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HIST 111 The Ancient World (5) I&S
Origins of Western civilization to the fall of Rome.
Instructor Course Description: Jon M Bridgman Joel T Walker Michael F. Quinn Sandra R. Joshel

HIST 112 The Medieval World (5) I&S
Political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the Middle Ages. Cannot be taken for credit toward a history major if HSTAM 331 or 332 or 333 previously taken.
Instructor Course Description: Lizabeth J Johnson Robert C. Stacey Jennifer A. Price Mary R O'Neil Charity L. Urbanski

HIST 113 Europe and the Modern World (5) I&S
Political, economic, social, and intellectual history of modern Europe. Cannot be taken for credit toward a history major if HSTEU 302 or 303 previously taken.
Instructor Course Description: Amanda Jeanne Swain Jordanna Bailkin George K Behlmer Scott Alan Brown Elizabeth L. Crouch James R Felak Raymond A. Jonas Uta G. Poiger

HIST 140 Russia from the Tenth Century to the Present (5) I&S
Russian political, social, and economic history from the tenth century to the present. Offered: jointly with JSIS D 140.

HIST 151 Introduction to African History, c. 1000-1880 (5) I&S
Examines Africa's past from approximately 1000 to 1880. Through the theme of the politics of wealth, explores the history of precolonial states and societies, religious movements that combined local beliefs with Islam and Christianity, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean slave trades, and the origins of American and European colonialism.
Instructor Course Description: Lynn M. Thomas Stephanie E Smallwood

HIST 152 Introduction to African History, c. 1880 - Present (5) I&S
Examines Africa's pasts from approximately 1880 to the present. Through the theme of the politics of wealth, explores the history of European colonization, African social and cultural life under colonial rule, anti-colonial movements and decolonization, and the changes and challenges of the postcolonial present.
Instructor Course Description: Lynn M. Thomas

HIST 161 Survey of the Muslim Near East (5) I&S
The Middle East (the Arab countries, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan) from the emergence of Islam in AD 622 to the present: culture, economics, politics.
Instructor Course Description: Florian Schwarz James M. Gustafson Ali F Igmen A Jawed Zouari

HIST 163 The Modern Middle East (5) I&S Lopez
Explores the social, political, and cultural changes that have occurred in the Middle East during the past two centuries. Covers the main social, economic, and intellectual currents that have transformed this region, starting with Napoleon's conquest of Egypt in 1798 and ending with the present moment in history. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Gabriel J Skoog Arbella H Bet-Shlimon

HIST 199 Foreign Study (3-5, max. 10) I&S
Lower-division history courses, for which there are no direct University of Washington equivalents, taken through the University of Washington Foreign Study Program.

HIST 200 Ten Events that shook the World (5) I&S
Offers introduction to history by examining ten events of great importance for both past and present. The ten events, which vary from quarter to quarter, come from diverse times and places, thereby encouraging a sweeping view of world history. (See department advisor for the current quarterly list of the ten events.)
Instructor Course Description: Amy Absher James R Felak

HIST 204 Europe and America in the Era of the World Wars (5) I&S
Declining role of Europe in the world and rise of the United States from 1914 to 1945.
Instructor Course Description: Jon M Bridgman

HIST 205 Filipino Histories (5) I&S
Offered: jointly with JSIS A 205.
Instructor Course Description: Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 207 Introduction to Intellectual History (5) I&S
Ideas in historical context. Comparative and developmental analysis of Western conceptions of "community," from Plato to Freud. Offered: jointly with CHID 207.
Instructor Course Description: Douglas Merrell Matthias Scheiblehner Jennifer Benner John C Foster Nicolaas Barr Clingan John E Toews

HIST 209 History of Christianity (5) I&S
Twenty centuries of the history, thought, and culture of Christianity.
Instructor Course Description: James R Felak

HIST 211 Introduction to the History of Science (5) I&S
Introduction to major themes in the history of science. Investigation of historical and scientific methods through the study of particular historical cases.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 215 The History of the Atomic Bomb (5) I&S
History of the atomic bomb from the beginning of nuclear physics to the security hearing of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Includes a study of the scientific achievements that made the bomb possible, the decision to deploy the bomb, the moral misgivings of the scientists involved.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Brian Schefke Matthew T. Sneddon

