Category: History Courses Cross-Listed with AFST, CLAS, JUDC, REL, & WGS, etc.

HIST 1011: Greek History

Spring 2024: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 10:10 am – 11:05 am FALL 2024: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Dr. Kellogg (Classics) Survey of Greek history…

HIST 1012: Roman History

Spring 2024; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.; Dr. Kruse (Classics) Fall 2024: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 10:10 am – 11:05 Am Dr. Wibier (Classics) This…

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 1027: History of Jewish Civilization I: Origins to 1500

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-10:50 am This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 1027. Jewish civilization in the context of world history and culture as interpreted through Jewish historical,  religious, …

HIST 1028: History of Jewish Civilization 2, 1500 to the Present

Spring 2023; This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 1028. An introduction to the history of Jewish civilization in the early modern and modern period as interpreted through Jewish…

HIST 1052: Film & Media History

This class will trace the history of film and other screen media from the origins of motion pictures to the present. It will look at the most important…

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 2027: Jesus, Judaism, & History

For almost two thousand years  Jesus of Nazareth has been central to one of the world’s most popular and widespread religions,  namely Christianity. However,  in-depth scholarly study of…

HIST 2033: Hollywood and US History

Spring 2023; T/TH 9:30 – 10:50 AM Dr. Mark Raider This class looks at Hollywood narratives that represent historical events. We will treat those narratives as viable historical…

HIST 2034: The Rise of Christianity

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 pm. This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 2034. Examination of the rise of Christianity from its inception to the 6th Century C.E….

HIST 2038: Introduction to Medieval Jewish History

Introduction to Jewish civilization during the Medieval period as interpreted through Jewish historical,  religious, literary,  and cultural developments. Topics include Jewish life in Arab lands and Christian Europe …

HIST 2046: Modern Israel

Analysis of social,  cultural,  religious,  economic, and political developments in the State of Israel from its inception in 1948 to the present. This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC…

HIST 2058: Ancient Warfare

This course is Cross-Listed with CLAS 2058 & CLAS 3001 Survey of warfare in Greece and Rome from its origins until the fourth century CE. The course will…

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 2061: African History II: The Rise of Globalization and Africa, 1860 to Present

Spring 2023; This course is cross-listed with AFST2061. This course will examine the European occupation of Africa and the rise of nationalism in post-World War II. We will…

HIST 2113: Roman History II

Survey of Roman history from the reign of Constantine to the death of Konstantinos IV in 685 CE. The course will focus on the political,  religious,  social,  and…

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 3007: History of Colonial and post-colonial West Africa

This course will focus on the European colonization of West Africa and the various policies that were implemented as a result. We will also discuss the rise of…

HIST 3008: Women in African History

The course examines the role and importance of women in African history, with attention to women in pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial Africa. This course is cross-listed with AFST3008.

HIST 3061: American Jewish History 1654 to present

A survey of American Jewish history from the earliest settlements in the seventeenth century to the modern age. Particular attention will be paid to the challenges and opportunities…

HIST 3062: History of South Africa

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. Takougang This course is cross-listed with AFST3062 This course examines the history of South Africa, from the beginning of the…

HIST 3080: Dead Sea Scrolls

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-3:20 PM Aryay FinkelsteinThis course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 3080. This course is a survey covering the discoveries of the Dead Sea Scrolls and their…

HIST 3100: Studying the Past,  Saving the Present, New Paradigms for Making Peace

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-10:50 AMAryay FinkelsteinThis course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 3100. The Middle East is not only a place of conflict. There have also been moments of…

HIST 3101: Ancient Warfare

Survey of warfare in Greece and Rome from its origins until the fourth century CE. The course will begin with the sources for ancient military history and how…

HIST 3108: Athenian Democracy

This course traces the emergence of democratic institutions and practices in the ancient world, paying special attention to Athenian democracy from the time of Cleisthenes’ reforms to the…

HIST 3166: Jews and Islam

Analysis of social,  cultural,  religious,  economic, and political developments in Jewish-Arab relations during medieval and early modern periods. This course is Cross-Listed with JUDC 3030.

HIST 3193: From Epidemics to Eugenics: History of Health in Latin AmericaHIST 3193:

Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This course examines the history of health and medicine in Latin America from the pre-Hispanic period to the present. European contact with the Americas, colonialism,…

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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