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500 Level Courses

These upper-division courses are primarily for undergraduates but enroll graduate students as well. 400-level courses (for undergraduates) generally meet concurrently with 500-level courses (for graduate students). The 500-level versions entail more rigorous work and/or additional class meetings. Note that HIST 407/507s are research seminars whereas the others on this list are standard lecture-and-discussion courses.

NOTES: (1) Sample syllabi, hyperlinked in the list below, should be considered non-binding. (2) Courses offered in other departments appear at the end of the list.

  • HIST
  • 500M
  • , Winter 2018
  • Chinese Cities
  • By Ina Asim
  • HIST
  • 507
  • , Spring 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Seminar: Jane Austen’s England
  • By Randall McGowen
  • HIST
  • 507
  • , Spring 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Seminar: Human Rights and Memory in Latin America
  • By Carlos Aguirre
  • HIST
  • 507
  • , Winter 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Seminar: South African Boer War
  • By Lindsay Braun
  • HIST
  • 507
  • , Winter 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Seminar: Mongol Empires
  • By Andrew Goble
  • HIST
  • 507
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Seminar: Stalinism
  • By Julie Hessler
  • HIST
  • 508
  • , Winter 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Coll: Medieval Hagiography
  • By Lisa Wolverton
  • HIST
  • 510
  • , Fall 2017
  • American Cities
  • HIST
  • 514
  • , Winter 2018
  • Top: Roman Republic
  • By Cary Barber
  • HIST
  • 515
  • , Spring 2016
  • Top: Canaan & Israel
  • HIST
  • 517
  • , Spring 2017
  • Top: Apartheid S Africa
  • By Lindsay Braun
  • HIST
  • 519
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Top: Colonial South Africa
  • By Lindsay Braun
  • HIST
  • 527
  • , Winter 2018
  • German Intellectual History
  • By John McCole
  • HIST
  • 527
  • , Fall 2017
  • Top: European Ideas & Social Thought
  • By John McCole
  • HIST
  • 528
  • , Winter 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Top: East Europe in the 20th Century
  • By Julie Hessler
  • HIST
  • 536
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Top: Age of Charlemagne
  • By Lisa Wolverton
  • HIST
  • 556
  • , Winter 2018
  • Revolutionary America
  • HIST
  • 557
  • , Fall 2017
  • Top: Reconstruction
  • By James Mohr
  • HIST
  • 557
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Top: U.S. Civil War
  • By James Mohr
  • HIST
  • 561
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • American Medical History
  • By James Mohr
  • HIST
  • 563
  • , Winter 2018
  • Top: U.S. Labor History
  • By Bob Bussel
  • HIST
  • 569
  • , Winter 2018
  • Top: Native Nations and the U.S.
  • By Jeffrey Ostler
  • HIST
  • 583
  • , Winter 2018
  • Top: Sex and Honor in Latin America
  • By Reuben Zahler
  • HIST
  • 583
  • , Spring 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Latin American Catholicism
  • By Reuben Zahler
  • HIST
  • 583
  • , Winter 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Top: Revolutions Latin America
  • By Carlos Aguirre
  • HIST
  • 587
  • , Fall 2017
  • Top: Song and Yuan Dynasties
  • By Ina Asim
  • HIST
  • 590
  • , Fall 2017
  • Top: Shogun’s Japan
  • By Andrew Goble
  • HIST
  • 591
  • , Fall 2016
  • Graduate only
  • Medicine and Society in Premodern Japan
  • By Andrew Goble
  • HIST
  • 598
  • , Winter 2017
  • Graduate only
  • Top: Warring Age Japan
  • By Andrew Goble
  • HIST
  • 598
  • , Winter 2018
  • Top: Medieval Japan
  • By Andrew Goble