Intellectual History Concentration

HIS 8066 American Intellectual and Cultural History

HIS 8209 The Renaissance

HIS 8211 Reformation and Catholic Counter Reformation

HIS 8225 The Enlightenment

HIS 8292 European Intellectual History since 1850

HIS 8410 Atlantic World 1500-1800

HIS 8441 Africa and Emergence from Colonialism

HIS 8800 Topics in Historiography

HIS 8802 Seminar in American Historiography

HIS 8804 Seminar in European Historiography

HIS 8806 Seminar in Historiography of Gender

This course may apply. Check semester course listings:

HIS 8642 Topics in the History of Science and Technology

Contact the Program Director

Judith Giesberg, Ph.D.
(610) 519-4668

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  • Old House, New Discoveries Event
    April 24th at 5:30 p.m. Come peek into the rarely seen service spaces in The Woodlands mansion and learn about the ordinary people who worked beneath the stairs. Graduate students from the Department of History at Villanova University will share new research on the Woodlands mansion.
    http://woodlandsphila.org/events-calendar/2014/1/24/old-house-new-discoveries

  • On Friday, April 4, Villanova University will host its 25th annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton Conference. The conference highlights research from a variety of disciplines, all connected by a focus on gender/women. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Click on the link below for further information: http://www.vuhistoricallyspeaking.blogspot.com/
  • Dr. Chris Haas has published the essay "Geopolitics and Georgian Identity in Late Antiquity: the Dangerous World of Vakhtang Gorgasali" in Georgian Christian Thought and Its Cultural Context: Memorial Volume for the 125th Anniversary of Shalva Nutsubidze (1888-1969), edited by Tamar Nutsubidze, Cornelia B. Horn, and Basil Lourié (Leiden: Brill Publications, 2014), pp, 29-44. 
  • Professor Bernard Reilly’s review of Miriam Shadis, Berenguela of Castile (1180-1246) and Political Women in the High Middle Ages (2009) has been published in Speculum 88 (2013), 338-339.
  • In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the National Constitution Center presents a conversation with scholars Ted Widmer, Sean Wilentz, Judith Giesberg, and Adam Goodheart of the popular New York Times "Disunion" blog on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.  ...read more
  • Lynne Ann Hartnett, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of Russian area studies, was interviewed on CBS Channel 3 News regarding the situation in Chechnya as part of the media reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings.