2020 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES
An interdisciplinary introduction to the history, literature, art, and religion of Native Americans designed for students seeking a basic understanding of American Indians. Emphasis will be given to the contemporary scene.
An examination of the social, cultural, political and economic forces that have shaped Western civilization from early ancient Mediterranean cultures to the eighteenth century.
HMONG AMERICANS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
This course focuses on the history, culture, and contemporary life of Hmong Americans. In addition to exploring their origins and history in China and Southeast Asia, this course investigates the ways in which race, class, gender, and sexuality have shaped the social, cultural, economic, and political transformations in the Hmong communities since their immigration to America after the Vietnam War.
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY II: 1875 TO THE PRESENT
A study of women and gender in American history, 1875 to the present. The course focuses on topics of work, family and political activism. Particular attention is given to the diverse and inter-related experiences of women of different race and ethnic groups.
PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP
Study and work with a historical agency under the direction of a faculty supervisor. May include a related research project. Students will have the opportunity to combine academic learning with practical experience in the operation of a historical agency. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in the history major.