Category: DC (Diversity & Culture)

HIST 1001: United States History I

Mondays & Wednesdays 10:10- 11:05 am + Thursday/Friday Discussion Sections (times vary) Dr. Christopher Phillips This course explores the settlement and expansion of the American colonies as a…

HIST 1001: United States History I Spring

Online Asynchronous This course explores the settlement and expansion of the American colonies as a pluralistic society in which attempts at inclusion were challenged by distinct structures of…

HIST 1001: United States History I Summer Sessions

Online Asynchronous (Session D): 5/6/24–6/19/24 Austin Hall §  Examinations: held during last class meeting  (Session B): 7/ 1/ 24–8/3/24 Diamond Crowder §  Examinations: held during last class meeting This course explores the settlement…

HIST 1002: United States History II Summer Sessions

Online Asynchronous (Full Semester): 5/ 6/24–8/3/24 Erena Nakashima Examinations: held during the last class meeting (Session A): 5/28/24–6/30/24 Tony Russomanno * Examinations: held during last class meeting (Session E): 6/20/24–8/3/24 Alysha…

HIST 1004: World History II Summer Sessions

Online Asynchronous May-Mester (Session M): 5/6/24–5/26/24, Dan Farrell §  Examinations: held during last class meeting This course is an introductory survey of world history from approximately 1450 to the present….

HIST 1001: United States History I

Online Asynchronous Anthony Russomanno This course explores the settlement and expansion of the American colonies as a pluralistic society in which attempts at inclusion were challenged by distinct…

HIST 1002: United States History II

Mondays & Wednesdays + Discussion Sections Dr. Christopher Phillips This course is the second part of a two-semester sequence that surveys U.S. history from the end of Reconstruction…

HIST 1002: United States History II

Online Asynchronous Russomanno  This course is the second part of a two-semester sequence that surveys U.S. history from the end of Reconstruction through the late 20th century. Emphasizing…

HIST 1004: World History II

Online Asynchronous Dr. Cavus This course is an introductory survey of world history from approximately 1450 to the present. In this roughly five hundred-year period, the world has been…

HIST 1007: Middle Eastern History I

Mondays, Wednesdays, 1:25-2:20 pm (in-person) Fridays, Online (Asynch) Dr. Yeliz Cavus In this course, we study the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the era just…

HIST1008: Middle Eastern History II

Dr. Elizabeth Frierson In this course, we study the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the early modern era through the 21st century. We study the political,…

HIST 1009: Latin American History I

This introductory-level lecture course will introduce students to the central topics of early Latin American history beginning with the pre-Columbian period and concluding in the early 19th century. Lectures…

HIST 1010: Latin American History II

Dr. Isaac Campos This course studies the political, economic,  and cultural history of Latin America from approximately 1820 to the present. Key themes include nationalism,  democracy,  authoritarianism,  modernity, …

HIST 1014: World History 20th Century

This course offers a survey of world history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. It addresses the major events and international developments that have…

HIST 1021: Modern South Asia

This course examines the history of India since 1880. We will concentrate on the impact of colonialism on the Indian subcontinent and on the formation of the modern…

HIST 1020: Latin American History

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am- 12:20 pm Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This introductory-level course explores over 500 years of Latin American history from the rise and fall of the…

HIST 1024: History of South Asian Civilizations

In this course, we will investigate the history,  geography,  and civilizations of South Asia (India,  Pakistan,  Bangladesh,  Sri Lanka,  Nepal,  Bhutan,  and the Maldives) by focusing on important historical…

HIST 1102: Themes in Modern American History

This course explores themes that surround the emergence of the United States as a modern entity since the end of the Civil War.  Themes might include the impact…

HIST 1104: Themes in Modern World History

This course explores key themes in world history from approximately 1500 to the current day.  Key topics addressed in the course include the expansion and then contraction of…

HIST 2005: History of Britain 1740-present

This course provides a sustained introduction to selected topics in the history of the British Isles (including Ireland) in the period since the mid-eighteenth century. It explores both…

HIST 2006: History of France 1450-1789

This course examines the complex and often tumultuous processes that established France as one of the preeminent legal, political, cultural, and economic powers in Europe and the Atlantic…

HIST 2007: History of France  1789-present

This course will explore the development of modernFrance and its place in the world  from the FrenchRevolution through a series of monarchical  authoritarian  and democratic regimes. In the…

HIST 2009: History of Russia

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 2:30 -3:25 pm Dr. Willard Sunderland This course provides an overview of Russian history from the founding of the original Rus state in the…

HIST 2012: History of South Asia

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 10:10-11:05 am Dr. Shailaja Paik This survey of South Asian civilization focuses on the evolution of Indian social structures, its diverse religious traditions,  and the…

HIST 2013: African American History before 1861

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. McLeod (AFST) This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 1027. Beginning on the African continent, this course follows African captives across the…

