New and Upcoming Courses
HIST 330: History of North Korea
History of North Korea in terms of industrialism, militarism, and state power, from 1945 to today. Focus on construction of national sovereign identity and comparison with postcolonial world.
HIST 426: History of Japanese Cuisine and Foodways
Explores the history of Japanese cuisine and investigates the cultural, economic, and geopolitical aspects of foodways in Japanese domestic and international identity.
HIST 608: Seminar on Water in History
Explores how various forms of salt, fresh, and brackish water have played transformative roles in the evolution of human communities throughout history.