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XH415 Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing is a multi-disciplinary course administered through the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. It is a multi-disciplinary attempt to understand the dynamics which produce mass atrocity. Cadets will learn of the causes, course, and consequences of selected genocides, examining the processes that led to genocide, with a particular focus on the roles played by militaries.

XH405 The Holocaust and Its Legacy

The Holocaust and Its Legacy is a multi-disciplinary course administered through the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The Holocaust and its aftermath make enormous demands on us not just emotionally, but intellectually, requiring that we consider it from historical, military, psychological, philosophical, political, scientific, representational and legal perspectives. 

HI463 Race, Ethnicity, and Nation

This course examines thematic ideas critical to understanding how groups identify comprehension of what the concepts of “ethnic,” “racial,” “national,” and gendered identities are, theories of how and when they emerged, and how they intersect or break down.

HI368 Modern Central & Eastern Europe, 1896-1989

Between 1896 and 1989, Central and Eastern Europe experienced two world wars, at least three major revolutions, and radical industrial and environmental dislocations. The region witnessed everything from the birth of its modern culture to the creation of new post-World War I nation-states, to the Holocaust, to massive forced population shifts, to the creation of the communist Eastern Bloc, to the popular overthrow of Communism in 1989. 

HI359 Era of the Second World War

This course examines the Interwar Years, 1919-1939, and the Second World War from a global perspective while using a thematic approach to compare the different experiences of each of the major belligerents. 

 HI343 Modern Germany

This course is a survey of the German lands from the dawn of the modern era through contemporary times. The course will combine social, political, economic, and cultural history in examining crucial themes and developments related to the German-speaking regions. 

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