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Carol G Thomas
HSTAM 590
Seattle Campus

Topics in Ancient and Medieval History

Seminar on selected topics in ancient and medieval history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.

Class description

History 590 seminars provide the opportunity for students to pursue their individual research within a collaborative environment. This offering has the goal of broadening the scope of those projects both in time and space as reflected in its title, "Studies in Ancient Mediterranean History." Students from any and all disciplines that have at least some of their ties with the Mediterranean region are welcome. In fact, an interdisicplinary perspective is one of the key features of the seminar.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Engagement in research related to the intent of the seminar.

Class assignments and grading

Seminar. Discussion of common elements of individual research and presentation of aspects of individual studies. Participation and advancement in one's own study are the bases of grades.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Elizabeth A. Campbell
Date: 02/25/2005