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Fall 2019

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HIS 502 His of Roman Republic
MWF 9:00-9:50
Daniel J Gargola
A history of Rome from earliest times to the fall of the Republic. Emphasis will be placed upon the territorial expansion of Rome and the effects of this expansion on republican institutions.


HIS 511 Barbarians
TR 3:30-4:15
Abigail Firey
This course examines the peoples known to historians of Western Europe as the "Barbarians" who took up residence on the continent of Europe and whose polities replaced the central government of imperial Rome in the fifth and subsequent centuries, as well as those of the northern realms of the British Isles and Scandinavia. Topics to be studied include the ethnic and cultural identities of the Barbarians, their role in redefining the social and political institutions of Europe, the reasons for their political and military successes, and their hold on the imaginations of both sympathetic and unsympathetic historians..


HIS 562 Modern Mexico
TR 2:00-3:15
Francie R Chassenlopez
Following a brief survey of Mexican political history from Independence to the present, this course will examine topically major historical themes, such as landholding and agrarian problems, church and state, and assessment of the 1910 Revolution.


HIS 576 Frontier America, 1400-1869
MWF 11:00-11:50
Mark W Summers
A study of the ways in which America's people shaped and were transformed by the frontier; how they wrestled with the problems of nationhood, democracy, sacrifice, and innovation; and how the idealism and promise were fulfilled and betrayed, from the first settlers to the driving of the Golden Spike.


HIS 595-002 Studies in HIstory: US Political History
W 3:30-6:00
D E Hamilton
HIS 595-002 meets with HIS 650-001


HIS 595-003 Studies in History: Slavery in Americas
W 3:00-5:30
George Carlton Wright
HIS 595-003 meets with AAS 400-000


HIS 595-004 Studies in History: Cul/bio Exchanges
TR 2:00-3:15
E H Christianson
HIS 595-004 meets with HIS 351-002


HIS 595-005 Studies in History: Gender and War
T 5:00-7:30
Francie R Chassenlopez
HIS 595-005 meets with HIS 355-001


HIS 595-006 Studies in History: Digital History
TR 9:30-10:45
Stephen R Davis
HIS 595-006 meets with HIS 355-003


HIS 637 Readings in COlonial Latin American His
M 1:00-3:30
Erik L Myrup

Intensive survey of major themes and debates in colonial Latin American history from 1492 to the early nineteenth century. Includes political, economic, social, and cultural topics.


HIS 640 Readings to 1877
T 4:00-6:30
Vanessa M Holden
Course will examine major scholarly debates in American history to 1877. Prereq: none listed.


HIS 650-001 Readings in Special Topics: US Political History
W 3:30-6:00
D E Hamilton


HIS 650-002 Readings in Special Topics: Oral History
R 3:30-6:00
Kathryn D Newfont


HIS 650-003 Readings in Special Topics: Barbarians
TR 3:30-4:45
Abigail Firey

HIS 650-003 meets with HIS 511-001


HIS 695 Independent Work
Under special conditions selected students may investigate problems, with weekly reports to instruc- tor. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits. Prereq: Consent of instructor.


HIS 701 Research Seminar in American History
D E Hamilton
Graduate research seminar in American history. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.


HIS 748 Master's Thesis Research
Karen Petrone
Half-time to full-time work on thesis. May be repeated to a maximum of six semesters. Prereq: All course work toward the degree must be completed.


HIS 749 Dissertation Research
Karen Petrone
May be repeated to a maximum of six semesters. Prereq: Registration for two full-time semesters.


HIS 750 Intro Historical Profession
D E Hamilton
Intend to acquaint students with dissertation research expectation, the responsibilities of a new faculty member, and professional career options. Prereq: None.


HIS 767 Dissertation Residency Credit
Karen Petrone
Residency credit for dissertation research after the qualifying examination. Students may register for this course in the semester of the qualifying examination. A minimum of two semesters are required as well as continuous enrollment (Fall and Spring) until the dissertation is completed and defended.


HIS 768 Res Cr Masters Degree
Karen Petrone
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.


HIS 769 Res Cr Doctors Degree
Karen Petrone
May be repeated indefinitely.