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Kalisman, Hilary Falb Assistant Professor and the Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies

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Research

research overview

  • Hilary Falb Kalisman's research focuses on education, colonialism, state and nation building in Israel/Palestine as well as in the broader Middle East.

keywords

  • Palestine, Middle Eastern History, History of Education, Iraq

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • HIST 1800 - Introduction to Global History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    The first cornerstone course for history majors applies a broad perspective to the global past in order to illuminate how common historical patterns and processes, as well as unique elements, shaped the human experience. Using a thematic approach, all topical variations of this course highlight cross-cultural interactions among societies, and, when relevant, how historical processes that began centuries ago still impact the contemporary world. Topics will vary by section. Department enforced prerequisite: 3 hours of any history coursework.
  • HIST 1828 - Introduction to Jewish History since 1492
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Surveys the major historical developments encountered by Jewish communities beginning with the Spanish Expulsion in 1492 up until the present day. Studies the various ways in which Jews across the modern world engaged with the emerging notions of nationality, equality and citizenship, as well as with new ideologies such as liberalism, socialism, nationalism, imperialism and antisemitism. Same as JWST 1828 and RLST 1828.
  • HIST 4338 - History of Modern Israel/Palestine
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Explore the history culture, and politics of this crossroads of Europe and Asia from the late Ottoman period to the present. Topics include: nationalism and colonialism, development of Zionist ideology, Palestinian nationalism, the Jewish community (Yishusv) under British rule, the founding of the State of Israel, Arab-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli relations, Israel's minorities, and the conflict of religion and state. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1818 or JWST 1818 or HIST 1828 or JWST 1828 or HIST 1308 or JWST 2350 or other course work in Middle Eastern or Jewish History. Same as JWST 4338.
  • HIST 4348 - Topics in Jewish History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Covers topics in Jewish history from biblical beginnings to present day. Topics vary each semester. Consult the online Schedule Planner for specific topics. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours within the degree. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1818 or JWST 1818 or HIST 1828 or JWST 1828 or HIST 1308 or JWST 2350 or other course work in Middle Eastern or Jewish History. Same as JWST 4348.
  • HIST 6800 - Readings in Global History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Explores various topics, regions, and methods in history and historical writing by utilizing a global/thematic approach. Geared toward graduate students in History, but students from other disciplines with graduate standing may enroll with instructor consent. Topic and content of course will vary depending on instructor. May be repeated up 12 total credit hours.
  • JWST 1828 - Introduction to Jewish History: Since 1492
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Surveys the major historical developments encountered by Jewish communities beginning with the Spanish Expulsion in 1492 up until the present day. Studies the various ways in which Jews across the modern world engaged with the emerging notions of nationality, equality and citizenship, as well as with new ideologies such as liberalism, socialism, nationalism, imperialism and antisemitism. Same as HIST 1828 and RLST 1828.
  • JWST 4338 - History of Modern Israel/Palestine
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Explore the history culture, and politics of this crossroads of Europe and Asia from the late Ottoman period to the present. Topics include: nationalism and colonialism, development of Zionist ideology, Palestinian nationalism, the Jewish community (Yishusv) under British rule, the founding of the State of Israel, Arab-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli relations, Israel's minorities, and the conflict of religion and state. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1818 or JWST 1818 or HIST 1828 or JWST 1828 or HIST 1308 or JWST 2350 or other course work in Middle Eastern or Jewish History. Same as HIST 4338.
  • JWST 4348 - Topics in Jewish History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Covers topics in Jewish history from biblical beginnings to present day. Topics vary each semester. Consult the online Schedule Planner for specific topics. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours within the degree. Same as HIST 4348.
  • JWST 5348 - Graduate Topics in Jewish History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Covers topics in Jewish history from biblical beginnings to present day. Topics vary each semester.
  • RLST 1828 - Introduction to Jewish History since 1492
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Surveys the major historical developments encountered by Jewish communities beginning with the Spanish Expulsion in 1492 up until the present day. Studies the various ways in which Jews across the modern world engaged with the emerging notions of nationality, equality and citizenship, as well as with new ideologies such as liberalism, socialism, nationalism, imperialism and antisemitism. Same as HIST 1828 and JWST 1828.

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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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