Paul Krause, UBC, History



H548D, Historiography, Home Page, for former grad students


Links for H548D


Syllabus for 2014, PDF


Syllabus for 2014, DOC


Important links for H321/H421, & H335

W.E.B. DuBois, Black Reconstruction: An Essay Toward a History of the Part which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880 – the full text. Also available here.


Insightful review of new books about Paul Robeson, activist, actor, great barritone vocalist


Bryan Stevenson: Memory, Lynching, & Racial Terrorism


A Lynching Kept Out of Sight, Washington Post, Sept. 2, 2016


Killing of Black Men


Michael Brown, Eric Garner, & many others


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

Benjamin DeMott, essay on cinema & race

NEW: Demott, supplementary essay


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.


Treyvon Martin – Questions & Links


“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”


Eric Foner, Meaning of Freedom in the Age of Emancipation; also available at JSTOR here

Without Sanctuary, on lynching; photographs from the site

W.E.B. Dubois, various works, including The Souls of Black Folk, at Project Gutenberg

“Selma,” the film, two critical links: “Doctor King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of Selma,” Conversation: LBJ & Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan 15, 1965




Writing Tips


“Predatory Reading:”H335 & H321/H421 – some suggestions on how to read, and write, more effectively


Why we should take notes by hand, and not on a laptop.


Michael Brown and the killing of other black men, 1998-2014


NEW: A draft syllabus for H321/H421, to be taught in January, 2018, is available. Here’s the link.

H490, Civil War & Civil Rights. January 2017. The syllabus for this majors’ course is available here.



Eric Nellis, UBC emeritus prof, “Movies, American Slavery, & the Slave Trade”


My Brief Summer Vacation, 2016,  & Silencing the Past in Lisboa: a Poem & a Photo


Welcome to the home page for U.S. & African-American History at UBC. Here you will find links for H331 & for H334, for September 2017, as well as for H335, which will be taught in January, 2018. The office hours for term two: Thurs., 2:00-3:00 pm, in 1122 BUTO.


Some useful links: Arts & Letters Daily; JSTOR, for scholarly articles; Nate Parker’s “Birth of a Nation;”  sexual assault at UBC; UBC History Department; & “Silencing the Past.”  New: JSTOR Daily, “where news meets its scholarly match.” Check it out. Oh: The Elements of Style

NEW: HOME PAGE FOR H321/H421; HOME PAGE FOR H335

LINKS FOR H335:

Final Exam, 2018


“White Supremacists & the Rhetoric of Tyranny”


“Debate vs. Persuasion”

NEW: Essays on Ta-Nehisi Coates & other topics

Links for Af-Am History


More Links: H335


Thomas Jefferson




H237 – US History Survey: Race, Freedom, & Democracy

Syllabus
Home Page


News about UBC’s
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office.


This site provides information if you are in need of support.



PLEASE CHECK THESE OUT:


Writing Tips



Links on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Facts & Non-Facts, Citizenship, & The Goals of Education


Home Page, H334, African-American History

Home Page, H331, US History, 1865-1900


Frederick Douglass’s speech on Lincoln, 1876