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John M Findlay
HSTAA 513
Seattle Campus

Seminar in American History: Western

Class description

This is the first half of a two-quarter research seminar (HSTAA 513-514) on the North American West. The major focus is researching and writing individual papers in western history and related fields. Students ought to plan to register for both halves, AA513 and AA514.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Graduate-student status, preferably in History.

Class assignments and grading

Over the course of two quarters (HSTAA 513 and HSTAA 514), students will select topics, conduct research, prepare rough and final drafts, and critique one another's work. There will be a small amount of common readings, and probably a short paper or two. Details TBA.


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 Jennifer Weiss
Date: 10/23/2006