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Courses Available - Spring 2017


CHILDREN AND CHILDHOOD IN PRE-MODERN EUROPE
HIST-3223-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday / Friday 8:30AM - 11:30AM
3M60

This part-lecture, part-seminar course examines the place of children in pre-modern European societies. Themes such as the conceptualization of childhood, and the place of gender inheritance, education, training, apprenticeship, and discipline of children are explored through the study of primary and secondary sources. The time frame and geographical focus may vary from year to year, but the course content covers primarily Western Europe, c.1400-c.1700. Students are expected to read primary and secondary sources, and participate actively in course discussions.

SURVEY HISTORY OF CANADA: MODERN
HIST-2505-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday / Friday 9:30AM - 12:20PM
4CM13

This course surveys the economic, social, and political history of Canada from the beginning of World War II to the recent past. Themes may include the rise and decline of the welfare state in Canada; the political and constitutional developments that facilitated it; and the challenges to it from French-Canadian nationalism, regional protest movements, and socialism; Canada's participation in World War II, its place in postwar international relations, and its shift in dependence from Great Britain to the United States.

SEXUALITY FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE PRESENT
HIST-2327-001 (3) Monday / Wednesday / Friday 12:30PM -3:30PM
1L07

By tracing the historical evolution of a variety of themes, such as aphrodisiacs, reproductive theories, the sex trade, and policies on public health, this course will offer a survey of sexuality from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. The focus will be on the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment,and the Industrial Revolution, with a critical look at these historical periods as watersheds in the history of sexuality. Though references will be made to other regions for comparative purposes, the focus of this course is on Western Europe.

US 1879-1929: EMERGENCE OF MODERN AMERICA
HIST 3603-001 (3) Tuesday / Thursday 1:00 - 4:00PM
3C30

This lecture/seminar course will treat major political changes in the period from the end of Reconstruction to the stock market crash of 1929. In addition to studying styles of political leadership, the social and cultural basis of politics will be explored. The concluding unit will discuss the "prosperity decade" of the 1920s.


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