HIST 217 The Space Age (5) I&S
Explores the history of ideas, events, and practices associated with the Space Age from the late nineteenth century through the twentieth. Emphasizes intellectual, cultural, and political/military history in the development of rockets and space technology in the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 219 Science and the Arts in Early Modern Europe (5) I&S
Explores the role of artisanal craft practice and knowledge in the Scientific Revolution. Examines the artisanal world and its traditions of craft knowledge and follows the transmission of artisanal practice into the scholarly world of natural philosophy in the seventeenth century. Assesses the consequences for scientists and artisans.
Instructor Course Description: Simon R. E. Werrett Katharine Renee Zimmerman

HIST 225 The Silk Road (5) I&S Waugh
History of cultural and economic exchange across Eurasia from the early Common Era to modern times. Spread of religions such as Islam and Buddhism, overland trade in rare commodities, interaction between nomadic and sedentary cultures, role of empires, culture of daily life, and the arts.
Instructor Course Description: Daniel Clarke Waugh

HIST 245 Exploration and Empire: Science, Art, and Power, 1300-1800 (5) I&S
Explores key moments in the history of exploration and empire, 1300-1800. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, focuses on scientific and artistic aspects of exploration, their implications for imperialism, and legacies in the postcolonial world.
Instructor Course Description: Benjamin Schmidt Simon R. E. Werrett

HIST 249 Introduction to Labor Studies (5) I&S
Conceptual and theoretical issues in the study of labor and work. Role of labor in national and international politics. Formation of labor movements. Historical and contemporary role of labor in the modern world. Offered: jointly with POL S 249/SOC 266.
Instructor Course Description: Amanda B Clayton-Dye Ellis Goldberg Margaret Levi

HIST 250 Introduction to Jewish Cultural History (5) I&S
Introductory orientation to the settings in which Jews have marked out for themselves distinctive identities as a people, a culture, and as a religious community. Examines Jewish cultural history as a production of Jewish identity that is always produced in conversation with others in the non-Jewish world. Offered: jointly with JSIS C 250.
Instructor Course Description: Devin E Naar Julia N. Eulenberg Martin S. Jaffee Noam Pianko

HIST 258 Slavery and Slave Trading in the 21st Century (5) I&S
Examines the forms that slavery and slave trading have taken in contemporary times.

HIST 260 Slavery in History: A Comparative Study (5) I&S
Slavery as a universal historical phenomenon lending itself to a comparative analysis is studied in terms of its philosophical justifications, economic importance, and local practices. The following historical periods are surveyed: the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Islam, Africa, Latin America, and North America.
Instructor Course Description: Jere L Bacharach

HIST 261 The Crusades: Middle Eastern Perspectives (5) I&S
Examines the impact of European Christians on the Middle East, from the establishment of the County of Edessa (1097) to the fall of Accon (1291). Explores how Muslims understood, reacted, and adapted to the crusades and how the close encounter with the "Franks" transformed medieval Middle Eastern societies.
Instructor Course Description: Florian Schwarz Stefan T. Kamola

HIST 265 Modern Revolutions Around the World (5) I&S
Introduces the causes, processes, and legacies of modern revolutions. Cases included the American, French, Mexican, Russian, and Chinese Revolutions. Special attention given to how these and other revolutions have shaped the modern world.
Instructor Course Description: Glennys J. Young

HIST 268 Wars in the Modern Middle East (5) I&S
Examines the political, social, and cultural impact of war on Middle Eastern societies. Focuses on how the preparation for, conduct of, and aftermath of wars have affected the region. Examines the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, the Algerian War of Independence, the Lebanese Civil War, and the First Gulf War (1991

HIST 269 The Holocaust: History and Memory (5) I&S
Explores the Holocaust as crucial event of the twentieth century. Examines the origins of the Holocaust, perpetrators and victims, and efforts to come to terms with this genocide in Europe, Israel, and the United States. Offered: jointly with JSIS C 269.
Instructor Course Description: Devin E Naar Eva Maria Ziege John C Foster Katrina Hagen Nathaniel Parker Weston Uta G. Poiger Sarah A. Stein

