Winter Quarter 2018

Course descriptions can be found in the general catalog, topical course descriptions can be found at the bottom of this page, and syllabi may be found at courses.ucsd.eduAll courses listed on this page are subject to change.

Colloquia - H*** 160-190 
Graduate Courses - H*** 200+
"+" indicates courses that focus on the period before 1800





Lower Division Courses

Course Title Instructor
HILD
HILD 2B United States History R. Klein
HILD 7B Race & Ethnicity in the United States S. Man
HILD 11 East Asia and the West, 1279–1911 A. O'Keefe
HILD 30 History of Public Health C. Edington
HITO
HITO 87 TBD TBD

Upper Division Courses

Course Title Instructor
HIAF
HIAF 111 Modern Africa since 1880 J. Prestholdt
HIEA
CANCELED HIEA 115 Social and Cultural History of Twentieth-Century Japan W. Matsumura
HIEA 133 Twentieth-Century China: Cultural History Pickowicz
HIEA 144 Topics in East Asian History: TaipingD Staff
HIEA 150 Modern Korea, 1800–1945 Staff
HIEU
HIEU 116C Greece and the Balkans during the 20th Century T. Gallant
HIEU 122 Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the Peloponnesian War (+) D. Demetriou
HIEU 128 Europe since 1945 J. Neuheiser
HIEU 140 History of Women and Gender in Europe: Revolution to the Present P. Radcliff
HILA
HILA 101 Latin America: The Construction of Independence 1810–1898 B. Cowan
HILA 121B History of Brazil, 1889 to Present J. Graham
HILA 122 Cuba: From Colony to Socialist Republic D. Widener
HINE
HINE 118 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century H. Kayali
HINE 120 The Middle East in the New Century Staff
HISC
HISC 106 The Scientific Revolution R. Westman
HISC 117 History of Neurosciences C. Gere
HITO
HITO 119 Human Rights l: Introduction to Human Rights and Global Justice P. Patterson
HITO 155 Race, Sport, and Inequality in the Twentieth Century D. Widener
HIUS
HIUS 108A History of Native Americans in the United States I (+)(DEI) Staff
HIUS 146 Race, Riots, and Violence in the U.S. L. Alvarez
HIUS 151 American Legal History since 1865 M. Parrish
HIUS 157 American Women, American Womanhood, 1870 to present R. Plant

Colloquia

Course Title Instructor
HIEU
HIEU 171 Topics in European History: The Two Germanies since 1945 J. Neuheiser
HILA
HILA 162 Special Topics in Latin American History: The History of Sex and Sexuality in the Americans B. Cowan
HISC
HISC 176 (NEW) History of Medicine in East and Southeast Asia C. Edington
HIUS
HIUS 180 Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society (DEI) D. Gutierrez
HIUS 181 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: Militarism and U.S. Empire S.Man
HIUS 181 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: TBA N. Kwak
HIUS 188 Topics in Culture and Politics: The Guilded Age R. Klein

Departmental Approval

To enroll in a colloquium you will need to request Department Approval by using the Course Pre-Authorization Request tool. In the justification field please answer the following questions:
  • Why are you interested in taking the class?
  • Have you taken any history classes before?
  • Have you taken any other course on this period?
  • How heavy is your schedule? -- we will have a lot of reading and writing.
  • What kinds of papers have you written before? 

Graduate Courses

Course Title Instructor
Crossfield
HIGR 208 Graduate Professional Practice L. Alvarez
HIEA
HIGR 215A Research Seminar in Modern Chinese History K. Gerth
HIGR 217B Historical Scholarship on Pre-modern Chinese History: Han Dynasty through the Song Dynasty S. Schneewind
HIEU
HIGR 223A Research Seminar in Medieval History N. Caciola
HIGR 255 Readings in Ancient Greek History D. Demetriou
HIEU 271 Topics in European History: The Two Germanies since 1945 J. Neuheiser
HILA
HILA 262 Special Topics in Latin American History: Amazonia C. Hunefeldt
HIGR 248B Research Seminar in Latin America, National Period M. Vitz
HINE
HIGR 275B Research Seminar in Middle Eastern History H. Kayali
HISC
HISC 241 Advanced Approaches to Science Studies Staff
HISC 240 Colloquium in Science Studies C. Gere
HISC 276 (NEW) History of Medicine in East and Southeast Asia C. Edington
HIUS
HIUS 280 Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society D. Gutierrez
HIUS 281 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: Militarism and U.S. Empire S.Man
HIUS 281 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: US in the World N. Kwak
HIUS 288 Topics in Culture and Politics: The Guilded Age R. Klein

New and Topical Course Descriptions

HILA 162/262. Topics in Latin American History: The History of Sex and Sexuality in the Americans
This class has it all: cross-dressing nuns, murderous drag queens, puritanical revolutionaries, and just a glimmer of sexual witchcraft. We will use these and other stories to consider what sex, sexuality, and gender meant across time and space in the Americas. The class will explore, compare, and challenge approaches to the history of sexuality and gender in Latin America. Our principal questions will include the following: How do people think about sex and social relations? What can we know about how people thought about or “felt” sex and gender in the past—and how can we know it? What makes the way that sexual norms work particular to specific places, times, and groups of people—and what makes them broader than that? Can we identify peculiarly “Latin American” or “American” approaches to sex and gender? How have gender and sexuality in this hemisphere changed over time, broadly speaking?

HISC 176/276. History of Medicine in East and Southeast Asia
This course introduces students to new and classic works in the history of medicine in East and Southeast Asia. Topics will include epidemic disease and state vaccination campaigns; opium and drug control; mental illness and asylums; earthquakes and disaster technologies; colonialism and public health; venereal disease and prostitution. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of experts and institutions and forms of scientific exchange and collaboration across the region.

HIUS 181/281. Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: Militarism and U.S. Empire
The United States currently maintains

HIUS 181/281. Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: Militarism and U.S. Empire
The United States currently maintains the largest military presence around the world.  This class will explore the political and economic rationale of U.S. militarism, as well as its social, cultural, and environmental consequences.  Themes include settler colonialism, tourism, the built environment, indigeneity, and racialized, gendered, and sexualized forms of labor and exploitation.

Freshman Seminars Course Descriptions

Course descriptions coming soon!

Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies:
Dana Velasco Murillo
Office: H&SS 6044
Phone: (858) 822-3575

Undergraduate Coordinator:
Sally Hargate
Office: H&SS 5005
Phone: (858) 534-8940

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