Title: HIST 5241 – Exhibits and Museums
Instructor: Victoria Cain
Sequence: Thursdays, 4:30 – 7:00 PM
Description: Considers the history of museums and exhibitions from a transnational perspective in order to examine the various roles museums have played in historical and contemporary global culture. Explores museums as cultural institutions and institutional cultures through historical and theoretical readings, museum visits, and the development of students’ own exhibitions. Currently among the world’s most popular sites of education and leisure, museums have held a wide range of social, political, and cultural roles over the past 500 years. Offers students an opportunity to develop more acute insight into the ways museums and their exhibitions have made and reflected ideas about history, science, art, identity, and culture.
Title: HIST 7219 – Digital Space & Place
Instructor: Cameron Blevins
Sequence: Wednesdays, 4:30 – 7:00 PM
Description: Special Topic course on digital space and place.
Title: HIST 7221 – Global Middle East
Instructor: Ilham Khuri-Makdisi
Sequence: Tuesdays, 4:30 – 7:00 PM
Description: Offers readings on selected themes and issues on the Global Middle East
Title: HIST 7320 – Research Seminar on Violence in Public Memory
Instructor: Marty Blatt
Sequence: Mondays, 4:30 – 7:00 PM
Description: Research Seminar on Violence in Public Memory.