Colloquium In American History I

This course is the first graduate colloquium on the topic of American history that students in this program will take. The course focuses on the in-depth historical analysis of a selected theme in American history, including work with historical sources, critical reading of historians' accounts, intensive research and writing, and class discussion. Proposed topics include American Immigration History, Colonial North America, 1500-1775, the American Revolution and Early Republic, 1775-1820, Comparative History of the Americas, and Modern American and European Women in Historical Perspective.