622010 Seminar Contemporary History: History of the USA

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 31.08.2017 Place course on memo list
622010
Seminar Contemporary History: History of the USA
SE 2
7,5
weekly
each semester
German

Expansion and consolidation of specific knowledge in the field of contemporary history by examination of new and uncommon topics, taking into account current tendencies and controversies of research, applying scientific skills (methods and working techniques) and linking with basic content, development of skills for the independent formulation of historical questions.

 

The focus will be put on the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century: i.e. the seminar will deal and start with the colonial past history and independence via civil war and slavery to changing immigration policies, racism, New Deal, world wars, civil rights movement and present populism / nativism.

Regular attendance, active participation in discussions, required readings, oral presentation, written paper. 

Regular attendance, active participation in discussions, required readings, oral presentation, written paper.

A full reading list will be provided at the start of the course.

Two positively graduated modules of choice modules 1 to 6.

not applicable

Online-enrollment required, starting on Sept. 1, 2017.

03.10.2017
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2017-10-03
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-10
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-17
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-24
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-10-31
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-11-07
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-11-14
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-11-21
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-11-28
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-12-05
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2017-12-12
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2018-01-09
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2018-01-16
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2018-01-23
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Tue 2018-01-30
10.15 - 11.45 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free