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The History of Slavery through Literature and Film

The History of Slavery through Literature and Film

This upper-level undergraduate seminar explores the history of race and slavery in America through autobiography, literature, and film. We pair first-person accounts of slavery with modern fictional narratives in order to examine the meaning and memory of slavery throughout American history. Central themes and topics […]

The Early Modern Archive

The Early Modern Archive

This graduate-level course examines how early modern archives were created — and how modern historians are using those archives today in new and innovative ways. From mapping to musicology, we examine the exciting ways that scholars have re-imagined and re-narrated the early modern past. Each […]

Food, Magic, Medicine: History of the Atlantic World

Food, Magic, Medicine: History of the Atlantic World

“Food, Magic, Medicine” introduces the age of exploration as an era of encounter and exchange. Rather than focusing on conquest, it asks how Native and African cultures transformed European, American and global history during the early modern era. While imperialism relied on an ideology of […]


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