Undergraduate and Graduate

Principal issues in the history of the Renaissance or the Reformation.

European History; Early Modern European History
512.01 Early Modern Europe, 1600-1775 Undergraduate and Graduate

A study of the rise of the absolute state, the changing diplomatic alignments, and the Enlightenment.

European History; Early Modern European History
712 Studies in Early Modern European History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in western European history of the 17th and 18th centuries.

European History; Early Modern European History
713 Colloquium in Early Modern Studies Graduate

Readings seminar in topics in early modern (1350-1800) studies; history, literature, arts, and music.

European History; Early Modern European History
803.01 Seminar in British History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

European History; Early Modern European History
804.01 Seminar in East Central European History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

European History; Early Modern European History
800.01 Seminar in Renaissance or Reformation History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

European History; Early Modern European History
800.02 Seminar in Renaissance or Reformation History II Undergraduate and Graduate

Continuation of 800.01.

European History; Early Modern European History
805.01 Seminar in French History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

European History; Early Modern European History
801.01 Seminar in German History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

European History; Early Modern European History
532 History of Spain, 1469-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Unification of the thrones; the rise and fall of empire; rivalry with Portugal; Napoleon to the Civil War; Franco and the Post-Franco Era.

European History; Early Modern European History
738 Studies in British History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected problems in British history since 1485; emphasis on different schools and interpretations, on methods of research, and an analysis of documents.

European History; Early Modern European History
515.01 France, 1815-1914 Undergraduate and Graduate

France's transformation from a rural, traditional society to a modern, industrial society, and the relation of this transformation to 19th-century political and intellectual movements.

European History; Modern European History
824.01 Seminar in Modern European History I Graduate

Seminar in modern European history that develops and applies skills for research papers, masters theses, and dissertations.

European History; Modern European History
824.02 Seminar in Modern European History II Graduate

Continuation of 824.01.

European History; Modern European History
515.02 France in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

The impact on France of two world wars, the depression and decolonization, with emphasis on the breakdown of the political system and the emergence of a new society from the wreckage of the old.

European History; Modern European History
581.01 European International History: 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

History of the international relations and diplomacy of Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the First World War.

European History; Modern European History
512.02 French Revolution and Napoleon Undergraduate and Graduate

The background of the Revolution; the social bases and political schisms of the first three Revolutionary governments, 1789-1795; the program and role of Napoleon.

European History; Modern European History
516 Modern Italy, 1848-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Introduction to the history of Italy from the Risorgimento to the present.

European History; Modern European History
581.02 European International History: 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

History of the international relations and diplomacy of Europe from the First World War to the present.

European History; Modern European History
512.03 Europe, 1815-1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Nationalism, the democratic movement, economic growth, imperialism, and cultural advance from the Congress of Vienna to World War I.

European History; Modern European History
714 Studies in French History since 1815 Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study, through reading and discussion of standard works and recent scholarship, of the chief interpretative problems of modern French history.

European History; Modern European History
517 Modern Greece Undergraduate and Graduate

Greece from 1453 to the present; Turkish rule, War of Independence, emergence of the modern state; focus on political, social, and cultural developments.

European History; Modern European History
512.04 Europe 1900-1950 Undergraduate and Graduate

The important events and issues in European history from 1900-1950.

European History; Modern European History
723 Studies in European International History Graduate

Readings in and discussion of the history of European international relations from the late 19th century.

European History; Modern European History
518.01 Germany in the 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, economic, and cultural developments from the Prussian reform movement to World War I, with emphasis on German unification and the origins of the war.

European History; Modern European History
762 Studies in the History of Technology Graduate

Introduction to the study of the history of technology, providing insights into the ways in which technology has been implicated in other historical processes. Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs.

European History; Modern European History
512.05 Europe since 1950 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe since the disaster of the Second World War; recovery, decolonization, integration, creation of a new society, and search for identity.

European History; Modern European History
518.02 Germany in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

World War I; the Weimar period; Hitler and the Third Reich; and the two Germanies after 1945.

European History; Modern European History
513.01 The Age of Modernity in the 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Intellectual and cultural history in Europe in the 19th century with emphasis on historic events which marked the formation of historical consciousness in the 19th century.

