# Title Days Time Location Instructor
2C WORLD HISTORY (1700 CE TO PRESENT)

Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world’s major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1700 to present. Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, and Writing

Bergstrom  
4B Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Survey of the history of Europe in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, 800-1700. Discusses the major social, political, religious, and cultural characteristics and developments of the period, as well as key interactions between Europe and other parts of the world. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.

Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, and Writing

Bernstein  
4C MODERN EUROPE

Survey of the history of Modern Europe, 1650-present. Discusses the major social, political, religious, and cultural characteristics and developments of the period, as well as key interactions between Europe and other parts of the world. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Area E: Culture and Thought
European Traditions
Writing

Edgar  
17C THE AMERICAN PEOPLE (WWI-PRESENT)

A survey of the leading issues in American life from World War I to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Area D: Social Science
American History and Institutions
Writing

Yaqub  
46MI MODERN IRAN

Modern Iranian history from the 1906 Constitutional Revolution to the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the post- revolutionary years. Shi’i Islam, the rise of nationalism, the quest for modernization, democracy and authoritarianism, and imperialism and politics of oil.

Same course as RG ST 81

Afary
49C African History since 1945

1945 to present. History 49-A- B-C is a general survey course designed to introduce students to major themes in African history. The course focuses on colonialism and decolonization, nationalism and self-liberation, development and neocolonialism, Cold War contexts, as well as African experiences of independence and the everyday in our contemporary, global world. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during lecture.

Same course as Black Studies 49C

Chikowero  
56 Introduction to Mexican History

An introduction to the basic issues and themes of Mexican history, from the pre-Hispanic era to the present.

Castillo-Munoz  
101G COMPARATIVE HISTORIES OF SAME-SEX PRACTICES AND GENDER VARIANCE

Exploration of same-sex behavior in ancient Greek, pre-modern Oceania, medieval Europe, modern Africa, and North America. Introduction to the theoretical questions in the study of sexuality and how scholars have used these tools.

Henderson
105CW SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE COLD WAR

Examines history of science and technology during the Cold War, with primary focus on the United States. Topics examined include: science/state relationship, arms race, the military-industrial-academic complex, Big Science, government secrecy, McCarthyism, the space race, environmentalism.

Aronova  
108W Wildlife in America

Explores the turbulent, contested, and colorful history of human interactions with wild animals in North America from the Pleistocene to the present. Readings will explore historical changes in science, politics, law, management, and cultural ideas about nature.

Same course as ENV S 108W

Alagona  
111R Undergraduate Research Seminar in Greek History

Undergraduate research seminar focusing on ancient Greece and West Asia. Students select research topic in consultation with instructor, conduct individual research, write multiple paper drafts, and submit final research paper of 15-20 pages

Lee  
117C WOMEN, THE FAMILY, AND SEXUALITY IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Family structure; perceptions and ideals of intimate and familial relations; status, perceptions, and experiences of women in Western Europe c. 400-1400 A.D. Special attention on social, political, and religious contexts.

Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 117C and Medieval Studies 100A.
Farmer  
121Q Cultures of Renaissance Europe, 1450-1650

Through original texts and historical commentary, seminar explores individual lived experiences, as manifested through issues of popular and elite cultures, witchcraft, gender relations, nobility, and law.

Bouley  
122 Reformation and Counter-Reformation

The Reformation and the Counter-Reformation in Europe. Through a close analysis of selected primary sources, students will gain a deeper knowledge of the theological, political and cultural impact of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation in a transnational perspective.

Bouley  
133C Twentieth Century Germany, Part II

After examining developments during the last years of World War II, this course traces the histories of East and West Germany from 1945 to unification in 1989.

Marcuse  
133R Undergraduate Research Seminar in German or Genocide History

Research seminar on topics in German history from 1800 to the present, or in the history of genocide.

Marcuse  
140B Early Modern Britain

A history of England from the late Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Writing

McGee  
141R Undergraduate Research Seminar in Modern British History

Research in modern British social, cultural, economic, and political history. Students will conduct historical research in a seminar context, using both primary and secondary source materials, to produce an original and substantial research paper.

Henderson
144L Locked up in America: A History of Detention and Incarceration

Examines and analyzes the rise of incarceration in the United States, from the colonial period through to the contemporary era, paying attention to the ideas and ideologies shaping the evolution and practices of detention. Major themes include the rise of asylums and poor houses, houses of refuge and juvenile reformatories, adult prisons and convict lease system, slavery and Jim Crow, state mental hospitals, and immigrant detention centers.

TBA
145C The Middle East III: Early Modern Empires and Transformations, 1500-1800

A survey of Middle Eastern history from the rise of the Safavid Empire in Iran and the Ottoman conquest of the Mamluk Empire until the French occupation of Egypt and the first Ottoman attempts at modernizing reform.

Al Sabagh
147R Undergraduate Research Seminar in African History

A seminar on a topic in African history. A research paper is required.

Chikowero  
150CL Comparative Colonialism and Language

All colonial projects had to face the problem of linguistic differences. The ways in which they did so varied widely and are very revealing of their different ambitions, ideological foundations, and local circumstances. Explores the history of colonialism in the Atlantic World comparatively from the perspective of language, from the late fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries, in the Americas, Africa, and Europe.

