College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Spring 2017 Course Listings

View the History Department's course offerings for Spring 2017 by course level. Please click here to find which courses qualify for Category I & II. To see the History Department Spring 2017 Course Flyer click here.

For a listing of all History Department courses click here.

  • 100-200 level courses will give you an overview of a topic or region and teach you how historians work.
  • 300-400 level classes explore specific themes and help you develop your skills as a critical thinker, writer, and historian.
  • 500-600 level courses specialize in specific topics, help you deepen your understanding, and hone your writing and analytic skills.
     
HIST 101 Introduction to History: _____
An introduction to the study of history. The course will expose the student to the major issues and methods of historical study. This will be done through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. In the study of this period or topic, students will be introduced to schemes of interpretation, critical readings and analysis, primary sources, and evaluation of evidence. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Moran, Jeffrey
TR 04:00-05:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 65831
LEC Levin, Eve
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 65832
HIST 106 Introduction to Roman History
A general survey of the political, social, and economic developments of ancient Rome from 753 B.C. to 475 A.D. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 107 Introduction to the Ancient World
This course covers the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome with emphasis on the origins of agriculture, writing, cities, empires, and democracy. Students will be introduced to schemes of interpretation, critical readings, and analysis, primary sources, and evaluation of evidence. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 114 Renaissance to Revolution: Europe 1500-1789
An introduction to early modern European history, with emphasis on the cultural, political, economic, and cultural forces which have helped to shape the modern world. The renaissance, the rise of nation states, the Reformation, absolutism and constitutionalism, the Enlightenment, and the coming of the French Revolution. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bourlakov, Gwyn
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 69102
HIST 124 Latin American Culture and Society
An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of Latin America, as manifest in the arts and literature, history, and in environmental, political, economic, and social realities. Explores and critiques the principal themes and methodologies of Latin American Studies, with an aim towards synthesizing contributions from several different disciplines. Emphasizes the unique insights and perspectives made possible by interdisciplinary collaboration and provides students with the basic knowledge base for understanding Latin America today. (Same as LAA 100.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Sevilla, Ximena
Schwaller, Robert
MW 02:00-02:50 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 64089
DIS Sevilla, Ximena
Schwaller, Robert
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 66266
DIS Sevilla, Ximena
Schwaller, Robert
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 66268
DIS Sevilla, Ximena
Schwaller, Robert
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 66269
HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War
A historical survey of the United States from the peopling of the continent through the Civil War. This survey is designed to reflect the diversity of the American experience, to offer the student a chronological perspective on the history of the United States, and to explore the main themes, issues, ideas, and events which shaped that history. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Warren, Kimberley
MW 01:00-01:50 PM BUD 120 - LAWRENCE
3 58151
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Schwennesen, Paul
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 60152
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Klinger, Patrick
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 60154
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Hill, Michael
R 08:00-08:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 61861
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Bias, Brett
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 60155
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Schwennesen, Paul
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 60156
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Klinger, Patrick
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 61862
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Hill, Michael
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 62467
DIS Warren, Kimberley
Bias, Brett
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4023 - LAWRENCE
3 64109
HIST 129 History of the United States After the Civil War
A historical survey of the American people from Reconstruction to the present. This survey is designed to reflect the diversity of the American experience, to offer the student a chronological perspective on the history of the United States, and to explore the main themes, issues, ideas, and events that shaped American history. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gregg, Sara
MW 09:00-09:50 AM ST 330 - LAWRENCE
3 57877
DIS Gregg, Sara
Moreno, Brian
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 58722
DIS Gregg, Sara
Holland, Alana
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 60157
DIS Gregg, Sara
Moreno, Brian
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 64106
DIS Gregg, Sara
Mizumoto-Gitter, A.
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 64107
DIS Gregg, Sara
Holland, Alana
R 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 66260
DIS Gregg, Sara
Mizumoto-Gitter, A.
