College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Fall 2019 Course Listings

View the History Department's course offerings for Fall 2019 by course level. Please click here to find which courses qualify for Category I & II.

For a listing of Fall 2019 courses by Theme 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 104 Introduction to African History
An introduction to important historical developments in Africa. Topics include empires, kingdoms, the slave trade, European colonialism, liberation movements, national identities, and a return to independence. (Same as AAAS 105.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 21320
HIST 105 Introduction to Ancient Near Eastern and Greek History
A general survey of the political, social, and economic developments of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia Minor, and Greece from Paleolithic times to 323 B.C. (Same as CLSX 105.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Touyz, Paul
MW 03:00-04:15 PM WES 4037 - LAWRENCE
3 28693
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. (Same as CLSX 106.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4037 - LAWRENCE
3 24162
HIST 109 The Black Experience in the Americas
An interdisciplinary study of the history of the African peoples of the New World, relating their cultures and institutions to the African background and to their peculiar New World experiences up to and including the nineteenth century. While the main emphasis is on the U.S.A., attention is also paid to the Caribbean and Latin America. Approaches include demography, economics, social and political developments, literature, and music. (Same as AAAS 106.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Alexander, Shawn
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 22061
HIST 110 Introduction to Non-Western History: _____
An introduction to the study of history focusing on a topic in non-Western History. The course will expose the student to the major issues and methods of historical study 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. This course grants HIST Category II credit. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Schwaller, Rachel
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM SMI 108 - LAWRENCE
3 28659
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Corteguera, Luis
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 28006
HIST 121 Modern Latin America
Students are introduced to historical analysis within the context of the emergence of national identities and the process of modernization in the region. It also discusses key processes such as urbanization and industrialization and examines social movements for reform or revolution in the 20th Century. The course compares social, cultural, economic, and political changes across a variety of countries since 1810, giving particular attention to the legacies of colonialism. In this way the course deals with interpretations of the processes and movements and major issues of Latin American historiography. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Cushman, Gregory
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 28007
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Herlihy, Laura
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM WES 1009 - LAWRENCE
3 28992
LEC Herlihy, Laura
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 24316
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Isenberg, Andrew
MW 01:00-01:50 PM HAW 1005 - LAWRENCE
3 14339
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19139
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19140
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 16655
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 19141
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 23076
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 16232
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20721
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20016
DIS Isenberg, Andrew
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20019
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Farber, David
MW 01:00-01:50 PM MAL 1001 - LAWRENCE
3 16335
DIS Farber, David
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17270
DIS Farber, David
F 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 17267
DIS Farber, David
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17268
DIS Farber, David
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 17981
DIS Farber, David
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 23368
DIS Farber, David
F 01:00-01:50 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17982
DIS Farber, David
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 17269
DIS Farber, David
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 20025
DIS Farber, David
F 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 20987
HIST 140 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change
This interdisciplinary course and laboratory sections survey the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 140 and GEOG 140.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 17271
LBN
W 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 18563
LBN
W 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 18565
LBN
Th 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 18566
LBN
F 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 18564
HIST 144 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change, Honors
This interdisciplinary course surveys the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as GEOG 144 and EVRN 144.) Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 18554
LBN Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
Tu 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 18540
HIST 160 Introduction to West African History
This course treats West African history through the first part of the twentieth century. The student is provided with a perspective on the major historical patterns that gave rise to West Africa's development as an integral part of world history. Special attention is paid to anthropological, geographical, and technological developments that influenced West African political and socioeconomic changes. (Same as AAAS 160.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 28008
HIST 177 First Year Seminar: _____