European History; Modern European History
519.01 Eastern Europe in the Nineteenth Century Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of the rise of nationalism and the emergence of nation-states in Eastern Europe from the early nineteenth century through World War One.

European History; Modern European History
513.02 The Age of Modernity in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Intellectual and cultural history in Europe in the 20th century with emphasis on historic events which marked the formation of historical consciousness in the 20th century.

European History; Modern European History
730 Studies in 19th and 20th Century European Thought and Culture Graduate

Selected topics in Western European history of the 19th and 20th centuries.

European History; Modern European History
519.02 East Central Europe since 1919 Undergraduate and Graduate

Advanced survey of East European history from World War I to the post-communist era.

European History; Modern European History
805.02 Seminar in French History II Graduate

Continuation of 805.01.

European History; Modern European History
514.01 Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1500-1700 Undergraduate and Graduate

The religious, political, economic, imperial, and intellectual development of the English people from 1485 to 1714, with special attention to the constitutional struggles of the 17th century.

European History; Modern European History
731 Studies in European History, 1914 to Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, and economic developments; World Wars I and II; Communism, Nazism; present-day Europe; emphasis on methods of historical research and documentary analysis.

European History; Modern European History
519.03 Balkans from the Ottoman Conquest until World War I Undergraduate and Graduate

An historical survey of southeast European history from the Battle of Kosovo; the assassination of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand; political, social, economic, and cultural development; emphasis on Balkan peoples.

European History; Modern European History
801.02 Seminar in German History II Graduate

Continuation of 801.01.

European History; Modern European History
514.02 Britain in the 18th and 19th Centuries Undergraduate and Graduate

An introduction to the political, economic and social history of Britain and the British empire from the eighteenth to early twentieth century.

European History; Modern European History
732 Studies in German History Undergraduate and Graduate

Exploration of selected topics of 19th and 20th century German history; emphasis on methods of historical research and documentary analysis.

European History; Modern European History
514.03 England in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

A study of Britain since 1900 with special emphasis on the rise of the Labour party and the development of the social welfare state

European History; Modern European History
827.01 Seminar in the History of the Islamic World I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Islamic History
827.02 Seminar in the History of the Islamic World II Graduate

Continuation of 827.01.

Islamic History
727 Studies in Islamic History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in Islamic history and historiography.

Islamic History
530.01 History of Ancient Israel Undergraduate and Graduate

The rise of the Jewish nation and religion in the Ancient Near East; settlement in Canaan; the Israelite and Judean monarchies until their conquest by Assyria and Babylonia.

Jewish History
530.02 Second Commonwealth Undergraduate and Graduate

The restoration of Jewish statehood following the first Babylonian Exile and the history of Palestinian Jewry and of the Jewish Diaspora down to the 2nd Century A.D.

Jewish History
862.01 Seminar in Jewish History Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Jewish History
862.02 Seminar in Jewish History II Graduate

Continuation of 862.01.

Jewish History
726 Studies in Jewish History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected issues in Jewish history; emphasis on problems posed by available source material and by current research in the area.

Jewish History
530.03 Jews in the Western World in Modern Times Undergraduate and Graduate

Changing patterns of Jewish life since the Jews' struggle for Emancipation; migration movements and the shift of Jewish centers in Europe and the New World.

Jewish History
530.04 The American Jewish Experience Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of America's Jewish population and American Jewry's interaction with the world in which they lived.

Jewish History
531.02 Jews in the World of the Renaissance Undergraduate and Graduate

An investigation of Jewish life and thought in the Christian and Muslim worlds during the Renaissance.

Jewish History
531.03 Jewish Society at the Dawn of the Modern Age, 1600-1750 Undergraduate and Graduate

An investigation of Jewish life and thought in the Christian and Muslim worlds during the early Modern era.

Jewish History
851.02 Seminar in Latin American History Graduate

Continuation of 851.01.

Latin American History
751 Studies in Latin American History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of problems in selected periods of Latin American history.

Latin American History
851.01 Seminar in Latin American History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Latin American History
508.03 Medieval England Undergraduate and Graduate

England from the Roman conquest to 1485; Anglo-Saxon society and institutions; the Norman conquest; law and Parliament; social, intellectual, and economic growth of the English people.

