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2020 WINTER GRADUATE SEMINAR DESCRIPTIONS


 

CRN: 47712

HIST 206A
Catalog Title: Reading Seminar in Latin American History: Colonial Period to 1820

Taught by: Dr. Rob Patch

 

SUBTITLE: COLONIAL SOCIETIES IN LATIN AMERICA

 

This course presents students with important works of historiography studying indigenous, African, and Hispanic societies in Latin America after 1492. The emphasis is on the indigenous people under colonialism; African and African-American people in slavery and freedom; and the emergence of Hispanic societies as a result of immigration and community formation. The main countries to be studied are Mexico, Peru, and Brazil, although students will have the opportunity to read about all parts of Latin America.

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Patch at Patch@ucr.edu
 

 

CRN: 48722

HIST 212
Catalog Title: Greek Historical Texts

Taught by: Dr. Chris Simon

 

Readings in Greek.

Note: Class may be repeated since the subject changes every quarter.

 

Description coming soon!

Questions? Contact Dr. Graninger at denver.graninger@ucr.edu  

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CRN: 48731

HIST 213
Catalog Title: Latin Historical Texts

Taught by: Dr. Michele Salzman

 

Readings in Latin from Ammianus Marcellinus, Book 31. Ammianus is the last major Roman historian, whose work continued the history of the later Roman Empire to 378.

Note: Class may be repeated since the subject changes every quarter.

 

Description coming soon!

Questions? Contact Dr. Salzman at michele.salzman@ucr.edu

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CRN: 47713

HIST 250
Catalog Title: NEW DIRECTIONS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH

Taught by: Dr. Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi

 

Subtitle: Urban Histories

 

This seminar is designed to introduce graduate students to how urban questions have shaped recent historical research. It will focus on studies set in cities around the world. The emphasis will be on interpreting the lived experience in the city through the lens of race, class, space, and cartography, with readings ranging from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. We will read classics takes on urban theory, and as well as new and innovative monographs written in the past six years. One preoccupation will be in discerning what distinguishes the city as a form of settlement, and as a site of key intellectual, cultural and economic activity.

 

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi at ademide.adelusi-adeluyi@ucr.edu

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CRN: 47714

HIST 251B
Catalog Title: GENERAL RESEARCH SEMINAR IN HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Philipp Lehmann

 

Continuation of HIST 251A

 

The primary goal of this two-quarter graduate seminar is to guide you in the process of preparing and writing a major research paper. In the first quarter, we will discuss readings on different methodological approaches, research strategies, and source interpretation. You will also start to define and develop a manageable research project. The second quarter will be devoted primarily to written and oral presentations of your research and peer reviews of your fellow students’ work.  

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Lehmann – philipp.lehmann@ucr.edu
 

 

CRN: 47715

HIST 263
Catalog Title: ARCHIVAL MANAGEMENT

Taught by: Dr. Randolph Head

 

HIST 263 provides an introduction to the history of archives and archival practices in  the Euro-American tradition, to the major branches of archival theory since the 19th century, and to the core vocabulary and standards of contemporary archivistics. With the assistance of guest lecturers with specific expertise in archivistics, we will consider the pathway from medieval treasure-chests and early-modern European document registries through the archival revolution of the 19th century, which revolved around the concepts of provenance and respect des fonds. In the 20th century, the separation of records management from custodial archiving echoed past historical divergences; beginning in the 1980s, then, a model for post-custodial archiving resting on the concepts of the records continuum emerged, driven especially by concerns about how to archive and preserve the experience of marginalized population groups such as indigenous communities. Building on this movement, the community archiving movement that emerged around 2000 extended the new theoretical tools in ways that also drew on the experience of other counter-cultural communities, notably the African-American community, LGBTQ communities, and others. Although post-custodial archivistics and community archiving have brought issues of inclusion, social justice, and the responsibilities of archivists to the fore, a professional language of typologies, definitions and best-practice standards shows considerable continuity through these changes: anyone who contemplates designing or maintaining an archive needs to

understand these definitions and standards and their applicability to all kinds of stored records.

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Randolph Head – randolph.head@ucr.edu 
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CRN: 47717

HIST 276B
Catalog Title: RESEARCH SEMINAR IN NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Clifford Trafzer

 

Continuation of HIST 276A

 

History 276 A and B provides graduate students an opportunity to research primary and secondary sources focused on Native American History and write a research paper prepared to be submitted to a scholarly journal.  The professor works one on one with every student to conceive, research, assess, interpreted, organize, and edit a research paper of high quality.  Students select their research topics in consultation with the professor to ensure the paper can be researched, written, edited, and completed in two quarters.  Students interested in learning how to research and write historical works for publication will benefit from this seminar.  

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Trafzer – clifford.trafzer@ucr.edu

 

 

CRN: 48494

HIST 298G
Catalog Title: PUBLIC HISTORY GROUP INTERNSHIP

Taught by: Dr. Jennifer Hughes

 

NOTE: Permission to enroll required. To request permission, please email Dr. Jennifer Hughes at jennifer.hughes@ucr.edu and copy Alesha Jaennette at aleshaj@ucr.edu. Please specify desired unit value between 1 -12 units. Thanks!

 

This is a practicum course, meaning it is a skills-based class based on doing public history through a real-life project, culminating in a final curatorial museum exhibition or other public history project.  Designated alpha-numerically as a “group internship” (HIST198G is the undergrad designation; 298G the graduate version) and described as a public history practicum. In addition to the scheduled meeting times, there will be required field trips and field research.  The course centers religious histories but is not exclusive of other emphases.  

 

There are two thematic foci of this course and students will select one or the other as a primary focus, in conversation with the professor.  Or, students may develop or build upon an independent project, also in conversation with the professor. 

 

The first focus this quarter is histories of trauma, resistance, and survival in California, focusing especially on (but not limited to) rewriting the history of the California Missions in relationship to the Critical Mission Studies Project.  You can read more about the project here: http://criticalmissionstudies.ucsd.edu/Graduate and undergraduate students may have the opportunity to intern with some of the project's advisory board members, participating tribal nations and organizations, and related community groups. This project also considers debates around California monuments related to mission history, for example statues of Junipero Serra.  Some research funding may be available to students through the grant. 

 

The second focus pertains to documenting religious histories of Los Angeles through UCLA Fowler Museum’s Vermont Ave project. Vermont Ave spans 24 miles of the Southern California landscape.  Students participating in this project will work to document religious histories of the Avenue and will begin to imagine and design various curatorial projects in collaboration with the professor and Patrick Polk (curator from the Fowler and director of the Vermont Avenue project). 

 

Logistics of the Practicum 

We will meet as a group for two hours each week to report on progress and to discuss approaches to interpretation, signage, and civic engagement. Several field trips will be held during class hours and guest speakers will share their work and strategies; we will decide as a group on additional skills-based workshops, speakers, and field trips, to be held within scheduled class times or outside of them. As a final project, students may also co-curate a temporary, "pop up" museum exhibition on the UCR campus at the end of the quarter.

 

For permission to enroll or answers to any questions you might have, contact Dr. Jennifer Hughes – jennifer.hughes@ucr.edu

2019 FALL GRADUATE SEMINAR DESCRIPTIONS


 

HIST 215L
Catalog Title: History of Slavery and Race in the United States

Taught by: Dr. McPherson

 

This is a graduate level course on the history of slavery and race in the United States. In this course, we will explore major themes in the field, engage contemporary debates, and consider issues of research and methodology within the field of African American history around issues of race and slavery. The goal of this course is to provide graduate students with a broad understanding of the history of slavery and race in the U.S.  Students should expect to produce a term paper (approx. 3000 words) in addition to class presentations and weekly writing assignments.  Although this course examines historical scholarship and engages historical interpretations, students from other academic disciplines are welcome.

 

Questions? Contact Dr. McPherson at natasha.mcpherson@ucr.edu
 


 

HIST 222
Catalog Title: Reading Seminar in Late Antiquity

Taught by: Dr. Salzman

                                                       

The Decline and Fall of Rome

 

HIST 222.  Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published on the eve of American independence, has fueled a continuing stream of western intellectuals and scholars to ponder the last centuries of Rome.  The vitality and longevity of Rome’s empire, which had united three civilizations and three continents under a single government , still makes study of its fall “good to think with.”  Most recently, for instance, Kyle Harper’s, The Fate of Rome (2017), which focuses on environmental factors that undermined Rome, is indicative of this phenomenon. But what did people living in the Roman Empire in the fourth through sixth centuries ( the period now called late antiquity), think of these events?  What difference did Christianity make in this process?

This course will consider Roman and Greek responses to the key crises that have led to the dominant paradigms for explaining not just the “Decline and Fall of Rome,” but the rise of new cultural, political, and religious institutions.   Not just what happened, but how the narratives of these events were used to advance the interests and shape the identities of key groups – women, barbarians, soldiers, senators, clerics - are the focus of this class in the pivotal centuries that brought the demise of the Roman Empire as a single political system and the rise of Byzantium and the Germanic Kingdoms. 

We will read secondary texts in conjunction with certain primary texts.  We will focus, in particular, on Augustine’s City of God, which was written in response to the Sack of Rome in 410.  To better understand the fate of Rome, we will also consider examples from comparative ancient empires, as that of Ancient China studied by Walter Scheidel.

All readings will be in English.

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Salzman ext. 1991 -  Office: 6603 Humanities - michele.salzman@ucr.edu

 


 

HIST 251A
Catalog Title: GENERAL RESEARCH SEMINAR IN HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Lehmann

 

The primary goal of this two-quarter graduate seminar is to guide you in the process of preparing and writing a major research paper. In the first quarter, we will discuss readings on different methodological approaches, research strategies, and source interpretation. You will also start to define and develop a manageable research project. The second quarter will be devoted primarily to written and oral presentations of your research and peer reviews of your fellow students’ work.  

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Lehmann – philipp.lehmann@ucr.edu

 


 

HIST 276A
Catalog Title: RESEARCH SEMINAR IN NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Trafzer

 

History 276 A and B provides graduate students an opportunity to research primary and secondary sources focused on Native American History and write a research paper prepared to be submitted to a scholarly journal.  The professor works one on one with every student to conceive, research, assess, interpreted, organize, and edit a research paper of high quality.  Students select their research topics in consultation with the professor to ensure the paper can be researched, written, edited, and completed in two quarters.  Students interested in learning how to research and write historical works for publication will benefit from this seminar.  

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Trafzer – clifford.trafzer@ucr.edu

 

 

2019 SPRING GRADUATE SEMINAR DESCRIPTIONS



HIST 201C
Catalog Title: Reading Seminar in American History: United States, 1877 to the Present

Taught by: Dr. Weber

History 201C was part of a three part seminar series designed to introduce the graduate student to the historiographical discussions among historians. It was once required and considered the common touch stone for students entering US graduate studies. As such, it attempted to introduce and engage various historical questions. It introduced methodology, the formation of questions, and, of course, the process of critically evaluating the arguments presented.
This ten week seminar will focus on a series of questions, debates and new challenges about the history of the period from 1877 to the present. Learn about the long 20th century and the debates and questions which have helped shape the written history.
Among these questions are:
-Nationalism, Internationalism and “global visions.”
-The state: what is it and how do we understand the Progressive Period, the New Deal, and the unmaking of the New Deal in a neoliberal age?
-Social movements and feminisms:
-white supremacy: changing discourse over race and racial categorizations, whiteness, white supremacy and other perspectives on understanding a centuries old issue in the US. Will present in relation to the first and second Reconstruction and mass incarceration.
-The New Capitalism studies: Scholars are revisiting the nature of capitalism and capitalism society. While this began with scholars of slavery this ‘new’ capitalism studies expands its reach to explore the nature of the economic system in which we live.
-US Imperialism: a long view approach to US imperialism
-Labor and Working Class: While the 20th century saw the height of union organizing in the great industrial strikes of the l930s and the rise of strong unions, by the mid-1970s and after, the shifting nature of the US and world economy presented different kinds of work and the increasing exclusion of labor from any sort of industrial ‘deal.’ Yet the recent teacher strikes and national networks, the near ‘general strike’ by transportation workers augurs a different future and different reactions by workers.
Questions? Contact Dr. Weber at devra.weber@ucr.edu




HIST 211
Catalog Title: Reading Seminar in the Roman Empire

Taught by: Dr. Salzman


The History of the Roman Empire through its Cities
“The city is a wonderfully complex entity. It can be defined as either a physical space of architecture, or as people living in a single place, or as both of these. Within these definitions a myriad of other elements emerge that make the city a very slippery object of analysis. This is as true for the multiple entities characterized as ‘the Roman city’ as it is for any other urban form.” – R.S. Laurence, E. Cleary, and G. Sears, The City in the Roman West, c. 350 BC-c. AD 250 (Cambridge, 2011).
This course analyzes some of the key historiographical debates and materials for studying the history of the Roman Empire by focusing on its cities – the “wonderfully complex entities” that emerged as key to the stability and longevity of the Roman state. We will begin with the challenges that Augustus faced after 31 BC and conclude with Constantine in the early fourth century. The seminar will focus on how the state and its emperors fostered the growth and development of the empire through its cities. We will combine study of ancient texts with relevant secondary readings. Topics will include urban networks, capital cities, religious practices, ties between city and countryside, Romanization, imperialism, identity formation, and gender. One particular focus will be the city as the locus of religious action and ritual, and recent arguments to the contrary.
Required Reading (to buy):
Required- Tacitus. Complete Works of Tacitus. McGraw-Hill. (The Oxford Editions of Annals, Agricola and Georgics are excellent as well.)
Optional – at your discretion:
*Cooley, A.E. Res Gestae Divi Augusti. (Cambridge, 2009).
*Dench, E. Empire and Political Cultures in the Roman World (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2018).
*Morley, N., Metropolis and Hinterland: The City of Rome and the Italian Economy (Cambridge, 1996).
*Robinson, T. Who were the First Christians? Dismantling the Urban Thesis (Oxford,
2016).
Readings will be in English. There will be an optional meeting each week for those students who wish to translate and discuss relevant readings in Latin for an additional two credits.
Questions? Contact Dr. Salzman ext. 1991 - Office: 6603 Humanities - Michele.salzman@ucr.edu




HIST 213
Catalog Title: LATIN HISTORICAL TEXTS

Taught by: Dr. Salzman


Readings in Latin Literature
This two-credit course will focus on readings from the first-century CE in Latin, with special attention to the Annals of Tacitus, the Letters and Speeches of Pliny, and the Moral Epistles of Seneca. All readings in Latin. We will meet once a week for one hour.
Mondays. Time: TBA.
Questions? Contact Dr. Salzman ext. 1991 - Office: 6603 Humanities - Michele.salzman@ucr.edu



HIST 250
Catalog Title: NEW DIRECTIONS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH

Taught by: Dr. Hughes


New Directions in Historiography: Hauntology and Critical Histories of Ghosts
This seminar begins with Derrida’s Spectres of Marx to think about historical hauntings as a critical analytic. We move on to read historians writing about diverse times and places who have placed ghosts and the spirits
of the dead at the center of their reflections. Ghosts haunt us from the past, especially from the death worlds of European colonialism. We use the lens of ghosts to imagine critical, decolonial histories and to consider how historiography can be deployed as a justice-driven project. Students will write a final research paper applying the theories and methods of the class to their specific field of study.
Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Hughes at: jennifer.hughes@ucr.edu



HIST 251B
Catalog Title: GENERAL RESEARCH SEMINAR IN HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Michels


Part Two of HIST 251A offered in winter 2019
A general research seminar in history including European, continental European, British, Russian, ancient, and Latin American history. Includes readings in archival and research methods. Also includes a major research paper based on extensive use of primary source material.
Questions? Contact Dr. Michels: georg.michels@ucr.edu


HIST 260L
Catalog Title: PUBLIC HISTORY PRACTICUM

Taught by: Dr. Gudis


Preservation/Conservation Practicum
This practicum trains students in strategies of public engagement and interpretation of Southern California’s cultural landscape, and will focus on the history of the logistics industry (the movement and distribution of goods) and its social, economic, and environmental impacts on our region. We will choose key sites and stories of environmental justice to focus on, following a route that traces a shipping container as it enters the Ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach, is transported onto a succession of freight trucks and rails through Southeast LA, and heads east to the Inland Ports of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, home to over a billion square feet of distribution warehouses. Our work in the class (curating images, producing digital essays, conducting interviews, brainstorming engagement projects) will contribute to the traveling exhibition, digital platform, and public programs of the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of universities and issues-based organizations whose current initiative is on migration, climate, and environmental justice. Questions? Contact Dr. Gudis at cagudis@ucr.edu