HIST 283 Introduction to Women's History (5) I&S
Includes units on American, European, and Third World women that examine centers of women's activities, women's place in male-dominated spheres (politics), women's impact on culture (health, arts), and the effect of larger changes on women's lives (technology, colonization). Offered: jointly with GWSS 283; A.
Instructor Course Description: Zakiya R. Adair

HIST 290 Topics in History (5, max. 10) I&S
Examines special topics in history.
Instructor Course Description: Elena Campbell Joel T Walker Joanne D Woiak Stefan T. Kamola Malcolm C. Campbell Shaun T Lopez

HIST 309 Marx and the Marxian Tradition in Western Thought: The Foundations of Modern Cultural Criticism I (5) I&S
Critically examines the formation of modern Western culture, politics, and society through an historical analysis of the work of Karl Marx and the thinkers, artists, and activists who assimilated and transformed Marxian concepts from the late nineteenth century to the present. Offered: jointly with CHID 309.
Instructor Course Description: John C Foster John E Toews

HIST 310 Science and Religion in Historical Perspective (5) I&S
Scientific and religious ideas have been two of the major forces shaping our modern view of the world. Often regarded as being in conflict, they can equally well be seen as complementary and interdependent. Study of the relationship between scientific and religious ideas with focus on particular episodes of history from ancient to modern times.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Joanne D Woiak

HIST 311 Science in Civilization: Antiquity to 1600 (5) I&S
From preclassical antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages, stressing the growth of scientific ideas, the cultural context in which they take shape, and their relationship to other movements of thought in the history of civilization.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Thomas L Hankins Simon R. E. Werrett

HIST 312 Science in Civilization: Science in Modern Society (5) I&S
Growth of modern science since the Renaissance, emphasizing the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century, the development of methodology, and the emergence of new fields of interest and new modes of thought.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Thomas L Hankins Matthew T. Sneddon Simon R. E. Werrett Simon R. E. Werrett Katharine Renee Zimmerman

HIST 313 Science in Civilization: Physics and Astrophysics Since 1850 (5) I&S/NW
Organization and pursuit of the physical and astrophysical sciences, focusing on the major unifying principles of physics and astronomy and the social and cultural settings in which they were created. Offered: jointly with ASTR 313.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Woodruff T Sullivan

HIST 314 The Psychoanalytic Revolution in Historical Perspective (5) I&S
Genesis and evolution of Freudian theory in context of the crisis of liberal-bourgeois culture in central Europe and parallel developments in philosophy, literature, and social theory. Emergence and division of the psychoanalytic movement. Transformation of psychoanalysis in British, French, and especially American cultural traditions. Offered: jointly with CHID 314.
Instructor Course Description: John E Toews

HIST 315 History of Technology to 1940 (5) I&S
Technology since the Middle Ages, in its social and historical contexts. From the medieval foundations of metal working, its social consequences and the establishment of a class of engineering practitioners, to the transformation of American rural life, domestic technology, and industry before World War II.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 319 Nietzsche and the Nietzschean Legacy in Western Thought: Foundations of Modern Cultural Critique II (5) I&S
Critically examines the formation of modern Western politics, society, and cultures through a historical analysis of the thought of Freidrich Nietzsche and the thinkers, artists, and activists who assimilated and transformed the Nietzschean perspective during the twentieth century. Offered: jointly with CHID 319.
Instructor Course Description: John E Toews

HIST 320 Greek History: 7000 BC to Present (5) I&S
History of Greece from its Neolithic village origins to the present. Examines the different forms of one of the most resilient cultures in the human story. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 320; A.
Instructor Course Description: Carol G Thomas

HIST 345 War and Society (5) I&S
Analysis of the techniques of war from the Renaissance to the present with consideration of the social, political, and economic consequences of war in the Western world.
Instructor Course Description: Jon M Bridgman

