Advanced Seminars

Advanced seminars (3000-3999) expect students to build on prior coursework by developing a substantial piece of historical research. (Not open to first-year students.) Enrollment is limited to sixteen students. Majors in fields other than history are encouraged to consider these seminars.

Spring 2014

  • {3360} The Common Good? A History of International Aid
  • 336{3140} Research in the 19th Century United States History
  • 312{3102} Stalinism

Fall 2013

  • 307{3040} Topics in Medieval and Modern History
  • 332{3122} Community in America, Maine, and at Bowdoin
  • 356{3403} The Cuban Revolution

Spring 2013

  • 380{3300} The Warrior Culture of Japan
  • 301{3001} Place in American History
  • 324{3060} Great Nation, Haunted Nation: Memory and the French Revolutoin

Fall 2012

  • 337{3180} Nature and Health in America
  • 311{3100} Experiments in Totalitarianism: Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia
  • 366{3270} Dictatorshops and Human Rights in Latin America

Spring 2012

  • 322 Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Britain and Europe
  • 330 The United States Home Front in World War II

Fall 2011

  • 307c Topics in Medieval & Early Modern History
  • 332c Community in America 1600-1900
  • 354 Historical & Contemporary Maya

Spring 2011

  • 364 The Politics of Inequality in Modern South Asian History
  • 336 Research in 19th Century America
  • 380 The Warrior Culture of Japan

Fall 2010

  • 311 Experiments in Totalitarianism: Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia
  • 330 The United States Home Front in World War II
  • 351 The Mexican Revolution

Spring 2010

  • 349 The Americas as Crossroads: Transnational Histories
  • 322 Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Britain adn Europe
  • 356 The Cuban Revolution

Fall 2009

  • Community in America 1600-1900