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  1. Registration and Advising Meetings
  2. Have Advising Questions?
    1. Start with Advising FAQs:
  3. Advising Basics
  4. Why do I have a hold on my account?
  5. Are you History/Teacher Cert?
  6. When can I register?
  7. Registration begins October 31. Click HERE to go to the Registrar's "System Availability" page to find out when you can register.  (PLEASE NOTE THAT KEAN-OCEAN STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED SEPARATELY ABOUT THEIR ADVISING/REGISTRATION SCHEDULE.)
  8. Course Offerings Spring 2018
  9. New Pre-Law Program Option
  10. Registration, continued. . . :  Special Course Information
  11. Events at Liberty Hall Museum
  12. Mark Your Calendars
  13. KEEP UP TO DATE via KEAN HISTORY SOCIAL MEDIA

Registration and Advising Meetings

Greetings everyone!  It is time to start thinking about registration for Spring 2018. Courses are up on KeanWise. Registration begins October 31.


ADVISING IS MANDATORY PRIOR TO REGISTRATION.  SO ALL KEAN UNION STUDENTS SHOULD ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ADVISING MEETINGS: October 24th at 3:15 PM 
(B-109) and 6: PM, IN T111.  Bring your guide sheets and questions.  We will be discussing changes to the guide sheets.  If you cannot attend, you must make an appointment to see your advisor.  Only your advisor can remove your advising block.

(PLEASE NOTE THAT KEAN OCEAN STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED SEPARATELY ABOUT THEIR ADVISING/REGISTRATION SCHEDULE.)

Again, when you meet with your advisor, bring your GUIDESHEETS (up-to-date, please), program evaluations, degree audits, and any other relevant information.

Have Advising Questions?

Start with Advising FAQs:

Please be aware that you can find answers to most of your advising questions on the History Department FAQs posted on the department webpage.  Try looking here first before you see your advisor.

Advising Basics

You cannot register before you have received advising.  The Department of History holds pre-registration advising meetings. 

This semester they are scheduled for TUESDAY OCOTBER, 24th at 3:15 PM (B-109) and 6:30 PM, IN T111

Faculty members will be on hand to conduct advising, answer your questions, and remove advisement blocks. We cannot advise you effectively without the right information.  So please bring your GUIDESHEETS (up-to-date, please), program evaluations and/or degree audits (from KeanWise), and your questions! If you need a clean GUIDESHEET, download one from the department website. Click here for GUIDESHEET.

If you cannot attend the meeting, you must schedule an appointment with your advisor. To do so, first check his/her office hours on KeanWise, then send him/her an email to schedule an appointment.

Again, when you meet with your advisor, bring your GUIDESHEETS (up-to-date, please), program evaluations, degree audits, and any other relevant information.

Why do I have a hold on my account?

See University Academic Advisement Policy:
All undergraduate students will be required to receive academic advisement prior to registration. This advisement will be provided by the student’s faculty adviser. An academic advisement hold will be placed on the student’s account until they have met with their advisor. Students can access their first major advisor information by logging into their KeanWISE account and clicking on the link Search Office Hour by Faculty/Advisor Name. (This link will only provide you with your first major advisor information.)

Students admitted into the following programs (EEO, EPIC, Passport, and Spanish-Speaking) will have an additional hold placed on their account. Students in these special admit programs are required to contact their respective program for removal of this hold prior to registration.

Students with a second major or content area will have a second major advisement hold placed on their account until they have met with their second advisor.

Are you History/Teacher Cert?


If you are enrolled in a dual degree program, you have two advisors and TWO advising blocks. You will need to seek advising and have advising blocks removed by BOTH your history advisor AND your education advisor. 

All history/teacher certification majors should seek education advising from Professor Jerry Weiner in Hutchinson J334E. He can offer advising and information you need about required education courses and fieldwork. Please consult KeanWise for Professor Weiner's office hours. He may be reached by email at jweiner@kean.edu, or by phone at 737-4009.

Specific Education advisors:

Grades 9-12: Dr. Linda Costanzo Cahir, J-334, lcahir@kean.edu

Grades 5-8: Dr. Frank Osborne, J-334, fosborne@kean.edu

Grades K-5: Prof. Patrick Ippolito, J-330, pippolit@kean.edu

Bilingual Ed: Dr. Gail Verdi, J-330, gverdi@kean.edu

Special Ed: Dr. Barbara Lee, J-317, blee@kean.edu

*PLEASE NOTE KEAN NO LONGER OFFERS POST-BACCALAUREATE TEACHER'S CERTIFICATION

 

Please Contact:Dr. Ethel Eaddy, J-102 eeaddy@kean.edu and www.kean.edu/~pbtc

When can I register?

