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Fall 2017-2018
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Junior Seminars

Margot Canaday
Joseph M. Fronczak
Molly Greene
Katja Guenther
Robert A. Karl
Natasha G. Wheatley
Peter Wirzbicki

The Junior Seminar serves to introduce departmental majors to the tools, methods, and interpretations employed in historical research and writing. This course is compulsory for departmental majors and is taken in the fall of the junior year. Students may choose from a range of topics. Seminar topics will tend to be cross-national and comparative.


Reading/Writing assignments:
Varies. Up to 250 pages of reading per week. Assignments include essays and exercises related to the seminar topic. The course culminates with the production of the Fall Junior Paper.

Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Open to HIS Concentrators Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Compulsory course for departmental majors in the fall of their junior year..

Other information:
View descriptions of the seminars at http://www.princeton.edu/history/undergraduate/info-for-sophomores/. One's instructor in the 400 Seminar will advise the Fall Junior Paper on a subject connected with the Junior Seminar. The Junior Paper and the Junior Seminar receive separate grades. Direct all questions to the History undergraduate administrator at etta@princeton.edu.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20601 S01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   Dickinson Hall   207   Enrolled:10 Limit:9 Closed
22930 S02 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   Chancellor Green   103   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
22931 S03 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   McCormick Hall   274   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
22932 S04 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
22933 S05 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McCosh Hall   26   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
22934 S06 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Friend Center   202   Enrolled:10 Limit:10 Closed
22935 S07 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:9 Limit:9 Closed