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Tag Archives: history

Black Womens Narratives From Slavery to the Harlem Renaissance

This course, heavily dependent upon Hazel Carby’s Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (Oxford, 1987), is intended to explore the parameters of the literature produced by Black women in the Americas between slavery and the Harlem Renaissance. … Continue reading

Chicano History- 19th and 20th Century

Chicano History- 19th and 20th Centuries: This course is designed to give the student an awareness of the history of the Chicano community. It will provide an overview of the political, cultural and historical contributions made by Chicanos to American … Continue reading

Asian American History

This course provides an introduction to the histories of people of Asian descent in the United States from the late eighteenth to early twenty-first centuries. In addition to exploring the distinctiveness of Asian American history as a field of study, … Continue reading

Slavery by Another Name

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The re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. Slavery by Another Name

History of Manhood in America, 1750 to 1940

This course is designed to allow students to explore the meanings of manhood and the various constructions of masculine identity in America between the late-18th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The negative images (opposites) against which manhood … Continue reading

Women in African History

This course is a thematic exploration of some of the roles women have played in Africa over the last five hundred years. Through broader historical studies as well as individuals’ life stories, we will examine some of the activities and … Continue reading

Women & Judaism

Women & Judaism: This course explores the religious and social position women have historically occupied in Jewish society. We will discuss religious practice and theological beliefs as well as social and economic developments as a means of addressing questions such … Continue reading

Transgender Histories, Identities, & Politics

This course will critically investigate the category transgender – not to cast doubt on the identities, movements, and communities that have arisen around this term, but rather, to investigate the historical, political, social, and cultural conditions and contexts which have … Continue reading

Great Lakes American Indian History

This course examines the competing ways in which Native histories of the Great Lakes region have been constructed. Primary sources are drawn from Native origin and migration stories, and oral histories. Secondary sources include studies of Ojibwe spearfishing, Indigenous religious, … Continue reading

Native American History

This course explores the diverse histories of the Indigenous peoples of what is now the United States from pre-European contact to the twentieth century. We will look at the ways in which Native peoples and historians have constructed these histories, … Continue reading