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Graduate Course Offerings


The department of history offers nine to ten graduate courses each semester. Currently, we expect to offer three courses per semester in medieval Europe, three in modern Europe, three in United States and one in Latin America. Most courses are rotated on a two to three year cycle, and the Department encourages faculty to introduce new courses. Several courses are offered every year, such as the proseminar and seminar sequence in U.S. history, modern European history, and medieval history.

All classes meet at the Rose Hill Campus unless otherwise noted. Check my.fordham.edu for current information on meeting times and places.

For a complete list of courses offered from 2004 to 2010, scroll down.

Course syllabuses or descriptions for most courses are available by clicking on the course number. For a more complete listing of course descriptions, click here.
SPRING 2015
HIST 5910 Law and Empire Iberian Atlantic: Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Penry)
HIST 6132 The Medieval Nobility: Mon. 5:30-8:00 (N. Paul)
HIST 6355 Late Europe Pol. Ant Int. History: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Wakeman)
HIST 6721 US Culture and Society From 1877: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Swinth) 
HIST 8000 Research Colloquium: (1 cr.) Fri. 4:00-6:30 (Paul)
HIST 8070 SEM: Med. Intellectual History: Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Novikoff)

FALL 2014
HIST 5400 Gender and History: Mon. 5:30-8:00 (Mitra)
HIST 5725 History of American Cities: Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Soyer)
HIST 6153 Medieval Economy and Society: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Kowaleski)
HIST 6315 Early Modern Europe Culture and Society: Thurs. 5:30-7:30 (Myers)
HIST 6724 US Thought and Pol. To 1877: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Acosta)
HIST 7070 PSM: Med. Int. History: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Novikoff)

SUMMER 2014
HIST 5472 Inventing Total War: Mon./Wed. 6:00-9:00 (Hamlin)
HIST 6256 Torture and Western Culture: Mon./Thurs. 6:00-9:00 (Myers)


SPRING 2014
HIST 5201 12th Century Renaissance Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Novikoff)
HIST 5919 US and Latin America Borderlands: Mon. 5:30-8:00 (Acosta)
HIST 6272 US Culture & Society to 1877: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Ben-Atar)
HIST 6305 English Reformation: Fru. 4:00-6:30 (Wabuda)
HIST 6722 Late Mod. Eur. Social and Cultural History: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Hamlin)
HIST 8000 Research Colloquium: Tues. 7:00-9:30 (Curtin)
HIST 8150 SEM: Medieval England: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Kowaleski)
MVST 5078 Medieval Books and Readers: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Gyug)

FALL 2013
HIST 5730 Capitalism: Mon. 5:30-8:00 (Stoll)
HIST 5918 After Colonialism: Latin America: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Lindo-Fuentes)
HIST 6078 Crusader States: Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Paul)
HIST 6310 Ear. Mod. Eur. Intellectual & Political: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Maginn)
HIST 6724 US Thoughts & Politics Since 1877: Thurs. 5:30-8:00 (Dietrich)
HIST 7150 PSM: Medieval England: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Kowaleski)
HIS
SUMMER 2013
Session I
HIST 5405 Modern Ireland, 1690-1923: Tues./Thurs. 6:00-9:00 (Curtin)

Session II
HIST 5566 Technology and Empire: Mon./Wed. 6:00-9:00 (Siddiqi)

SPRING 2013
HIST 5961 Age of Suleyman 1453-1574: Tues. 4:00-6:30 (Turan)
HIST 6152 Medieval Women & Family: Mon. 2:30-5:00 (Kowaleski)
HIST 6355 Late European Political Intellectual History: Thurs. 5:00-7:30 (Patriarca)
HIST 6710 Civil War: Mon. 5:15-7:45 (Cimbala)
HIST 6721 U.S. Culture/Society Since 1877: Wed5:00-7:30 (Swinth)
HIST 8000 MOD History Research Colloquium: Fri. 4:00-6:00 (Curtin)
HIST 8025 SEM: Medieval Religious Cultures: Wed. 5:00-7:30 (Gyug)

Cross Listed Courses
MVST 5305 Writing East: Outremer & Identity in MA: Thurs. 2:30-5:00 (Paul & Yeager)

FALL 2012
HIST 5403 British Empire: Fri. 2:30-5:00 (Curtin
HIST 5903 Colonial Exp in Latin America: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Penry)
HIST 6077 The Avgevins: Wed. 5:15-7:45 (Paul)
HIST 6136 Disease in the Middles Ages: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Mueller
HIST 6205 Teaching History: Wed. 2:30-5:00 (Conforti)
HIST 6315 Early Modern Europe Cultural/Social: Tues. 4:45-7:15 (Myers)
HIST 6724 US Thought & Politics to 1877: Tues. 4:45-7:15 (Acosta)
HIST 7025PSM: Medieval Religious Cultures: Mon. 2:30-5:00 (Gyug

