SAMPLING OF 2005-06 COURSES
||HI350 AFRICA IN WORLD HISTORY
| FALL 2005 | MWF PERIOD 2 | PROFESSOR
This course will help students understand major events of world history
from the perspective of the African continent and to appreciate the active
role Africans played as participants in those events. It will fulfill
the non-western history requirement for history majors, but will also be
relevant to non-majors.
|HI410 SEMINAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY:
THE WORK OF DAVID HACKETT FISCHER | FALL 2005 |
TUES 3:00 - 5:30PM | PROFESSOR DONALD YERXA
This advanced, reading-intensive seminar course will examine the work
of one of the most important and creative American historians, David Hackett
Fischer of Brandeis University. Fischer has written several major books
in American history, including Albion's Seed (1989), Paul Revere's
Ride (1994), Liberty & Freedom (2005), and the Pulitzer
Prize-winning Washington's Crossing (2004). In addition, he
Historians' Fallacies (1970) and The Great Wave: Price
Revolutions and the Rhythm of History (1996). The highlight of the
course will be Professor Fischer's visit to ENC, tentatively scheduled
for December 2005.
Prerequisites: two of the following: H1223, H1224, H1225, H1226, or
permission of the instructor.
IN THE VIETNAM WAR ERA | FALL 2005 | TUES,
THUR | PROFESSOR RANDALL J. STEPHENS
This course will analyze the political, cultural, and intellectual
history of America in the turbulent 1960s. It will examine the African-American
freedom struggle, the Great Society, the rise of the New Right and the
New Left, the controversies surrounding America's involvement in Vietnam,
student radicalism, the counterculture, and white backlash. Course
|HI311 MILITARY HISTORY |
JANUARY 2006 | PROFESSOR DONALD YERXA
This ainít no disco! This ainít no party! This ainít Foolín around!
This class will survey military history from antiquity to the present,
with emphasis on the interplay between military activity and culture. It
will also explore several overlapping critical debates about the nature
of warfare in the past.
||GO/SO 320 SEMINAR IN GLOBALIZATION
| FALL 2005 | THUR., 2:00PM Ė 4:30PM PROFESSOR JAMES
CAMERON AND INSTRUCTOR PAUL J. BOWEN
This seminar will examine how globalization shapes the world in which
we live, our academic disciplines, our faith communities, and our foreign
policy. The topic of globalization will be studied from different perspectives
that include the political, economic, historical, sociological, and theological.
|HI337 HISTORY OF SCIENCE & CHRISTIANITY |
FALL 2005 | TUES., THURS. 9:30 - 10:45AM | PROFESSOR
This course will explore the interaction of two of the most powerful
forces in history-science and Christianity-from the Middle Ages to the
present. It will focus on key historical episodes and the various ways
historians have interpreted them. History elective open to all students
who have taken CP210 and CP320 (or instructor's permission); especially
attractive for veterans of GS420 Science & Religion.