HIST 346 Images of War in History, Literature, and Media (5) VLPA/I&S
Explores images of war generated by historians, writers, artists, filmmakers, television producers, and journalists, analyzing the perspectives on war adopted by various observers to see what motivates their representations. Focuses on ways in which various media shape images of war and the effect of this shaping on human consciousness.
Instructor Course Description: Laurie J Sears

HIST 358 Slavery in the Atlantic World (5) I&S
Comparative examination of slavery in North and South America, the Caribbean, and Africa from 1450-1800. Central concerns include: development of the Atlantic slave trade; diverse uses of slave labor in the Atlantic world; slave cultures that developed in the Americas; and ways Africans and African-Americans resisted their bondage.
Instructor Course Description: Stephanie E Smallwood

HIST 361 Middle Eastern History, 1453-1800 (5) I&S Schwarz
Introduction to the early modern period in the Middle East, including an exploration of the political, economic, and cultural dominance of the Ottoman Empire and Safavid Iran. Explores the political and social dynamics and economic transformations of the two empires. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Florian Schwarz Jennifer R Webster Jere L Bacharach

HIST 367 Southeast Asian Activism and Social Engagement (5) I&S Rafael
Investigates how Southeast Asian activism is tied to the histories of political struggle within Southeast Asia and to questions of diasporic Asian American identity. Engages in group research projects exploring the meaning of social activism within local communities. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 367; Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Judith A.N. Henchy Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 369 The Jewish Twentieth Century in Film (5) VLPA/I&S Stein
Surveys twentieth-century Jewish history in its European, American, and Middle Eastern contexts by examining films produced in these settings. Considers central events that shaped modern Jewish culture: the changing geography of Europe and the Middle East, mass migrations, the Holocaust, shifting meanings of race, culture, and religion. Offered: jointly with JSIS C 369.
Instructor Course Description: Sarah A. Stein

HIST 388 Colloquium: Introduction to History (5, max. 10) I&S
Introduction to the discipline of history for new or prospective majors. Emphasizes the basic skills of reading, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) that are central to the historian's craft. Each seminar discusses a different subject or problem.
Instructor Course Description: Moon-Ho Jung Amy Absher Alexander Morrow Lizabeth J Johnson Adam W Warren Jordanna Bailkin Brian G. Casserly George K Behlmer Bruce W Hevly Charles W Bergquist Carol G Thomas David K. Coblentz Scott Alan Brown Deborah Colleen Mcnally Devin E Naar David H. Kleit Daniel Clarke Waugh Elizabeth L. Crouch Elena Campbell Florian Schwarz Carlos Gil Susan A Glenn Glennys J. Young Thomas L Hankins Ali F Igmen Ileana M. Rodriguez Silva Jessica Lee Jason S Shattuck John C Foster Jesse D Meredith Jere L Bacharach David E. Jessup John M Findlay Jon Ariston Olivera Joel T Walker Karla L. Kelling Lynn M. Thomas Mahlon D. Meyer Michael F. Quinn Moon-Ho Jung Margaret Pugh O'Mara Nikhil Pal Singh Purnima Dhavan Uta G. Poiger Robert T Mckenzie Robin C Stacey Rebecca Hughes Jeremy S. Roethler Richard R Johnson Susan L. Bragg Benjamin Schmidt Stephanie Kennedy Stephanie E Smallwood Arbella H Bet-Shlimon Sandra R. Joshel David Spafford Sarah A. Stein Stephanie M Camp Shaun T Lopez Charity L. Urbanski William B. Piggot Simon R. E. Werrett Wilton B Fowler Mary C Wright

HIST 390 Colloquium in History and Science (5) I&S
Study in the history of science to bridge the gap between the natural sciences and the humanities. Students should have a strong background both in history and in a natural science.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly Thomas L Hankins Simon R. E. Werrett

HIST 395 Modern Historical Writing, Honors Seminar (5) I&S
New types of problems examined by historians and new techniques that have evolved for solution. Brief historiographical introduction, reaching back to the "scientific" historians of the mid-nineteenth century, then continues by examining the impact on historians of new disciplines such as psychology, sociology, and economics, and of new techniques such as statistics and prosopography. Readings are in the theorists and in those who followed their lead. Admission by departmental invitation only.
Instructor Course Description: George K Behlmer Lynn M. Thomas Robert T Mckenzie Stephanie M. H. Camp

HIST 399 Advanced Foreign Study (3-5, max. 15) I&S
Upper-division history courses, for which there are no direct University of Washington equivalents, taken through the University of Washington Foreign Study Program.