R 11:00-11:50 AM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 66261
HIST 142 Global Environment II: The Ecology of Human Civilization
This interdisciplinary course and its laboratory sections survey the history of humanity's relationship with the natural world over the long term from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the evolution of Homo sapiens and cultural systems; the development of hunter, gatherer, fisher, agricultural, and pastoral lifeways; the ecology of colonialism and industrial civilization, and the emergence of ideological and ethical perspectives on the relationship between nature and culture. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to the humanity's engagement with the global environment using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 142 and GEOG 142) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Brown, John
Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 09:30-10:45 AM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
5 58871
LBN McClure, Trina
M 11:00-12:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 60993
LBN Lipsman, Jake
W 09:00-10:50 AM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 60994
LBN Lipsman, Jake
W 11:00-12:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 60995
LBN McClure, Trina
M 01:00-02:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 60996
HIST 145 Global Environment II: The Ecology of Human Civilization, Honors
This interdisciplinary course and its laboratory sections survey the history of humanity's relationship with the natural world over the long term from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics will include the evolution of Homo sapiens and cultural systems; the development of hunter, gatherer, fisher, agricultural, and pastoral lifeways; the ecology of colonialism and industrial civilization, and the emergence of ideological and ethical perspectives on the relationship between nature and culture. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to the humanity's engagement with the global environment using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 145 and GEOG 145.) Open only to students in the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Brown, John
Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 09:30-10:45 AM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
5 60997
LBN Brox, Ali
Brown, John
Vanderveen, Cornelis
F 09:00-10:50 AM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 60998
HIST 301 The Historian's Craft
This course introduces students to the practice and methods of the study of history and serves as the gateway to the major. Students learn (1) to think historically; (2) to understand how historians construct and write about the past through narratives, theory and analytical discussion; (3) to critically evaluate historical arguments and the material used to substantiate those arguments, including an introduction to the process of peer review; (4) to develop writing and research skills including the interpretation of primary sources; and (5) to master professional standards of presenting their findings. This course is required of all history majors and is a prerequisite for HIST 696 Seminar in:________. Prerequisite: Open only to declared History majors or by consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 64017
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
TR 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 59477
HIST 303 Sin Cities
This course offers a comparative global introduction to the history of the modern city by looking at the ways in which certain metropoli developed an attractive underbelly of decadence at the same time as they sought to be centers of refined and orderly cosmopolitan life. The course examines topics such as popular culture, gambling, prostitution, crime, violence, nightlife, tourism, and corruption in the context of the increased social mobility that characterized the beginning of the industrial age and that has extended into the 21st century. Students investigate the changing relation between work and leisure, spectacle and consumerism, and urban space and the struggle for order. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rosenthal, Anton
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 61639
HIST 312 American Culture, 1877 to the Present
An examination of the major historical shifts, trends, and conflicts that have shaped the multicultural nature of life in the United States from 1877 to the present. In addition to tracing developments in literature, architecture, drama, music and the visual arts, this course investigates patterns and changes in the popular, domestic, and material culture of everyday life in America. (Same as AMS 312.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Edwards, Tai
Neale, Ashley
M 04:00-06:30 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 63200
HIST 319 History, Women, and Diversity in the U.S
This survey course explores the history of being female in America through a focus on the ways differences in race, sexuality, ethnicity, class, and life cycle have shaped various aspects of women's lives. Themes to be explored could include, but are not limited to: social and political activism; intellectual developments; family; women's communities; work; sexuality; and culture. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Warren, Kimberley
Bell, Sarah
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4040 - LAWRENCE
3 64055
HIST 321 From Mystics to Feminists: Women's History in Europe 1600 to the Present
This survey of women's history in Europe looks at changing patterns of women's economic roles and family structures in preindustrial and industrial society, the importance of women in religious life, cultural assumptions underlying gender roles, and the relationship of women to political movements, including the rise of feminism. (Same as WGSS 321.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vicente, Marta
MW 01:00-01:50 PM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 59478
DIS Vicente, Marta
Burks, Drew
F 08:00-08:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 60158
DIS Vicente, Marta
Burks, Drew
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 65668
DIS Vicente, Marta
Jockel, Joan
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 1009 - LAWRENCE
