History
Contact
Department Chair:
Renee Romano

Administrative Assistant:
Kathy King

Department Email:


Phone: 440 775 8520
Fax: 440 775 6910

Location:
Rice Hall 316
10 North Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00-12:00, 1:00-4:30

Syllabi Archive

Syllabi Archive
Spring 2017

Fall 2016
Hist 101: Intro to Medieval & Modern Europe
Hist 103: America to 1877
Hist 105/EAST 121: Chinese Civilization
Hist 109: Colonial Latin America
Hist 121: MENA History I
Hist 124: Food for Thought
Hist 162: Cultures & Peoples of Ancient India
Hist 170: Russian History I
Hist 180: Global Environmental History
Hist 181: Korea: Past, Present & Future
Hist 206: Medieval social Dissent
Hist 215: The Chicana/o Movement
Hist 226: World Was II
Hist 229: Gender in Modern Europe
Hist 238: Slavery in the US
Hist 253: Roosevelt to Regan
Hist 256/CAST 256: Immigration in US History
Hist 270: Latina/o History
Hist 277: Africa & Environmental Hist, 1900-2000
Hist 308: Martial Citizenship
Hist 331: Race & Sexuality in US History
Hist 367: The Opening of Korea 1876-1905
Hist 382/CAST 382: Afro-Asian America
Hist 459: Global Labor Hist
Hist 460: Crusade Historiography
Hist 492: The 1960's
Hist 495: Dostoevsky's Russia
Hist 500: Sr Projects
Hist 501: Senior Honors
FYSP 039: Women Behaving Badly
FYSP 042: The Rive Nile
FYSP 043: Totalitarianism in Everyday Life
FYSP 071: Pirates
FYSP 153: Worldview & History
FYSP 173: French Revolution
FYSP 27: Dangerous Allies

Spring 2016
Hist 102: Modern European History
Hist 108: Russian History II
Hist 110: Latin American History-State & Nation
Hist 115: African Civilization to 1800
Hist 122: MENA History from 1800 Present
Hist 132/JWST 132: Introduction to Jewish Civilization, II (from 1492 on)
Hist  202: Stalin and Stalinism
Hist  209: City in Europe 1100 to 1789
Hist  211: State, Empire & Rebellion MENA
Hist  223: Introduction to Modern Yiddish Culture: Between Religion and Secularism
Hist  225: Europe 1945-Present
Hist  227:  History and Practice of Whiteness
Hist  231/GSFAS 231: Second Wave Feminisms
Hist  279: Civil War and Reconstruction
Hist  281: Ethnicity and Nation
Hist  285: American Indians: Pre-Columbus to the Present
Hist  303: Property & Possessions
Hist  320/JWST 320: The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics in a Comparative Perspective, 1848-1948
Hist  352: War Memory in Postwar Japan
Hist  385: Environmentalism of the Poor & Water
Hist  399: War and Civilization
Hist  473: Violence and Terror in Early America
Hist  479: Reading in 20th c. Urban History
Hist  486: France and Algeria 1830-1962
Hist  487: Women of Latin America
Hist  488: U S South
Hist  490: Russian Borderlands
Hist  502: Senior Honors
Hist 260/CAST 260: Asian American History
      

