Associate Professor Director of Undergraduate Studies
- Comparative and Transnational
- Migration and Citizenship
- Race and Ethnicity
The Department of History is committed to pursuing excellence in historical scholarship and teaching across many different time periods and research interests. Its outstanding faculty specializes in a wide array of historical issues and themes that transcend particular regions and periods. Courses connect undergraduate and graduate students with the excitement of historic discovery and provide a rigorous training in researching and analyzing the human past.
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HIST 4109 The Practice and Theory of Public History: Slavery and Self-Emancipation in US History (also AMST 4109, ASRC 4109) (HA-AS, HST-AS) (HNA) Thursday: 2:00-4:30 plus Independent Research Professor Edward Baptist This course will offer students the opportunity to both study and shape t...Read more
HIST 3825 World War II: A Global History (HA-AS, HST-AS) ( HTR) Tuesday and Thursday: 1:25-2:40 plus discusion Professor Ruth Lawlor It may seem obvious that World War II was a global event, but the history of the war has often been told within national frames: the story of Britain “stan...Read more
HIST 3750 Black Women and Material Culture (also AMST 3752, ASRC 3750) (HA-AS, HST-AS) (HNA) Monday and Wednesday: 10:10-11:25 plus Independent Research Professor Tamika Nunley This course invites students to consider how Black women interacted with material objects and how these artifa...Read more
HIST 3175 No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Inquisitors, Heretics, and the Struggle for Truth in the Early Modern World (also JWST 3175, NES 3175) (HB) (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS) (HTR) Tuesday and Thursday: 11:40-12:55 plus Independent Research Professor Mayer Juni This course uses t...Read more
HIST 2931 Making of an Empire in China (also ASIAN 2293, CAPS 2931)(GHB) (GLC-AS, HA-AS, HST-AS) (HPE, HEU) Monday and Wednesday: 10:10-11:25 plus Independent Research Professor Mara Du The Great Qing (1644-1911), a multi-ethnic empire that conquered China proper from the northeastern borde...Read more
HIST 2660 Everything You Know about Indians is Wrong: Unlearning Native American History (also AIIS 2660, AMST 2660) (HB) (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS) (HPE, HNA) Monday and Wednesday: 9:05-9:55 plus discussion Professor Jon Parmenter One thing many Americans think they know is their Indians: P...Read more
HIST 2556 The Global Congo: Diplomacy, Extraction, and Resistance (also ASRC 2556) (HA-AS, HST-AS) (HGS) Tuesday and Thursday: 11:40-12:55 Professor Rachel Sandwell The vast Congo Basin region has shaped the world in ways that are often ignored. Its mineral resources travel the globe – the ...Read more
HIST 2462 Personal Histories of Global Events: Microhistorical Approaches to the Writing of Global History (also JWST 2462, NES 2462) (GLC-AS, HA-AS, HST-AS) (HGS) Tuesday and Thursday: 2:55-4:10 Professor Mostafa Minawi In this course we will read some of the most influential micro-histor...Read more