HIST 403 Scandinavian Immigration in History and Literature (5) VLPA/I&S
History and literature of Scandinavian immigration to North America, including immigrant life and culture, community structures and traditions, and the literature about and by immigrants from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Offered: jointly with SCAND 403.

HIST 406 Issues in World History to 1500 (5) I&S
Explores important questions about development of civilizations. Topics include the spread of peoples and languages; the significance of technologies such as agriculture, writing, and the stirrup; links between trade and the spread of religions and diseases; and primary and secondary state formation.
Instructor Course Description: Patricia B. Ebrey

HIST 410 Medicine, History, and Society (5) I&S
Investigates the origins of aspects of contemporary life form vitamins, to giving birth in a hospital, bringing a historical perspective to topics including the politics of pharmaceuticals, the emergence of genetic determinism, and bioethics.
Instructor Course Description: Laura J. Harkewicz

HIST 412 Science and the Enlightenment (5) I&S
The role of science in relation to intellectual, social, economic, and religious forces in the eighteenth century, and growth of the international community in science during the same period.
Instructor Course Description: Thomas L Hankins

HIST 425 History of the British Empire and Commonwealth Since 1783 (5) I&S
Britain in the Caribbean, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific; and the settlement, economic development, and political evolution of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

HIST 449 Issues in Comparative Labor History (5) I&S
Role of labor in the modern world. Emphasis on the centrality of workers' struggles in the evolution of national societies on the conceptual, research, and expository strategies of contemporary students of the labor movement and on differences and relationships between labor in developed and underdeveloped countries.
Instructor Course Description: Charles W Bergquist Hwasook Bergquist Nam

HIST 451 Eastern and Central Africa Since 1500 (5) I&S
Explores the history of Eastern and Central Africa from the period prior to the slave trade through European colonialism to the post-colonial present. Focuses on political, economic, and social change and continuity. Emphasis on understanding how various historical actors and historians have interpreted these processes.

HIST 452 Southern Africa Since 1500 (5) I&S
Explores the history of Southern Africa from pre-colonial social institutions through European colonialism and industrialization to the post-apartheid present. Focuses on the interplay between race, class, ethnicity, and gender in the structuring of political relations. Emphasis on understanding how various historical actors and historians have interpreted these processes.
Instructor Course Description: Lynn M. Thomas

HIST 453 Health and Illness in Africa (5) I&S
Explores health and illness in Africa from the nineteenth century to the present. Focuses on the influence of colonial and post colonial history on patterns of health and health care in sub-Saharan Africa. Analyzes Western representations of health and illness in Africa.

HIST 457 Topics in Labor Research (5, max. 10) I&S
Analysis of the post-World War II decline of national labor movements and strategies employed to reverse this trend. Requires a major research project on organizing, bargaining, or another question in labor studies. Prerequisite: either POL S 249, HIST 249, or SOC 266. Offered: jointly with POL S 457.
Instructor Course Description: Sarah H. Laslett

HIST 461 History of the Middle East: 622-1300 (5) I&S
Political and economic analysis of the period circa AD 600, preliminary to rise of Islam, to arrival of the Turks. Muhammad's teaching and impact; Islamization and Arabization.
Instructor Course Description: Jere L Bacharach

HIST 462 History of the Middle East: 1258-1798 (5) I&S
Conquests by successors of Ghengis Khan; creation in Egypt, Syria, and Iran of cavalry-based states; domination of political, social, and economic history by Ottoman and Safavid empires. The Napoleonic invasion.
Instructor Course Description: Jennifer R Webster

