History of Race and Ethnicity

Topics on racial/ethnic minorities in the US in historical perspective; or topics that intersect with race or ethnicity in the US; or comparative historical topics that address how racial/ethnic minorities in the US negotiate exclusion and marginalization. Enroll Info: None

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Intro to World History

Introduction to major themes in world history. Such themes might include: empire and imperialism, environmental impacts, global trade and globalization, war, migration, gender, race, religion, nationalism, class, and the like. Enroll Info: None

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The Historian’s Craft

Students conduct original historical research and convey the results to others. Through engagement with archival materials, undergraduates become historical detectives; they practice defining important historical questions, collecting and analyzing evidence, presenting original conclusions, and contributing to ongoing discussions. Students confer individually with and receive feedback from instructors to improve their skills of historical analysis and communication in both written and spoken formats. Requirements include at least 30 pages of writing – including drafts – and two or more formal oral presentations, each totaling at least five minutes. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to undertake historical research and writing in a variety of courses, including the HIST 600 capstone seminar. Enroll Info: Com A or equivalent

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