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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HIST 52B 1 Europe in the Modern World
[ oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Muller, Hannah View Books
HIST 56B 1 World History to 1960
[ djw nw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Gerstenzang 123
Sreenivasan, Govind View Books
HIST 56B 2DL
Syllabus
World History to 1960
[ djw nw ss ]
Preference given to first year international students.
Taught asynchronously.
Brandeis Abroad session
TBD Miller, Marlyn L View Books
HIST 80A 1 Introduction to East Asian Civilization
[ djw dl hum nw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hang, Xing View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS/HIS 154B 1 Race, Science, and Society
[ deis-us ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Muigai, Wangui M View Books
AAPI/HIS 171A 1 The United States in the Pacific World
[ deis-us djw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Doolan, Yuri View Books
HIST 103A 1
Syllabus
Roman History to 455 CE
[ hum ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 109B 1 A Global History of Sport: Politics, Economy, Race and Culture
[ deis-us djw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Singh, Avinash View Books
HIST 112B 1
Syllabus
The Crusades and the Expansion of Medieval Europe
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 121A 1 Breaking the Rules: Deviance and Nonconformity in Premodern Europe
[ djw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Sreenivasan, Govind View Books
HIST 131A 1
Syllabus
Hitler's Europe in Film
[ ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kelikian, Alice A View Books
HIST 134B 1 The Ottoman Empire: From Principality to Republic by way of Empire
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Gerstenzang 121
Singer, Amy View Books
HIST 144B 1
Syllabus
Native North America
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Connolly, Emilie View Books
HIST 147A 1 Imperial Russia: From Westernization to Globalization
[ ss ]
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Freeze, Gregory L View Books
HIST 152B 1
Syllabus
The European Occult Tradition, 1200-2021
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Katz, David View Books
HIST 153B 1 Slavery and the American Civil War: #1619 Project
[ deis-us dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Cooper, Abigail View Books
HIST 160A 1 American Legal History I
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Willrich, Michael View Books
HIST 175B 1
Syllabus
Resistance and Revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Childs, Gregory View Books
HIST 181B 1
Syllabus
Red Flags/Black Flags: Marxism vs. Anarchism, 1845-1968
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HIST 184A 1 Silk, Silver, and Slaves: China and the Industrial Revolution
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Hang, Xing View Books
HIST 196A 1
Syllabus
American Political Thought: From the 1950s to the Present
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HIST/SOC 170B 1 Gender and Sexuality in South Asia
[ djw nw ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Vijayakumar, Gowri
Muller, Hannah
View Books
HIST/WGS 120B 1
Syllabus
Queer History in the United States
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Murphy, A.J. View Books
 

US History

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS 155B 1
Syllabus
Hip Hop History and Culture
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Williams, Chad View Books
AAAS/HIS 154B 1 Race, Science, and Society
[ deis-us ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Muigai, Wangui M View Books
AAPI/HIS 171A 1 The United States in the Pacific World
[ deis-us djw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Doolan, Yuri View Books
AMST 35A 1
Syllabus
Hollywood and American Culture
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Doherty, Thomas View Books
HIST 144B 1
Syllabus
Native North America
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Connolly, Emilie View Books
HIST 153B 1 Slavery and the American Civil War: #1619 Project
[ deis-us dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Cooper, Abigail View Books
HIST 160A 1 American Legal History I
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Willrich, Michael View Books
HIST 196A 1
Syllabus
American Political Thought: From the 1950s to the Present
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HIST/WGS 120B 1
Syllabus
Queer History in the United States
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Murphy, A.J. View Books
NEJS 162B 1 It Couldn't Happen Here: American Antisemitism in Historical Perspective
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
POL 163A 1
Syllabus
Seminar: The United Nations and the United States
[ djw dl oc ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Chase, Kerry A. View Books
 

Europe (including Russia)

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HIST 52B 1 Europe in the Modern World
[ oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Muller, Hannah View Books
HIST 103A 1
Syllabus
Roman History to 455 CE
[ hum ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 112B 1
Syllabus
The Crusades and the Expansion of Medieval Europe
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 121A 1 Breaking the Rules: Deviance and Nonconformity in Premodern Europe
[ djw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Sreenivasan, Govind View Books
HIST 131A 1
Syllabus
Hitler's Europe in Film
[ ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kelikian, Alice A View Books
HIST 147A 1 Imperial Russia: From Westernization to Globalization
[ ss ]
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Freeze, Gregory L View Books
HIST 152B 1
Syllabus
The European Occult Tradition, 1200-2021
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Katz, David View Books
HIST 181B 1
Syllabus
Red Flags/Black Flags: Marxism vs. Anarchism, 1845-1968
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
NEJS 37A 1
Syllabus
The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Jockusch, Laura View Books
NEJS 148A 1
Syllabus
Inside Nazi Germany: Social and Political History of the Third Reich
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Jockusch, Laura View Books
 

Africa/Middle East

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HIST 134B 1 The Ottoman Empire: From Principality to Republic by way of Empire
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Gerstenzang 121
Singer, Amy View Books
IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
 

Latin America/Caribbean

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ANTH 119A 1 Conquests, Resistance, and Cultural Transformation in Mexico and Central America
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golden, Charles W View Books
HIST 175B 1
Syllabus
Resistance and Revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Childs, Gregory View Books
 

Asia

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HIST 80A 1 Introduction to East Asian Civilization
[ djw dl hum nw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hang, Xing View Books
HIST 184A 1 Silk, Silver, and Slaves: China and the Industrial Revolution
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Hang, Xing View Books
 

Global/Transregional

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HIST 56B 1 World History to 1960
[ djw nw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Gerstenzang 123
Sreenivasan, Govind View Books
HIST 56B 2DL
Syllabus
World History to 1960
[ djw nw ss ]
Preference given to first year international students.
Taught asynchronously.
Brandeis Abroad session
TBD Miller, Marlyn L View Books
HIST 109B 1 A Global History of Sport: Politics, Economy, Race and Culture
[ deis-us djw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Singh, Avinash View Books
 

Research Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ANTH 119A 1 Conquests, Resistance, and Cultural Transformation in Mexico and Central America
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golden, Charles W View Books
HIST 131A 1
Syllabus
Hitler's Europe in Film
[ ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kelikian, Alice A View Books
HIST 147A 1 Imperial Russia: From Westernization to Globalization
[ ss ]
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Freeze, Gregory L View Books
HIST 152B 1
Syllabus
The European Occult Tradition, 1200-2021
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Katz, David View Books
HIST 153B 1 Slavery and the American Civil War: #1619 Project
[ deis-us dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Cooper, Abigail View Books
HIST 160A 1 American Legal History I
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Willrich, Michael View Books
HIST 181B 1
Syllabus
Red Flags/Black Flags: Marxism vs. Anarchism, 1845-1968
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HIST 196A 1
Syllabus
American Political Thought: From the 1950s to the Present
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HIST/WGS 120B 1
Syllabus
Queer History in the United States
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Murphy, A.J. View Books
NEJS 37A 1
Syllabus
The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Jockusch, Laura View Books
NEJS 162B 1 It Couldn't Happen Here: American Antisemitism in Historical Perspective
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Sarna, Jonathan View Books