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AFRICA

Twagira:  Environment and Society in Africa (138); Modern Africa (212); Africa to 1800 (217); Gender and Authority in African Societies (226); Reproductive Politics and the Family in Africa (302); Social History of Islam in Africa (334)

 

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

Eudell:  Early African American (241); Race Discourse in the Americas (329); Toward an Archeology of the U.S. Prison System (357)

Various FacultyModern African American (242)

 

BEFORE MODERNITY:  THE PREINDUSTRIAL ERA

Grimmer-Solem:  The Origins of Global Capitalism (268)

Johnston:  Intro to Japanese History and Culture (260)

Lennox:  Encountering the Atlantic World (122); Imaginary Empires (182); Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); The Native New World (168)   

Masters:  Islamic Civilization (231); Empires in World History (251)

Miller:  Classic Christian Texts (206); Augustine's Confessions (354); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (215)

Pinch:  India before Europe (258)

Tan:  History of Traditional China (223)

Shaw:  Magic and Witchcraft in Early Europe (134); Kings, Queens and the Foundation of Europe (166); Reformation in Britain (167); Medieval Europe (201); Making of Britain (211); Saints and Sinners (284); Reason against Itself (322); Making History: Practice and Theory (380); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387); Acceleration of Europe (392)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218)

Twagira:  Africa to 1800 (217)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202)

 

BRITAIN AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Lennox:  Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); Moving through the Revolutionary Age (310)

Miller:  European Intellectual History Since the Renaissance (216); Contemporary Europe (119)  

Shaw:  Reformation in Britain (167); Making of Britain (211); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Pinch:  Gandhi (181); The Raj (186); Modern India (285); The Great Game (317)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

 

THE CITY

Grimmer-Solem:  Crisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic (319)

Pinch:  Delhi (288)

Schatz:  Exploring Middletown’s History (171)

Smolkin:  Communist Experience (184)

Tan:  Chinese Cities (117)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

 

CONTEMPORARY HISTORY:  (1945 - )

Greene:  Italy and Spain since 1900 (388)

Holmes:  French Existentialism and Marxism (383)

Kleinberg:   Postmodern Theory with a Historical Intent (318)

Masters:  Arab Spring (111)

Miller:  Contemporary Europe (119)

Pinch:  Modern India (285); Delhi (288)

Schatz:   Rise of Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342)

Smolkin:  Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219); Communist Experience (184)             

Tan:  Modern China (224), Modern East Asia (225)

Twagira:  Modern Africa (212)

Williams:  Environmental History (116)

 

EARLY MODERN GLOBE (1500-1800)

Eudell:  Early African American (241); Modernity and the Work of History (333); Race, Knowledge, and Justice (346)

Garcia:  Spanish Inquisition (126); Imperial Spain (255); Spanish Identity in the Early Modern World (305)

Grimmer-Solem:  The Origins of Global Capitalism (268)

Lennox:  Imaginary Empires (182); Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); The Native New World (168)

Masters:  Rise & Fall of the Ottoman Empire (228)

Pinch:  India before Europe (258)

Twagira:  Africa to 1800 (217)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202)

 

EAST ASIA

Johnston:  Intro to Japanese History and Culture (260); Japan and the Atomic Bomb (381); Disease and Epidemics in Historical Perspective (222)

Tan:  Chinese Cities (117), History of Traditional China (223); Modern China (224); Modern East Asia (225); History of Science and Technology in Modern China (386)

 

ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

Fullilove:  Industrializations (252); Confidence and Panic (227)

Greene:  Modern Europe (203); France since 1870 (220); Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)   

Grimmer-Solem:  The Origins of Global Capitalism (268); The Industrial Revolution in Global Context (280); The Social Question and the Rise of the Welfare State (347)

Miller:  European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (215)

Schatz:  Exploring Middletown’s History (171); American Labor History (266)

Shaw:  Medieval Europe (201); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Tan:  Modern East Asia (225)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

 

EMPIRES AND ENCOUNTERS

Garcia:  Spanish Inquisition (126); Imperial Spain (255)

Grimmer-Solem:  The Origins of Global Capitalism (268); The Industrial Revolution in Global Context (280)

Lennox:  Encountering the Atlantic World (122); Imaginary Empires (182); Early North America (237); Moving through the Revolutionary Age (310)

