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Africa

 

               Elphick:                              Global Christianity (265)

               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 Archaeology of the U.S. Prison System (357)

               Wright:                                Black Political Thought (309); Intro to Modern AFAM (242); Long Civil Rights Movement (140); Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303)

 

Before Modernity:  The Pre-Industrial 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 Northeast (1xx)   

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)

Nussdorfer:                        Rome through the Ages (208)

Pinch:                                  India Before Europe (258)

Schwarcz:                           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 In Europe (284); Reason against Itself (322); Making History: Practice and Theory (380); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387); Acceleration of Europe (392)

Smolkin-Rothrock:           Russian History to 1881 (218)

Teter:                                   Sophomore Seminar: East European Jewish Experience (156); Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247); Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267); Jews Under Christianity and Islam: Borders, Boundaries, and Coexistence (301)

Twagira:                              Africa to 1800 (217)

Wightman:                          Subject Peoples (188); Colonial Latin America (296)    

Various Faculty:                Early Modern Europe (202)

 

Britain and the British Empire

 

Kelly:                                  Notes from a Small Island: Modern British History (269)

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); 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)

               Nussdorfer:                        Rome through the Ages (208)

               Schatz:                                Exploring Middletown’s History (171)

               Smolkin-Rothrock:           Communist Experience (184)

               Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

               Wright:                                Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303)

 

Contemporary History:  (1945 – )

 

               Greene:                               Italy and Spain Since 1900 (388)

               Elphick:                              Global Christianity (265)

               Holmes:                              French Existentialism and Marxism (383)   

               Kleinberg:                          Postmodern Theory with a Historical Intent (318)

Ko:                                       Global Histories of Southeast Asia (1xx)

               Masters:                              Arab Spring (111)

               Miller:                                 Contemporary Europe (119)

               Pinch:                                  Modern India (285)

               Schatz:                                Rise of Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342); End of the Cold War (375)

               Schwarcz:                           Modern China (224); The Jewish Experience in China (308)

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

               Twagira:                              Modern Africa (212)

               Wightman:                          Power and Resistance (320); Advanced Seminar in Latin American History (344)    

               Williams:                            Environmental History:  Telling Stories in Place (116)

               Wright:                                Black Political Thought (309); Intro to Modern AFAM (242); Long Civil Rights Movement (140); Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303)

               Shimizu:                             Modern East Asia (225); Food Histories in East Asia (253)

 

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

Ko:                                       Global Histories of Southeast Asia (1xx)

               Lennox:                              Imaginary Empires (182); Early North America (237); Liberty and Loyalism (238); The Native Northeast (1xx); Geography and History (3xx)

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

               Pinch:                                  India Before Europe (258)

               Schwarcz:                           The Jewish Experience in China (308)

               Shimizu:                             Japan before 1868 (260)

               Teter:                                   Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248)

Twagira:                              Africa to 1800 (217)

               Wightman:                          Colonial Latin America (296)    

               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 (2xx)

Schwarcz:                           History of Traditional China (223); Modern China (224); The Jewish Experience in China (308)

Shimizu:                             Modern East Asia (225); Food Histories in East Asia (253); Japan before 1868 (260)

 

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)

Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Wightman:                          Colonial Latin America (296); Modern Latin America (245)     

 

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)

Ko:                                       Global Histories of Southeast Asia (1xx)

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

Schwarcz:                           History of Traditional China (223)

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

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

Twagira:                              Modern Africa (212)

Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Wightman:                          Subject Peoples (188); Colonial Latin America (296)

 

Environment and Food

 

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

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

Pinch:                                  Waterways (264)

Twagira:                              The Environment and Society in Africa  (138)

Shimizu:                             Food Histories in East Asia (253)

Williams:                            Environmental History:  Telling Stories in Place (116)

 

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); 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); Holmes:  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)

Nussdorfer:                        Rome through the Ages (208)  

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 In Europe (284); Reason against Itself (322); Making History: Practice and Theory (380); Plague, Rebellion, and Heresy, England, 1290-1520 (387); Acceleration of Europe (392)

Smolkin-Rothrock:           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)

Teter:                                   Jewish Tradition, Its Texts and Contexts (105); Sophomore Seminar: East European Jewish Experience (156); From Clay Tablet to the iPad: History of the Book in Intercultural Perspective (157); Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247); Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267); Jews Under Christianity and Islam: Borders, Boundaries, and Coexistence (301); Performing Jewish Studies: History, Methods, and Models (313)

Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Various Faculty:                Early Modern Europe (202)

 

Gender and Sexuality

  

Pinch:                                  Gandhi (181)

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

Smolkin-Rothrock:           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)

Wightman:                          Subject Peoples (188); Colonial Latin America (296); Modern Latin America (245); Power and Resistance (320)    

 

Geographies:  Space and Mapping

 

Lennox:                              Encountering the Atlantic World (122); Imaginary Empires (182); Geography and History (3xx)

Ko:                                       Global Histories of Southeast Asia (1xx)

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

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

Williams:                            Environmental History:  Telling Stories in Place (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)

