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Kent, Susan K

Professor Emerita/Emeritus


  • Professor Emerita/Emeritus, History

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  • HIST 1012 - Empire, Revolution and Global War: European History Since 1600
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021
    Examines the history of modern Europe from 1600. Topics may include religious conflict, absolutism, the Scientific Revolution, the global impact of European colonialism and imperialism, the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial Revolutions, and the emergence of romanticism, nationalism, liberalism, socialism and modernism. Concludes by analyzing World War I and II, communist and fascist totalitarianisms, decolonization and the Cold War. Formerly HIST 1020
  • HIST 1800 - Introduction to Global History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    The first cornerstone course for history majors applies a broad perspective to the global past in order to illuminate how common historical patterns and processes, as well as unique elements, shaped the human experience. Using a thematic approach, all topical variations of this course highlight cross-cultural interactions among societies, and, when relevant, how historical processes that began centuries ago still impact the contemporary world. Topics will vary by section. Department enforced prerequisite: 3 hours of any history coursework.
  • HIST 5012 - Graduate Colloquium in European History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Acquaints students with key works in the literature of European history, and addresses matters of method and interpretation. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced requisite: admission to the graduate program in history.
  • HIST 6123 - Readings in English History Since 1688
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
  • HIST 7800 - Research Seminar in Global History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Discusses various topics, themes and methods which inform the field of Global History. Readings and research papers will explore transnational and global historical interactions, including the exchange of ideas, peoples, commodities, and cultural practices. Geared toward graduate students in History, but students from other disciplines with graduate standing may enroll with instructor consent. Topic and content of course will vary depending on instructor. May be repeated up 12 total credit hours.
  • RLST 4830 - Senior Majors Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Topics and instructors vary. Brings advanced majors together in order to focus their major experience onsignificant topics and issues of common interest.


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