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HISTORY 375C: History of Modern Mexico (AMSTUD 275B, CHILATST 275B, CSRE 275B, HISTORY 275B)

Surveys the history of governance, resistance, and identity formation in Mexico from the nineteenth century to the present. Explores Mexico's historical struggles to achieve political stability, economic prosperity, and social justice and examines how regional, class, ethnic, and gender differences have figured prominently in the shaping of Mexican affairs. Topics include Mexico's wars and their legacies, the power of the state, violence and protest, debates over the meaning of "Mexicanness," youth culture, and the politics of indigenismo.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

HISTORY 384: The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1923 (HISTORY 284)

This is a course on the Middle East and Southeast Europe under the Ottoman Empire. Topics include how the Ottoman enterprise was constructed in the frontier region of the Christian and Islamic worlds; the conquests and consolidation of the imperial institutions; how diverse peoples, cultures, and regions were integrated into the imperial system; the Ottoman Empire and the broader world; merchants and their markets; elite, urban, rural and nomadic lives; women, family sexuality; art, literature, and architecture; the transformation of the empire on the eve of modernity; the rise of nationalism and the Ottoman response; Ottoman disintegration and the making of the Middle East and Southeast Europe.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

HISTORY 387D: A Survey of Jews in the Contemporary World (HISTORY 287D, JEWISHST 287D, JEWISHST 387D)

This course will explore the notion of "traditional" vs "modern"¿ the different ways in which Jewish communities have encountered "modernity," and what the modern era has meant has meant for different Jewish communities, whether in the Middle East, Europe, or North America.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Meyers, J. (PI)

HISTORY 392D: Japan in Asia, Asia in Japan (HISTORY 292D)

How Japan and Asia mutually shaped each other in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Focus is on Japanese imperialism in Asia and its postwar legacies. Topics include: pan-Asianism and orientalism; colonial modernization in Korea and Taiwan; collaboration and resistance; popular imperialism in Manchuria; total war and empire; comfort women and the politics of apology; the issue of resident Koreans; and economic and cultural integration of postwar Asia.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Uchida, J. (PI)

HISTORY 399P: Archives-Based Teaching Practicum

Through hands-on exercises and key readings, students will learn about basic archival handling techniques, usage guidelines, security issues, principles of archival organization, and bibliographic literacy around archival and Special Collections materials, along with an insiders tour of Stanford University Special Collections. During the second, students will partake in a hands-on session using Special Collections materials, with a class session enactment that demonstrates the program¿s concepts. Note: Enrollment only open to PhD students (ANY department) with instructor permission required.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Mullaney, T. (PI)

HISTORY 399W: Graduate Directed Reading

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-10 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

HISTORY 414A: Research Seminar in Medieval History

This graduate-level research seminar explores major themes, problems, methods, and historiographical traditions in medieval European history. For 2018-19, the theme is "Law, Religion, and Society in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe." Interested students should contact the instructor in advance.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

HISTORY 424A: The Soviet Civilization (HISTORY 224A, REES 224A)

Socialist visions and practices of the organization of society and messianic politics; the Soviet understanding of mass violence, political and ethnic; and living space. Primary and secondary sources. Research paper or historiographical essay.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Weiner, A. (PI)

HISTORY 432B: Grad Research Seminar: The Enlightenment, Pt. II (HISTORY 234B)

Prerequisite: Completion of HISTORY 234, 334 or 432A.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Riskin, J. (PI)

HISTORY 448A: Colonial States and African Societies, Part I (HISTORY 248S)

Colonialism set in motion profound transformations of African societies. These transformations did not occur immediately following military conquest, nor did they occur uniformly throughout the continent. This research seminar will focus directly on the encounter between the colonial state and African societies. The seminar will examine problems of social transformation, the role of the colonial state, and the actions of Africans. Following four weeks of collloquim style discussion, students then embark on independent research on the encounter between one colonial state and its constituent African societies.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Roberts, R. (PI)
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