Intermediate Seminars

Intermediate seminars (2500-2999) offer the opportunity for more intensive work in critical reading and discussion, analytical writing, library or archival research, and methodology. (Not open to first-years; some background in the discipline assumed.) Enrollment typically capped at 16.

The following courses fulfill the major's requirement for an intermediate seminar. If there is an additional course that you feel should be on this list, or if you have any questions, please contact the department coordinator for assistance.

Spring 2014

  • 210{2521} Origins of Modernity
  • 225{2680} Image, Myth, and Memory
  • 247{2607} Maine: A Community & Environmental History
  • 277{2541} Crime and Punishment
  • 216{2841} African Diasporic Political Thought
  • 254{2861} Contemporary Argentina
  • 260{2781} Science, Technology, and Society in China
  • {2743} Islam in South Asia, c. 700-the Present

Fall 2013

  • 278{2540} The Politics of Private Life
  • 226{2660} The City as American History
  • 285{2761} Conquests and Heroes
  • 276{2780} The Classical Roots of Chinese Thought
  • 213{2840} Transnational Africa and Globalization

Spring 2013

  • 217{2580} The German Experience 1918-1945
  • 249{2609} History of Women's Voices in America
  • 238{2621} Reconstruction
  • 259{2801} Sex and the Politics of the Body in Modern India
  • 240{2560} Only a Game? Sports and Leisure in Europe and America
  • 260{2781} Science, Technology, and Society in China

Fall 2012

  • 281{2760} The Courtly Society of Heian Japan
  • 272{2822} Warlords and Child Soldiers in African History
  • 207{2501} Food and Power in American History
  • 239{2870} Comparative Slavery and Emancipation
  • 230{2741} Dictatorship and Human Rights in Latin America
  • 200{2871} Afro-Brazilian Culture
  • 276{2780} Classical Roots of Chinese Thought

Spring 2012

  • 208 The History of History
  • 269 After Apartheid: South African History and Historiography
  • 225 Image, Myth, and Memory
  • 212 Imagining the Perfect Society: Utopian & Revolutionary Thought in Russia 1789-191
  • 278 Marriage & Sexuality in Early Modern Europe and the Atlantic World
  • 259 Sex and the Politics of the Body in Modern India
  • 216 African Diasporic Political Thought
  • 253 US/Latin America Relations
  • 260 Labor, Gender, Immigration in the US-Mexico Borderlands

Fall 2011

  • 241 Violence and Non-Violence in 20th-Century India
  • 272 Warlords and Child Soldiers in African History
  • 279 Malcolm, Martin, and America

Spring 2011

  • 217 The German Experience
  • 226 The City as American History
  • 240 Only a Game? Sports and Leisure in Europe and America
  • 247 Maine: A Community and Environmental History
  • 250 California Dreamin': A History of the Golden State
  • 254 Contemporary Argentina
  • 269 After Apartheid: South African History & Historiography
  • 274 Painters, Philosophers, Poets, & Politicians: The Chinese Literati
  • 277 Hong Kong & Taiwan's Colonial Pasts

Fall 2010

  • 209 Cultures of Deception
  • 216 African Diasporic Thought
  • 225 Image, Myth, and Memory
  • 271 Black Women in Atlantic New Orleans
  • 272 Warlords and Child Soldiers in African History
  • 274 Painters, Philosophers, Poets, & Politicians: The Chinese Literati

Spring 2010

  • 210 Origins of Modernity
  • 249 History of Women's Voices in America
  • 259 Sexuality, Gender, and the Body in South Asia
  • 203 Islam and Christianity in West Africa
  • 279 Rebellions & Revolutions in 19th and 20th century China
  • 273 Black Women Slavery in Diasporic Perspective
  • 271 The Global Migration of the Overseas Chinese
  • 243 Black Sexual Politics

Fall 2009

  • 286 Japan and the World
  • 269 After Apartheid: South African History and Historiography
  • 229 Evolution in America
  • 270 Atlantic Antislavery
  • 241 Violence and Non-Violence in 20th century India
  • 222 Family Affairs: Changing Patterns in Europe
  • 216 African Diaspora Political Thought