Cross Listed Courses
-ENGL 5414 London Shows, 1700-1900: Thurs. 6:20-8:30 (Sherman)
-ENGL 5840 Slavery in American Fiction: Fri. 3:45-6:15 (Cassuto)
-ENGL 5877 Post-1945 American Literature: Mon. 6:20-8:50 (Collins)
-ENGL 5886 Latin America in the U.S. Imagination: Thurs. 6:20-8:50 (Conteras)
-ENGL 6323 European Writing & England in the 12th Century: Thurs. 3:45-6:15 (BO'Donnell)
-LALS 5001 Latin American & Latino Cultures: TBA (Benavides)
-LALS 6000 Latin American: Current Trends: Wed. 7:30-9:20 (Vignaud)
-MVST 5070 Manuscript Culture: Tues: 4:00-6:00 (Hafner)
-THEO 5300 History of Christanity I: Wed. 5:15-7:45 (Lienhard)
-THEO 6480 Christianizing the Barbarians: Wed. 9:00-11:30 (Demacopoulos)

Language Courses
-FREN 5090 French for Reading: Tues. 4:15-6:45 (TBA)
-GERM 5001 Graduate Reading for German I: TF 11:30-12:45 (Hafner)  
 
HIS
SUMMER 2012
Session I
HIST 5406 History of Sports: Tues./Thurs. 6:00-9:00 (Curtin)
HIST 5552 Europe in Global World: Mon./Wed. 6:00-9:00 (Rigogne)

Session II
HIST 5947 Film & Historical Literarcy: Tues./Thurs. 6:00-9:00 (Goldberg)


SPRING 2012
HIST 5473 German and the East: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Hamlin)
HIST 5915 Latinos/as and US History: Tues. 4:45-7:15 (Acosta)
HIST 5922 Race, Sex and Colonialism: Mon. 4:45-7:15 (Ray)
HIST 5954 Black Migration in the Atlantic World: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Watkins-Owens)
HIST 5960 Renaissance East/West: Tues. 4:45-7:15 (Turan)
HIST 6076 Medieval Nobility: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Paul)
HIST 6154 Medieval Warfare: Mon. 2:30-5:00 (Kowaleski)
HIST 8110 Sem: Church Law & Med. Society: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Mueller)
HIST 8550 Sem: European History: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Patriarca)
HIST 8750 Sem: US History: Thurs 4:45-7:15 (Crane)

FALL 2011
HIST 5521 Urban History: Theory Practice: Mon. 5:15-7:45 (Wakeman)
HIST 6065 Crusades: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Paul)
HIST 6155 Medieval Town: Mon. 2:30-5:00 (Kowaleski)
HIST 6205 Teaching History: Tues. 2:30-5:00 (Cornell)
HIST 6740 U.S. Culture and Socierty: Post 45: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Swinth)
HIST 7110 Prosem: Church Law and Med. Society: Thurs. 5:00-7:30 (Mueller)
HIST 7550 Prosem: European History: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Patriarca)
HIST 7750 Prosem: U.S. History: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Crane)

Cross Listed Courses
-ENGL 6234 Medieval & The Monstrous: Thurs. 3:30-5:20 (Yeager)
 
-ENGL 6579 Benjamin Franklin's America: Mon. 5:30-7:20 (Cahill)

-ENGL 6757 Turn of The Century Studies: Mon. 5:30-7:20 (Gogwilt)

-LALS 5001 Latin America & Latino Cultures: Tues. 5:30-8:00 (Mahieux)

-LALS 6000 Latin America: Current Trends: Wed. 7:30-9:20 (Vignaud) 

-MVST 5086 Humanism & Art:14&15 c.Italy: Tues. 4:30-7:00
 (Barsella/Waldrop)
-THEO 6464 The Reformation: Thurs. 2:30-5:00
(Hornbeck)
-THEO 6550 American Catholicism: Wed. 5:15-7:45
 (Shelley)

Language Courses
-FREN 5090 French for Reading:
Tues. 4:15-6:45 (Harris)
-GERM 5001 Grad. Reading in German:
Tues/Fri. 11:30-12:45 (Hafner)

SUMMER 2011
Session I
HIST Modern Ireland, 1690-1923: Tues/Thurs. 1:00-4:00 (Curtin)