 Fall 2015

FYSP 39: Women Behaving Badly
FYSP 42: Nile River
FYSP 43: Everyday Life Under Dictatorship
FYSP 71: Pirates & Piracy
FYSP 173: French Revolution
Hist 101: Introduction to Medieval & Early Modern Europe
Hist 103: American History to 1877
Hist 109: Latin America: Colony & Conquest
Hist 121: MENA hist. from Rise of Islam till 1800
Hist/JWST 131: Intro. to Jewish Civilization I, (to 1492)
Hist 159/EAST 131: Japan: From Earliest Times to 1868
Hist 170: Russian History I
Hist 180: Global Environmental History
Hist 218: The History of Empire in East Asia
Hist 224: 20th Century Europe I: 1900-1945
Hist 244: US in World War II
Hist 253: Roosevelt to Reagan
Hist 270: Latina/o History
Hist 277: African Environmental History
Hist 283: Environmental Histories of South Asia
Hist/JWST 290: History of Modern Israel
Hist 293: Dirty Wars & Democracy
Hist 300: Photography, and History & the Study of Modern Japan
Hist 313: Kenya's Maasailand
Hist 314: Existentialism
Hist 316: Latino Social Movements in the 20th Century
Hist/Eng 344: Race, Gender, Uncle Tom's Cabin
Hist 347: The African Diaspora in Contemporary Latin America
Hist/REES 392: Soviet History & Cinema: Art, Propaganda, and Politics, 1908-1949
Hist 454: IR Theory for Historians
Hist 472: Atlantic World
Hist 484: World Censorships
Hist 485: The Past & Future of Higher Education
Hist 489: Armies, Militia & Jihad in the MENA
Hist 500: Senior Projects
Hist 501: History Honors

Spring 2015

Hist. 102: Modern European History
Hist. 104: US Since 1877
Hist. 106/EAST 122: Modern China
Hist. 108: Russian/Soviet Survey II
Hist. 110: Latin Amer: State & Nation Single Independence
Hist. 114: Fascism
Hist. 122: MENA mosern Hist. from 1800 till Present
Hist. 132: Jewish Hist. II: Spanish Expulsion to the Present
Hist. 160/EAST 132: Modern Japan
Hist. 163: Modern South Asia
Hist. 180: Global Environmental Hist.
Hist. 208: Of Miracles & Microscopes
Hist. 213: First Wave Amer. Feminisms
Hist. 223/JWST 213: Modern Uiddish Culture: Between Religion & Secularism
Hist. 242: American Revolution
Hist. 251: US Foreign Policy
Hist. 260: Asian American History
Hist./AAST 271: Youth & Social Movements in Africa
Hist. 275: European Intellectual Hist: The Enlightenments & its Disconents, 1850-1871
Hist. 277: African Env. Hist., 1900-2000
Hist. 284: Tokyo: Hist. & City, 1600-2000
Hist. 313: Wildlife Conservation in Kenya's Maasailand
Hist./JWST 320: The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics in a Comparative Perspective, 1848-1948
Hist. 335: Crusades: Contact & Conflict in the Mediterranean World
Hist. 345: Social Movement in China
Hist. 346: Making the Constitution
Hist. 357: Non-Violent Opposition to British Imperialism
Hist. 392: Theory and History of War
Hist. 406: Motion Picture Censorship
Hist. 423: (US)SR: Comparative Cold Wars
Hist. 451: Rebellion in the 17th Century
Hist. 471: Arab Spring: Revolution and State in MENA
Hist. 481: Stalinism
Hist. 482: Discrimination in Modern Japan
Hist. 500: Senior Projects
Hist. 502: Honors Seminar

Fall 2014

Hist. 101: Intro. to Medieval & Early Modern European History
Hist. 103: American History to 1877
Hist. 105/EAST 121: Chinese Civilization
Hist./AAST 125
: African History
Hist./JWST 131: Jewish Hist. Bibl. Anti. 1492
Hist. 159/EAST 131: Japan: From Earliest Times to 1868
Hist. 162: Cultures & Peoples of Ancient India
Hist. 172: Doing Hist., Exploring Revolutionary Russia
Hist. 180: Global Environmental History
Hist. 219: Before the Reservation: Native Amer. Hist. to 1877
Hist. 253: Roosevelt to Reagan
Hist./CAST 256: Im/migration in American History
Hist. 268: Oberlin Hist. as American History
Hist. 269: Music, Power, Resistance in Eur. Hist. ...
Hist. 270: Latina/o History
Hist. 293: Dirty Wars & Democracy
Hist. 338: Communism: Ideas & Practice
Hist. 359: On the Road in Mughal India
Hist. 398: Archiving Sex
Hist./CAST 443: Crisis of Confidence
Hist. 461: Mexican Revolution
Hist. 483: Environmental Hist. of the British Empire
FYSP 56: Russian Music and the Search for Unity
FYSP 70: Uncle Sam(urai)
FYSP 89: Heretics & Infidels
FYSP 127: Rac-ing the Environment Hist. Approach
FYSP 140: Pakistan
FYSP 153: Worlview & History

Spring 2014


Hist. 103: Modern Europe
Hist. 104: US Since 1877
Hist. 106/EAST 122: Modern China
Hist. 108: Russian History II
Hist. 110: Latin America: Nation and State Since Independence
Hist. 122: MENA History from 1800 till Present
Hist./JWST 132: Jewish History II Spanish Expulsion to the Present
Hist. 160: Modern JapaHist. 163: Modern South Asia
Hist. 180: Global Environmental History
Hist. 203: Europe's Crisis of Modernity
Hist. 208: Of Miracles/Microscopes
Hist. 225: Europe 1945-Present
Hist. 227: History of Whiteness
Hist./JWST 233: Jewish Memoirs and Memory: Writing the Self in Jewish
                           
Society
Hist. 240: Popular Culture in Latin America
Hist. 253: Roosevelt to Regan
Hist. 284: Tokyo, 1600-2000
Hist. 285: American Indians: Pre-Columbus to the Present
Hist./JWST 306: Seminar: Germans and Jews
Hist. 321: Missionaries and the Environment
Hist. 328: Seminar: African Women in Comparative Perspective
Hist. 393: US National Security
Hist. 396: US Foreign Policy in MENA
Hist. 402: Colloquium: Historical Memory in Latin America
Hist. 403: Colloquium: Indian History Through Cinema

Hist. 427: Borderlands
Hist. 456: Gender and the Politics of History
Hist. 464: History of Vietnam
Hist. 472: Colloquium: Early Modern Atlantic World
Hist. 479: Reading in 20th Century Urban History
Hist. 502: Senior Honors

 

Spring 2013

Fall 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012  

Fall 2011

Spring 2011
Fall 2010
Spring 2010

Spring 2009

  • HIST 102: Modern European History (Ms. Sammartino)
  • HIST 104: American History 1877-Present (Mr. Koppes, Ms. Lee, Mr.                         Mitchell)
  • HIST 106: Modern China (Mr. Kelley)
  • HIST 108: Russian history II (Ms. Hogan)
  • HIST 122: Mod Hist MENA 1800-Present
  • HIST 132: Jwsh Hist Spanish Exp-Present
  • HIST 160: Modern Japan
  • HIST 163: Mod S. Asia: British Imp-Present
  • HIST 181: Animals in History
  • HIST 211: Social Hist of Eur Consumerism
  • HIST 215: Italy During Mid Ages & Renaissance
  • HIST 237: Women Jwsh Society Ant-Mod
  • HIST 238: History of Medicine
  • HIST 244: US in Second WW
  • HIST 246: American Orientalism
  • HIST 265: American Sexualities
  • HIST 287: Japan's Empire, 1895-1945
  • HIST 298: Russia in Central Asia
  • HIST 307: Seminar: Jewish Memoirs & Memory
  • HIST 315: Mediterranean-Atlantic: Eur & Sea from Late Antiq-Early Mod Era
  • HIST 323: Jacksonian America
  • HIST 327: Borderlands
  • HIST 332: Historical Memory in US
  • HIST 333: The Cold War
  • HIST 342: Race, Gender & Am Social Movement
  • HIST 345: Social Mvmt China, Late Imp Times-Present 
  • HIST 352: The City in Japanese History
  • HIST 357: No-Violent Opp to British Imp: M. Gandhi
  • HIST 381: Colonial & Post-Col States MENA
  • HIST 382: Climate Chg & Disaster in World History
  • HIST 393: Prejudice & Policy in Victorian Britian

