Message from the DUS, August 27th

August 27, 2014
Dear students–
Happy first day of classes! I trust that shopping period is going well. A few updates from the DUS:
1. Office hours. My remaining office hours this week will be Friday–NOT Thursday–from 3-5 p.m. in HGS 238. Please note that this is a change from my previously scheduled office hours. Also note that there is a new DUS office this year.
2. Reminder: History majors meeting. We will hold an informational session for all current and prospective history majors this Thursday 6:30-8 p.m. in HGS 211. Please spread the word among first- and second-year students! 
3. New seminars with space available. As you begin shopping period, be sure to consider some of these new seminars, which still have at least a few available spaces:
HIST 326J: Yale and Japan
Daniel Botsman, W 9:25-11:15
HIST 371J: The Inquisitions of Early Modern Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
Stuart Schwarz, Th 1:30-3:20 (Pre-Ind)
HIST 385J: Reformers and Revolutionaries in the Arab World
Rosie Bsheer, Th 2:30-4:20
HIST 126J: Politics and Capitalism in the Early U.S.
Michael Blaakman, M 1:30-3:20 (Pre-Ind)
HIST 129J: Topics in California History
Genevieve Carpio, Th 1:30-3:20
HIST 149J: Science and Politics of Pollution
Rachel Rothschild, Th 3:30-5:20
HIST 219J: Crime, Order, and Violence in the Atlantic World, 1650-1800
Matthew Lockwood, M 2:30-4:20 (Pre-Ind)
HIST 236J: The First World War
Pierre Purseigle, T 3:30-5:20
HIST 272J: Russia in the Age of Revolution, 1890-1924
Sara Brinegar, M 1:30-3:20
HIST 405J: Emergence of the Nation-State
Ariel Ron, Th 9:25-11:15
HIST 406J: Refugees and Asylum: History, Law and Theory
Hans Leaman, Th 2:30-4:20 (Pre-Ind)
As always, feel free to be in touch with any questions! For now, enjoy shopping,
Beverly Gage
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies