H332, Af-Am History

NEW: 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

Film & History will be considered in both  H331 & H332 this term, winter 2013-14.

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