HIST 2014: African American History 1861-present

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-3:20 PMNicholas McLeodThis course is cross-listed with AFST 2014. This course surveys major themes in African American History from the start of the Civil War…

HIST 2015: History of the Atlantic World  1500-1850

A history of the Americas, Europe, and West Africa between 1500 and 1850 that examines the economic, political, and cultural interactions emerging across the Atlantic Ocean. Focusing on the topics of colonialism…

HIST 2016: History of Modern Mexico

Dr. Isaac Campos This course looks at the history of modern Mexico from its independence (1821) down to the present day. This course will emphasize Mexico’s path to…

HIST 2018: Politics of Resistance: Gandhi and Social Justice

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 10:10 – 11:05 am Online Synchronous Dr. Shailaja Paik This course explores the anti-colonial nationalist movement of India with a specific focus on M.K….

HIST 2020: Coming of Civil War

This course takes an in-depth look at the national events and controversies that led to the American Civil War, the most tumultuous era and momentous event in our…

HIST 2021: The Civil War and Reconstruction

Spring 2023; MWF 1:25-2:20 PM Dr. Christopher Phillips This course is the second of a two-semester sequence on the Civil War era. This course introduces students to the…

HIST 2022: Native American History

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-12:20 pm Dr. Margo Lambert This class provides students an opportunity to study the history of Native Americans, the interactions between indigenous peoples, and their…

HIST 2030: Global History of Modern Genocide

This lecture and discussion course examines some of the most unspeakable crimes and greatest tragedies of late modernity.  It focuses primarily on the emergence and varieties of mass…

HIST 2037: God and Guns in Latin America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 PM Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This course examines the relationship between God and Guns, religion and violence, in Latin America from the expansion of the Aztec…

HIST 2045: Race and Ethnicity in American Culture

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. Tracy Teslow This mixed lecture and discussion course will examine the construction and consequences of race and ethnicity in American…

HIST 2047: American South to 1865

This course will introduce students to the history of the American South from its colonial beginnings to the conclusion of the American Civil War. The region’s history was…

HIST 2048: American South since 1865

This class will examine the South and its people, black and white, as well as its institutions, political ideology, and ultimately, its meaning in the early American continuum from the end of…

HIST 2053: Colonial America: Competition and Authority Before the Revolution

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM Dr. Christopher Phillips This course focuses on the peoples, societies, and cultures that shaped early North America before the American…

HIST 2063: Pop Culture and Public History

TBD This course examines the way that music and sports shape the way we imagine the past. Do pop songs and big league sports reinforce national myths or…

HIST 2068: Home Grown: The History of Marijuana in Mexico

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-3:20 pm Dr. Isaac Campos This course uses the history of marijuana as a vehicle for the study of Modern Mexican history. Students will learn…

HIST 2069: History of Showbiz: The American Experience from Vaudeville to Broadway

T/Th 11:00AM – 12:20PMDr. Mark Raider This course offers a thematic and inquiry-based approach to the history of American show business, referred to colloquially as “showbiz.” While introducing…

HIST 2070: Modern American Culture

This course offers a thematic and inquiry-based approach to the history and development of American culture from post-Civil War era to the late twentieth century. The course examines…

HIST 2071: FDR’s America: Culture  Politics  and the Creation of Modern American Society

Dr. Mark Raider This course investigates the life, career, and times of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)  the 32nd U.S. president (1933-1945). While paying close attention to the question of biography, the…

HIST 2103: Women,  Sexuality,  and Society in South Asia

Dr. Shailaja Paik This course examines how women have been affected by and have in turn shaped the history and politics of several countries in the South Asian…

HIST 2117: Slavery and Race in American History

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. Wayne Durrill This course will examine the origins and development of servitude and chattel slavery in North and South America, the…

HIST 2118: “Why the World Needs Superman”: Heroes  Comics and Modern American Society

Dr. Mark Raider Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 1:25-2:20 pm Superheroes and comic books are integral elements of America’s social and cultural fabric. Indeed, scholars today argue that comic…

HIST 2154: Revolutionary America

Today we associate the age of the American Revolution with declarations of independence and the future of representative government, but for those living through the war and its…

HIST 2160: Britain and the World After 1945

Dr. Maura O’Connor This course will examine how Britain made the modern world and how the modern world made Britain, particularly in the decades that followed the Second…

HIST 3004: The Crusades

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 1:25 – 2:20 PM Dr. Robert Haug This course examines the period of conflict between the Latin West and the Islamic World known as…

HIST 3005: Colonial America

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM Dr. Christopher Phillips This course focuses on the peoples, societies, and cultures that shaped early North America before the American Revolution. Courses…

HIST 3009: Women, Sex, and Conquest in Latin America

Spring 2023; T/TH 2:00 – 3:30 PM Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This course focuses on the central role played by women, sex, gender, and race in the conquest and colonization of Latin…

