Subject Offerings

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.000

The History of Now

M 4-5; 56-180
Christopher Capozzola

21H.001

How to Stage a Revolution

Staff Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.007 21L.014

Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies

TR 9:30-11, 1-246
Alexander Forte
Arthur Bahr
Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.009

World History and Its Fault Lines Since 1800

Sana Aiyar
Hiromu Nagahara
Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.061

The History of American Presidential Elections

Christopher Capozzola Intermediate Half term subject
21H.101

American History to 1865

Staff Introductory HASS-H
21H.102

American History since 1865

TR 2:30-4, 56-162
Caley Horan
Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.106 24.912 21L.008 21W.741 CMS.150 WGS.190

Black Matters: Introduction to Black Studies

T 2-5, E15-335
Michel DeGraff
Fox Harrell
Danielle Wood
Introductory HASS-H
HASS-A
CI-H
21H.107 21G.043

Introduction to Asian American Studies: Historical and Contemporary Issues

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng
Introductory HASS-H
21H.108 WGS.110

Sexual and Gender Identities

Caley Horan Introductory HASS-H
21H.109 U WGS.303 U 21H.983 G WGS.310 G

Gender: Historical Perspectives

W 2-5, 4-144
Elizabeth A. Wood Introductory
Graduate
HASS-H
21H.130

The Ancient World: Greece

Alexander Forte Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.132

The Ancient World: Rome

Lecture: MW 12-1, 4-159
Recitation 1: R 12-1, 4-159
Recitation 2: F 1-2, 56-167
William Broadhead Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.133

The Medieval World

Not offered regularly; consult department
Eric J. Goldberg Introductory HASS-H
21H.134 14.70

Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective

T EVE 7-10, 16-160
Anne E. C. McCants Introductory HASS-S CI-H
21H.141

Renaissance to Revolution: Europe, 1300-1800

offered infrequently; consult department
Staff Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.143 21G.056

The “Making” of Modern Europe: 1789 – Present

TR 10:30-12, 14N-112
Alexandra Steinlight Introductory HASS-H
21H.144 21G.087

Introduction to Russian Studies

TR 2:30-4, 14N-221
Maria Khotimsky Introductory HASS-H
21H.145 21G.049 4.674

French Photography

Catherine Clark Introductory HASS-A CI-H
21H.151

Pre-Modern China

Tristan Brown Introductory HASS-H
21H.152

Modern China

MW 3:30-5, 56-180
Tristan Brown
Introductory HASS-H
21H.154

Inventing the Samurai

TR 1-2:30, 56-162
Hiromu Nagahara Introductory HASS-H
21H.155

Modern Japan: 1600 to Present

Hiromu Nagahara Introductory HASS-H
21H.156 21G.045

Global Chinese Food: A Historical Overview

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng Introductory HASS-H
21H.157

Modern South Asia

Sana Aiyar Introductory HASS-S
21H.160

Islam, the Middle East, and the West

TR 11:30-1, 66-154
Pouya Alimagham Introductory HASS-H
21H.161

The Modern Middle East

Lecture: MW 12-1, 66-168
Recitation 1: R 1-2, 4-146
Recitation 2: R 2-3, 4-146
Pouya Alimagham Introductory HASS-H CI-H
21H.165

A Survey of Modern African History

MW 11-12:30, 4-144
Kenda Mutongi Introductory HASS-H
21H.170 17.55 21A.130 21G.084

Introduction to Latin American Studies

MW 11-12:30, 1-375
Tanalís Padilla Introductory HASS-S CI-H
21H.172 21G.078

Latin America Through Film

Not offered regularly; consult department
Tanalís Padilla Introductory HASS-H
21H.173

Socialism in Latin America, from Che Guevara to Hugo Chavez

MW 2:30-4, 66-154
Tanalís Padilla Introductory HASS-H
21H.181 17.035

Libertarianism in History

MW 10-11:30, E51-385
Malick W. Ghachem Introductory HASS-H
21H.185 12.386 STS.031

Environment and History

WF 11:30-1, E51-385
Kate Brown
Susan Solomon
Introductory HASS-S CI-H
21H.186

Nature and Environment in China

T 1-4, E51-390
Tristan Brown Introductory HASS-H
21H.187

US Environmental Governance: from National Parks to the Green New Deal

TR 11-12:30, 56-169
Megan A. Black Introductory HASS-H
21H.201

The American Revolution

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Intermediate
21H.203

The History of American Presidential Elections

Christopher Capozzola Intermediate HASS-S
21H.205 STS.427

The Civil War and the Emergence of Modern America: 1861-1890

M EVE 7-10, E51-361
Merritt Roe Smith Intermediate HASS-H
21H.211

The United States in the Nuclear Age

Not offered regularly; consult department
Caley Horan Intermediate HASS-H
21H.213 17.28

