Skip over navigation

Course Offerings

Course Evaluation Results

Course Details

Fall 2017-2018
HIS 500   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to the Professional Study of History

Katja Guenther
Wendy Warren

A colloquium to introduce the beginning graduate student to the great traditions in historical writing, a variety of techniques and analytical tools recently developed by historians, and the nature of history as a profession.

Sample reading list:
White, The Middle Ground
Ginzburg, The Cheese and the Worms
Anderson, Imagined Communities
Schorske, Fin-de-Siècle Vienna
Said, Orientalism
Daston and Galison, Objectivity
See instructor for complete list

Papers - 60%
Class/Precept Participation - 40%

Other Requirements:
HIS/HOS Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22260 S01 09:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M   Robertson Hall   015   Enrolled:16 Limit:35
24085 S02 09:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M        Enrolled:15 Limit:20