HIST 463 History of the Middle East Since 1789 (5) I&S
Critical issues and themes in the changing Middle East, including Westernization, growth of nationalism, Arab-Israeli dispute, Iranian revolution, and the role of Islam.
Instructor Course Description: Ali F Igmen

HIST 465 Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asia, 1750-2001 (5) I&S
Introduction to the modern history of the Islamic republics of Iran and Afghanistan and the secular republics of Central Asia from 1750 to 2001. Includes discussion of colonialism, the role of the U.S., and diaspora and exile in these predominantly Muslim societies.
Instructor Course Description: Florian Schwarz

HIST 466 Sport and the British Empire in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (5) I&S
Examines British imperialism in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East through the prism of sport. Explores the rise of sport in Victorian England, its use to discipline and control colonized peoples, and its role in the rise of nationalism throughout the British Empire.

HIST 467 Nations and States in the Modern World (5) I&S
Development of national consciousness in the "old nations" of Europe before the French Revolution. Replacement by new nationalism, spreading into East Central Europe, Russia, Ibero-America, Asia, and Africa. Offered: jointly with JSIS B 467.
Instructor Course Description: Joel S Migdal

HIST 468 Theatre as a Site of History and Memory (5) VLPA/I&S Sears
Explores Asian theatre traditions as sites of memory, testimony, and archive using ethnographic and historiographical approaches. Includes service-learning components and collaborative performance projects. Offered: jointly with JSIS B 468; Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Laurie J Sears

HIST 483 Technology and Culture in the Making of Contemporary Empires (5) I&S Benitez, Rodriguez-Sliva
Explores struggles shaping organization of US empire in the early twentieth century, focusing on sites where empire's material, cultural, and ideological boundaries were drawn and contested. Includes race, gender and class as colonial formation; technologies of imperial governance such as public health, citizenship, and territory. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 483; W.

HIST 485 Comparative Colonialism (5) I&S Rafael
Explores the historic roots and practices of colonialism throughout the world, focusing on the roles of nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and imperial domination. Treats colonialism as a world event whose effects continue to be felt and whose power needs to be addressed. Offered: S.
Instructor Course Description: Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 490 Topics in History (5, max. 10) I&S
Examines special topics in history.
Instructor Course Description: Anand A Yang Theodore Antikas Jordanna Bailkin Lorraine C Mcconaghy David K. Coblentz Daniel Clarke Waugh Patricia B. Ebrey Florian Schwarz Susan A Glenn Laura J. Harkewicz Ileana M. Rodriguez Silva Itohan I Osayimwese A Jawed Zouari Joanne D Woiak Lynn M. Thomas Malcolm C. Campbell Stephanie E Smallwood Heidi R. Tilghman Gholamreza Vatandoust Vicente L. Rafael Yue Dong Zinon Papakonstantinou

HIST 491 Honors Historical Method (5-) I&S
The purposes, materials, and techniques of historical scholarship. Theory, practice, and criticism. For honors students.
Instructor Course Description: Robert C. Stacey John M Findlay

HIST 492 Honors Historical Method (-5) I&S
The purposes, materials, and techniques of historical scholarship. Theory, practice, and criticism. For honors students.
Instructor Course Description: John M Findlay

HIST 493 Senior Thesis in the History of Science (5, max. 10) I&S
Preparation of the senior thesis for the History and Science emphasis.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 494 Colloquium in Historiography (5, max. 15) I&S
Advanced seminar examining central issues in historiography. Emphasizes reading, discussion, and writing.
Instructor Course Description: Daniel Clarke Waugh Vicente L. Rafael Simon R. E. Werrett Amanda Jeanne Swain Adam W Warren George K Behlmer Charles W Bergquist Carol G Thomas Catherine H. Warner Elena Campbell Evamaria Ziege James R Felak Florian Schwarz Christoph Giebel Gabriel J Skoog Ileana M. Rodriguez Silva Stefan T. Kamola Mira Green Margaret Pugh O'Mara Mary R O'Neil Purnima Dhavan Robert T Mckenzie Robin C Stacey Michael Beyea Reagan David Spafford Stephanie M Camp Shaun T Lopez Vicente L. Rafael Simon R. E. Werrett

HIST 495 History Internship (1-5, max. 10)
Off-campus independent fieldwork with a community agency in an apprenticeship or internship situation. Work to be jointly supervised by a member of the History Department and an on-site field supervisor.