The War at Home: American Politics and Society in Wartime

M 2-5, 56-191
Christopher Capozzola
Adam Berinsky
Intermediate HASS-S
21H.214

War and American Society

Not offered regularly; consult department
Christopher Capozzola Intermediate HASS-H
21H.217 11.013

American Urban History

T 2-4, 9-217
Ezra Glenn Seminar HASS-H CI-H
21H.218

History of the Built Environment in the US

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Intermediate HASS-H CI-H
21H.220 11.150

Metropolis: A Comparative History of New York City

Not offered regularly; consult department
Craig Steven Wilder Seminar HASS-H
21H.226 11.015

Riots, Strikes, and Conspiracies in American History

Private: Andrew Pope
Intermediate HASS-H CI-H
21H.227

History of the US Supreme Court

Christopher Capozzola Intermediate HASS-S
21H.228

American Classics

Not offered regularly; consult department
Craig Steven Wilder
Intermediate HASS-H CI-H
21H.229

The Black Radical Tradition in America

Not offered regularly; consult department
Craig Steven Wilder Intermediate HASS-H
21H.230

Barbarians, Saints, and Emperors

Eric J. Goldberg Intermediate HASS-H
21H.237

The City of Athens in the Age of Pericles

William Broadhead Intermediate HASS-H
21H.238

The Vikings

Eric J. Goldberg Intermediate HASS-H
21H.239

The City of Rome in the Age of the Caesars

TR 2:30-4, 66-156
William Broadhead Intermediate HASS-H
21H.240

The World of Charlemagne

MW 9:30-11, E51-385
Eric J. Goldberg Intermediate HASS-H CI-H
21H.241 21G.054

France: Enlightenment and Revolution

TR 2-3:30, 4-253
Jeffrey S. Ravel Intermediate HASS-H
21H.242 21G.322

Frenchness in and Era of Globalization

Not offered regularly; consult department
Catherine Clark Intermediate HASS-H
21H.244 21G.085

Imperial and Revolutionary Russia: Culture and Politics, 1700-1917

TR 2:30-4, 56-167
Elizabeth A. Wood Intermediate HASS-H
21H.245 21G.086 17.57

Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: 1917 to the Present

TR 1-2:30, 66-154
Elizabeth A. Wood Intermediate HASS-S CI-H
21H.253 21G.075

The Global Chinese: Chinese Migration, 1567- Present

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng Intermediate HASS-H
21H.260

Cities in the Middle East: History, Politics and Society

Staff Intermediate HASS-S
21H.261

Modern Iran: A Century of Revolution

MW 2:30-4, 4-257
Pouya Alimagham Intermediate HASS-H
21H.262

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Not offered regularly; consult department
Pouya Alimagham Intermediate HASS-H
21H.263 WGS.220

Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

F 10-1, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-H
21H.265

Humanitarianism in Africa: A Critical History

Kenda Mutongi Intermediate HASS-H
21H.266

South Africa and Apartheid

Kenda Mutongi Intermediate HASS-H
21H.270 21A.131

Latinx in the Age of Empire

MW 2:30-4, 56-180
Tanalís Padilla
Héctor Beltrán
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.273

From Coca to Cocaine: Drug Economies in Latin America

Tanalís Padilla Intermediate HASS-H
21H.274 21G.731

Creation of a Continent: Representations of Hispanic America, 1492-1898, in Literature and Film

Paloma Duong Intermediate HASS-H
21H.281

MIT and Slavery: Research

Craig Steven Wilder Intermediate HASS-H CI-H
21H.282

MIT and Slavery: Publication

Lecture: M 3-5, 14N-112
Recitation: W 3-4, 14N-112
Craig Steven Wilder Intermediate HASS-H
21H.283

The Indigenous History of MIT

Lecture: M 12-2, 2-103
Recitation: W 12-1, 2-103
Craig Steven Wilder
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.285 STS.025

Making the Modern World: The Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective

Merritt Roe Smith Intermediate HASS-H
21H.290

Economic Classics: The History of Economic Ideas from Ancient Times to the Present

W 2-5, 56-191
Ian Kumekawa
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.315