HIST 262
Catalog Title: Museum Studies

Taught by: Dr. Molly McGarry


This course is a graduate level introduction to the history of museums, the field of museum studies, and the theoretical and practical issues confronting curators and public historians in the United States today. Although our primary focus will be on the politics and practice of exhibiting public histories, we will also explore
questions of collecting and display in art, natural history, and anthropology museums; private collections, cabinets of curiosity, and dime museums; popular uses of history in culture, commerce, and heritage tourism; digital and virtual museums; and monuments and memorials.
Questions? Contact Dr. McGarry: molly.mcgarry@ucr.edu



HIST 275B
Catalog Title: Seminar in Twentieth-Century United States History

Taught by: Dr. Lloyd

This is the second half of the graduate research seminar in twentieth-century U.S. history. Students who completed 275A will now conduct the research necessary to execute the plan designed in the first half of the course and write a chapter-length paper.
Questions? Contact Dr. Lloyd: brian.lloyd@ucr.edu

2019 Winter GRADUATE SEMINAR DESCRIPTIONS



HIST 238L
Catalog Title: Oral History Practicum

Taught by: Dr. Megan Asaka


This practicum is intended to provide hands-on training in conducting and digitizing oral history interviews through a collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of universities and local organizations that produce public humanities projects on urgent social issues. Our focus will be on the rise of Southern California’s logistics industry (the movement and distribution of goods) and the social, economic, and environmental impacts of Amazon and other e-commerce retailers throughout the Inland Empire. Interviews conducted during the quarter will be included in a national travelling exhibit on migration and environmental justice, as well as other digital platforms.
Questions? Contact Dr. Asaka at megan.asaka@ucr.edu



HIST 254
Catalog Title: Reading Seminar in Historical Theory and Methods

Taught by: Dr. Denver Graninger


Problems in Archaic Greek history (ca. 1200-479 BCE)
This graduate seminar provides an introduction to some key trends and problems in the study of the history of the ancient Greek world from the fall of the Bronze Age palaces until the Persian Wars. A central focus will be the ancient sources for and modern historiography of urbanism in the Greek world ca. 1200-479 BCE, with detailed treatment of Crete, Sparta, and Athens. No knowledge of ancient Greek language is required; no knowledge of ancient Greek history assumed. Graduate students from throughout CHASS are welcome to enroll and may contact Prof. Graninger at denver.graninger@ucr.edu with questions.



HIST 260
Catalog Title: Historic Preservation

Taught by: Dr. Catherine Gudis


Seminar in Historic Preservation and the Politics of Place
This graduate seminar in public history is intended to introduce the histories, theories, and practices of historic preservation in the United States. It poses central questions regarding the politics of place, the historical forces shaping racialized landscapes, and the meanings we affix to the built and natural environment. Does place matter? Is preservation merely a means of capital accumulation that “saves buildings” but displaces people, especially of low-income neighborhoods and communities of color, as it paves paths to gentrification? How and why has preservation been enacted in the U.S., and with what economic and social impact or agendas? These are a few of the questions we will consider in this seminar as we situate preservation in its broad cultural and historical context, and explore contestation around memory and memorialization. Throughout, we will consider critical and creative ways in which site-based interpretation – from tours to soundscapes to performance – can mobilize participatory forms of public memory and tactical forms of urbanism. Since preservation is a field with job opportunities, assignments will be geared to student interest; you might want to complete the steps for landmarking a building to gain work experience, or you might seek, instead, to develop a tour, propose a curated program, create alternative historical signage, or come up with other research or engagement projects addressing sites and issues in other geographical regions, beyond the U.S. Questions? Contact Dr. Gudis at catherine.gudis@ucr.edu



HIST 275A
Catalog Title: SEMINAR IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY UNITED STATES HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Brian Lloyd

