Dec 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 3634 - Teaching Controversy in History (3)

When Offered: Fall
This course gives students the tools and expertise to engage with and explain sensitive and controversial topics to the public, whether in classrooms, museums, online platforms, or other forms of historical scholarship and education. Students will discuss historical topics such as racism and slavery, immigration, religion, politics, warfare and memory, as well as racial, sexual, and gender identity. This course also aims to teach the methods that historians in all fields use to convey this information in a way that diffuses tension and ensures learning.