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History Department Courses 2015-2016

 

Fall 2015

 

HST 202 (L) Ancient Greece
Richard Lim

HST206 (C) Apsects of Ancient History
Topic: Slaves and Slavery in the Ancient World
Richard Lim

HST 208 (L) The Making of the Modern Middle East
Reem Bailony

HST 209 (C) Aspects of Middle Eastern History
Women and Gender in the Middle East
Reem Bailony

HST 211 (L) The Emergence of China
Daniel Gardner

HST 223 (C) Women and Gender in Japanese History
Topic: Women in Japanese History From Ancient Times to the 19th Century
Marnie Anderson

HST 226 (L) Renaissance and Reformation? Europe in the Late Middle Ages: Society, Culture and Politics From 1300-1600
Joshua Birk

HST 240 (C) Stalin and Stalinism
Sergey Glebov

HST 251 (L) Europe in the 20th Century
Ernest Benz

HST 252 (L) Women and Gender in Modern Europe, 1789-1918
Darcy Buerkle

HST 256 (L) Making of Colonial West Africa: Race, Power, and Society
Jeffrey Ahlman

HST 259 (C) Aspects of African History
Topic: Discourses of Development
Jeffrey Ahlman

HST 260 (L) Colonial Latin America, 1492-1825
Instructor: TBA

HST 263 (C) Continuity and Change in Spanish America and Brazil
Topic: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Cold War Latin America
Instructor: TBA

HST 265 (L) Race, Gender and United States Citizenship, 1776-1861
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

HST 280 (C) Inquiries into United States Social History
Topic: Globalization, Im/migration and Transnational Cultures
Jennifer Guglielmo

HST 350 (S) Modern Europe
Topic: Gender, Race and the History of Human Rights in Post-1945 Europe
Darcy Buerkle

HST 371 (S) Problems in 19th Century United States History
Topic: Remembering Slavery: A Gendered Reading of the WPA Slave Interviews
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

HST 390 (S) Teaching History
Peter Gunn

 

Cross Listed Courses - Fall 2015


EAS 100 Introduction to Modern East Asia
Marnie Anderson, Ernest Benz

FYS 142 Reacting to the Past
Joshua Birk

EAS 219 Modern Korean History
Instructor: TBA

EAS 220 (C) Environment and Society in Contemporary China
Daniel Gardner

AAS 289 (C) Feminism, Racwe and Resistance: History of Black Women in America
Paula Giddings

 

Five College Courses - Fall 2015

 

Amherst College
HST236/EUST238 - USSR in the Cold War
Sergey Glebov

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Spring 2016

 

HST 201 (C) The Silk Road
Richard Lim

HST 203 (L) Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World
Richard Lim

HST 217 (L) World War Two in East Asia: History and Memory
Marnie Anderson

HST 221 (L) Samurai to Sony: The Rise of Modern Japan
Marnie Anderson

HST 224 (L) History of the Early Middle Ages
Joshua Birk

HST 227 (L) Aspects of Medieval European History
Topic: Magic in the Middle Ages
Joshua Birk

HST239 (L) Imperial Russia, 1650-1917
Sergey Glebov

HST243 (C) Reconstructing Historical Communities
Ernest Benz

HST 258 (L) Modern Africa Since 1800
Jeffrey Ahlman

HST 259 (C) Aspects of African History
Topic: Women in African Colonial Histories
Jeffrey Ahlman

HST 261 (L) National Latin America, 1821 to the Present
Instructor: TBA

HST 266 (L) The Age of the American Civil War
Instructor: TBA

HST 270 (C) Aspects of American History
Topic: Oral History and Lesbian Subjects
Kelly Anderson

HST 270 (C) Aspects of American History
Topic: Slavery in the Atlantic World
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

HST 278 (L) Women in the United States, Since 1865
Jennifer Guglielmo

HST 361 (S) Problems in the History of Spanish America and Brazil
Topic: The Environmental History of Latin America
Instructor: TBA

HST 383 (S) Research in United States Women's History: The Sophia Smith Collection
Jennifer Guglielmo

 

Cross Listed Courses - Spring 2016

 

AAS 278 The '60s: A History of Afro-Americans in the United States from 1954 to 1970
Louis Wilson

AAS 366 (S) Contemporary Topics in Afro-American Studies
Topic: Public History and the Diaspora: Race, Gender and Memory
Paula Giddings

AAS 370 (S) Modern Southern Africa
Louis Wilson

AMS 302 (S) The Material Culture of New England, 1630-1860
Barbara Mathews

JUD 287 The Holocaust
Justin Cammy

JUD 288 History of Israel
Instructor: TBA

LAS201 (C) Colloquium in Latin American and Latino/a Studies in History
Topic: Economic History of Latin America, 1825-Present
Instructor: TBA

 

Five College Courses - Spring 2016

 

Amherst College
HST439/EUST339 Russia Between Tsars and Communists
Sergey Glebov

Mount Holyoke College
History 111s (01) Making of the Modern Middle East
Meets Humahities I-B requirement
Reem Bailony

History 301s (02) Colloquium: The Global Turn: The Modern Middle East in Global Context
Prerequisite: History 111 recommended but not required
Reem Bailony

 

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