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HSTY 113: Introduction to Modern World History

The history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in global context. Emphasis on the forces that have created or shaped the modern world: industrialization and technological change; political ideas and movements such as nationalism; European imperialism and decolonization; and the interplay of cultural values. Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement.

Dates: June 19-July 31, 2017

Session: 6 Week Session

Time: TuTh 9:30a-12:30p

Instructor: Nathan Delaney

Credits: 3 credits

Department: History

HSTY 306/406: History Museums: Theory and Reality

This course is an intensive summer internship (10 hours per week) at the Western Reserve Historical Society, complemented by extensive readings in museum/archival theory and public historical perception. It is designed both to introduce students to museum/archival work and to compare theoretical concepts with actual museum situations. Interns will be assigned a specific project within one of the Society’s curatorial or administrative divisions, but will have the opportunity to work on ancillary tasks throughout the Historical Society’s headquarters in University Circle. Offered as HSTY 306 and HSTY 406.

Dates: June 5-July 31, 2017

Session: 8 Week Session

Time: TBD

Instructor: John Grabowski

Credits: 3 credits

Department: History

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