Category: DEI (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion)

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 1003: World History I

Lecture Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15-12:10 pm + Friday Discussion Sections (time varies) Dr. Willard Sunderland This course investigates the origins, development, and interactions of world cultures from ancient…

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 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 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 2000: Histories of Social Protest & Institutional Change

This course explores 10 of the greatest moments of sociopolitical movement and institutional change in American History.  The Civil War,  twentieth-century labor movements,  women’s suffrage,  anti-globalization,  gay rights, …

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 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 2023: Environmental Activism 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30- 10:50 am Dr. David Stradling This mixed lecture and discussion course examines the development of American environmentalism in the twentieth century. Our investigation will…

HIST 2026: Cities in American History

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridaya 11:15 am -12:10 pm Dr. Anne Steinert This mixed lecture and discussion course will examine the growth and eventual decline of American cities, with…

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 2060: African History I: Human Origin, African Civilizations and the Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave

This class is cross-listed with AFST 2060 This course explores the various political, social, and economic developments in pre-colonial Africa and the continent’s relationship with other parts of…

HIST 2077: Queer in the City

This class is cross-listed with WGS 2077 & URBN 2077. This course will introduce students to the rich and varied history of LGBTQ people and movements in American…

Hist 2093: Caste and Race: Discrimination and Inequality in India and the U.S.

Dr. Shailaja Paik This course examines two systems of discrimination and inequality: Caste and Race. Caste, like Race, is a structure of dehumanization, incarceration, and hierarchy, creating divisions among…

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 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 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 3006: West African History and Civilizations

Online – Asynchronous Dr. Joseph Takougang (AFST) This class is Cross-listed with AFST 3006. This course discusses the various forces that helped in shaping the history and life…

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 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 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 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 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 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 3084: The History of Antisemitism

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 11:15 to 12:10 pm Dr. Mark Raider The study of different manifestations of antisemitism throughout history in varied geographical settings and of the historical,…

HIST 3097: History Honors Seminar II

This course offers students in the Honors Program and other high-achieving undergraduates the opportunity to study focused historical topics that incorporate social and ethical reasoning from an historical…

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 3161: 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 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 3197: Uncomfortable Truths: From Africa to #GeorgeFloyd in “American” History

Spring 2023; Dr. Holly McGee It is impossible to understand the true history of this nation,  or place into proper context the current racial crisis in society, without…

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