This course is designed to assist graduate students in the work of conceiving, researching, and writing an original piece of scholarship, grounded in primary sources, in 20thC U.S. history. During the first (Winter) quarter, we will concentrate on two tasks: a) discussing together a number of books and essays selected with an eye toward illuminating the interplay of theme, argument, and method; and b) fixing the thesis and research plan that you will develop and execute in the Spring quarter (in 275B). Throughout, students will shape their projects by sharing ideas and experiences with classmates and through individual conferences with the instructor.
Questions? Contact Dr. Lloyd at brian.lloyd@ucr.edu



HIST 277
Catalog Title: READING SEMINAR IN EARLY MODERN WORLD HISTORY

Taught by: Dr. Fariba Zarinebaf


Early Modern World: The Ottoman Empire & Europe Studies of the Mediterranean World have usually marginalized the Ottoman Empire as an Islamic ‘other’ bent on conquest and conversion, a view that reflects western historical images of the empire after the conquest of Constantinople in 1453. This course will correct this view by placing the Ottoman Empire at the center of European world system and will focus not only on military interactions on land and sea but also on cultural, commercial as well as diplomatic encounters. We will tackle historiographical issues as well as the new research directions and archival material. We will also use travelogues, literary sources as well as visual material to study encounters as well as the representations of the Ottoman Empire in Europe and vice versa. Students will be required to write short essays on readings, do presentations and write a lng research paper. Textbooks: Daniel Goffman, The Ottoman Empire and the Early Modern World Fariba Zarinebaf, Mediterranean Encounters: Trade and Pluralism in Early Modern Galata Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red Course Material, ilearn.
Questions? Contact Dr. Zarinebaf at fariba.zarinebaf@ucr.edu

FALL 2018 GRADUATE SEMINAR DESCRIPTIONS



HIST 201A
Catalog Title: READING SEMINAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY: COLONIAL NORTH AMERICA


Taught by: Dr. Steven Hackel


This course offers an introduction to readings in American Colonial History. The aim of the course is to introduce graduate students to broad themes in the field and to some recent historiographical approaches and debates. This course is not an investigation into the antecedents of the United States. That is not our goal. Our goal is to understand the full range of societies in North America before 1750 and to grasp the general contours of the issues that historians working on that period have found most important. We will cover a huge range of territory and peoples during out short time together.



HIST 206A
Catalog Title: READING SEMINAR IN LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY: COLONIAL PERIOD TO 1820


Taught by: Dr. Robert Patch


Introduces students to some of the most significant historiographical approaches or traditions developed for the study of colonial Latin America. The course does NOT try to impart the basic knowledge or factual material needed to be an "expert" in Latin American history. Rather, the materials class encourages students to improve their critical understanding of history and historiography while at the same time providing an introduction to some of the basic themes of colonial Latin American history. These themes are: native Americans, Africans, Euro-Americans, colonialism, slavery, race, women, gender, state formation, and the collapse of the colonial regimes. It is hoped that the intellectual perspective and knowledge acquired in the course will help students to teach themselves in the future and perhaps to teach colonial Latin American history at the college level. The course is designed to be suitable for Latin Americanists as well as for those whose primary emphasis is not Latin America, and therefore the assigned readings are in English.



HIST 238
Catalog Title: READING SEMINAR IN ORAL HISTORY


Taught by: Dr. Megan Asaka


Oral history has played a central role in expanding the range of voices and experiences included in the production of historical knowledge. As a people-centered practice, oral history offers a view of the past not available through other sources, yet also raises critical questions about power, subjectivity, memory, and archival representation that are at the heart of historical inquiry. Thus, this course is not only about oral history, but also uses oral history as a lens through which to interrogate how we come to know what we know about the past. In addition to examining the theoretical foundations, ethical issues, and new directions in oral history research, this class will also discuss the varied uses of oral history as well as its limits for practitioners and scholars through case studies in history, anthropology, and public humanities.



HIST 254
Catalog Title: READING SEMINAR IN HISTORICAL THEORY AND METHODS


Taught by: Dr. Ann Goldberg


Will cover thematic and methodological trends in the historical profession over the last circa 30 years. Examples include: cultural history, microhistory, gender history and transnational history. Monographs primarily from European history.