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, organized around current issues in history. May not contribute to major requirements in history. First year seminar topics are coordinated and approved through the Office of First Year Experiences. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Wood, Nathaniel
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMI 7 - LAWRENCE
3 28026
LEC Gregg, Sara
M 02:00-04:30 PM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 28028
LEC Brown, Marie
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 28030
HIST 201 Writing the Past-Category I/Western Topics: _____
Many of the words that human beings have written down in one form or another have been stories of events, people, and places from the past. History is a story of countless people-some famous, many anonymous-who have made up the human past. This course will introduce students to the basic skills of analytical, descriptive, and narrative writing and reading through the lens of history. Students will learn how to develop a voice of their own as writers and build a toolkit of skills that will help them effectively communicate in writing, in their course work and careers. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category I/Western requirement of the History major. SEM.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM SMI 108 - LAWRENCE
3 28036
HIST 202 Writing the Past-Category II/Non-Western Topics: _____
Many of the words that human beings have written down in one form or another have been stories of events, people, and places from the past. History is a story of countless people-some famous, many anonymous-who have made up the human past. This course will introduce students to the basic skills of analytical, descriptive, and narrative writing and reading through the lens of history. Students will learn how to develop a voice of their own as writers and build a toolkit of skills that will help them effectively communicate in writing, in their course work and careers. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category II/Non-Western requirement of the History major. SEM.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMI 108 - LAWRENCE
3 28037
HIST 203 Speaking the Past-Category I/Western Topics: _____
This seminar offers students the opportunity to learn about a specific theme or topic in history through the development of their verbal communication skills. A variety of scaffolded assignments will introduce students to the essential elements of interpersonal and public speaking, provide opportunities to practice their performances and receive constructive feedback, and hone their organizational and critical-thinking skills. In doing so, they will achieve a deeper understanding of an important aspect of the past. Specific historical topics will be determined by individual instructors. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category I/Western requirement of the History major. SEM.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Schwaller, Rachel
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMI 107 - LAWRENCE
3 28038
SEM Moran, Jeffrey
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 29407
HIST 204 Speaking the Past-Category II/Non-Western Topics: _____
This seminar offers students the opportunity to learn about a specific theme or topic in history through the development of their verbal communication skills. A variety of scaffolded assignments will introduce students to the essential elements of interpersonal and public speaking, provide opportunities to practice their performances and receive constructive feedback, and hone their organizational and critical-thinking skills. In doing so, they will achieve a deeper understanding of an important aspect of the past. Specific historical topics will be determined by individual instructors. This course will cover topics that will fulfill the Category II/Non-Western requirement of the History major. SEM.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMI 108 - LAWRENCE
3 28039
HIST 230 Sex, Gender, Film, and History
In the second half of the 20th century, Americans struggled over sex and gender-and both their behaviors and beliefs changed dramatically, though not without controversy. In this class, we use mainstream, popular American films produced during this volatile era to analyze historical understandings of gender identity and appropriate sexual behaviors in post-WWII American society. This course is also an introduction to the study of history: students will work extensively with film and other primary documents, and will analyze different scholarly interpretations of the same set of events. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bailey, Beth
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM MAL 2001 - LAWRENCE
3 28010
HIST 300 Modern Africa
A survey of social, political, and economic developments during the colonial era and independence struggles. Themes may include resistance, liberation, nationalism, gender issues, agriculture, genocide, and human rights. (Same as AAAS 305.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Omwodo, Hannington
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 28019
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. HIST 301 trains students to think like historians, equipping them with skills in research, critical analysis, and oral and written presentation useful to any career but especially integral to careers in archival work, museum work, law, and research. 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: Completion of KU Core 2.1 and recommended completion of KU Core 2.2. Open only to declared History majors or by consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 22914
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 17944
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rosenthal, Anton
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 28016
HIST 318 Indian Territory
This course examines the cultural, social, economic, environmental, and political history of Indian Territory in what is now the state of Oklahoma. It surveys the diverse geographical regions, tribal cultures, the impact of Indian Removal Act, assimilation, acculturation, westward expansion, the Civil War, boarding schools, the Dawes Act, the Curtis Act, and land runs on Indian Territory residents. The course also treats post-Civil War violence, outlaws, and the role of tribal courts along with controversies over removals, Land Run celebrations, allotment scandals, and Osage oil murders. (Same as HUM 345 and ISP 345.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

