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HISTORY 431B: European Security during the Cold War (HISTORY 231B, POLISCI 216B, POLISCI 416B)

Prerequisite: HISTORY 231A/431A. During the Cold War two highly armed military blocs confronted each other in the center of Europe. What role did they play in the Cold War? How dangerous was their confrontation? This seminar will use archival materials from Britain, France, Germany, the Soviet Union to explore the US-Soviet rivalry in Europe, the politics of the two alliances, the role of nuclear weapons, the crises that took place, and the ending of the Cold War in Europe.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Holloway, D. (PI)

HISTORY 432A: The Enlightenment (DLCL 324, FRENCH 244, HISTORY 234, HISTORY 334, HUMNTIES 324)

The Enlightenment as a philosophical, literary, and political movement. Themes include the nature and limits of philosophy, the grounds for critical intellectual engagement, the institution of society and the public, and freedom, equality and human progress. Authors include Voltaire, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Hume, Diderot, and Condorcet.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

HISTORY 432B: Grad Research Seminar: The Enlightenment, Pt. II

Prerequisite: Completion of HISTORY 234, 334 or 432A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5

HISTORY 433A: Research Seminar in Modern Europe

Students will complete an article-length research paper based on primary sources.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Sheffer, E. (PI)

HISTORY 433B: Research Seminar in Modern Europe

Prerequisite: HISTORY 433A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Sheffer, E. (PI)

HISTORY 433F: Graduate Research Seminar: The Scientific Revolution, Part II

Prerequisite: Completion of HISTORY 232F, 332F, or 432F.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Riskin, J. (PI)

HISTORY 438: European History Workshop

All European history graduate students in residence register for this weekly workshop, at which dissertation chapters and prospectuses, papers, and grant proposals by students and faculty are read and discussed.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Robinson, P. (PI)

HISTORY 439A: Graduate Research Seminar: Modern Britain and the British Empire

Last offered: Autumn 2007

HISTORY 439B: Graduate Research Seminar: Modern Britain and the British Empire II

Last offered: Winter 2008

HISTORY 443A: Human Origins: History, Evidence, and Controversy (HISTORY 243S)

Research seminar. Debates and controversies include: theories of human origins; interpretations of fossils, early art, and the oldest tools; the origin and fate of the Neanderthals; evolutionary themes in literature and film; visual rhetoric and cliché in anthropological dioramas and phyletic diagrams; the significance of hunting, gathering, and grandmothering; climatological theories and neocatastrophic geologies; molecular anthropology; the impact of racial theories on human origins discourse. Background in human evolution not required.
Last offered: Winter 2006
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