3 59593
DIS Vicente, Marta
Jockel, Joan
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4034 - LAWRENCE
3 59594
HIST 325 The Spanish Inquisition
A broad historical study of the Spanish Inquisition from 1478 to its afterlife in modern culture, including its use in political debates and its depiction in popular culture. Topics include anti-Semitism, the nature of the inquisitorial investigation, the use of torture, censorship and the relationship between the Inquisition, the Spanish monarchy and other religious and lay authorities. Taught in English. Will not count toward the Spanish major. (Same as JWSH 315 and SPAN 302.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 334 The Great War: The History of World War I
A historical survey of the causes, course, and consequences of the conflict, 1878-1919, stressing its socio-economic dimensions as well as its political ramifications and military aspects. Considerable use will be made of visual aids. No prerequisites. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weber, Jennifer
Wood, Nathaniel
Kang, Meeyoung
TR 11:00-12:15 PM MAL 2001 - LAWRENCE
3 64054
HIST 336 Ethics, Ideas, and Nature
This course examines the ethical frameworks developed for thinking about, using, and protecting the natural world. Examples of topics include indigenous approaches to nature, the history of ecological ideas, environmental movements, the role of the state of managing resources, utilitarianism and progressivism, environmental lawmaking, wilderness advocacy, nature and theology, the rights of nature, and environmental justice. Students are introduced to the theories of duty ethics, justice ethics, utilitarianism, and right ethics, and required to apply ethical decision making to contemporary and historical environmental issues. Multiple perspectives on the history of human interactions with nature demonstrate the importance of reflecting upon the value systems inherent in human-centered environmental ethics and nature-centered environmental ethics. (Same as EVRN 336.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Boynton, Alex
LaGue, Ariel
MW 11:00-12:15 PM DHDC 2096 - LAWRENCE
3 64524
LEC Boynton, Alex
Luedtke, Brandon
MW 03:00-04:15 PM FR 119 - LAWRENCE
3 64525
HIST 337 History, Ethics, Modernity
This course will examine the question "How has human dignity been preserved or violated in the modern age?" Cast in a global framework, some of the probable themes are the history of human rights; the moral universe of genocide; the (in)dignity of industrial work; the shifting status of the poor and the colonized and their treatment by the state and society; the impact of changing technology on ethics in war, peace and the environment; and the violation of dignity as a factor in collective resistance. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rosenthal, Anton
TR 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 66191
HIST 343 The Holocaust in History
The systematic murder of the Jews of Europe by the Nazis during World War II is one of the most important events of modern history. This course studies the Holocaust by asking about its place in history. It compares other attempted genocides with the Holocaust and examines why most historians argue that it is unique. Other topics covered include the reasons the Holocaust occurred in Europe when it did, the changing role of anti-Semitism, and the effects of the Holocaust on civilization. The course also discusses why some people have sought to deny the Holocaust. The course concludes by discussing the questions people have raised about the Holocaust and such issues as support for democracy, the belief in progress, the role of science, and the search for human values which are common to all societies. (Same as JWSH 343.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Sternberg, Frances
T 02:30-05:00 PM WES 4040 - LAWRENCE
3 64273
HIST 344 Modern Jewish History
This course explores the complex of interactions between Jews, Judaism, and modernity by examining the challenges to Jewish life and thought, community and culture, self-understanding and survival, from the early modern period to the present day. Through the lenses of religious, cultural, intellectual, and political expression, the course examines the social, economic, and demographic changes in Jewish communities in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, the United States, and Israel along with the impact of antisemitism and the Holocaust. (Same as JWSH 344.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Sternberg, Frances
W 06:00-08:30 PM REGN 252 - EDWARDS
3 66459
HIST 348 History of the Peoples of Kansas
A survey of culture and society in Kansas from prehistory to the present. Topics include Native American life, Euro-American resettlement, Bleeding Kansas and the Civil War, agricultural settlement, urbanization and industrialization, depression and recovery, and modern Kansas in transition. Emphasis in the course will be on social and economic conditions, the experience of ethnic and racial groups, inter-racial relations, and the role of women. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Eakin, Lindy
Davis, Steven
TR 04:00-05:15 PM WES 4033 - LAWRENCE
3 69178
HIST 350 The Korean War, 1950-1953
An examination of the origins, pattern of development, and legacy of this still unsettled conflict, which in many ways set the tone for the entire post-1945 era of the Cold War. Points of emphasis will include the motives and policies of the major participants (Koreans, Americans, Chinese, and Soviets), as well as the effects of the war on their domestic politics and foreign policy positions. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 64050
HIST 351 American Indian and White Relations to 1865
This course provides an intensive survey of the Indians of North America from Prehistory to 1865, and focuses on ancient indigenous cultures, early European-Indian relations and the impact of European culture upon the indigenous peoples of North America. (Same as HWC 348, ISP 348.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 68660
HIST 358 The Vietnam War
