James R Felak
Explores the history of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia from the end of World War I to the present.
The history of the countries of East Central Europe (i.e. Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary) from the end of the First World War to the present. NOTE: this course will not cover the Balkan countries (i.e. Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, or the former Yugoslavia).
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures, with periodic class discussions of course readings.
Some familiarity with European history over the past century.
Class assignments and grading
Two exams, two short papers (5pp) and participation in regular class discussion.
Mid-term 20% Final 20% Short Papers 40% Discussion 20%