Medieval History
706.02 Late Medieval Paleography and Diplomatics Undergraduate and Graduate

Cursive hands in literature and diplomas, 1200-1500; the development of chanceries; notariats, secretariats, and the science of diplomatics; exercises with facsimiles, slides, and microfilm.

Medieval History
506 History of Early Christianity Undergraduate and Graduate

Christian origins and expansion to 600 A.D.; conflict with Roman Empire; internal dissent; basic institutions; Christian intellectuals; the imperial established church; monasticism; papacy; the barbarians and Christianity.

Medieval History
807.01 Seminar in Medieval History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Medieval History
508.01 Medieval Europe I: 300-1100 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe 300-1100; Roman decline, Christianization of Europe, barbarian invasions; Carolingian renaissance; early feudalism and manorialism; investiture contest; crusades; economic and intellectual revival.

Medieval History
807.02 Seminar in Medieval History II Graduate

Continuation of 807.01.

Medieval History
508.02 Medieval Europe II: 1100-1450 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe 1100-1500; the 12th-century Renaissance; classical feudalism; rise of Christendom; the great economic revival; universities and scholasticism; religious dissent; and 14th-century crises.

Medieval History
706.01 Advanced Readings in Medieval History Graduate

Advanced reading course in sources and monographs on the principal issues and problems in medieval history, with a stress on bibliography.

Medieval History
873.01 Seminar in United States Military History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Military History
873.02 Seminar in United States Military History II Graduate

Continuation of 873.01.

Military History
580.01 History of European Warfare from the Renaissance to 1870 Undergraduate and Graduate

An analysis of military affairs and of their interaction with political and diplomatic history.

Military History
580.02 History of European Warfare from 1870 through World War II Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 580.01; an analysis of the military and diplomatic events which shaped the world in the 20th century.

Military History
582.01 American Military Policy, 1607-1914 Undergraduate and Graduate

American military policy from the colonial period through World War I and America's emergence as a world power; emphasis on war-waging and military institutions.

Military History
582.02 American Military Policy, 1914-1995 Undergraduate and Graduate

Emphasis on collective security, nuclear strategy, and the reciprocal impact of society and military institutions.

Military History
767 Studies in Military History Graduate

Selected topics and periods in military history; emphasis on recent scholarship.

Military History
768 Studies in Military Thought and Strategy Undergraduate and Graduate

Analysis and comparison of the most influential writers on the theory and practice of warfare including Thucydides, Machiavelli, Clausewitz, Mahan, Fuller, and Liddell Hart.

Military History
740 Studies in Russian and Soviet History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of problems in selected periods of Russian history.

Russian and East European History
538 History of the Soviet Union Undergraduate and Graduate

Beginning with the background and events of the revolution of 1917, analysis of developments in Russian history from World War I to the present.

Russian and East European History
741 Studies in Eastern European History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in modern Eastern European political, social, cultural, and intellectual history and historiography; theoretical and comparative emphasis.

Russian and East European History
536 History of Russia to 1725 Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey from the origins of the Russian state to the end of the reign of Peter the Great.

Russian and East European History
525 Topics in Women's History Undergraduate and Graduate

In-depth analysis of selected topics in American, European, and/or Third World women's history; topic varies by quarter.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
881.02 Seminar in Women's History II Graduate

Continuation of 881.01.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
526 Historical Perspectives on Sexuality: Same Sex Sexuality in the Western World Undergraduate and Graduate

History of same-sex love and sexuality from ancient times to the present.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
781 Studies in Women's History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive reading course designed to prepare graduate students in women's history in a comparative framework.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
527 History of the Family Undergraduate and Graduate

Evolution of the family, primarily in Europe and the United States, with attention to minorities and cross-cultural comparisons.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
528 Love in the Modern Western World Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of love in the literature, art, and philosophy of the Western World concentrating on the years since 1800.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
780 Topics in the History of Sexuality Graduate

Designed to give graduate students an interdisciplinary, international background to sexuality history.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
881.01 Seminar in Women's History I Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
523 Women in the Western World: Ancient Civilization to the Industrial Revolution Undergraduate and Graduate

Women and the economic, social, and political factors responsible for their status in society.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
524 Women in the Western World: The Industrial Revolution to the Present Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 523.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History