HIST 324 History of Women and the Body
This course examines different notions about women and their bodies from a historical perspective. It discusses the arguments and circumstances that have shaped women's lives in relation to their bodies, and women's responses to those arguments and circumstances. This course covers a wide geographical and chronological spectrum, from Ancient societies to the present, from Latin America and the Middle East, to North America and Western Europe. (Same as WGSS 324.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vicente, Marta
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 23391
HIST 328 The Modern Middle East
A survey of the history of the Middle East from 1800 to the present. Lectures and discussions focus on diversity within the Middle East over two centuries of major political and cultural change. Topics include causes for the decline of the Ottoman Empire, debates over modernization, European imperialism and the formation of nation-states, twentieth century cultural revolutions and women's activism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the revival of Islamic social movements. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, Marie
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
3 28015
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Boynton, Alex
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 21793
LEC Boynton, Alex
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4035 - LAWRENCE
3 22687
HIST 340 The History of the Second World War
A survey of the origins, course, and consequences of the war, 1930-1945. Political, economic, military, and social aspects will be dealt with in the context of their global effects. Extensive use will be made of motion pictures and other media. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 10:00-10:50 AM MAL 2048 - LAWRENCE
3 17770
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4034 - LAWRENCE
3 23543
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 10:00-10:50 AM CDS1 1144 - LAWRENCE
3 17782
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4022 - LAWRENCE
3 20719
DIS Lewis, Adrian
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 1017 - LAWRENCE
3 17773
HIST 341 Hitler and Nazi Germany
An examination of the rise of Hitler and Nazism, beginning with the breakdown of 19th century culture in the First World War and continuing through the failure of democracy under the Weimar Republic. The course will also discuss the impact of Nazism on Germany and how Nazism led to the Second World War and the Holocaust. (Same as JWSH 341.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Denning, Andrew
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 28020
LEC Sternberg, Frances
W 06:00-08:30 PM REGN 163 - EDWARDS
3 21129
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Sternberg, Frances
Tu 02:30-05:00 PM WES 4022 - LAWRENCE
3 28848
HIST 345 Hard Times: The Depression Years in America, 1929-1941
An analysis of the experiences of the American people during the Great Depression. Attention will also be given to the global dimensions of the crisis, socioeconomic dislocation, cultural and institutional change, and the impact of the Asian and European wars. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 28024
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 HUM 348, ISP 348.) LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 29007
HIST 352 American Indians Since 1865
This course examines American Indian/White relations from reconstruction to the present. It surveys the impact of westward expansion and cultural changes brought about by the Civil War, forced education, intermarriage, the Dawes Act, the New Deal, the World Wars, termination, relocation and stereotypical literature and movies. The class also addresses the Red Power and AIM movements, as well as indigenous efforts to decolonize and to recover and retain indigenous knowledge. After learning about the past from both Native and non-Native source materials, students will gain multiple perspectives about historical events and gain understandings of diverse world views, values, and responses to adversity. (Same as HUM 350 and ISP 350.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

