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Encountering the Past

An introduction to history through the study of a special subject in depth. Emphasis on the ways in which historians find and interpret the materials of the past. For students who do not complete the West in Time requirement in the History Department, a gateway to the History major. Topics designated according to the specialties of the faculty.

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 2 Encountering the Past: Histories of Race and Film Topic Details Palmer Hall 216 25 / 16 11/15/2021
Spring 2022 Block H Encountering the Past: Roundheads, Regicide, and Reaction during the English Civil Wars, 1625-1660 Topic Details Palmer Hall 223 25 / 9 11/15/2021
Spring 2022 Block 5 Encountering the Past: Reading Graphic Histories Topic Details TBA 25 / 25 11/15/2021
Spring 2022 Block 6 Encountering the Past: World War II in Asia Topic Details TBA 25 / 25 11/15/2021
Spring 2022 Block 8 Encountering the Past: The Partition of India TBA 25 / 25 11/15/2021
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