Lennox:                              Geography and History (3xx)

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

Schwarcz:                           History of Traditional China (223); The Jewish Experience in China (308)

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

Teter:                                   Sophomore Seminar: East European Jewish Experience (156); Performing Jewish

                                             Studies: History, Methods, and Models (313)

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

 

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

Teter:                                   Jewish Tradition, Its Texts and Contexts (105); Sophomore Seminar: East European Jewish Experience (156); From Clay Tablet to the iPad: History of the Book in Intercultural Perspective (157); Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247); Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267); Jews Under Christianity and Islam: Borders, Boundaries, and Coexistence (301); Performing Jewish Studies: History, Methods, and Models (313)

Schatz:                                American Jewish History (210)

Schwarcz:                           The Jewish Experience in China (308)

 

Latin America

 

Garcia:                                Spanish Inquisition (126)

Wightman:                          Subject Peoples (188); Colonial Latin America (296); Modern Latin America (245); Power and Resistance (320); Advanced Seminar in Latin American History (344)

 

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)

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

 

 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-Rothrock:           Russian History to 1881 (218)

Shaw:                                  Acceleration of Europe (392)

Teter:                                   Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247); Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267)

Wightman:                          Colonial Latin America (296)                      

 

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)

Lennox:                              Geography and History (3xx)

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

Teter:                                   Performing Jewish Studies: History, Methods, and Models (313)

Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

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

 

North America

 

Elphick:                              Protestantism (261)

Erickson:                            History of Ecology (221)

Eudell:                                War and National (Re)Formation (159); Topics in U.S. Intellectual History (235); The Long Nineteenth Century (239); Early African American (241); Toward an Archaeology of the U.S. Prison System (357)
Erickson:                            History of Ecology (221); Science and the State (336) 
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 Northeast (1xx); North of America (2xx); Geography and History (3xx)
Schatz:                                Exploring Middletown’s History (171); American Labor History (266); American Jewish History (210); Rise of the Conservative Movement in the U.S. (342); End of the Cold War (375) 
Tucker:                               Introduction to Visual Studies: Methods and Debates (3XX)
Williams:                            Environmental History:  Telling Stories in Place (116)
Wright:                                Black Political Thought (309); Intro to Modern AFAM (242); Long Civil Rights Movement (140); Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303)
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); Toward an Archaeology of the U.S. Prison System (357); Race Discourse in the Americas (329)
Wightman:                          Subject Peoples (188); Colonial Latin America (296); Modern Latin America (245) 

Wright:                                Black Political Thought (309); Intro to Modern AFAM (242); Long Civil Rights Movement (140); Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303)

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

 

Religion

 

Elphick:                              Protestantism (261); Global Christianity (265)

Eudell:                                Early African American (241)

Garcia:                                Spanish Inquisition (126)

Holmes:                              European Intellectual History to the Renaissance (216)        
Masters                               Islamic Civilization (231), Mystical Traditions in Islam (337)

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

Nussdorfer:                        Rome through the Ages (208)

Schatz:                                American Jewish History (210)

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

Teter:                                   Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews (247); Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to Jon Stewart (248); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267); Jews Under Christianity and Islam: Borders, Boundaries, and Coexistence (301)

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)

Masters:                              Arab Spring (111)

Pinch:                                  Gandhi (181)

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

Schwarcz:                           Modern China (224)

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

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

Tucker:                               Nineteenth-Century Britain (269)

Wightman:                          Modern Latin America (245); Power and Resistance (320)

Wright:                                Long Civil Rights Movement (140); Race, Rage, Riots, and Backlash (303); Black Political Thought (309)

Various Faculty:                Early Modern Europe (202)

 

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)
Johnston:                          Disease and Epidemics in Historical Perspective (2xx)
Miller:                               Theories and Models (141)
Smolkin-Rothrock:         Secularization (2xx)
Teter:                                 From Clay Tablet to the iPad: History of the Book in Intercultural Perspective (157)

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

 

South Asia

 

Pinch:                                  Gandhi (181); India Before Europe (258); Modern India (285); 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 Archaeology 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); 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)

Schwarcz:                           History of Traditional China (223); The Jewish Experience in China (308)

Shaw:                                  Reason against Itself (322)

Teter:                                   Jewish Tradition, Its Texts and Contexts (105); Performing Jewish Studies: History, Methods, and Models (313)

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

Wright:                                Black Political Thought (309)

Various Faculty:                Early Modern Europe (202)

 

Visual and Material Culture

 

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

Lennox:                              Geography and History (3xx) 

Nussdorfer:                        Rome through the Ages (208)

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

Teter:                                   From Clay Tablet to the iPad: History of the Book in Intercultural Perspective (157); Out of the Shtetl: Jews in Eastern Europe (267

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

Shimizu:                             Food Histories in East Asia (253)

              

War and Violence

 

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

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)

Masters:                              Empires in World History (251)

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

Schatz:                                End of the Cold War (375)

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

                              (387)

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

Various Faculty:                Early Modern Europe (202)

 

 

 

Revised 23 August 2014