HIST 362 The American Way of War Since World War II
This course is a survey of American Military History from World War II to current military operations. It covers the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, both Persian Gulf wars, the global war on terrorism, and the war in Afghanistan. The course examines the causes, course, conduct, and consequences of the wars and covers advances in technology and doctrine, civil-military relations, foreign policy, and inter-service rivalry, providing a political, military, and cultural history of the wars. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lewis, Adrian
MW 12:30-01:45 PM MAL 2048 - LAWRENCE
3 20714
HIST 390 Topics in Non-Western History: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in non-Western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical study through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category II credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Zeedan, Rami
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM FR 221 - LAWRENCE
3 28805
LEC Stiller, Maya
MW 09:30-10:45 AM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 29014
LEC Cushman, Gregory
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 28682
LEC Raina, Vidhita
M 06:00-07:15 PM ONLNE ZOOM - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 29018
HIST 391 Topics in (Honors): _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in History. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

HIST 397 From Mao to Now: China's Red Revolution
This course on China's Communist revolution considers the evolution of Maoism, or Chinese Communism, from its ideological origins through its implementation during and after the Chinese Communist revolution. It examines major Maoist movements such as Land Reform, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and the cult of Mao. It further considers the globalization of Maoism by examining examples of other Maoist revolutions and revolutionaries in places like Cambodia, Peru, and Nepal. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Greene, J.
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 28023
HIST 399 The Samurai
Japan's warrior class, the samurai, dominated politics and society for more than half of Japan's recorded history. This course traces the history of the samurai from their origins to the dissolution of their class in 1877, examining their military role, philosophy, and cultural contributions. It also considers continued references to the "spirit of the samurai" in the twentieth century. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rath, Eric
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 23393
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weber, Jennifer
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 1003 - LAWRENCE
3 28029
HIST 492 Readings in History
Investigation of a subject selected by the student with the advice and direction of an instructor. Individual reports and conferences. Two (2) Readings in History courses may be applied to the major and no more than one (1) may be applied to the minor. Prerequisite: Ten hours of college history including at least two upper-class courses and a "B" average in history. Consent of instructor. IND.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Corteguera, Luis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11708
IND Forth, Christopher
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19775
IND Greene, J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14116
IND Hagel, Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 18963
IND Jahanbani, Sheyda
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16522
IND Kuznesof, Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11709
IND Lewis, Adrian
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19843
IND MacGonagle, Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11710
IND Moran, Jeffrey
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11711
IND Rath, Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11712
IND Rosenthal, Anton
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11713
IND Vicente, Marta
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11714
IND Warren, Kimberley
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14340
IND Weber, Jennifer
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14525
IND Wood, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 14526
HIST 493 History Research Internship
The course allows students to work with a faculty mentor and learn firsthand the tasks that historians undertake to research and present their findings. Potential student assignments include database entry and retrieval, translation, fact checking, and compiling sources. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: At least one 300- level history course; declared major in history; and permission of the instructor. INT.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Hagel, Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 22175
INT Schwaller, Robert
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 20949
HIST 501 Topics in Western History: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in western History. Students will examine major issues and methods of historical research through the study of a specific historical period or topical area. This course grants HIST Category I credit. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a history course numbered below 500, or permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
MW 03:00-04:15 PM SUM 506 - LAWRENCE
3 24286
LEC Kessler, Marni
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 29004
HIST 502 Development of Ancient Greece, ca. 1000-300 B.C.
Emphasis on the ancient sources and texts, developments in political institutions and society, the changing definitions of personal, cultural, and national identities, and the cultural tensions between Greece and the cultures to the west and east, especially Italy and Persia. No knowledge of the ancient languages is required. (Same as CLSX 502). LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

HIST 511 Foodways: Native North America
This course surveys the traditional foodways of the indigenous peoples of North America. We survey hunting, gathering and fishing methods, meal preparation, medicinal plants and the cultivation of crops according to tribal seasons. Because modern indigenous peoples are suffering from unprecedented health problems, such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and related maladies, the course traces through history the reasons why tribal peoples have become unhealthy and why some have lost the traditional knowledge necessary to plant, cultivate, and save seeds. The course also addresses the destruction of flora and fauna from environmental degradation. (Same as HUM 551 and ISP 551.) Prerequisite: Upper division course on indigenous / American Indian history, or permission of the instructor. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mihesuah, Devon
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM BA 301 - LAWRENCE
3 29008
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4008 - LAWRENCE
3 28017
HIST 690 Honors Course in History
This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides a group setting for writing the Senior Honors Thesis, which is a substantial work of historical research based above all on the analysis of primary sources. During this first semester students must produce a serious working draft of the thesis. Assignments and discussions will help students to prepare this draft, which will establish a solid foundation for the Honors Thesis. In addition, this course will provide a close experience of advanced, professional, historical work. Presentations, weekly comments on the work of others, and active participation in seminar discussions with constructive observations and questions will complete that professional experience. A History faculty advisor will provide essential guidance throughout the process of writing the thesis. Prerequisite: HIST 301 and permission of instructor. SEM.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Warren, Kimberley
Tu 10:00-12:30 PM JRP 146 - LAWRENCE
3 22959
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: Completion of 75 credit hours of undergraduate study and completion of HIST 301, and recommended completion of one 500 level history course, or consent of the instructor. LEC.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC MacGonagle, Elizabeth
W 10:00-12:30 PM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 17274
LEC Moran, Jeffrey
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 3134 - LAWRENCE
3 20054

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