Session II
HIST 5465 Representing World War I: Mon./Wed. 6:00-9:00 (Hamlin)
HIST 5947 Film & Historical Literarcy: Tues./Thurs. 6:00-9:00 (Goldberg

SPRING 2011
HIST 5566 Technoloy & Empire: Wed 4:45-7:15 (Siddiqi)
HIST 5913 Golden Age Spain &America: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Penry)
HIST 6134 Medieval Empire: Fri. 2:30-5:00 (Mueller)
HIST 6710 Civil War: Mon. 4:45-7:15 (Cimbala)
HIST 6732 New York City Politics: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Soyer)
HIST 8056 SEM: Medieval Political Culture: Thurs. 4:45-7:15 (Paul)
HIST 8750 SEM: U.S. History: Wed. 4:45-7:15 (Ben-Atar)
HIST 8550 SEM: European History: Mon. 4:45-7:15 (Rigogne)


Past Course Offerings
Fall 2010

HIST 5408 Early Modern British State: (Maginn)
HIST 5517 Fascism: (Patriarca)
HIST 5903 Latin America & The U.S.: (Lindo-Fuentes)
HIST 6024 Medieval Chronicles: (Guyg)
HIST 6132 Med. Law & The Family: (Mueller)
HIST 6205 Teaching History: (Curtin)
HIST 6618 Gender Roles In Early America: (Crane)
HIST 7056 PSM: Med Political Cultures: (Paul)
HIST 7550 PSM: European History: (Rigogne)
HIST 7750 PSM: U.S. History: (Ben-Atar)


Summer 2010
SessionI
HIST 5406 History of Sports: (Curtin)

Session II
HIST 5472 Inventing Total War: (Hamlin)
HIST 5945 Race, Ethnicty& Americanism: (Goldberg)


Spring 2010
HIST 5402 Early Mod British Empire: (Curtin)
HIST 5953 African American Women's History: (Watkins-Owens)
HIST 6153 Med Economy & Society: (Kowaleski)
HIST 6453 Bolshevik Revolution: (Rosenthal)
HIST 6630 History and Theory: (Cornell)
HIST 6731 U.S. Immigration & Ethnicity: (Soyer)
HIST 8025 SEM: Med Religion & Culture: (Gyug)
HIST 8550 SEM: European History: (Hamlin)
HIST 8750 SEM: U.S. History: (Stoll)

Fall 2009
HIST 5567 Science & Power Mod Europe: (Siddiqi)
HIST 5865 Race/Religion Atlantic: (Anderson)
HIST 5902 Colonial Spain: 1808-1939: (Schmidt-Nowara)
HIST 6072 Medieval Law & Society: (Mueller)
HIST 6152 Med Women & Family: (Kowaleski)
HIST 6205 Teaching History:
(Crane)
HIST 7025 PSM: Med Relg Culture:(Gyug)
HIST 7750 PSM: European History: (Hamlin)
HIST 7750 PSM: U.S. History: (Stoll)


Cross Listed Courses
-ENGL 5506 The Radical 1790's: 
(Bugg)
-ENGL 5844 American War Fiction:
(Cassuto)
-ENGL 6235 Medieval Traveler Narrative: 
(Yeager)
-ENGL 7808 Pleasure & Revolution: 
(Cahill)
-LALS 5001 Latin American & Latino Cultures: 
(Mahieu)
-THEO 5300 History of Christianity: 
(Harkins)
-THEO 6464 The Reformation: 
(Hornbeck)
-THEO 6542 Mod European Catholicism:
(Moore)
-URST 5000 Issues in Urban Studies: 
(Wakeman)
-
URST 5050 Hip Hop Street Lit. Narratives: (
Naison/Graaff)

Language Courses
-FREN 5090 French for Reading: 
(Harris)
-GERM 5002 Grad. Reading in German II:
(Hafner)
-LATN 5220 Pagans &Chistians Latin: 
(Sogno)

Summer 2009
Session I
HSGA 5650 U.S. Pol & Soc; 1798-1824: 
(Ben-Atar)
HSGA 6504 LC- The Enlightenment:
(Rigogne)

Session II
HSGA 5471German Fascism: 
(Hamlin)
HSGA 5947 Film & Historical Literarcy
: (Goldberg)