Fall 2009
  • HIST 101: Medieval and Early Modern European History
  • HIST 103: American History to 1877
  • HIST 105: Chinese Civilization
  • HIST 107: Russian History I
  • HIST 109: Latin American History: Conquest and Colony
  • HIST 114: Fascism
  • HIST 121: History of the Middle East and N. Africa, from the Rise of Islam to 1800
  • HIST 141: Modern African History
  • HIST 159: Japan Earliest Times to 1868
  • HIST 162: Cultures and Peoples of Ancient India
  • HIST 180: Global Environmental History
  • HIST 229: Gender in Modern Europe, 1789 - 1989
  • HIST 235: Inside the Pale: East European Jewry, 1772-1939
  • HIST 251: U.S. Foreign Policy
  • HIST 253: Recent America: US Since WWII
  • HIST 260: Asian American History
  • HIST 268: Oberlin History as American History
  • HIST 270: Latina/Latino Survey
  • HIST 273: Money and Other Fictions: Early Modern Capitalism and Finance
  • HIST 291: Latin America in the US Imagination
  • HIST 306: Germans and Jews
  • HIST 325: Native American History, ca. 1450-1900
  • HIST 328: American Mixed Blood
  • HIST 339: Motion Picture Censorship
  • HIST 343: Crisis of Confidence
  • HIST 353: Transnational History in Northeast Asia
  • HIST 371: The Russian Intelligentsia in the Late Imperial Period
  • HIST 383: islam and Politics in the Middle East
  • Spring 2007

  •  HIST 102: Modern European History (Mr. Smith
        HIST 104: American History, 1877-Present (Ms. Estepa)
    •  HIST 106: Moden China (Mr. Kelley)
    •  HIST 110: Latin America - State and Nation since Independence (Mr. Volk)
    •  HIST 160: Modern Japan (Ms. O'Dwyer)
    •  HIST 172: Eastern Europe under Communism: From the Iron Curtain to the Velvet Revolution (Ms. Massino)
    •  HIST 180: Global Environmental History 20th Century (Mr. Melillo)
    •  HIST 234: Good and Evil: Ethics and Decision Making in the Holocaust (Ms. Magnus)
    •  HIST 248: Second Wave Feminism (Ms. Estepa)
    •  HIST 251: U. S. Foreign Policy (Mr. Koppes)
    •  HIST 257: Westward Bound: The West in American History (Ms. Lee)
    •  HIST 270: Latina/Latino Survey (Mr. Mitchell)
    •  HIST 271: "Wonder-full" Narrations of the New World (Ms. Chopra)
    •  HIST 272: Becoming "American": Natives, Slaves, and Colonists in British Mainland North America (Ms. Chopra)
    •  HIST 275: Gender and Nation in Modern Europe (Ms. Massino)
    •  HIST 277: Environmental Issues of the Nineteenth Century (Mr. Melillo)
    •  HIST 281: Ethnicity and Nation in Modern China (Mr. Kelley)
    •  HIST 287: Japan's Empire, 1895-1945 (Ms. O'Dwyer)
    •  HIST 294: The United States and Latin America (Mr. Volk)
    •  HIST 309: Moden Jewish Identity (Ms. Magnus)
    •  HIST 335: Gender and Labor in Early America (Ms. Chopra)
    •  HIST 342: Race, Gender and American Social Movements (Ms. Lee)
    •  HIST 352: The City in Japanese History (Ms. Gay)

