Courses

HIST 110 Ancient World

This course is a survey of world history from the Mesolithic era to ca. 500 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 S. Xu M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2017 S. Xu M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Spring 2018 J. Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HIST 120 Medieval World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 500 CE to ca. 1400 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 130 Early Modern World History

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1400 CE to ca. 1800 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 G. Gibbs M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2017 G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 140 The Modern World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1800 CE to today, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 J. Bucher T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2018 G. Rosenthal M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 200 United States History

A broad survey of the forces and structures of American history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Henold M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Spring 2017 M. Henold M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Spring 2018 J. Selby M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 205 Introduction to Public History

This course uses a combination of scholarship, practice, and theory to introduce the bourgeoning field of Public History. Special focus will be given to museums, archives, oral history, cultural landscapes, and controversial topics.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 G. Rosenthal T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 207 American Material Culture

This course surveys the origins, functions, and transformations of American material culture. Special focus will be on American housing, furnishings, foodways, adornment, cultural landscapes, and cemeteries. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 G. Rosenthal M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2018 G. Rosenthal M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

HIST 210 Environmental History

A survey which explores the relationshi p between history and the environment, w ith focus on a specific area of the worl d, and the connection between a people a nd its habitat through time. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 J. Bucher T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 212 Ancient Greece

A survey of the political, intellectual, and cultural history of the Greek world from the Late Bronze Age to the rise of Alexander the Great (1300-336 BCE). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 J. Hawke M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 214 Ancient Rome

A survey of the history of the ancient Rome from its eighth-century BCE beginnings to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West in 476 CE. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 J. Hawke T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Take HIST-218L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 L. Warden-Anderson M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2018 L. Warden-Anderson M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 218L Intro. to Archaeology Lab

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1)

Pre-requisites/Comments Take HIST-218

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 L. Warden-Anderson W 3:50PM-5:50PM
Spring 2018 L. Warden-Anderson W 3:50PM-5:50PM

HIST 230 The Renaissance

A study of life and thought as reflecte d in Italian beginnings, transalpine dif fusion, and impact upon Europe. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HIST 231 The Reformation

The religious reformations of the 16th century and their environment: political , social, economic, intellectual, and re ligious. (This course counts toward majo r credit in the Religion-Philosophy majo r. History 231 and Religion 212 may not both be taken for credit.) (Cross-listed as RELG 212). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 241 Modern Russia

A survey of the cultural, social, polit ical, and economic influences that have shaped modern Russia. Emphasis on the 19 th and 20th centuries, the Soviet period , and post-Soviet developments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 R. Willingham M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 246 Holocaust

An historical account and a philosophic al analysis of the Holocaust, including an examination of theological reactions to this event. (Cross-listed as RELG 246 ). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 R. Willingham M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

HIST 261 Civil War

A survey designed to examine the causes of the sectional conflict, the course o f events, and the consequences of the wa r. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments (Field trip required $175)

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 J. Selby M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2018 J. Selby M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 262 US Women's History

A survey of the history of American women from thecolonial period to the present. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 M. Henold M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HIST 273 Latin American Revolutions

A survey of key revolutionary turning points in Latin America, with special focus on the twentieth century. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HIST 277 Pausanias' Grand Tour

1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Pre-requisites vary for each IL section. Consult http://roanoke.edu/Academics/Intensive_Learning.htm for details.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Il 2017 J. Hawke

HIST 277 American Tourist in Rome

1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Pre-requisites vary for each IL section. Consult http://roanoke.edu/Academics/Intensive_Learning.htm for details.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Il 2017 G. Chapman
Il 2017 M. Henold

HIST 277 Japan in the Long 20th Century

1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Pre-requisites vary for each IL section. Consult http://roanoke.edu/Academics/Intensive_Learning.htm for details.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Il 2017 S. Xu

HIST 277 African Cultural History/Film

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2018 J. Bucher

HIST 282 Modern East Asia-Global

China, Japan, and Korea since the late 19th century. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 S. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 284 Modern Middle East

An examination of the modern political, social, religious, and economic sources of tension and growth in one of the mos t dynamic and unsettled regions of the w orld. The course focuses on trends and e vents in the 20th century. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 R. Willingham M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HIST 285 South Asia

An introduction to the major themes and topics of South Asian culture and history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 290 Sp St: Postcolonial Africa

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 J. Bucher M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 290 Sp St: Public History Tourism

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 290 Sp St: Memorials & Their Uses

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 R. Willingham M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HIST 290 Sp St: East Asian Hist/Film

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 S. Xu T 2:20PM-5:20PM

HIST 300 Historical Methods

This course serves as the introduction to the discipline, examining both the th eory and practice of history. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Completion of one 100-level HIST course, sophomore standing

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2018 M. Miller T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 310 Issues in Ancient History

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 J. Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HIST 320 Issues in the Middle Ages

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 M. Hakkenberg T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 340 Issues Modern European History

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 R. Willingham T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 350 Issues in African History

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 J. Bucher T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 365 Issues in 19th Century America

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 J. Selby M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

HIST 375 Issues Latin Amer & Carrbn His

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 380 Issues in East Asia History

An examination of issues of significance to the field. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 S. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 401 Archives Practicum

Experience in the field of archives management, under the guidance of the College archivist. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 L. Miller
Spring 2017 L. Miller

HIST 402 Historical Journal Editing Pra

An internship in the 16th-century Journal Book Review Office. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 G. Gibbs
Spring 2017 G. Gibbs

HIST 404 Library Practicum

Experience in the field of library science under the guidance of the Library staff. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2017 P. Cumbo

HIST 406 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research in a sel ected historical field. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 R. Willingham
Fall 2017 G. Rosenthal
Fall 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes
Summer Term 3, 2017 S. Xu
Summer Term 3, 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes
Spring 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes
Spring 2017 J. Bucher

HIST 407 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research in a selected 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 R. Willingham

HIST 408 Public History Practicum

Experience in the field of Public History under the guidance of a Roanoke College faculty member. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Henold
Fall 2017 J. Ruhland
Spring 2017 G. Rosenthal
Spring 2017 W. Leeson

HIST 416 Internship

Experience in a field of applied histor y, under the guidance of a member of the history faculty. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 G. Rosenthal
Summer Term 3, 2017 G. Rosenthal
Spring 2017 G. Rosenthal

HIST 490 Res Sem: French Revolution

A seminar approach to selected topics for advanced students. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 M. Hakkenberg T 3:00PM-6:00PM

HIST 490 Seminar

A seminar approach to selected topics for advanced students. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2017 J. Selby W 3:00PM-6:00PM

HIST 490 Sem: Advertising and Consumer

A seminar approach to selected topics for advanced students. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2017 M. Henold T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 490 The Tudor Age

A seminar approach to selected topics for advanced students. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2018 G. Gibbs M 6:30PM-9:30PM

HIST 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments See catalog

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2017 J. Bucher
Spring 2017 M. Wallace Fuentes