Spring 2009
HSGA 5007 ADV RDGS: African Am Hst: (Purnell)
HSGA 5552 Europe in a Global World: 
(Rigogne)
HSGA 5585 US + the Vatican in WWII:
(Fogarty)
HSGA 5909 Atlantic Slavery: 
(Schmidt-Nowara)
HSGA 6024 Medieval Chronicles:
(Gyug)
HSGA 6135 Early Med Conflict + Peacemaking: 
(Mueller)
HSGA 6205 Teaching History: 
(Patriarca)
HSGA 6710 Civil War
: (Cimbala)
HSGA 8150 Sem: Medieval England: 
(Kowaleski)
HSGA 8550 Sem: European History:
(Curtin)
HSGA 8750 Sem: US History
: (Soyer)

Cross Listed Courses
ENGA 6231 001 Late Medieval Women:
(Erler M)
MVGA 5024 Medieval Political Thought:
(Baumgarth/Cullen)
RSGA 5301 History of Christianity II: 
(Chalamet C)
RSGA 6480 Christianizing the Barbarians:
(Demacopolous G)
RSGA6522 001 The Reformation:
(Hornbeck P)


Fall 2008
HSGA 5520 European Mass Culture: Mon. (Wakeman)
HSGA 5640 Early American Law & Society: (Crane)
HSGA 5951 Oral history of Black Life: 
(Naison)
HSGA 6076 Noble Culture & Society: (Paul)
HSGA 6130 MED Religious Movements: (Mueller)
HSGA 6305 English Reformation: Tues. (Wabuda)
HSGA 6660 Hysteria: Histories/Texts:
(Ben-Atar/Hoffman)
HSGA 7150 PSM: Medieval England: (Kowaleski)
HSGA 7350 PSM: Select Topisc-European History: (Curtin)
HSGA 7750 PSM: U.S. History: (Soyer)


Summer 2008
HSGA 5405 Modern Ireland, 1689-1923: (Curtin)
HSGA 5945 Race, Ethnicity, & Americanism (Goldberg)

Spring 2008
HSGA 5519 Comparartive Nationalisms: (Patriarca)
HSGA 5917 Puerto Rico in Amer Century: (Rivera-Giusti)
HSGA 5955 African American & Pop Culture:
(Naison)
HSGA 6074 Med Political & Authority: 
(Paul)
HSGA 6154 Med Warfare & Society:
(Kowaleski)
HSGA 6205 Teaching History:
(Siddiqi)
HSGA 6662Sexuality in America: 
(Ben-Atar)
HSGA 8110 SEM: Church Law & Med Society: 
(Mueller)
HSGA 8550 SEM: European History: 
(Myers)
HSGA 8750 SEM: U.S. History: 
(Goldberg)

Cross Listed Courses
ENGA 7227 Plgrmg Relics Saints Med Lit.: (Yeager)
LAGA 6521 Latin Palaeography: 
(Clark)
MVGA 5079Medieval Mass, Music & Liturgy: 
(Boyce)
RSGA 5300 History of Christianity I: 
(Tilley)
RSGA 6462Dissenters & Heretics: 
(Hornbeck)
RSGA 6500 American Catholicism: 
(Shelley)


Fall 2007
HSGA 5403 The British Empire: (Curtin)
HSGA 5957 Blacks:20th Century US Cities: 
(Purnell)
HSGA 6155 The Medieval Town: 
(Kowaleski)
HSGA 6461 European Thought 1600-1680: 
(Rosenthal)
HSGA 6618 Gender RolesIn Early America: 
(Crane)
HSGA 6715 The Reconstruction Era: 
(Cimbala)
HSGA 7110 PSM: Church Law & Med Soc.
(Mueller)
HSGA 7350 PSM: Selected Topics-Eur History: 
(Myers)
HSGA 7750 PSM: U.S. History:
(Goldberg)

Summer 2007
HSGA 5720 GildedAge and Progressive Era (Swinth)
LLGA 5908 Brazil and the World (Schmidt-Nowara)
MVGA 5800 Medieval Women (Oliva)
HSGA 5650 U.S. Politics & Society, 1789-1824 (Ben-Atar)


Spring 2007
HSGA 5555 Modern European City (Wakeman)
HSGA 5581 The Global Cold War (Latham)
HSGA 5913 Golden Age Spain & America (Penry)
HSGA 6065 The Crusades (Paul)
HSGA 6205 Teaching History (Hamlin)
HSGA 6507 Early Modern Family & Wmn. (Wabuda)
HSGA 6732 New York City Politics (Soyer)
HSGA 8150 SEM: Medieval England (Kowaleski)
HSGA 8550 SEM: European History (Patriarca)
HSGA 8750 SEM: U.S. History (Crane)
MVGA 5200 Medieval Iberian Literature & Society (Gyug/Jimenez-Belmonte)


