Readings in Colonial America 1607-1763
M 6:00 pm-8:50 pm
This course is an introduction to the primary themes and issues of the English-Speaking Atlantic world and North America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Research Colloquium, United States, 1945 to Present
TH 6:00 pm-8:50 pm
This graduate course is an intensive collaborative research seminar designed to help students produce an original research paper on the United States and the world since 1945.
Readings, Women and Gender in the United States’ History
W 6:00 pm-8:50 pm
This course introduces graduate students to scholarship in American women’s history and the use of gender as a category of historical analysis and inquiry. The course is designed for students in both the American history track and the public history track. Readings focus on the intersections of race, class, and gender. Topics covered include gender and citizenship, social movements, health and medicine, and interpreting women’s history for the public.
Readings Early Modern Europe
T 6:00 pm-8:50 pm
The Early Modern Europe describes the period that ushered Europeans from the Middle Ages to the Modern period. This course will focus on Europe’s transformation from a weak backwater to a world power by investigating the birth of the modern state. Students will be introduced to the most influential historical arguments regarding the emergence of the state from a set of fragmented feudal kingdoms to the modern “information” state. The course will move chronologically from the Middle Ages through the seventeenth century and expose students to the historiography of early modern Europe from the Annales school to current methods of cultural and world history.