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Mary R O'Neil
HSTEU 590
Seattle Campus

Topics in History

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

Class description

This is a reading course for graduate students focusing on the recent literature on witch trials in western Europe. Please contact Professor O'Neil for more specific information.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Discussion of readings.

Recommended preparation

Graduate standing. Some background in European history is helpful, but students from American history, Anthropology, Comparative Religion or Literature Departments are welcome.

Class assignments and grading

Meetings will be once a week; requirements include leading one discussion, writing one book report and a longer paper (10-15 pages) on a topic arising from our readings.

Class assignments and grading will be outlined in the course syllabus.


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 Mary R O'Neil
Date: 04/05/2006