Fall 2006
HSGA 5566 Technology & Empire (Siddiqi)
HSGA 5953 African American Women's History (Watkins-Owens)
HSGA 6072 Medieval Law & Society (Mueller)
HSGA 6501 France In The Old Regime (Rigogne)
HSGA 6710 The Civil War (Cimbala)
HSGA 6740 U.S. Culture & Society: POST '45 (Swinth)
HSGA 7150 PSM: MedievalEngland (Kowaleski)
HSGA 7350 PSM: Selected Topics-European History (Patriarca)
HSGA 7750 PSM: U.S. History (Crane)
LLGA 5001 Latin America & Latino Cultures (Penry)
MVGA 5039 Late Antique Cultures(Bowes/Gyug)

Summer 2006

HSGA 5947 Film & Historical Literacy (Goldberg)
HSGA 5912 Latin American History in Film &Literature (Penry)
HSGA 6262 Law & Crime in Europe (Myers)


Spring 2006

HSGA 5579 America at War (Cimbala)
HSGA 5911 Gender & the Latin American City (Penry)
HSGA 5951 Oral History of Black Life (Naison)
HSGA 6133 Medieval Religious Institutions (Mueller)
HSGA 6205 Teaching History (Rigogne)
HSGA 6480 Topics in 19th Century Europe (Hamlin)
HSGA 8025 SEM: Medieval Religious Culture (Gyug)
HSGA 8550 SEM: European History (Rosenthal)
HSGA 8750 SEM: U.S. History (Ben-Atar)
ENGA 8204 Medieval Travel Narrative (S. Yeager) (Students may receive history credit for this course.)

Fall 2005
HSGA 5455 Religion and Revolution (Rosenthal)
HSGA 5909 Atlantic Slavery 1400-1900 (Schmidt-Nowara)
HSGA 5915 Latinos/ ASAnd U. S. History (Rivera-Giusti)
HSGA 6075 Medieval Conquest Colonization (Smail)
HSGA 6132 Medieval Law & Family (Mueller)
HSGA 6265Catholic Reformation (Myers)
HSGA 6853 America Between The Wars (1919-1941) (Himmelberg)
HSGA 7025 PSM: Medieval Religious Cultures (Gyug)
HSGA 7620 PSM: U.S.History (Ben-Atar)


Summer 2005

HSGA 5580. The U.S. and the Twentieth Century World (Latham)
HSGA 6305. English Reformation (Wabuda)
HSGA 5470. Modern Imperialism (Hamlin)

Spring 2005
HSGA5953. African-American Women's History (Watkins-Owens)
HSGA 6152. Medieval Women and Family (Kowaleski)
HSGA 6172. Late Medieval & Early Modern Ireland (Maginn)
HSGA 6200. Development of Modern Europe (Curtin)
HSGA 6612. Early Modern Atlantic History (Crane)
HSGA 8055. Seminar: Medieval France (Smail)
HSGA 8550. Seminar: European History (Patriarca)
HSGA 8750.Seminar: U.S. History (Soyer)

Fall 2004

HSGA 5002. Advanced Readings: Early Modern History (Wabuda)  
HSGA 5720. Gilded Age and Progressive Era America (Swinth)
HSGA 5906. Theological & Political Culture: Colonial Latin America (Penry)
HSGA 6024. Medieval Chronicles (Gyug)
HSGA 6153. Medieval Economy and Society (Kowaleski)
HSGA 6453. The Bolshevik Revolution (Rosenthal)
HSGA 6530. European City: 1700-2000 (Wakeman)
HSGA 6660. Hysteria: Histories/Texts (Ben-Atar
HSGA 7055. Proseminar: Medieval France (Smail)
HSGA 7750. Proseminar: U.S. History (Soyer)

Summer 2004
HSGA 5945. Race, Ethnicity, & America. (Goldberg)
HSGA 5400. Gender and History. (Curtin)


Spring 2004
HSGA 5518. Mediterranean Europe. (Patriarca)
HSGA 5565. Environmental History. (Johnson)
HSGA 5908. Brazil and the World. (Schmidt-Nowara)
HSGA 5955. African American and Popular Culture. (Naison)
HSGA 6074. Medieval Politics and Authority. (Smail) 
HSGA 6154. Medieval Warfare and Society. (Kowaleski)
HSGA 6618. Gender Roles in Early America. (Crane)
HSGA 8110. Seminar: Church Law in Medieval Society. (Mueller)
HSGA 8750. Seminar: U.S. History. (Latham)

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