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.edu.

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
HIEA 115 Social and Cultural History of Twentieth-Century Japan W. Matsumura
HIEA 144 Topics in East Asian History: TBD Staff
HIEA 144 Topics in East Asian History: TBD 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 140 History of Women and Gender in Europe: Revolution to the Present P. Radcliff
HILA
HILA 100 Conquest and Empire: The Americas D. Murillo
HILA 121A History of Brazil through 1889 (+) J. Graham
HILA 122 Cuba: From Colony to Socialist Republic D. Widener
HINE
HINE 118 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century H. Kayali
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 136 Jews and African Americans: Slavery, Diaspora, Ghetto D. Hertz
HIUS
HIUS 146 Race, Riots, and Violence in the U.S. L. Alvarez
HIUS 151 American Legal History since 1865 M. Parrish
HIUS 155 Race and Inequality in the 20th Century D. Widener
HIUS 157 American Women, American Womanhood, 1870 to present R. Plant

Colloquia

Course Title Instructor
HILA
HILA 162 Special Topics in Latin American History: Amazonia C. Hunefeldt
HITO
HISC 000 (NEW) History of Medicine in East and Southeast Asia C. Edington
HIUS
HIUS 180 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: TBA N. Kwak
HIUS 181 Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society (DEI) D. Gutierrez
HIUS 000 (NEW) War and Memory S.Man

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
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 000 (NEW) History of Medicine in East and Southeast Asia C. Edington
HIUS
HIGR 265B Historical Scholarship on American History R. Klein
HIUS 280 Topics in Twentieth Century United States History: TBA N. Kwak
HIUS 281 Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society (DEI) D. Gutierrez
HIUS 000 (NEW) War and Memory S.Man

New and Topical Course Descriptions

HILA 162. Topics in Latin American History: Amazonia
TBA

HISC 000. 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 000. War and Memory
TBA

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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