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Osborne, Myles Gregory Associate Professor

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  • HIST 1228 - Introduction to Sub-Saharan African History Since 1800
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces students to the history of Sub-Saharan Africa from 1800 to the present. Major topics of study included the trans-Atlantic slave trade, African state-building, European colonialism, African responses to colonialism and issues facing independent African nations, ranging from debt to HIV/AIDS.
  • HIST 3110 - Honors Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Practical historiography for students who wish to write a senior honors thesis. Emphasizes choice of topic, critical methods, research, organization, argumentation, and writing. Recommended restriction: History GPA of 2.0 or higher. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • HIST 4238 - History of Southern Africa
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines the history of southern Africa history from the earliest times to the present. Short background readings and lectures cover southern African's history and class discussions of novels are layered over these basics. Topics of study include Cecil Rhodes and the diamond/gold mines; Shaka and the Zulu nation; apartheid; Nelson Mandela and the antiapartheid movement; issues facing South Africa today.
  • HIST 4258 - Africa under European Colonial Rule
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Looks at the British, French, Portuguese and German empires that undertook the Scramble for Africa in the late 19th century. Themes include slavery and the slave trade; colonization and pacification; African resistance to European rule; missionaries and converts; decolonization and anti-colonial uprisings; issues facing Africa today, including oil, war and the Rwandan genocide. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1218 or HIST 1228 or HIST 3020 or ANTH 1150 or ANTH 3100 or ANTH 4630 or GEOG 3862 or PSCI 3082.
  • HIST 5000 - Historical Methods: Introduction to the Professional Study of History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Introduces purposes, materials, and techniques of historical scholarship. Theory, practice, and criticism.

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