Recommended Preparation: HIST 9 or WRIT 109HU 

Cobo  
153A Honor, Race, Gender, and Class in the Americas

Explores the intersectionality of honor, gender, race, and class during the colonial period and the nineteenth century, in the Americas, with an emphasis in Iberoamerica. Looks into the ways in which these notes, ideas, or concepts served as a metaphor for policies, rights, inclusion, and discrimination. Through the reading of secondary and primary sources, we explore ways in which women and men from different backgrounds and ethnicities negotiated, internalized and resisted hegemonic, imposed assumptions about their honor or lack of it. Lastly, we consider ways in which the sequels of these assumptions linger up to the present and shape the way we perceive one another.

Laurent-Perrault  
159C WOMEN IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY

A continuation of History 159B to the present.

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Area D: Social Science
American History and Institutions
Writing

Case  
166LB American Legal History

The history of the U.S. Supreme Court, legal thought, legal education and the legal profession since the late nineteenth century.

Kalman  
167CB Capital and Class in 20th Century America

A survey of American workers from the turn of the century to the present period. Topics include workers and American socialism, the 1919 steel strike, the rise of the CIO, labor and the cold war, and deindustrialization and workers.

Smemo
167Q LABOR STUDIES INTERNSHIP RESEARCH SEMINAR

Readings and assignments assist students in using historical/social science methods to develop a 20-page research paper on some aspect of their internship.

Elrod  
168M Middle Eastern Americans

The history of migration to the United States by Arabs, Persians, and other peoples of the Middle East; the communities they have built; their families, social, cultural, and religious lives; relationships with other Americans; and ongoing links to the Middle East.

Spickard  
173T American Environmental History

Traces the history of American attitudes and behavior toward nature. Focus on wilderness, the conservation movement, and modern forms of environmentalism.

Martin
174B Wealth and Poverty in America

Changing patterns and conceptions of inequality, seventeenth century to present. Examines influence of economic transformation, race, gender, class, attitudes towards work and welfare, social movements, social knowledge, law and public policy on opportunity, income, status, and power.Divides at Civil War and World War II.

Smemo
179B NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY, 1838 TO THE PRESENT

A lecture course on the history of the indigenous peoples of North America from Cherokee removal to the present. The course stresses native history, relations with the U.S. Government and offers American history from a native point of view.

TBA
184B History of China

Sixth to seventeenth centuries.

Barbieri-Low  
185B MODERN CHINA (SINCE 1911)

The fall of the dynastic system, the revolution against traditional values, the rise of the Nationalist Party, the challenge from the Communists, the founding of the People’s Republic, and the Post-Mao reform, focusing on the theme of revolution.

Satisfies General Education Requirements:
Area E: Culture and Thought
World Cultures
Writing

TBA
187S The Samurai

The samuri of Japan were a hereditary military class that evolved over a millenium. Course traces this history and clarifies the range of differences that separated samuri in each era as their roles and ideologies changed.

Roberts  
189M South Asian Public Culture

Historical and contemporary forms of South Asian expressive and popular culture, including cinema, television, popular music, material culture, performance, and literature. Focuses on relations among popular culture, everyday life and social history in post-colonial South Asia.

Chattopadhyaya
201AM Advanced Historical Literature: America

A reading course in a field of the professor’s specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. AM. America.

Spickard  
201C Advanced Historical Literature: Comparative

A reading course in a field of the professor’s specialty. Introduces students to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor

Chattopadhyaya
201HS Advanced Historical Literature: History of Science

This graduate level readings seminar provides a survey of key works in the history of science. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.

Aronova  
201OH Advanced Historical Literature: Oral History

Readings in a field of the professor’s specialty. Introduction to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.

Miescher  
215F Research Seminar in Medieval Social History

A two-quarter graduate research seminar in medieval social history.

Farmer  
287J REINVENTING “JAPAN” COLLOQUIUM

This year long interdisciplinary colloquium brings together graduate students who study Japanese history and culture. It introduces current scholarship on Japan via readings, discussions and presentations by visiting scholars, UCSB scholars and graduate students. The colloquium meets bi- weekly. Students will prepare readings for discussion, write a seminar-length paper and present their paper to the colloquium once during the year.

McDonald  
292C Foundations of U.S. History, 1917-Present

A colloquium introducing the important issues, themes, and literature in the history of the United States, from 1917 to the present. Historiographical in nature, the course assumes a basic familiarity with the period.

Yaqub  
294 COLLOQUIUM IN WORK, LABOR, AND POLITICAL ECONOMY

Hosts leading scholars of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. whose work touches upon the history and character of work, employment, labor, poverty, race, ethnicity, political economy, and public policy. The colloquium meets three to four times per quarter.

Lichtenstein  
295LA Workshop on Historical and Digital Methods in Latin-American History

A year-long workshop on methods for graduate students, focused on Latin America but open to students of other fields. Involves readings, discussions, practical exercises and occasional guest lectures. Includes training in core archival research skills, such as palaeography; the use of digital tools such as online databases, reference managers, and writing software; and digital humanities methodologies such as digital mapping, database creation, text encoding and analysis, web publishing, and the digitization of archival materials. Participants prepare readings for discussion, produce seminar-length papers or small digital humanities projects, and present their results to the group. Meets bi-weekly throughout the academic year.

Cobo  
295TS Workshop in the History of Science and Technology

Writing/reading workshop, professionalization seminar, and guest lecture series for graduate students working in area of history of science/technology. Meets monthly throughout the academic year.

Aronova