Courses: History and Theory (HISTH333B01)

Spring 2010

This course introduces students to some of the cultural theories that have influenced the recent work of historians as well as examples of historical monographs that take a theoretical approach. It highlights imaginative & innovative approaches to history rather than a particular geographic or chronological period. Among the cultural theorists whose work we will examine will include Michel Foucault, Clifford Geertz, Pierre Bourdieu, Edward Said, and Dipesh Chakrabarty.

Prerequisites: Senior or Junior standing or consent.

Fulfills: SO III

Department

History (Web site)

Taught By

Bethel Saler (Profile)

Meeting Times

W 1:30-4:00