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Winter 2019 Graduate Courses

Course No. & Name Professor/Lecturer Day/Time Course Description
C200F-1 - Topics in Historiography: World History: Environmental History in Global Perspective Caroline Ford M 9-11:50 Proseminar on historiography involving close readings of secondary scholarship and primary sources on global environmental history.
C200F-2 - Topics in Historiography: World History: History of Sexual Violence Katherine Marino R 3-5:50 This undergraduate/graduate readings seminar explores historical interpretations of the history of sexual violence in the Americas (and in a few cases, other parts of the world).
200I-1 - Advanced Historiography: Latin America Fernando Perez-Montesinos T 3-5:50 This course is an invitation to examine Mexico’s first century after independence (1810-1910).
C200K-1 - Topics in Historiography: India: Long History of Capitalism in South Asia Sanjay Subrahmanyam M 2-4:50 The purpose of this course is to examine the long history of first commercial and then industrial capitalism in South Asia, in relation to debates not only among historians, but sociologists, political theorists, and economists.
200N-1 - Advanced Historiography: Africa William Worger R 4-6:50 TBD
200O-1 - Advanced Historiography: Science/Technology Mary Terrall W 3-5:50 The seminar approaches the historiography of science primarily through exemplary (mostly recent) scholarship in the history of early modern science, medicine, and technology.
M200V-Advanced Historiography: African American Robing D.G. Kelley T 2-4:50 The purpose of this course is to critically examine key themes in the production of historical writing about Black people in the modern world—works that deliberately challenge the conceits of modern racial regimes, that reveal its origins, operations, social relations, and vulnerability to human agency
M200W-Advanced Historiography: American Indian Peoples Kyle Mays T 2-4:50 Introduction to culture-histories of North American Indians and review of Indian concepts of history. Stereotypical approach to content and methodologies related to Indian past that is interdisciplinary and multicultural in its scope.
201A-1 - Topics in History: Athenian Law David Phillips M 2-4:50 Introduction to the law of Classical Athens through readings of selected speeches of Antiphon, Demosthenes, Hypereides, Isaeus, and Lysias. Topics of investigation include homicide, family, sexual offenses, and impeachment.
C201H-1 - Topics in History: U.S. History Brenda Stevenson M 9-11:50 This course will investigate the historical experiences of persons of African American descent and the concept of "race" (within the context of this history) in Los Angeles from its colonial era through the contemporary period.
C201H-2 - Topics in History: U.S.: New Approaches to Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism Peter Hudson R 10-12:50 Critical examination of recent scholarship on history and theory of American imperialism, and of modes of anti-imperial thought and practice that emerged as counter to U.S. military, cultural, and political-economic expansion.
201I-1 - Topics in History: Latin America Kevin Terraciano R 11-1:50 This seminar considers the evolution and current state of the field of "ethnohistory," a term invented in the 1950s to describe the interdisciplinary study of indigenous peoples, especially in the Americas.
201L-1 - Topics in History: China R. Bin Wong M5-7:50 This course explores several aspects of the relationships between science & technology and politics in China. The politics that is central to the course are those political efforts to construct and control social order.
201Q-1 - Topics in History: Theory of History: Marxism and Culture Katsuya Hirano T 3-5:50 Forum to read and examine closely set of scholarly works regarded collectively as school of cultural materialism.
C201W-1 - Topics in History: World Vinay Lal F 1-3:50 This course focuses on anti-colonialism, the Bandung Moment, and the Global South.
M210-1 - Topics in Ancient Iranian History Rahim M. Shayegan T 3:30-6:20 TBD
246C-Intro. to U.S. History: 20th Century Sebouh Aslanian R 4-6:50 This seminar explores the themes of deception, self-fashioning, identification, and imposture in an age of increasing mobility when individuals could travel far beyond the face-to-face communities in which many people had lived prior to the early modern age.
246B-1 - Introduction to U.S. History: 1790-1900 Michael Meranze F 1-3:50 Graduate survey of significant literature dealing with U.S. history from the Colonial period to the present.
282B-1 - Seminar: Chinese History Richard von Glahn M 2-4:50 TBD
285B-1 - Seminar: Japanese History William Marotti T 6-8:50 This is the second part of a two-term seminar focusing on the relation of writing, form, and content--namely, given a particular object of analysis, what mode or modes of exposition might be adequate to all of its complexities?
M287-1 - Central Asian Studies: Discipline, Methods, Debates Domenico Ingenito T 2-2:50 TBD