2020 Fall Courses

HIST 325 History of Mississippi: A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of Mississippi with special emphasis on late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Professor Tony Bounds.

HIST 405/500 Early Africa:  A study of pre-colonial African History. The course emphasizes African civilizations before the coming of Europeans. Dr. Mario Azevedo.

HIST 452/505 Introduction to Public and Applied Historical Studies:  An introduction to selected subjects and skills related to the use of history in the public and private sectors. Dr. Kofi Barima.

HIST 493/563 Film and History Seminar: Filmmakers’ Interpretations of World War II:  Students will examine the ways in which films from around the world reflected and engaged with the political, social, and military issues of World War II during and since the war. Dr. Mark Bernhardt.

HIST 321/513 Birth of the American Republic:  The course chronicles the founding and development of the colonies that became the United States and analyzes the origins of the American Revolution and establishment of the American Republic. Dr. Janice Brockley.

HIST 361/523 Modern African American History: An examination of African descended people’s historical participation in modern American life since Reconstruction. Dr. Robert Luckett

HIST 403/556 Contemporary Middle East: 1900 to Present: Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, rise of Zionism and Arab Nationalism, the conflict of Palestine, the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, the Egyptian Revolution. Dr. Susan Maneck.

HIST 344-01 Historiography:  Designed to study the problems encountered in studying, interpreting, and writing history. Majors will also be introduced to schools and theories of historical interpretation in American, Asian, European, and African historiography. Dr. Lomarsh Roopnarine.