Masters:  Rise & Fall of the Ottoman Empire (228); Modern Middle East (234); Empires in World History (251)

Pinch:  The Raj (186); India Before Europe (258); The Great Game (317)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218); Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219)

Tan:  Traditional China (223); Modern China (224); Modern East Asia (225)

Teter:  Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247)

Twagira:  Modern Africa (212)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Zeltsman:  Mexican History & Visual Culture (297); Media & Power in Latin America (321)

 

ENVIRONMENT AND FOOD

Erickson:  History of Ecology (221); The Economy of Nature and Nations (307)

Fullilove:  Industrializations (252); Food Security (374); American Food (135)

Grimmer-Solem:  Origins of Global Capitalism (268)

Pinch:  Waterways (264); Delhi (288)

Tucker:  Seeing the Bigger Picture (262)

Twagira:  The Environment and Society in Africa (138)

Williams:   Environmental History (116); What is Nature? (155); Farming in America (312)

 

EUROPE

Erickson:  Science in Western Culture, 1650-1900 (254)

Garcia:  Spanish Inquisition (126); Imperial Spain (255)

Greene:  Appeasement and the Origins of the Second World War (158); The Spanish Civil War (160); Modern Europe (203); France Since 1870 (220); Topics in the History of Europe (292); Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)

Grimmer-Solem:  Empire, Nationhood and the Quest for German Unity (120); Inside Nazi Germany (263); The Origins of Global Capitalism (268) The Industrial Revolution in Global Context (280); Crisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic (319); The Social Question and the Rise of the Welfare State (347); The Holocaust (376)

Holmes:  Comparative French Revolutions (377); Enlightenment Concept of the Self (153); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (216); French Existentialism and Marxism (383)                 

Kleinberg:  Text and Context: Readings in Modern Europe (114); Existentialism in Film and Literature (256); 20th-Century Intellectual History (259); Death and the Limits of Representation (297); Postmodern Theory with a Historical Intent (318)

Miller:  Classic Christian Texts (206); Augustine's Confessions (354); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (215); European Intellectual History since the Renaissance (216); Political Fiction (294); Romanticism and Political Fiction (385); Contemporary Europe (119)

Shaw:  Magic and Witchcraft in Early Europe (134); Kings, Queens and the Foundation of Europe (166); Reformation in Britain (167); Medieval Europe (201); Making of Britain (211); Saints and Sinners (284); Reason against Itself (322); Making History: Practice and Theory (380); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387); Acceleration of Europe (392)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218); Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219); Religion, Secularism, and Modernity (323); Communist Experience (184); “If there is no God, then everything is permitted?” Moral Life in a Secular World (395)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202)

 

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Greenblatt:  Gender and Jewish History (213)

Pinch:  Gandhi (181); The Raj (186)

Shaw:   Magic and Witchcraft in Early Europe (134); Kings, Queens and the Foundation of Europe (166)

Smolkin:  Communist Experience (184) 

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Twagira:  Gender & History (179); Gender and Authority in African Societies (226); Reproductive Politics and the Family in Africa (302); Social History of Islam in Africa (334)

Zeltsman:  Modern Latin America (245)

 

GEOGRAPHIES:  SPACE AND MAPPING

Lennox:  Encountering the Atlantic World (122); Imaginary Empires (182)

Pinch:  India Before Europe (258); Waterways (264)

Tan:  History and Geography (399)

Tucker:  Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Williams:  Environmental History (116)

 

HISTORY AND THEORY / HISTORIOGRAPHY

Erickson:  Science in the Making (176)

Eudell:  What is History? (144); Modernity and the Work of History (333); Race, Knowledge, and Justice (346)

Holmes:  Comparative French Revolutions (377); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (216)      

Kleinberg:  Text and Context: Readings in Modern Europe (114); Postmodern Theory with a Historical Intent (318)

Miller:  Augustine's Confessions (354); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (215); European Intellectual History since the Renaissance (216)

Pinch:  Microhistory and Macrohistory (315)

Shaw:  Making History: Practice and Theory (380); History and Theory (338)

Tan:  History and Geography (399)

Twagira:  Gender and History (179)

Tucker:  Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Various Faculty:  Religion and History (323)

 

