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Upcoming 400/500 Level Seminar Topics


400 and 500-level classes offered in Kingston, 2009-2010


Fall 2009
  • HIS 401 - Advanced Topics in European History: "Environmental Health in Global History" (Rusnock)
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History: "Comparative Civil Rights Movements" (Widell)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 401, spring 2009) Seminar in History: "Nationalism and National Identity" (Honhart)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 481, spring 2009) Seminar in History: "The Pacific War" (George)
  • HIS 507 - Seminar in United States History: "Transition in Southern New England from 1700-1900" (Mather)
  • HIS 507 - Seminar in United States History: "Women’s History in Comparative Perspective" (Strom)
Spring 2010
  • HIS 401 - Advanced Topics in European History: "Nationalism and National Identity in Modern Europe" (Honhart)
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History: "Comparative Asian-American and African-American History" (Ferguson)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 401, fall 2009) Seminar in History: "Environmental Health in Global History" (Rusnock)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 441, fall 2009) Seminar in History: "Comparative Civil Rights Movements" (Widell)
  • HIS 507 - Seminar in United States History: "Slavery in Comparative Perspective" (Schwartz)
Summer 2010
  • HIS 508 – Seminar in Asian History: "East Asian Environmental History" (George)

400 and 500-level classes offered in Providence, 2009-2010


Fall 2009
  • HIS 401 – Advanced Topics in European History: "The History of Violence" (Miller)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 441, spring 2009) Seminar in History: "Social, Political and Cultural History of America" (Charap)
  • HIS 544 - Colloquium in Worker History (Molloy)
Spring 2010
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History: "History of the U.S., 1900-1940" (Charap)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 401, fall 2009) Seminar in History: "The History of Violence" (Miller)

400 and 500-level classes offered in Kingston, 2010-2011


Fall 2010
  • HIS 401 - Advanced Topics in European History: "The Crusades" (Rollo-Koster)
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History: "Southern Society and Culture from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War" (Schwartz)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 401, spring 2010) Seminar in History: "Nationalism and National Identity" (Honhart)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 441, spring 2010) Seminar in History: "Comparative Asian-American and African-American History" (Ferguson)
  • HIS 506 - Seminar in European History: "Historical Anthropology" (Rollo-Koster)
  • HIS 507 - Seminar in United States History: "The Long Civil Rights Movement" (Widell)
Spring 2011
  • HIS 441 - Advanced Topics in American History: "Topics in U.S. Immigration History" (Sterne)
  • HIS 481 – Advanced Topics in Asian History: "The Pacific War in US and Japanese Media and Memory" (George)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 401, fall 2010) Seminar in History: "The Crusades" (Rollo-Koster)
  • HIS 495 - (continuation from HIS 441, fall 2010) Seminar in History: "Southern Society and Culture from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War" (Schwartz)
  • HIS 507 - Seminar in United States History: "Oral History" (Ferguson)
Summer 2011
  • HIS 507 – Seminar in United States History: "The Age of Reagan" (Widell)

400-level classes offered in Providence, 2010-2011


Fall 2010
  • HIS 401 or 441 or 481 Advanced Topics in History: topic and instructor TBA
  • HIS 495 (continuation from HIS 441, spring 2010) Seminar in History: "History of the U.S., 1900-40" (Charap)
  • HIS 544 - Colloquium in Worker History (Molloy)
Spring 2011
  • HIS 401 Advanced Topics in European History: topic and instructor TBA
  • HIS 495 (continuation from HIS 401 or 441 or 481, fall 2010) Seminar in History: topic and instructor TBA

Graduate Student Resources

Contact Info

For general inquiries, contact Dr. Evelyn Sterne, Director of Graduate Studies. sterne@mail.uri.edu; 401-874-4074 (ph), 401-874-2595 (fax)

For inquiries about the Archaeology and Anthropology option, contact Dr. Roderick Mather. roderick@uri.edu