Paul Krause, UBC, History


H334 & H335: African-American History at UBC


Final Paper, H335, from 2015


Links for Af-Am History


Links: H335


Thomas Jefferson








H548D, Historiography, Home Page, for former grad students


Links for H548D


Syllabus for 2014, PDF


Syllabus for 2014, DOC



Some Links for H331


Links for US History







H331, US History, 1865-1900, at UBCH334_homepage


Important links for H331, H334, & H335

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

Prof. David Eltis’s Slave Trade Exercise

The New York Times’s coverage of Solomon Northup, 1853

The Times’s coverage, text only

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.


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”


JSTOR, where you can find scholarly articles

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

Slide presentation on the causes of the Civil War

“Selma,” the film, two critical links: “Doctor King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of Selma,” by Gary May; Johnson Conversation with Martin Luther King, Jan 15, 1965





Writing Tips


“Predatory Reading:” H331, H334 and H335, and for H548D – 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


H490, Civil War & Civil Rights: The Two Reconstructions

January 2017. The syllabus for this majors’ course is available here.

The syllabus for H321/H421, to be taught in January, 2018, will be available later in the autumn.



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

Writing Tips


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

Home Page, H334, African-American History, for Sept. 2017

Home Page, 331, US History, 1865-1900, for Sept. 2017


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.


Office hours for term one: Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 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.

The current situation, in historical contexts:


“White Supremacists & the Rhetoric of Tyranny”


“Debate vs. Persuasion”


Additional Links, usually updated weekly


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

Syllabus
Home Page


News about UBC’s
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office, which is not quite open
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But this site provides information if you are in need of support.