JEWISH HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE

Greenblatt:  Sarnoff to Seinfeld (161); Gender and Jewish History (213); Overlapping Spheres: Jewish Life in Early Modern Europe (306)

Grimmer-Solem:  Inside Nazi Germany (263); The Holocaust (376)

Schatz:  American Jewish History (210)

Various Faculty:  Jewish History (247); Performing Jewish Studies (313)

LATIN AMERICA

Garcia:  Spanish Inquisition (126)

Zelstman:  Latin American City (112); Modern Latin American (245); Mexican History & Visual Culture (297); Media and Power in Latin America (321)

 

MIDDLE EAST

Masters:  Arab Spring (111); Rise & Fall of the Ottoman Empire (228); Islamic Civilization  (231); Modern Middle East (234); Empires in World History (251); Ethnicity, Religion & Class in the Middle East & the Balkans (311); Mystical Traditions in Islam (337)

 

MIGRATION

Lennox:  Encountering the Atlantic World (122); Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238)

Pinch:  Waterways (264)

Schatz:  American Labor History (266); American Jewish History (210)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218)

Shaw:  Acceleration of Europe (392)

 

NATION AND ETHNICITY

Eudell:  Topics in U.S. Intellectual History (235); The Long Nineteenth Century (239)

Greene:  Modern Europe (203); France since 1870 (220); Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)

Grimmer-Solem:  Empire, Nationhood and the Quest for German Unity (120); Inside Nazi Germany (263); The Holocaust (376)

Masters:  Ethnicity, Religion & Class in the Middle East & the Balkans (311) 

Pinch:  Modern India (285)

Schatz:   American Jewish History (210)

Shaw:  Making of Britain (211); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218); Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Various Faculty:  The US since 1901 (Twentieth-Century US History) (240)

 

NORTH AMERICA

Erickson:  History of Ecology (221); Science and the State (336)

Eudell:  War and National (Re)Formation (159); Topics in U.S. Intellectual History (235); The Long Nineteenth Century (239); Early African American (241); U.S. Civil War (293); Toward an Archaeology of the U.S. Prison System (357)

Fullilove:  Long 19th Century (239); Industrializations (252); Food Security (374); Materia Medica (393); American Food (135); Confidence and Panic (227)

Lennox:  Imaginary Empires (182); Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); The Native New World (168); Comparing Revolutions [US and Canada] (349); North of America (372)

Schatz:  Exploring Middletown’s History (171); American Labor History (266); American Jewish History (210); Rise of the Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342)

Tucker:   Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Williams:   Environmental History (116); Farming in America (312)

Various Faculty:  The US since 1901 (Twentieth-Century US History) (240)

 

RACE

Eudell:  War and National (Re)Formation (159); Topics in U.S. Intellectual History (235); The Long Nineteenth Century (239); Early African American (241); U.S. Civil War (293); Toward an Archaeology of the U.S. Prison System (357); Race Discourse in the Americas (329)

Lennox:  Homelands and First Nations (259)

Various Faculty:  The US since 1901 (Twentieth-Century US History) (240); Modern African American (242)

Zeltsman:  Modern Latin America (245); Mexican History & Visual Culture (297)

 

RELIGION

Eudell:  Early African American (241)

Garcia:  Spanish Inquisition (126)

Holmes:  European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (216)

Lennox:  Homelands and First Nations (259)

Masters:  Islamic Civilization (231); Mystical Traditions in Islam (337)

Miller:  Classic Christian Texts (206); Augustine's Confessions (354)   

Schatz:  American Jewish History (210); Labor and Religion in American History (380)

Shaw:  Magic and Witchcraft in Early Europe (134); Reformation in Britain (167); Medieval Europe (201); Making of Britain (211); Saints and Sinners In Europe (284); Reason against Itself (322); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Smolkin:  Religion, Secularism, and Modernity (323); “If there is no God, then everything is permitted?” Moral Life in a Secular World (395)

Tan:  Traditional China (223)

Twagira:  Social History of Islam in Africa (334)

Various Faculty:  Religion and History (323); Early Modern Europe (202)

 

REVOLUTION AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Eudell:  War and National (Re)formation (159)

Greene:  The Spanish Civil War (160); France at War (164); Modern Europe (203); France Since 1870 (220); Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)

