History

http://www.uvm.edu/~history/

Overview

The Department of History offers a comprehensive program of courses in the history of the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Africa/Middle East/Global. Students may pursue the M.A. on either a part-time or full-time basis.

Degrees

Brown, Dona L.; Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Buchanan, Andrew N.; Lecturer, Department of History; PHD, Rutgers University
Carr, Jacqueline B.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of California Berkeley
Deslandes, Paul Raymond; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Toronto
Ergene, Bogac A.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, Ohio State University
Esselstrom, Erik W.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of California Santa Barbara
Field, Sean Linscott; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, Northwestern University
Grimmer, Ian; Senior Lecturer, Department of History; PHD; University of Chicago, IL
Gustafson, Melanie Susan; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, New York University
Huener, Jonathan D.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Kornbluh, Felicia A.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, Princeton University
Massell, David Perera; Professor, Department of History; PHD, Duke University
McGowan, Abigail S.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Pennsylvania
Nicosia, Francis R.; Professor, Department of History; PHD, McGill University
Osten, Sarah Elizabeth; Assistant Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Chicago
Phelps, Nicole M.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Schrafstetter, Susanna B.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Munich
Steinweis, Alan E.; Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of North Carolina
Stilwell, Sean Arnold; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, York University
Whitfield, Harvey Amani; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, Dalhousie University
Youngblood, Denise J.; Professor, Department of History; PHD, Stanford University
Zdatny, Steven M.; Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Pennsylvania
Zelko, Frank S.; Associate Professor, Department of History; PHD, University of Kansas

Courses

HST 201. History on the Land. 3 Credits.

Identifying and interpreting evidence of the cultural forces - early settlement patterns, transportation, industry, agriculture, planning, conservation - that have shaped our land, buildings, towns and cities. Cross listed with: HP 201.

HST 209. Seminar in Global History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on the nature and results of interactions among the world's peoples. HST 209: to 1500. HST 210: since 1500. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History including HST 009 or HST 010.

HST 210. Seminar in Global History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on the nature and results of interactions among the world's peoples. HST 209: to 1500. HST 210: since 1500. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History including HST 009 or HST 010.

HST 221. Seminar in Ancient History. 3 Credits.

Selected aspects of Near Eastern, Greek, or Roman History (e.g. trade and colonization, imperialism, social and political institutions, cultural and intellectual developments). Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History. Cross-listed with: CLAS 221, CLAS 222.

HST 222. Seminar in Ancient History. 3 Credits.

Selected aspects of Near Eastern, Greek, or Roman History (e.g. trade and colonization, imperialism, social and political institutions, cultural and intellectual developments). Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History. Cross-listed with: CLAS 221, CLAS 222.

HST 224. Seminar in Medieval Europe. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on Europe from the Fall of Rome to the Renaissance. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History including HST 015; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing.

HST 225. Seminar in Early Modern Europe. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on European history from the Renaissance to the French Revolution. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 226. Seminar in Modern Europe. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on European history from 1815 to present. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History including HST 014 or HST 016; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: HS 226.

HST 227. Seminar in Modern Europe. 0 or 3 Credits.

Selected topics on European history from 1815 to present. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History, including HST 014 or HST 016; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: HS 227.

HST 228. Seminar in Popular Culture. 3 Credits.

History of the attitudes of ordinary people towards every day life in European society from the Middle Ages to the present. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 237. Imperial Russian History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics in Russian intellectual, social, and cultural history from the Petrine era to the end of the Romanov rule. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate Standing; twelve hours of History including HST 010, HST 016, HST 137, or HST 138.

HST 238. Seminar in Soviet History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics in Soviet social and cultural history from the Bolshevik Revolution to the death of Stalin (1917-53). Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History including HST 010, HST 016, HST 137, or HST 138.

HST 240. D2: Compar Slavery:Hist Persp. 3 Credits.

History of slavery from a comparative perspective, including Classical Antiquity, Islam and the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Southern United States. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing.

HST 241. Seminar in African History. 3 Credits.

Topics in African history. Generally, the seminar will focus on one of three themes: Islam, slavery or urbanism. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 250. D2: Seminar in East Asian Hst. 3 Credits.

Topics in the history of East Asia. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 252. D2: Seminar on China. 3 Credits.

Selected topics on the history of China. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History, including HST 150 or equivalent.

HST 265. Seminar in Canadian History. 3 Credits.

Topics in 19th and 20th century Canadian history; national development, regionalism, multiculturism, and international relations. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 267. Environmental History Seminar. 3 Credits.

Advanced reading and research on the role and influence of nature on human history and how people and cultures have influenced the natural world. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: ENVS 267.

HST 271. Seminar in US Social History. 3 Credits.

Topics in U.S. Social History. HST 271: to the Civil War; HST 272: Civil War to the present. Prerequisite: Junior/ Prerequisites: Junior/ Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 272. Seminar in US Social History. 3 Credits.

Topics in U.S. Social History. HST 271: to the Civil War; HST 272: Civil War to the present. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 273. Seminar in Modern U.S. History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics in U.S. history, among them foreign relations, the role of the presidency, World War II, and the Cold War. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 274. Seminar in Modern U.S. History. 3 Credits.

Selected topics in U.S. history, among them foreign relations, the role of the presidency, World War II, and the Cold War. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 280. D2:Queer Lives: LGBT History. 3 Credits.

Advanced readings and research on the diverse history of LGBT peoples in Europe and North America with a focus on case studies, recent scholarship, and major theoretical works. Prerequisites: 12 hours in History, or GSWS 001 and six additional hours in GSWS courses. Cross-listed with: GSWS 280.

HST 284. Seminar in Vermont History. 3 Credits.

Topical approach to Vermont history through original research utilizing primary sources available at UVM, the Vermont Historical Society, and the Vermont State Archives. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History, including HST 184 or permission.

HST 287. Seminar in Historiography. 3 Credits.

Topics and methods in contemporary historical writing. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing: twelve hours of History.

HST 295. Special Topics Seminar. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 296. Special Topics Seminar. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.

HST 300. Graduate Tutorial. 3-6 Credits.

Readings and research in a specific area; topics to be individually arranged; attendance in appropriate undergraduate courses may be required (see undergraduate catalogue).

HST 301. Graduate Historiography. 3 Credits.

Historical methods, philosophy of history, and the history of history writing.

HST 351. American Cultural History. 3 Credits.

Intended primarily for students in Historic Preservation, but open to other Graduate students.

HST 391. Master's Thesis Research. 1-6 Credits.

Required of all candidates for the M.A. Normally arranged for two semesters at three hours each.

HST 395. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

HST 397. Special Readings and Research. 1-6 Credits.

Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses.