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Ideas, Religion, Culture, and Education

To view all courses, with links to descriptions in the catalogue, view the Courses page.

Area of interest includes:

  1. Technology, Medicine and Science
  2. Religion and Society
  3. Intellectual History, Ideas, Education history and Literature
  4. Cultural History

100-level Courses

  • 101 Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 103 Hindus and Muslims in South Asia, 712-1857
  • 116 The Dark Ages c. 400–900
  • 122 Encounters in Modern East Asia
  • 124 Europe 1945
  • 126 Terrorism in Russia and Eurasia
  • 151 British History: James I (1603) to the Great War
  • 160 American Moments: Rediscovering US History

200-level Courses

  • 215 The High Middle Ages c.950-1300
  • 218 The Crusades, 1095-1291
  • 225 Renaissance Italy
  • 226 Northern Europe in the Renaissance, 1300-1550
  • 230 From Tyranny to Terror: The Old Regime and the French Revolution
  • 236 Germany, 1740 – 1918
  • 253 The Jungle in Indian History
  • 254 Victorian Britain
  • 259 The History of the Family in Early Modern Europe
  • 261 History of Women in the United States Since 1890
  • 262 Contesting Colonialism: Latin America 1450-1750
  • 264 The Revolutionary Option? Latin America in the Twentieth Century
  • 274 Beyond Jamestown and Plymouth Rock: Revisiting, Revising & Reviving Early America
  • 276 Democracy in America? US Politics and Power, 1828-1896
  • 277 The Making of the “American Century”: 1890 – 1945

300-level Courses

  • 304 Approaching the Taj Mahal
  • 316 Constantinople/Istanbul: 1453
  • 326 Machiavelli
  • 332 Dangerous Ideas: Challenging Authority in 18th Century France
  • 337 The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany
  • 357 The First World War
  • 360 Black Business and Social Movements in the Twentieth Century
  • 365 Race and the History of Jim Crow Segregation
  • 369Themes in 20th Century Urban History
  • 374 The African Diaspora
  • 386 Central Asia and the Caucasus: Nation Building and Human Rights