Grimmer-Solem:  Empire, Nationhood and the Quest for German Unity (120); Crisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic (319); The Social Question and the Rise of the Welfare State (347)

Holmes:  Comparative French Revolutions (377)

Lennox:  Liberty and Loyalism (238); Comparing Revolutions [US and Canada] (349)

Masters:  Arab Spring (111)

Pinch:  Gandhi (181)

Schatz:  American Labor History (266); Rise of Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342); Labor and Religion in American History (380)

Shaw:  Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218); Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219); Communist Experience (184)

Tan:  Modern China (224); Modern East Asia (225)

Tucker:  Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202)

Zeltsman:  Modern Latin America (245); Mexican History & Visual Culture (297); Media & Power in Latin America (321)

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDICINE

Erickson:  Science in the Making (176); History of Ecology (221); Science in Western Culture, 1650-1900 (254); The Economy of Nature and Nations (307); Science and the State (336); The History of Rationality: From Moral Philosophy to Artificial Intelligence (340)

Fullilove:  Food Security (374); Materia Medica (393); Social Life of the Modern Fact (217); Life of the Modern Fact (367)

Grimmer-Solem:  Origins of Global Capitalism (268); Industrial Revolution in Global Context (280)

Johnston:  Disease and Epidemics in Historical Perspective (222)

Miller:  Theories and Models (141)

Smolkin:  Secularization (2xx)

Tan:  History of Science and Technology in Modern China (386)

Tucker:  Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Zelstman:  Media & Power in Latin America (321)

 

SOUTH ASIA

Pinch:  Gandhi (181); The Raj (186); India Before Europe (258); Modern India (285); Delhi (288); The Great Game (317)

 

THOUGHT AND IDEAS

Erickson:  Science in Western Culture, 1650-1900 (254); The Economy of Nature and Nations (307); The History of Rationality: From Moral Philosophy to Artificial Intelligence (340)

Eudell:  Toward an Archeology of the U.S. Prison System (357)

Greene:  Modern Europe (203); France since 1870 (220); Italy and Spain since 1900 (388)

Holmes:  Enlightenment Concept of the Self (153); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (216); Modern Social Thought (350); French Existentialism and Marxism (383)   

Kleinberg:  Text and Context: Readings in Modern Europe (114); Existentialism in Film and Literature (256); 20th-Century Intellectual History (259); Death and the Limits of Representation (297); Postmodern Theory with a Historical Intent (318)

Miller:  Classic Christian Texts (206); Augustine's Confessions (354); European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (215); European Intellectual History since the Renaissance (216); Political Fiction (294); Romanticism and Political Fiction (385); Theories and Models (141)

Schatz:  Rise of Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342)

Shaw:  Reason against Itself (322)

Tan:  History of Traditional China (223); History of Science and Technology in Modern China (386)

Tucker:   Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202)

 

VISUAL AND MATERIAL CULTURE

Grimmer-SolemCrisis, Creativity and Modernity in the Weimar Republic (319)

Pinch:  The Raj (186); Delhi (288)

Smolkin:  Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219); Communist Experience (184) 

Tan:  History of Science and Technology in Modern China (386)

Tucker:  Seeing the Bigger Picture (262); Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3xx)

Zelstman:  Mexican History & Visual Culture (297)

 

WAR AND VIOLENCE

Eudell:  War and National (Re)formation (159); U.S. Civil War (293)

Greene:  Appeasement and the Origins of the Second World War (158); The Spanish Civil War (160); France at War (164); Modern Europe (203); Europe in the Age of Violence (209); France Since 1870 (220); Fascism (371); Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)

Grimmer-Solem:  Empire, Nationhood and the Quest for German Unity (120); Inside Nazi Germany (263); The Holocaust (376)

Johnston:  Japan and the Atomic Bomb (381)  

Lennox:  Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); Homelands and First Nations (259)

Masters:  Empires in World History (251)

Pinch:  Gandhi (181); Modern South Asia (285); The Great Game (317)

Shaw:  Medieval Europe (201); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387)

Smolkin:  Russian History to 1881 (218); Russian and Soviet History, 1881-Present (219)

Tan:  Modern East Asia (225)

Various Faculty:  Early Modern Europe (202) 

 

 updated November 11, 2016