American Consumer Culture

Not offered regularly; consult department
Caley Horan Seminar HASS-H
21H.319

Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law

Malick W. Ghachem Seminar HASS-S
21H.320

Gender and the Law in US History

Not offered regularly; consult department
Christopher Capozzola Seminar HASS-H
21H.321 11.026

Downtown

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Seminar HASS-H
21H.322

Christianity in America

Craig Steven Wilder Seminar HASS-H
21H.330

Ancient Empires: Persians and Greeks in Antiquity

TR 11:30-1, 24-115
Alexander Forte Seminar HASS-H
21H.331

Julius Caesar in the Fall of the Roman Republic

TR 3:30-5, 56-191
William Broadhead Seminar HASS-H
21H.333

Early Christianity

Not offered regularly; consult department
Eric J. Goldberg Seminar HASS-H
21H.336

The Making of a Roman Emperor

TR 2:30-4, 56-180
William Broadhead Seminar HASS-H
21H.343 CC.120

Making Books in the Renaissance and Today

TR 1-2:30, 14N-112
Erica Zimmer Seminar HASS-A
21H.350

Business in China Since 1800

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Seminar HASS-H
21H.351 11.153

Shanghai and China’s Modernization

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Seminar HASS-H
21H.352 21G.042

Three Kingdoms: From History to Fiction, Comic, Film, and Game

TR 1-2:30, 14E-310
Emma Teng Seminar HASS-H
21H.354

World War II in Asia

T 10-1, 5-231
Hiromu Nagahara Seminar HASS-H
21H.357

South Asian Migrations

Sana Aiyar Seminar HASS-H
21H.358 U 21H.958 G

Colonialism in South Asia and Africa: Race, Gender, Resistance

T 10-12, E51-390
Sana Aiyar Graduate
Seminar
HASS-H
21H.365

Minorities and Majorities in the Middle East

F 10-1, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-H
21H.380 U 21A.411 U 21H.980 G 21A.419 G

People and Other Animals

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Graduate
Seminar
HASS-S
21H.381 WGS.222

Women and War

F 10-1, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-S
21H.382

Capitalism in the Age of Revolution

R 2-5, E51-285
Malick W. Ghachem Seminar HASS-H
21H.383 U 21H.982 G

Technology and the Global Economy

R 9-12, E51-285
Anne E. C. McCants Graduate
Seminar
HASS-S
21H.385 11.152

The Ghetto: From Venice to Harlem

MW 3:30-5, 4-261
Craig Steven Wilder Seminar HASS-S
21H.388 U 21H.988 G

Global Commodities, American Dreams

W 2-5, E51-390
Megan A. Black Graduate
Seminar
HASS-H
21H.390 U 21H.991 G

Theories and Methods in the Study of History

T 9:30-12:30, E51-285
Kenda Mutongi Graduate
Seminar
HASS-H CI-M
21H.391

Undergraduate Independent Study

Tanalís Padilla
21H.392

Undergraduate Independent Study

Tanalís Padilla
21H.902

Reading Seminar in American History: 1877 to Present

Staff Graduate
21H.981

Seminar in Nature, Environment, and Empire

Staff Graduate
21H.984 STS.414

Risk, Fortune, and Futurity

W 10-1, E51-393
Caley Horan
Will Deringer
Graduate
21H.985

Money, Credit, and Financial Crisis, 1600-1850

R 1-4, E51-393
Malick W. Ghachem
Graduate
21H.986 G

Money, Credit, and Financial Crisis, 1850-2020 (NEW)

R 1-4, E51-393
Malick W. Ghachem Graduate
21H.989 G

Histories of Extraction and Mining

W 10-1, E51-390
Megan A. Black Graduate
21H.992

Graduate Independent Study

Staff Graduate
21H.993

Graduate Independent Study

Staff Graduate
21H.999

Teaching History

Staff Graduate
21H.S01

Special Subject: History of Capitalism

W 2-5, 5-231
Caley Horan
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.S02

Special Subject: Urban History in Africa

F 10-1, E51-285
Kenda Mutongi
HASS-H
21H.S03

Special Subject: Disease, Environment and Death in the Premodern World

M 2-5, 5-232
Valentina Pugliano Seminar HASS-H
21H.S04

Special Subject: History

F 3-5, E51-385
Sana Aiyar
21H.THT

History Pre-Thesis Tutorial

Tanalís Padilla
21H.THU

History Thesis

Tanalís Padilla CI-M
21H.UR

Undergraduate Research

21H.URG

Undergraduate Research