H332, Af-Am History


H332 WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 2 COURSES THIS YEAR. DETAILS TO FOLLOW IN JUNE.


H334 BEGINS WITH THE ORIGINS OF NEW-WORLD SLAVERY. H335, IN TERM 2, BEGINS IN WITH THE ORIGINS OF THE U.S. CIVIL WAR.


Questions for the Final Paper, 2014


Links for African-American History


New: Term-Two Syllabus


New: Term-Two Assignment Calendar


Syllabus for 2013-14, term 1



H548D, Historiography


Links for H548D

H331, US History, 1865-1900


New: Questions for the final paper, spring 2014. Due: Weds., April 23, noon.


Links for H331


Links for US History


New: Syllabus for Term 2, 2013-14


New: Assignment Calendar, Jan.-April, 2014


Slide presentations: On the causes of the Civil War, &

Toward an American Empire

Quick Links


Arts One Lecture on Silencing the Past:

UBC Site (with slides)

YouTube Site (no slides)

And another YouTube Site

This lecture by Paul Krause covers a range of problems in popular culture, literature and music, and history. It speaks directly to H331 and H332.


Arts & Letters Daily, links to essays, reviews, & articles on the arts & humanities

UBC Department of History


NEWS FLASH: H332 WILL BE DIVIDED INTO TWO COURSES IN 2014: H334 & H335.


H334, IN THE FALL, COVERS AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY INTO THE 1850S.


H335, OFFERED IN THE SPRING, COVERS IT FROM THEN INTO THE EARLY 21ST CENTURY.


Additional Links for 331 & H332

Slide Presentations on The Second Industrial Revolution, on Empire & The Great Plains, and Toward an American Empire

Benjamin DeMott, essay on cinema & race

Writing: Links & Tips


Slide presentation on the causes of the Civil War


Richard Hofstadter, essay on Lincoln


Frederick Douglass, oration delivered at the unveiling of the Freedmen’s Monument, 1876, also available here. Douglass explains why Lincoln was, and is, the president of white America, but also why Lincoln was an extraordinary person.


NEW: Treyvon Martin – Questions & Links


NEW: “Following King’s Path, and Trying to Galvanize a New Generation,” coverage by The New York Times of the anniversary of the March on Washington, 1963


Related stories in The Times: March on Washington Original Coverage; A Dream Examined; Witnesses to History; Views of Fitful Progress


“Five Myths about the March on Washington,” in The Washington Post; also see: “Fifty years after March on Washington, economic gap between blacks, whites persists”






Predatory Reading for H331, H332 and for H548D – some suggestions to help make reading and writing a bit easier