This course is a survey of the Vietnam War. It covers the early days of Cold War, 1945-54, and all phases of the Vietnam War: the advisory phase (1955-64); the Americanization phase (1965 -68); the Vietnamization Phase (1969-73); and the final phase, the Vietnam Civil War, 1972-75. This course covers the causes, course, conduct, and consequences of the war and in so doing provides a political, military, and social history of the war. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 64049
HIST 368 A History of Afro-Latin America
This course examines the history of Africans and their descendants in Latin America. In this region, Africans could be found serving as militia commanders, laboring as skilled tradesmen, running their own businesses, working as household servants, and toiling on plantations. Students will study the varied experiences of these men and women across colonial and national boundaries. Topics include: acculturation/ Creolization, manumission, family formation, social networks, economic roles, political mobilization, and interaction with indigenous peoples. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Schwaller, Robert
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 64048
HIST 377 Everyday Communism in Eastern Europe
This course investigates through film, literature, memoirs, photography, architecture, and scholarship the experience of ordinary citizens under Soviet-style communism in Eastern Europe. We study the ways people supported, resisted, opposed, and merely got by under state socialism from the late 1940s to the collapse of Communism in 1989. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Wood, Nathaniel
Jameson, Robert
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 66192
HIST 379 Europe in Crisis: Empire, Extremism, and War, 1890-1945
This course examines the sense of crisis that defined European life in the first half of the twentieth century, an era defined by economic spasms, cultural revolts, extreme political ideologies, and two massively destructive world wars. We will examine the period between 1890 and 1945 as a violent, at times apocalyptic, clash between three competing ideologies - communism, fascism, and liberal democracy -demonstrating how extremism both fed upon and created a sense of crisis. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Denning, Andrew
Buyers, Samuel
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM ST 356 - LAWRENCE
3 70085
HIST 390 Topics in: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in History. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Farber, David
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 69927
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
Avery, Andrew
TR 02:30-03:45 PM SUM 502 - LAWRENCE
3 66473
LEC Alexander, Shawn
TR 09:30-10:45 AM MS 106 - LAWRENCE
3 69777
LEC Ketchell, Aaron
W 07:00-09:30 PM SMI 107 - LAWRENCE
3 69618
LEC Stinson, Philip
TR 02:30-03:45 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 69840
LEC Weber, Jennifer
Fine, Pamela
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4025 - LAWRENCE
3 69014
HIST 394 Made in China: Chinese Business History
This course examines the development of business culture in China since 1900. Looking particularly at how it has transformed and adapted in response to China's own changing political environment as well as China's changing engagement with the West and Japan. We examine cases of western businesses in China and Chinese businesses in both China and the West. Topics include the rise of industrialism, the role of foreign investment, China's role in the global market place, the relationship between business and the state, state-run enterprises, factory life, entrepreneurialism, advertising, consumerism, and economic nationalism. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Greene, J.
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 66195
HIST 398 Introduction to History of Japan: Anime to Zen
This course provides a foundation for study of Japanese history. It combines lectures on the scope of Japanese history over the past 2,000 years with discussions of topics key to the development of Japanese civilization such as religion and literature. We analyze how different media, such as film, Japanese animation (anime), and art can be used as historical sources, and how these shape our understanding of Japan. Students hone their ability to analyze both thematic and historical questions through writing assignments and discussions. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Uchiyama, Benjamin
Yang, Wenjun
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 61005
HIST 401 Case Studies in: _____
Examination of a limited aspect of a general subject; other aspects of the same subject may be offered other semesters. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 412 The Civil War in America, 1828-1877
The United States from the rise of sectional conflict through the disintegration and reunification of the Union. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weber, Jennifer
TR 09:30-10:45 AM MAL 2001 - LAWRENCE
3 61009
HIST 480 Travelers' Tales of the Middle East
This reading-intense seminar examines the multiple visions of "the Orient" that appeared in the letters, memoirs, and novels of Western travelers to the Middle East in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. We examine the rise of tourism and travel-writing within the Middle East and their links to European imperialism. Working closely with primary source documents, we question what these highly personal and often misinformed types of writing can tell us about the politics and culture of everyday life in the Middle East. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, Marie
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 66196
HIST 498 Undergraduate History Honors Seminar
Required for students in the History major honors program, normally in the second semester of their honors projects. Prerequisite: Approval of the Coordinator of the Honors Program of the Department of History. Another seminar experience may be substituted, with the approval of the Honors Coordinator. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vicente, Marta
T 01:00-03:30 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 64043
HIST 500 History of the Book
Brief history of writing materials and handwritten books; history of printed books from the 15th century as part of cultural history; technical progress and aesthetic change. Offered every second year. (Same as ENGL 520.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lamb, Jonathan
W 12:30-01:45 PM SRL 326 - LAWRENCE
M 12:30-01:45 PM BA 105 - LAWRENCE
3 68472
LEC Lamb, Jonathan
W 03:00-04:15 PM SRL 326 - LAWRENCE
M 03:00-04:15 PM WES 4020 - LAWRENCE
3 69742
HIST 510 Topics in: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in History. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Urie, Dale
W 03:00-05:30 PM BA 301 - LAWRENCE
2-3 65353
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 66181
LEC Price, Eric
TR 02:30-03:45 PM WES 4041 - LAWRENCE
2-3 63609
LEC Case, Steven
W 08:00-08:50 AM HAW 2030 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
2-3 64013
HIST 512 Foodways: Latin American
This course explores the traditional foods, ways of eating, and cultural significance of food among peoples of Latin America. The course surveys the vast array of flora in Central and South America and the Caribbean, and focuses on issues of environmental protection, bioethics, food security, and the growth of farming and ranching. The class studies the impact that foods such as maize, potatoes and cacao have had globally, and includes African, Asian, and European influences on Latin cuisine, as well as health problems associated with dietary changes. (Same as HWC 552 , ISP 552, and LAA 552.) Prerequisite: Upper division course on Latin America, or permission of the instructor. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 64088
HIST 521 The Age of the Reformation
The Protestant revolt of the 16th century. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Epstein, Steven
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM MS 106 - LAWRENCE
3 66197
HIST 528 Economic History of Europe
An introductory study of European economic history from the Middle Ages to the 1980s. Investigates the sources of economic growth, and the interaction between economic forces and social institutions. Topics covered will include the rise of commerce, the agricultural and industrial revolutions, imperialism, the Great Depression, and European recovery after World War II. (Same as ECON 535.) Prerequisite: ECON 104 or ECON 142 and ECON 144. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Epstein, Steven
Hill, David
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM SNOW 152 - LAWRENCE
3 68661
HIST 531 History of American Women--1870 to Present
A survey of women's history in the United States that will include radical and reform movements, the impact of war and depression, professionalization, immigration, women's work, and the biographies of leading figures in women's history. (Same as AMS 511 and WGSS 511.) LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Schofield, Ann
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 69278
HIST 541 British History, 1500-1660
An introduction to the impact on the British Isles of the Reformation and Renaissance; the development of the Tudor state; Parliament; the Stuart monarchy; the Anglican counter-reformation; civil war; the Cromwellian experiment. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Clark, Katherine
TR 09:30-10:45 AM SMI 108 - LAWRENCE
3 66198
HIST 570 The Middle East After World War II
An intensive study of developments and changes in the Middle East since World War II. Topics and themes will vary, but may include the long-lasting effects of European imperialism, Big Oil and the energy crisis, the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process, American intervention in the Middle East, minority communities, and the revival of Islamic and popular protest movements. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, Marie
M 03:00-05:30 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 66199
HIST 580 Economic History of Latin America
A study of the changing economic conditions in Latin America from Colonial times through the Twentieth Century and the effect of these conditions on Latin American society. Emphasis will be on the major theoretical issues of development economics, patterns of growth, and suggested strategies for economic development. Analysis will center on changes in agriculture, industry, labor, finance, transportation and technology, urbanization, immigration, role of women, export and commerce, and foreign involvement. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 584 Modern China
An intensive survey of China's history from the early 19th century to the present. Key topics include the decline of the traditional system, the rise of communism, the Maoist era, and the tensions of change and control in the 1980s and 1990s. (Same as EALC 584.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 598 Sexuality and Gender in African History
An examination of the history of sexuality and gender in Africa with a focus on the 19th and 20th centuries. Major issues and methods in the historical scholarship on gender and sexuality will be covered. Topics of historical analysis include life histories, rites of passage, courtship, marriage, reproduction, education, masculinities, homosexuality, colonial control, and changing gender relations. Prior course work in African history is suggested. Graduate students will complete an additional project in consultation with the instructor. (Same as AAAS 598.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester.

HIST 696 Seminar in: _____
A seminar designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of historical inquiry. A research paper will be required. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of upper-class courses in history and completion of HIST 301 or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Denning, Andrew
M 02:00-04:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 58724
LEC Clark, Katherine
T 01:00-03:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 58725
HIST 696 Seminar in: _____
A seminar designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of historical inquiry. A research paper will be required. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of upper-class courses in history and completion of HIST 301 or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Denning, Andrew
M 02:00-04:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 58724
LEC Clark, Katherine
T 01:00-03:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 58725

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