Summer History Courses
January 31, 2019
Did you know the History Department is offering two courses this summer? Classes are offered in two 6-week sessions:
Session I (May 20-June 27)
Session II (July 1-August 8)
To learn more and check out all courses offered this summer visit https://college.lclark.edu/programs/summer/.
Hist 227 Medieval Europe, 800-1400 - Krystle Perkins
This course will look at the social, intellectual, political, and cultural elements of medieval European life. Topics will include the rise and influence of Christianity, feudalism, the Crusades, medicine and disease, contact with the non-European world, and the influence of these events on art and architecture.
Session I: MTWTh 3:30-5:30 pm
Hist 217 The Emergence of Modern South Asia - David Campion
The social, economic, and political history of the Indian subcontinent from the 18th century to the present. The cultural foundations of Indian Society; the East India Company and the expansion of British power; the experience of Indians under the British Raj; Gandhi and the rise of Indian nationalism; independence and partition; postcolonial South Asian developments in politics, economy, and culture. Thematic emphasis on the causes and consequences of Western imperialism, religious and cultural identities, and competing historical interpretations.
Session II: MTWTh 9:00-11:00 am