A study of a special topic with an emphasis on discussion and participation. Descriptions of HIST 290 courses offered in a given semester are available on the History department Website or in the History department office prior to registration for that semester. May be repeated for credit with different topics.
Spring Semester informationGlen Kuecker
290A: Tps:Mexico City an Urban History
Fall Semester informationTineke D'Haeseleer
290A: Tps: Conflict and Culture in Premodern China
This course explores how conflict, confrontation, and violence influenced the culture of China, and how Chinese people have dealt with conflict and war throughout the ages. Topics include Sunzi's The Art of War, the battle of Red Cliff, the Great Wall, and the Mongol reign.