HIST 3011: Revolutionary America

This course explores the history of the American Revolution,  examining questions and issues such as the history of democracy and social groups in the revolution and the creation…

HIST 3017: Slavery in America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. Wayne Durrill This course will examine the origins and development of race-based chattel slavery in British North America and the…

HIST 3021: History of Cincinnati

Dr. Anne Steinert This course emphasizes major themes in urban history through the case of Cincinnati. The course will examine the founding and early success of the city…

HIST 3025: Indian Nationalism

Dr. Shailaja Paik This course deals with key topics of Indian political and social history from 1885 to 1947  including Indian nationalist responses to colonialism, socio-religious reform and revival…

HIST 3029: The Immigrant Experience in America

Dr. Mark Raider This course is an introduction to American immigration history, focusing on immigration to the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Special attention will be…

HIST 3035: Afghanistan and Central Asia: At the Crossroads of the World

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 pm Dr. Robert Haug This course examines the history of Afghanistan and Central Asia from ancient times to the present. We will…

HIST 3047: Art, Race, and Nation: Citizenship and Identity in the United States

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 pm -3:20 pm Dr. Tracy Teslow This course examines the social construction of American identity in the United States through a study of sculpture, painting, photography,…

HIST 3048: Race and Science in the United States

Dr. Tracy Teslow This course examines the way scientific concepts and practices have defined racial difference in the United States. Spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, the course…

HIST 3051: World War II

This course charts the origins, development, and impact of World War II. We will begin with an examination of the causes of the war and then progress to the actual…

HIST 3059: Russia in the Age of Peter the Great

Dr. Willard Sunderland This course examines Russian history during the life and reign of Peter the Great (1672-1725). It investigates fundamental questions of continuity and change set against…

HIST 3063: The Merchant of Venice in Historical Perspective

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 1:25 pm – 2:20 pm Dr. Mark Raider This course examines William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (c. 1596) in historical perspective. It explores…

HIST 3075: Urban African American History in the 20th Century

The course examines the forces, events,  and demographic movements that shaped the development of racially isolated low-income African American communities in American cities in the 20th century; starting in…

HIST 3078: World War I and the World

Online Synchronous Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm Dr. Elizabeth Frierson This class will focus on the history of World War I and the world, in…

HIST 3079: Stock Exchanges and Global Capitalism

T/Th 11:00AM – 12:20PM Dr. Maura O’Connor This course examines the historical, cultural, and economic histories of the rise and expansion of financial and global capitalism through the…

HIST 3081: The Holocaust

The goal of this course is to examine the causes, events, and consequences of the destruction of European Jewry during World War II; an event known historically as the…

HIST 3086: Modern China

Dr. Man Bun Kwan This course examines China’s modern experience. Considered “modern” by the 12th century, the country was condemned to “modernize” again in the 19th century. How…

HIST 3088: Global Protest Movements  1960s-2000s

This course explores the rise of protest movements that emerged from the 1960s through the early 2000s that self-consciously embraced an international framework, often operating on a transnational scale.

HIST 3098: History of Ohio

This course concerns itself with the political, social, economic, and artistic history of Ohio from prehistory to the present. This course will illuminate national trends through the lens of local history….

HIST 3107: Sex and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 PM Online Synchronous Dr. Elizabeth Frierson This course studies gender as a category of historical analysis in the modern Middle East and…

HIST 3110: Israel Today: Start-Up Nation

Dr. Mark Raider This course investigates the history and culture of Israeli society since the establishment of the state in 1948 until the present. We will pay close…

HIST 3123: Caste  Gender  and Nation in South Asia

Dr. Shailaja Paik This course will explore the transformations of intimate life as well as of political culture in South Asia during the last two hundred years through…

HIST 3154: The Reformation: Religious and Societal Upheaval at the Dawn of Modern Europe

Dr. Sigrun Haude The course explores the roots of the reformations, their theological and religious profiles , and their social, political, economic, and cultural underpinnings. It evaluates these movements in the context…

HIST 3156: Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability in History

Since the last few decades of the 20th century  the disability rights movement and the field of disability studies have forcefully critiqued the legal  social  and cultural concepts…

HIST 3187: Refugees & Immigration,  America & the World

Dr. Stephen Porter Explores the historical roots of contemporary international refugee crises global migration, and the role played by American people, institutions, politics, and culture in these affairs….

HIST 3191: Soldiers,  Saints,  and Slaves: Afro-Latin America  1492-1888

Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara People in the U.S. often think of African slavery as a North American story. But the vast majority of enslaved Africans went to Latin America, ten…

HIST 3192: Aztec, Inka, and Maya: Indigenous Empires in Latin America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm Dr. Brianna Leavitt- Alcantara We tend to imagine the Mexica (“Aztec”), Inkan, and Mayan empires as timeless ancient dynasties reigning…

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