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Spring 2018 Courses

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HIS 503 History of Roman Empire
MWF 9:00-9:50
Daniel J Gargola

A study of the foundation of the Roman Empire, the development of Imperial institutions, social and intellectual developments of the Graeco-Roman world. The decline of Rome and the barbarian invasions of the fourth century.


HIS 534 Russia in the Nineteenth Century
TR 3:30-4:45
Karen Petrone

This course examines the social, political, and cultural history of 19th Century Russia in depth, focusing on the social conditions of serfdom and its abolition, the causes of social tension in late Imperial Russia, and the long term causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917.


HIS 563 History of Women in Latin America
TR 2:00-3:15
Francie R Chassenlopez

This course will survey the history of women in Latin America from pre-Columbian period to the present. The emphasis will be mainly on the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries in order to understand the situation of women in Latin America today.


HIS 564 History of Brazil
MWF 12:00-12:50
Erik L. Myrup

Study of Brazilian history from 1500 to the present, stressing the multiethnic dynamics of colonial society, the political transformations of independence, and the contemporary legacies of race, slavery, abolition, and gender.


HIS 584 Health & Disease in U.S.
TR 3:30-4:45
E H Christianson

A survey of the emergence of modern professional medicine in America, from colonial time to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the social and scientific context of medical thought, education, organization, and regulation.


HIS 613 Readings Early Med Hist
W 6:30-9:00
David G. Hunter

The problems, major sources and secondary literature in the period from the beginning of the fifth century to the end of the 10th century will be covered. Primary emphasis will be given to the Latin West. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits when topical coverage is sufficiently different from one semester to another.


HIS 623 Readings in 19th Cent European History
TR 3:30-4:45
Karen Petrone

Intensive survey of the literature in the political, social, and/or cultural history of nineteenth- century Europe. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits when topical coverage is sufficiently different from one semester to another. Prereq: Graduate status.


HIS 641 Readings Since 1877
T 3:30-6:00
Tracy A Campbell

Course will examine major scholarly debates in American history since 1877. Prereq: None


HIS 650-001 Readings in Special Topics: Digital History
W 3:30-6:00
Abigail Firey


HIS 650-002 Readings in Special Topics: Atlantic World
R 3:00-5:30
Scott K. Taylor


HIS 650-003 Readings in Special Topics: Wom Rel Sp Col La
TR 12:30-1:45
Monica Diaz


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


HIS 701 Research Seminar in American History
M 5:00-7:30
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.


HIS 749 Dissertation Research
Karen Petrone

May be repeated to a maximum of six 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.