Explore the ways gender has shaped lives, experiences, ideas, and structures of power around the world.
History Majors and Minors have the option of focusing on specific themes based on departmental offerings. While not required, such a focus allows students to deepen and broaden their study of a particular subject. In consultation with their History Faculty Advisor, History Majors can choose an emphasis from the list below, or they may propose an emphasis of their own design based on current course offerings.
Explore the history of medical knowledge and practice and how societies have constructed disease and health.
Explore how the idea of race developed in different global contexts and how people in the past have fought against racism.
Explore the social, political, and economic impacts of colonialism across world regions and how people in colonized regions shaped movements for liberation.
Explore the rise and fall of world empires and the development of new identities and nations.