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