Comparative

101.04 Spring 2010 Borderlands in the Bancroft

This research seminar is for students interested in writing about frontiers or borderlands in the Americas. Projects on any time and any place in the Western Hemisphere are welcome, so long as they concern zones of interaction between two or more sovereign peoples. Papers on relations between English colonists and Abenakis in colonial Maine will be as relevant to this seminar as papers on human trafficking across the contemporary Mexico-Guatemala border.

101.14 Spring 2010 International History in the Twentieth Century

The great upheavals of the twentieth century, from wars to revolutions; from youth rebellion to globalization, spilled across national borders. Accordingly, historians today are emphasizing international and transnational approaches to twentieth century history. This 101 thesis seminar, ";International History in the Twentieth Century"; is intended for students proposing to write 101 thesis on international, transnational, and comparative themes in twentieth century history.

285U.001 Spring 2009 Religion and Sexuality

Homosexuality has become, to many people's surprise, the crisis issue for Christianity in late

101.09 Spring 2010 The Writers Group

This section is designed for seniors with well-conceived thesis projects that do not fit within the rubrics of other 101 seminars. Members of the group will observe a common schedule in developing, drafting, and critiquing material but will not share a common subject area. Admission requires a written statement and the consent of the instructor.

280U.001 Spring 2009 Pirates, Slaves, and Revolutionaries in Paradise: The History of the Caribbean

This course is a graduate seminar on the history of the Caribbean from the European conquest to the present day. Often thought of as a region of Latin America, the Caribbean is equally one of the most global parts of the modern world, a region shaped by European rule, African slavery, and Asian settlement, one located between the two great American continents and shaped by the histories of both.

101.003 Fall 2009 The Writers Group

This section is designed for seniors with well-conceived thesis projects that do not fit within the rubrics of other 101 seminars. Members of the group will observe a common schedule in developing, drafting, and critiquing material but will not share a common subject area. Admission requires a written statement and the consent of the instructor.

103U.002 Spring 2009 Technology and Philosophy in China and the West: Explorations in Comparative Cultural History

Why did technological development follow such very different paths in China and the West? There were many reasons, but I believe that the most fundamental one has to do with the radically different ways that educated Chinese and Europeans thought about man and the world. The goal of this course is to partially survey those different paths and to learn more about what those different world-views actually were.

101.006 Spring 2009 The Writers Group

This section is designed for seniors with well-conceived thesis projects that do not fit within the rubrics of other 101 seminars. Members of the group will observe a common schedule in developing, drafting, and critiquing material but will not share a common subject area. Admission requires a written statement and the consent of the instructor.

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