Check out our great selection of upper-division history courses for Fall 2015!
Tudor and Stuart Britain – HIST 322:
- Peasants revolt
- Catholics and Protestants do not get along
- Witches are real
- Families are little kingdoms
- People demand liberty
- Theatre becomes mass media
- Ireland becomes a colony
- Philosophy becomes science
- Farms become businesses
- The world becomes a market
- Capitalism goes global
Taught by Dr. Will Cavert – CRN: 42480
Modern East Asia –HIST 244
- Read about and discuss the development of “modern” societies in China, Korea, and Japan from early modern times to the present.
- We will focus on problems such as empire, historical memory, and the formation of modern nation-states.
- Readings include memoirs and other personal writings as historical texts, as a way to understand the times.
Taught by Dr. Patti Kameya – CRN: 42473
Modern Europe Since 1914 – HIST 226
- What is Europe?
- Who is a European?
- What is European history?
- In which ways can the Sex Pistols help us
- Could be that the Levi’s jeans brought
down the Berlin Wall?
- We are to discuss these and similar questions!!!
Taught by Dr. Zsolt Nagy – CRN: 42479
Ancient Egypt and the Near East – HIST 203
- Explore ancient Egypt and walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great in
the Near East!
- You will better understand the contemporary people and events in this part of the world.
Taught by Dr. Ivancica Schrunk – CRN: 42478
History of Women and the Family in the Americas| – HIST 298
- Is there anything really “new” about Modern Family?
- Women have long debated raising children versus full-time work
- Historically the “family” frequently extends upon traditional nuclear structures.
We’ll examines how multi-generational families, working moms, and rebellious youth have influenced national politics, economics and social structure in the United States and Latin America for the past two centuries.
Taught by Dr. Kari Zimmerman – CRN: 42477
Cities of the Middle East – HIST 253
- How about a road trip in time and space in the Middle East?
- Through the narrow alleys of Cairo, maidans of Isfahan and imposing cathedral mosques of Istanbul, this course will take you to an exploration of urban life, politics and culture
of the Muslim World, as well as its imperial cultures and architectural heritage.
Taught by Dr. Hasan Karatas – CRN: 42476