History 462: Women and Gender in the Modern Trans-Atlantic World
A comparative history of women in North America and Europe since 1700. The course investigates changes in the legal status, social roles, and behavior of women of different classes, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. It examines the rise of women's and feminist organizations with a focus on their impact on their societies, as well as their influences in Europe and across the Atlantic in North America. Major upheavals such as war, political revolutions, dictatorships and genocide and how they affected women will also be investigated. GRE
History 464: Race, Class and Gender in the American South
This course examines the American South from the colonial period to the recent past, and will pay special attention to the roles of race, class, and gender in influencing the development of southern social traditions and behaviors, culture, law, and politics. Students will have the opportunity to study the dynamics of race, class, and gender in the American South and examine the larger changes in southern society that have occurred over time.
History 465: History of African-Americans to 1865
The history of black America during the era of slavery. Topics covered include African origins, the slave trade, slavery during the colonial and national periods, the Civil War and emancipation.
History 464: The American South
This course examines the distinctive economic, social, political, and cultural history of the American South from the colonial era to the recent past. The course will explore the South’s evolution from a society with slaves to a slave society, the changing relationship between white and black southerners, the development of Jim Crow segregation and disfranchisement, and change and resistance to change during Reconstruction, in the New South era, and during the Civil Rights Movement.
History 466: History of African-Americans Since 1865
The struggle for equality since the Civil War: reconstruction , the rise of Jim Crow, Black organizations, the Harlem Renaissance, Negroes in depression and war, the civil rights and black power era.
History 467: American Indian History
The history and culture of Native Americans north of Mexico, from the colonial period to the present. The course will address cooperation and conflict in relations between Indians and Euro-Americans, as well as Native American cultural persistence and adaptation. GRE
History 468: Mexican-American History
A history of Mexican Americans from Spanish colonization to the recent past. Examines Indian and Spanish roots, the Mexican-American War and its consequences, the struggle for civil rights, and contributions to the development of the United States.