Every term, the History Department offers a wide variety of courses that can fulfill the College's Writing Designated (WRIT) requirement

For detailed information about each WRIT course offered the current semester can be found here.

Fall 2022

Spring 2023

First-Year Seminar Courses

HIST 0559B Asian American and Third World Solidarity, Naoko Shibusawa


Second-Year Seminar Courses

HIST 0621A Surviving Medieval Paris, Charles Carroll


HIST 0622A "Information Overload" in Early Modern Europe, Amanda Arceneaux


HIST 0658D Walden + Woodstock: The American Lives of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Bob Dylan, Ken Sacks

"Gateway" Intro Lecture Courses

HIST 0233 Colonial Latin America, Jeremy Mumford

HIST 0286B History of Medicine II: The Development of Scientific Medicine in Europe and the World, Harold Cook


Lecture Courses

HIST 1101 Chinese Political Thought from Confucius to Xi Jinping, Cynthia Brokaw


HIST 1120 At China’s Edges, Rebecca Nedostup


HIST 1156 Postwar Japan, Kerry Smith


HIST 1266C English History, 1529-1660, Tim Harris


HIST 1553 Empires in America to 1890, Naoko Shibusawa

Capstone Courses

HIST 1964F Early Modern Ireland, Tim Harris


HIST 1976J Earth Histories, Lukas Rieppel

First-Year Seminar Courses

HIST 0522O The Enlightenment, Neil Safier


HIST 0574A The Silk Road, Past/Present, Cynthia Brokaw


HIST 0576A The Arctic: Global History, Bathsheba Demuth

Second-Year Seminar Courses

HIST 0657A Early American Lives, Christopher Grasso


"Gateway" Intro Lecture Courses

HIST 0286A History of Medicine I: Medical Traditions in the Old World before 1700, Harold Cook


Lecture Courses

HIST 1211 Europe in the High Middle Ages, Amy Remensnyder

HIST 1266D British History, 1660-1800, Tim Harris


Non-Capstone Seminars

HIST 1956A Thinking Historically: A History of History Writing, Ken Sacks

Capstone Courses

HIST 1964L Slavery in the Early Modern World, Adam Teller


HIST 1967C Making Revolutionary Cuba, 1959 to Present, Jennifer Lambe


HIST 1969F Understanding Modern Middle East History through Literature,

Sreemati Mitter


HIST 1977I Gender, Race and Medicine in the Americas, Daniel Rodriguez