Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Jul 25, 2024  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

HIS 333 - Seminar in East European History (4 Cr.)


This course is a thematic-based research and writing seminar on 19th and 20th century East European history. Topics include: empires and the development of nationalism; ethnic and linguistic minority cultures; socialism and fascism; religion; regional identities between Russia and the West; gender and the family; the world wars; the Cold War and the “Iron Curtain”; and post-socialist transitions. Weekly readings will explore these topics in more depth, and students can choose research topics according to their areas of interest. Knowledge of a regional language is useful but not required; all assignments and readings will be in English. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and one 200 level course in European history (  , HIS 220 , HIS 222 , or HIS 254  strongly recommended). Variable semesters. Fraser.