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History Department Courses 2017-2018

 

Fall 2017

 

HST 150 (L) The Historian's Craft
Jeffrey Ahlman

 

HST 202 (L) Ancient Greece
Richard Lim

 

HST 208 (L) The Making of the Modern Middle East
Mukaram Hhana

HST 224 (L) The History of the Early Middle Ages

Joshua Birk

 

HST 234 (C) Global Africa

Jeffrey Ahlman

 

HST 238 (C) Gender & The British Empire

Jennifer Hall-Witt

 

HST 246 (C) Memory and History

Darcy Buerkle

 

HST 252 (L) Women and Gender in Modern Europe

Darcy Buerkle

 

HST/LAS 261 (L) Latin America Since 1821

Diana Sierra Becerra

 

HST 265 (L) Race, Gender & U.S. Citizenship

Elizabeth Pryor

HST 267 (L) Race, Capitalism, Justice: U.S. Since 1877

Jennifer Guglielmo

 

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

 

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

 

HST 390 (S) Teaching History
Peter Gunn

 

Cross Listed Courses - Fall 2017


AFR 117 (L) History of Afro-American People to 1960
Louis Wilson

AFR 202 (L) Topics in Africana Studies

Topic: The Black Archive

Samuel Ng

 

AFR 335 (S) Free Blacks in the U.S. Before 1865

Louis Wilson

 

AMS 200 (L) Trade and Theft in Early America

Christen Mucher

 

EAS 100 (L) Modern East Asia
Marnie Anderson

FYS 142 Reacting to the Past
Joshua Birk

FYS 154 The World of Anna Karenina

Sergey Glebov

 

FYS 182 Fighting the Power: Black Protest and Politics since 1970

Samuel Ng

 

FYS 183 Geisha, Wise Mothers and Working Women

Marnie Anderson

 

JUD 255 (C) 20th Century European Thought

Adi Gordon

 

LAS 261 (L) Latin America, 1821 to the Present

Diana Sierra Becerra

 

REL 223 (L) The Modern Jewish Experience

Lois Dubin

 

Five College Courses - Fall 2017

 

Amherst College
Hist-445-01 F17- (S) Living the Revolutionary Utopia
Th 2:30-5:00 P.M. - WEBS 217
Sergey Glebov

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Spring 2018

 

HST 201 (L) The Silk Road & Premodern Eurasia
Richard Lim

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

HST 209 (C) Middle East History

Topic: Women, Gender and Power in the Middle East

Mukaram Hhana

 

HST/MES 210 (C) Modern Middle Eastern Cinema, Film and Thought

Mukaram Hhana

 

HST 222 (C) Aspects of Japanese History

Topic: The Place of Protest in early Modern and Modern Japan

Marnie Anderson

 

HST 225 (L) Making of the Medieval World

Joshua Birk

 

HST 229 (C) A World Before Race?: Ethnicity, Culture and Difference in the Middle Ages

Joshua Birk

 

HST 239 (L) Imperial Russia, 1650-1917

Sergey Glebov

 

HST 253 (L) Women & Gender in Contemporary Europe

Darcy Buerkle

 

HST 256 (L) Making of Colonial West Africa

Jeffrey Ahlman

 

HST 259 (C) Aspects of African History

Topic: Discourses of Development

Jeffrey Ahlman

 

HSt 263 (C) Aspects of Latin American History
Topic: Women and Gender in Latin America
Diana Sierra Becerra

HST 278 (L) Decolonizing U.S. Women's History
Jennifer Guglielmo

HST 350 (S) Modern Europe: Gender, Race and Fascism

Darcy Buerkle

 

HST 383 (S) U.S. Domestic Worker Organizing
Jennifer Guglielmo

 

Cross Listed Courses - Spring 2018

 

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

AFR 289 (C) Race, Feminism and Resistance in Movements for Social Change

Samuel Ng

 

AFR 366 (S) Contemporary Topics in Afro-American Studies
Topic: The Politics of Grief
Samuel Ng

AFR 370 (S) Modern Southern Africa
Louis Wilson

 

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

EAS 217 Modernity and Contested Traditions in Korea
Ellie Choi

JUD 288 History of Israel
Adi Gordon

JUD 362 Seminar in Jewish Studies

Topic: Yiddishland

Justin Cammy

 

SWG 270 (C) Oral History and Lesbian Subjects

Kelly Anderson

 

Five College Courses - Spring 2018

 

Amherst College
HSTxxx/EUSTxxx Soviet Union in the Cold War
Sergey Glebov

 

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