HIST 318 - The Midwest: Local, State, and Regional Histories
H, U, 4 credits. D.
This seminar examines themes in Midwest history with an emphasis on Minnesota and North Dakota. Topics may include: labor and work, religion, race and ethnicity, gender, politics, economics and the environment. Conflict and cooperation, identity and the links between local, state, and regional history and the nation may also be addressed. Readings, discussion, and a research project will emphasize developing students’ abilities to think historically and conceptually while broadening their knowledge of the Midwest. This course can also count toward the heritage and museum studies program.
U: Cultural Diversity
D: Courses not offered on a regular schedule but at the discression of the department, on the basis of student interest and ability to arrange schedules of faculty