HIST 498 Colloquium in History (5, max. 15) I&S
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.
Instructor Course Description: Glennys J. Young Thomas L Hankins Nathaniel Parker Weston Alexander J. Morrow Jordanna Bailkin Brian G. Casserly George K Behlmer Bruce W Hevly Brian Barnes Charles W Bergquist Carol G Thomas Chad J Moody Scott Alan Brown Thomas W. Cramer Patricia B. Ebrey Elena Campbell James R Felak Florian Schwarz Christoph Giebel Carlos Gil Susan A Glenn Glennys J. Young James N Gregory Ali F Igmen Jennifer A. Price Jennifer Benner Jennifer R Webster Jere L Bacharach John M Findlay Jessie L Kindig Raymond A. Jonas Jennifer Seltz Joel T Walker Joanne D Woiak Joseph Wycoff Linda L Nash Laurie J Sears Lynn M. Thomas Michael F. Quinn Moon-Ho Jung Margaret Pugh O'Mara Maria L. Quintana Nathaniel Parker Weston Nikhil Pal Singh Mary R O'Neil Uta G. Poiger R Kent Guy Quintard Taylor Robin C Stacey William J Rorabaugh Richard R Johnson Richard M. Tada Susan L. Bragg Benjamin Schmidt Stephanie E Smallwood Sandra R. Joshel Stephanie M. H. Camp Syd Saramalia Lindsley Trevor Scott Griffey Charity L. Urbanski Simon R. E. Werrett Wilton B Fowler Mary C Wright Timothy M. Wright Xi Chen

HIST 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5, max. 15)

HIST 501 Ancient Greece and Rome: Writings and Interpretations (3-6, max. 6)
Study of historians, development of historical study as a distinct pursuit, focus of attention in historical scholarship in the ancient world and comparison with modern interpretation of antiquity.
Instructor Course Description: Carol G Thomas

HIST 502 Medieval Europe: Writings and Interpretations (3-6, max. 6)
Study of historians, schools of history, and interpretations of medieval European history.

HIST 503 Modern Europe: Writings and Interpretations (3-6, max. 6)
Study of historians, schools of history, and interpretations of modern European history.
Instructor Course Description: Jordanna Bailkin

HIST 504 Comparative Ethnicity and Nationalism (5)
Theoretical approaches to, and historical case studies of, the phenomena of ethnicity, nationalism, and ethnic conflict in the modern world. Emphasis on Europe and Asia.
Instructor Course Description: Nikhil Pal Singh Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 506 Issues in World History to 1500 (5)
Explores important questions about development of civilizations. Topics include the spread of peoples and languages; the significance of technologies such as agriculture, writing, and the stirrup; links between trade and the spread of religions and diseases; and primary and secondary state formation.

HIST 511 History of Science (3-6, max. 6)

Instructor Course Description: Thomas L Hankins Simon R. E. Werrett

HIST 512 Seminar in the History of Science ([3-6]-, max. 12)

HIST 513 Seminar in the History of Science (-[3-6]-, max. 12)

Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 514 Seminar in the History of Science (-[3-6], max. 12)

HIST 515 Field Course in the History of Technology (5)
Introduces students to the literature, methodology, and problems of the history of technology, and prepares them for independent study in the field.
Instructor Course Description: Bruce W Hevly

HIST 520 Britons and Others (5)
Provides an overview of major themes and recent scholarship in modern British and imperial history. Emphasizes the ways in which ideas about class, gender, and race have influenced Britain's relationship to the wider world.