      Spring 2008

Fall 2007

  •  FYSP 132: Searhing for Utopia (Ms. Lasser)
  •  FYSP 153; Worldview and history: Approaches to World History (Mr. Kelley)
  •  HIST 103: American History to 1877 (Ms. Chopra)
  •  HIST 105: Chinese Civilization (Mr. Kelley)
  •  HIST 109: Latin American History: The Conquest and Colonization of Spanish America (Mr. Volk)
  •  HIST 159: Japan from Earliest Time to 1868 (Ms. O'Dwyer)
  •  HIST 171: Eastern Europe, late 18C - WWII (Ms. Massino)
  •  HIST 246: American Orientalism (Ms. Lee)
  •  HIST 253: Shaping of Contemporary America, 1960 To The Present (Mr. Koppes)
  •  HIST 260: Asian American History (Ms. Lee)
  •  HIST 265: American Sexualities (Ms. Estepa)
  •  HIST 269: American Women in the 1950s (Ms. Estepa)
  •  HIST 274: History & Memory in 20C Europe & Soviet Union (Ms. Massino)
  •  HIST 276: Spain & Pacific World 1571-1898 (Mr. Melillo)
  •  HIST 286: World War II in Asia, 1931-45 (Mr. Smith)
  •  HIST 313: The French Empire: Colonizers and Colonized (Mr. Smith)
  •  HIST 334: Comparative Cultural Encounters in North America (Ms. Chopra)
  •  HIST 336: Motherhood in US 1930-present (Ms. Estepa)
  •  HIST 339: The Politics of ovie Censorship in the United States (Mr. Koppes)
  •  HIST 353: Transnational History in NE Asia (Ms. O'Dwyer)
  •  HIST 367: Narrating the Nation: Historical and Literary Approaches to Nationalism (Mr. Volk/Ms. Needham)
  •  HIST 380: Commodities, Nature & Society (Mr. Melillo)

Spring 2007

  •  HIST 108: Russian History II (Ms. Hogan)
  •  HIST 132: Jewish History from Spanish Expulsion to the Present (Ms. Magnus)
  •  HIST 233: Jewish Memoirs and Memory:Writing the Self in Jewish Society (Ms.    Magnus)
  •  HIST 258: The Industrial Revolution in America (Mr. Kornblith)
  •  HIST 259: Revolutionary America and the Early Republic (Mr.Kornblith)
  •  HIST 296: Russia Befoe Peter the Great (Ms. Hogan)
  •  HIST 333: The Cold War (Mr. Koppes)
  •  HIST 361: The Mexican Revolution: Birth, Life, Death (Mr. Volk)

Spring 2006

  •  HIST 102: Modern European History (Ms. Sammartino)
  •  HIST 163: Modern South Asia: From British Imperialism to the Present (Mr. Fisher)
  •  HIST 226: World War II and the Making of the 20th Century (Mr. Smith)
  •  HIST 257: American West (Mr. Mitchell)
  •  HIST 262: Antebellum American Women: Private, Public, Political (Ms. Lasser)
  •  HIST 263: The American Civil War and Reconstruction (Mr. Kornblith)
  •  HIST 314: Existentialism in European History (Ms. Sammartino)
  •  HIST 323: Liberty and Power, Democracy and Slavery in Jacksonian America (Mr.     Kornblith)
  •  HIST 327: Borderlands (Mr. Mitchell)
  •  HIST 356: The British Empire in Asia and Africa (Mr. Fisher)
  •  HIST 377: Russia in Asia (Ms. Hogan)
  •  HIST 395: Method in Modern European History (Mr. Smith)

Spring 2005

  •  HIST 229: Gender inModern Europe (Ms. Sammartino)
  •  HIST 310: Marx and Marxism (Ms. Sammartino)
  •  HIST 312: Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge (Mr. Volk)

Fall 2003

  •  HIST 228: Boundaries of the German Nation, 1848-1945 (Ms. Sammartino)
  •  HIST 267: Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in 19th Century America (Ms. Lasser)
  •  HIST 282: The Invention of Asia (Mr. Kelley)

Spring 2003

  • HIST 225: Europe Since 1945 (Mr. Smith)

Fall 2002

  •  HIST 322: Women and Power in Nineteenth-Century America (Ms. Lasser) 
  •  HIST 365: Peasants, the State, and Rebellion in Latin America (Mr. Volk)

Spring 2002

  •  HIST 266: Women and Social Movements in Antebellum America (Ms. Lasser) 
  •  HIST 328: American Mixed Blood (Mr. Mitchell)
      

    Fall 2001

    • HIST 324: Industrial Revolution/Information Revolution: A Comparative Perspective (Mr. Kornblith)