Registration begins October 31.  Click HERE to go to the Registrar's "System Availability" page to find out when you can register.  

(PLEASE NOTE THAT KEAN-OCEAN STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED SEPARATELY ABOUT THEIR ADVISING/REGISTRATION SCHEDULE.)

Course Offerings Spring 2018

*Please note that several of these courses are HYBRID.  What is a HYBRID course?  It is a course that will be conducted in part face-to-face in the classroom AND in part online according to the schedule as outlined on the course syllabus. 

*Art History can now be taken as a minor.


FOUNDATION CORE 

HIST 2060: WORLD CIVILIZATION I
HIST 2070: WORLD CIVILIZATION II
HIST 2303:(AVAILABLE IN HYBRID OR REGULAR) US HIST TO 1877
HIST 2304:(AVAILABLE IN HYBRID OR REGULAR) US HIST 1877 TO PRESENT


COMPARATIVE/THEMATIC 
HIST 3000: PERSPECTIVES ON HISTORY
HIST 3852: HISTORY OF SCIENCE
HIST 4000: SP TPCS: HISTORY OF CRIMES
HIST 4000: SP TPCS: HISTORY OF FASHION
HIST 4000: SP TPCS: HISTORY OF GENEALOGY


EUROPEAN HISTORY 
HIST 3120: ROMAN CIVILIZATION
HIST 3233: ENGLAND IN THE MIDDLE AGES
HIST 3852: HISTORY OF SCIENCE
HIST 4241: GERMANY BEFORE HITLER


AMERICAN HISTORY 
HIST 3306: 20TH CENTURY BLACK HISTORY
HIST 3326: HISTORY OF NEW JERSEY
HIST 3363: AMERICA IN THE 1960’S
HIST 4000: SP TPCS: HISTORY OF CRIME
HIST 4368: CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION 
HIST 4875:EMERGENCE OF LAW IN SOCIETY 


LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY 
HIST 4384: HISTORY OF BRAZIL
HIST 4902: HONORS SEMINAR
MAGH 5013: GENOCIDE IN LATIN AMERICA

ASIAN HISTORY 
HIST 2472: MODERNIZATION CHINA & JAPAN
HIST 3410: CHINA IN THE 20TH CENTURY
AS 2000: INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CIVILIZATION
AS 3416: CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE & FILMS
 
ART HISTORY
AH 3275: HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
AH 3740: MODERN ART
AH 3760: MEDIEVAL ART
AH 3790: HISTORY OF FURNITURE/INTERIORS
AH 3796: MODERN LATIN AMERICAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE
AH 4000: INDEPENDENT STUDY ART HISTORY
AH 4200: INTERNSHIP- ART HISTORY
AH 4700: ART HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR

ASIAN STUDIES
AS 2000: INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CIVILIZATION
AS 3233: INDIAN CINEMA
AS 3416: CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE & FILMS
AS 4991: INTERNSHIP IN ASIAN STUDIES
AS 4999: INDEPENDENT STUDY

 
CHINESE
CHIN 1101: BASIC CHINESE I
CHIN 1102: BASIC CHINESE II
CHIN 2101: INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I
CHIN 3102: ADVANCED CHINESE II

SEMINARS AND INDEPENDENT STUDY 

HIST 3990: JUNIOR SEMINAR IN HISTORY
HIST 4990:SENIOR SEMINAR IN HISTORY
HIST 4991: INTERNSHIP
HIST 4995: INDEPENDENT STUDY

MAHGS 

MAHG 5003: HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM
MAHG 5013: GENOCIDE IN LATIN AMERICA
MAHG 5026: FIELD WORK & INTERNSHIP
MAHG 5030: TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE

Course Offerings KEAN OCEAN: Spring 2018

HIST 3865: WORLD WAR II
HIST 3250: THE  BRITISH EMPIRE
HIST 3274: IRELAND: 1801-1977
HIST 4234: REVOLUTIONARY SOVIET RUSSIA
HIST 3324: AMERICAN WEST
HIST 3331:HISTORY OF SPORTS IN AMERICA
HIST 3363: AMERICA IN THE 1960'S
HIST 3999: AMERICAN EXPEPERIENCE IN VIETNAM
HIST 4364: HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN
HIST 4371:THE COLD WAR IN HISTORY
HIST 4384: HISTORY OF BRAZIL
HIST 3600: ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
HIST 4990: SENIOR SEMINAR IN HISTORY

New Pre-Law Program Option

The Department of History is the final stages of obtaining approval for a new degree option in the History program.  The new program is a B.A. in History, Pre-Law Option.