HIST 530 Comparative Colonialisms: Methodological and Conceptual Approaches (5)
Introduces students to the historiography of modern European/American colonialisms, focusing on Africa, Asia, and/or the Americas. Addresses methodological and conceptual issues by examining relationship between capitalism and colonialism; violence and routinization of colonial power; colonial categories of race, ethnicity, class, and gender; and resistance movements and nationalist politics.
Instructor Course Description: Laurie J Sears Lynn M. Thomas Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 552 Field Course in African History (5)
Methodological and conceptual issues in African historiography, focusing on 1500 to the present. Examines topics including pre-colonial politics and economics, slavery and the slave trades, European conquest and colonization, resistance movements and nationalist politics, and post-colonial debates and dilemmas. Special attention to issues of gender, race, ethnicity, and class.

HIST 561 Islamic History (3-6, max. 6)
Field course. Introduction to advanced study in the major periods and problems of Islam. Bibliographical guidance is stressed.

HIST 562 Ottoman History (3-6, max. 6)
Field course. Introduction to the major periods and problems of Ottoman history, 1300-1914, by acquainting the student with the major works in at least two languages. An attempt is made to teach some use of Ottoman materials. A minor problem is investigated in detail by every student. Prerequisite: knowledge of at least one major language besides English (French, German, Russian, or other).

HIST 563 Modern Near East (3-6, max. 6)
Field course introducing the student to the major periods and problems of Near Eastern history, 1798 to the present.
Instructor Course Description: Jere L Bacharach Shaun T Lopez

HIST 566 Sport and the British Empire in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (5)
Examines British imperialism in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East through the prism of sport. Explores the rise of sport in Victorian England, its use to discipline and control colonized peoples, and its role in the rise of nationalism throughout the British Empire.

HIST 570 Topics in Teaching History (3)
Topics include active learning, teaching writing, assessment, and course design. Designed for history graduate students working or planning to work as TAs or instructors. Students produce a teaching portfolio and conduct peer observations. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Richard R Johnson

HIST 571 Orientation to an Academic Career in History (3)
Course for prospective college and university history instructors, preparing them for the nonacademic aspects of their duties. Prerequisite: Master of Arts degree in history or permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Richard R Johnson

HIST 572 Dissertation Prospectus Workshop (3)
Students will craft their dissertation prospectuses with their respective PhD chairs and committees, that must approve the prospectus before it is presented to the History Department. In addition to fulfilling a departmental requirement, students can use the prospectus as a component for future funding and employment applications. Credit/no-credit only.

HIST 580 Gender and History (5)
Introduction to gender as category of historical analysis, examining the impact of feminist theory within the discipline of history. Course traces historiographical debates in women's and gender history and explores, through cross-cultural comparisons, how scholars have conceived the relationship between gender and categories such as class, race, ethnicity, and sexuality.
Instructor Course Description: Susan A Glenn Lynn M. Thomas Uta G. Poiger

HIST 590 Topics in History (5, max. 15)
Seminar on selected topics in general history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Anand A Yang Jordanna Bailkin Lorraine C Mcconaghy Devin E Naar Patricia B. Ebrey Florian Schwarz Susan A Glenn Glennys J. Young Raymond A. Jonas Joel T Walker Resat Kasaba Laurie J Sears Lynn M. Thomas Margaret Pugh O'Mara Mary R O'Neil Benjamin Schmidt Arbella H Bet-Shlimon G Vatandoust Vicente L. Rafael

HIST 595 Historical Practices (5)
Emphasizes the interrelatedness of theoretical issues and historical research. Students read works that encourage the rethinking of sources and their historical meaning and experiment with sources, methods, and questions in a set of practical assignments.
Instructor Course Description: George K Behlmer Bruce W Hevly Raymond A. Jonas

HIST 596 History Research Seminar (5-)
Advanced historical research seminar. First in a series of two.

HIST 597 History Research Seminar (-5)
Advanced historical research seminar. Second in a series of two.

HIST 598 Methods of Historical Research (5)
Exploration of new historical and scholarly techniques employed in historical research. Use of social science methodology and literary theory in the evaluation and interpretation of historical sources. Use of feminist theory, deconstruction, critical theory, and orality/literacy studies. Student research paper is based upon a chosen theoretical approach.
Instructor Course Description: Laurie J Sears Uta G. Poiger

HIST 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)

HIST 700 Master's Thesis (*-)

HIST 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)