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HIST-482 Research Seminar Course Level: Undergraduate

Research Seminar (3) Topics vary by section. This seminar introduces students to a field of research not limited geographically, for example, military history, gender history, revolutions, etc. Students complete a series of common readings and then design, outline, research, and write their own historical research papers on a topic of their choice relating to the course theme. Papers are built on primary sources and engage the historiographical questions most relevant to the topic. Usually Offered: fall and spring. Prerequisite: HIST-399.

HIST-482-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Religion & Conflict in History
Religion and Conflict in History (3) After surveying some of the many ways historians have approached it, students research, write, and present a paper on a topic of their choosing related to religious conflict in Western Europe.
HIST-482-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: The Global Cold War
The Global Cold War (3) Common readings explore the Cold War from different angles as a conflict about ideology, geography, military affairs, the arts, literature, and de-colonization movements. Simultaneously, students design, outline, research, and write their own historical research papers on a focus of their choice relating to the Cold War.
HIST-482-002
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Gender and History
Gender and History (3) This course introduces students to a variety of approaches to analyzing gender (both femininity and masculinity) in history. The class reads and discusses classic and cutting-edge historical scholarship from a wide range of chronological periods and geographical areas. Students also produce an original research paper based in primary sources and drawing on the works read during the semester.