The program combines offerings in History and Political Science, as well as Philosophy, Communications, and other fields, in order to help you develop a solid foundation for future study in law.

If you are interested in the new program, feel free to reach out to Dr. PERKISS for details. 

Registration, continued. . . :  Special Course Information

New Special Topics Courses:

HIST 4000: Special Topics -History of Crime, Dr. Nicholson
Explores the social and cultural history of Crime.

HIST 4000: Special topics -History of Fashion, Beth Dincuff Charleston
An overview of fashion in Western History, explored through items of clothing preserved in the Liberty Hall Museum.
 
HIST 4000: Special topics - History of Genealogy, Erin Alghandoor
Explore movement of peoples and families while learning how to research  your own family tree! 


ID 3313:Justice and Human Rights - Dr. Dennis Klein

In a world of violence and the constant threat of violence, what are the chances that justice can intervene if not prevail? This course looks at the history of the human rights movement - its accomplishments and troubling shortcomings. It will also look at the aftermath of mass violence, such as genocide and other atrocities, and evaluate the record of justice and the hope it suggests for the future. Counts as Upper Level Free Elective.

DO AN INTERNSHIP:  Information


3 Credits plus invaluable experience working in museums and historical societies that can be a pathway to jobs in history!

This spring, we have opportunities at Kean, in Liberty Hall, and in Elizabeth, among others. List of sites available in the History Department.

For more information about internship opportunities, contact Dr. Argote-Freyre, History Intern Coordinator at:  fargotef@kean.edu.  

Events 

                                                                                                                                   

The 8th Annual Kean University Halloween Lecture

On the History of the Occult

Ancient Greek Occult Amulets

Greek magicians’ manuals explain all

 

Dr. Jacquelyn Stonberg

Art History, Kean University

 

October 26, 2017

Liberty Hall Carriage House, 3:15pm

Sponsored by the Department of History

 

        Open to the public


Black Tom Island                                      
 
By Martin Casella
Presented by Premiere Stages

November 17-19, 2017 (Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday at 3 p.m.)
Little Theatre, Miron Student Center, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ

Based on an actual incident that took place in Jersey City in 1916, the new play Black Tom Island explores the first documented terrorist attack on American soil through the lens of a fictionalized Slovak immigrant and his wife who may or may not be involved in the attack.

Free; reservations required. Please call 908-737-7469, email ticket@kean.edu, or visit www.premierestagesatkean.com.



World War I Exhibit at Liberty Hall

New exhibit at Liberty Hall Museum - Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War

Liberty Hall Museum will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States entering with World War I an exhibit entitled, “Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War”, in which the museum will look at the service of Captain John Kean, his brother Congressman, Robert W. Kean, as well as their three Roosevelt cousins, George, John and Philip. The exhibit, using firsthand accounts from their letters and postcards sent home, as well as, photographs and personal objects, will allow visitors to walk in their footsteps as they were sent off to basic training in 1917 to fighting overseas on the front lines of Europe in 1917-18 to their return home in 1919. The collection at Liberty Hall Museum contains over 300 letters from John and Robert as well as their uniforms, military handbooks, maps, pictures, and commemorative pins, all of which will be on display in the exhibit.The exhibit opens on April 7, 2017 and will run through November 10, 2018. Tours run Tuesday - Saturday from 10 am - 3 pm, leaving every hour on the hour.  Admission is free for Kean University students & staff, $12 for adults, $10 for Kean Alumni and $8 for seniors and children. 

Mark Your Calendars

October 26:  Halloween Lecture, “Ancient Greek Occult Amulets:  Greek magicians’ manuals explain all” 3:15 PM, Carriage House 

October 30:  CLA Series “America, Now:  Anti-Semitism” 4:30 PM, Location HH 113 

October 31: Winter/Spring 2018 Registration Opens

November 9:  Writing Workshop, “How to Write a History Paper,” T111 

November 29: CLA Series “America, Now:  Fake News,” 12:30 PM Location, HH 113

November 30:  Dean for a Day

December 4:  Holocaust Resource Center Memorial Lecture 





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