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October 29, 2019 at 4:02 pm

Spring 2020 | New History Courses: 20th-Century Europe & Charles Darwin

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The History Department at Ohio University announces two new courses that are being offered for the first time in Spring 2020.

HIST 2220: Europe in the 20th Century 

Description: This course presents a survey of the history of Europe (including Great Britain and Russia) in the “short 20th century,” from the start of World War I in 1914 to the end of the Cold War in 1989, as well as a survey of developments since 1989, with an emphasis on ideologies, state and national transformations, and political and social change. Dr. Mirna Zakic, Associate Professor of History, is offering this course. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:05–4:25 p.m.

HIST 3550: The Age of Darwin, 1800–Present

Description: What is life, and where did it come from? This course explores Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, which has been called one of the most influential ideas of all time for virtually every aspect of human thought, from its birth in Victorian England to global debates in the present. Dr. Victoria Lee, Assistant Professor of History, is offering this course. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30–2:50 p.m.

For a complete listing of Spring 2020 History Department courses, visit the Course Offerings site.

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