This course introduces students both to historical developments in photography and to a range of different theoretical tools and approaches for using photographs as modes to explore and think critically and creatively about history.
This course provides a theoretical and historical overview of gender, class, and race relations in modern Europe. We explore changing political practices, employment, health, education, ideologies of sex differences, social movements, feminism and socialism, and much more.
This tutorial sequence analyzes the formation of modern European nations, empires, and societies from the late 18th to the last quarter of the 20th century. Students use primary and secondary sources to explore the social and political consequences of the French Revolution and industrialization, the dynamics of empire, the origins Read more…
This course examines the ways in which science and technology are shaped by and in turn help constitute various notions of gender, defined intersectionally to include race, sexuality, and class, among other axes.
This course offers students the opportunity to explore aspects of the social and cultural history of London across the 19th century, including the city as a global capital, a center of immigration and ethnic politics, empire, political reform, capitalism and consumption, sexual politics, social criticism, and mass social movements.
This course explores changing uses of visual media (drawings, etchings, sketches, photographs, diagrams, X Ray images, computer-generated images, film, social media) in the life sciences and medicine from the late Renaissance to the present day.