COVID-19

Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Featured Spring 2020 Courses

Here is a sampling of the fascinating, popular courses taught in the Department of History.
HIS 7B: History of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1750-1900

HIS 7B: History of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1750-1900

Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Latin America from colony to republic. The nature of Iberian colonialism, the causes for independence, the creation of nation states, the difficulties in consolidating these nations, and the rise of Liberalism and export economies in the 19th century. GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE.

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HIS 102E-2: Magic, Disenchantment, and Re-Enchantment in Modernity

HIS 102E-2: Magic, Disenchantment, and Re-Enchantment in Modernity

HIS 102E—Undergraduate Proseminar in History; Europe Since 1815 (5) Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Europe since 1815. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: WE.

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HIS 168: History of Inter-American Relations

HIS 168: History of Inter-American Relations

HIS 168—History of Inter-American Relations (4) Lecture—3 hour(s). Diplomatic history of Latin America since independence, intra-Latin American relations, relations with the United States, participation in international organizations, and communism in Latin America. GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE.

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