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Nathaniel Parker Weston
HIST 498
Seattle Campus

Colloquium in History

Each seminar examines a different subject or problem. A quarterly list of the seminars and their instructors is available in the Department of History undergraduate advising office.

Class description

Science in Nazi Germany

Students in this course will investigate a variety of ways that science operated in German Nazism by engaging with a selection of relevant primary and contextual secondary sources, beginning with the founding of the Nazi party, through the construction of the Nazi state, and including world war, genocide, and post-war lessons and legacies.

Students will compose written analyses of the assigned readings and participate in course discussions.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

This course is intended as a requirement for history majors. No particular background is necessary for success in the course beyond a willingness to be creative, thorough, and analytical.

Class assignments and grading

Grades will be based on the sum total of the results of course writing assignments and participation in weekly discussions.

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 Nathaniel Parker Weston
Date: 10/16/2009