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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 dates starting April 4. 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 Fall 
  9. 2018
  10. New Pre-Law Program Option
  11. Registration, continued. . . :  Special Course Information
  12. Events at Liberty Hall Museum
  13. Mark Your Calendars
  14. KEEP UP TO DATE via KEAN HISTORY SOCIAL MEDIA

Registration and Advising Meetings

Greetings everyone!  It is time to start thinking about registration for Fall 2018. Courses are up on KeanWise. Registration starting April 4.


ADVISING IS MANDATORY PRIOR TO REGISTRATION.  SO ALL KEAN UNION STUDENTS SHOULD ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ADVISING MEETINGS:
 
UPDATED DATES: April 3 at 3:15 PM-4:30PM 
(J-100) and 6:30 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 THURSDAY, MARCH 22ND 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 April 4.  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 FALL 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 2070: WORLD CIVILIZATION II
HIST 2303:(AVAILABLE IN HYBRID ) US HIST TO 1877
HIST 2304:(AVAILABLE IN HYBRID ) US HIST 1877 TO PRESENT


COMPARATIVE/THEMATIC 

    HIST 3000: PERSPECTIVES ON HISTORY
      HIST 4251: HISTORY OF THE BOOK
        HIST 4000: SP TPCS: UNDERSTANDING ARCHIVES
          HIST 4000: SP TPCS: HISTORY OF AMERICAN FASHION
            HIST 4850: FREEDOM AND BLACK JEWISH
              HIST 4875: THE EMERGENCE OF LAW IN SOCIETY


              EUROPEAN HISTORY 
                HIST 3231: MEDIEVAL EUROPE I
                    HIST 3260: RENAISSANCE EUROPE

                    AMERICAN HISTORY 
                    HIST 3306: 20TH CENTURY BLACK HISTORY
                    HIST 3326: (AVAILABLE IN HYBRID) HISTORY OF NEW JERSEY
                    HIST 4318: AMERICAN REVOLUTION
                    HIST 4875:EMERGENCE OF LAW IN SOCIETY

                    LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY 
                    HIST 2381: COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA
                    HIST 3383: HISTORY OF THE CARRIBEAN

                    ASIAN HISTORY 
                    HIST 2471: HISTORY OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION TO 1600
                    HIST 3410: CHINA IN THE 20TH CENTURY
                    HIST 4000: SP TPCS: STATECRAFT IN ANCIENT CHINE
                    AS 2000: INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CIVILIZATION
                    AS 3215: CHINESE LITERATURE ACROSS MEDIA

                    AFRICAN HISTORY
                    HIST 4000: SP TPCS: POST COLONIAL AFRICA

                    ART HISTORY
                    TO BE ANNOUNCED 

                    ASIAN STUDIES
                    AS 2000: INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CIVILIZATION
                    AS 3215: CHINESE LITERATURE ACROSS MEDIA
                    AS 4991: INTERNSHIP IN ASIAN STUDIES
                    AS 4999: INDEPENDENT STUDY

                    CHINESE
                    CHIN 1101: BASIC CHINESE I
                    CHIN 1102: BASIC CHINISE II
                    CHIN 2101: INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I
                    CHIN 2102: INTERMEDIATE CHINESE II
                    CHIN 3101: ADVANCED CHINESE I

                    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 5000: HOLOCAUST I
                    MAHG 5018: COMPARATIVE GENOCIDE
                    MAHG 5026: FIELD WORK AND INTERNSHIP
                    MAHG: 5041: RESEARCH METHODS

                    Course Offerings KEAN OCEAN: Fall 2018

                    HIST 2060: WORLD CIVILIZATION I
                    HIST 3854: HISTORY OF PSEUDOSCIENCE
                    HIST 3864: FIRST WORLD WAR
                    HIST 3231: MEDIEVAL EUROPE I
                    HIST 3236: THE TUDOR-STUART AGE
                    HIST 3244: NAZI-ERA-GERMANY PRE-HOLOCAUST
                    HIST 3274: IRELAND 1801-1977
                    HIST 3864: FIRST WORLD WAR
                    HIST 4233: TSARIST RUSSIA
                    HIST 3010: MODERN AMERICA THROUGH FILM
                    HIST 3324: AMERICAN WEST
                    HIST 3326: HISTORY OF NEW JERSEY
                    HIST 4318: AMERICAN REVOLUTION
                    HIST 4367: AMERICAN IMMIGRATION

                    HIST 4368: CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION
                    HIST 3383: HISTORY OF THE CARRIBEAN
                    HIST 3600: ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
                    HIST 4900: SENIOR SEMINAR IN HISTORY
                    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 -American Fashion, Beth Dincuff Charleston
                    An overview of fashion in America , explored through items of clothing preserved in the Liberty Hall Museum.
                     
                    HIST 4000: Special topics - Understanding Archives, Erin Alghandoor
                    Learn how documents are archived, preserved, and managed at the Kean Archives' Special Collection.

                    HIST 4000 03: Postcolonial Africa, Dr. Abigail Perkiss

                    This course begins in the aftermath of African movements for independence in the second half of the twentieth century. In this postcolonial moment, people across the continent are working to understand and put into practice their own conceptions of nationhood and sovereignty, following longstanding periods of outside control and influence. Throughout the semester, we will encounter three moments in which relatively newly independent nations are forced to confront questions of national autonomy and control in the midst of external pressure from previously colonizing nations. In examining these three moments, we will consider the impact of colonialism on Africa today. This course will fulfill the world history Africa/Middle East requirement, and will use the Reacting to the Past approach. See description of HIST 4875: Emergence of Law in Society for more on the Reacting to the Past format 


                    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.

                    Consider a Minor in Jewish Studies: 


                    Social Justice – Not Just Talk



                    Freedom: Black & Jewish Perspectives

                    Arab-Israel Conflict

                    Psychological Perspectives on Prejudice and Racism

                    Nazi Era Germany

                    The Holocaust, 1939-1945

                    Etc.


                    A minor in Jewish Studies

                    For courses that matter

                    For a surprising choice of careers



                    dklein@kean.edu



                    Events 

                     April 17: 7:30 - 9:00 PM  Miron Student Center Little Theatre

                    Is Antisemitism Respectable Again?, a conversation with Abraham H. Foxman, former National Director of the Anti-Defamation League and currently Director of the Center for the Study of Antisemitism–Jewish Heritage Museum

                    April 19: 7:30 - 9:00 PM  Kean Hall Room 127.

                    Crimes of War, Crimes of Atrocity: The Possibility of Justice, a lecture

                    by Lawrence Douglas, James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought, Amherst College.

                    April 24: 7:30 - 9:00 PM  CAS Room 106 

                    Casablanca, Hitler’s Refugees, and the Hollywood Screen,” a lecture by Noah Isenberg, Professor of Culture and Media at the New School

                    April 18: 5:00 - 6:00 PM  Townsend Hall 117

                     Make it a lifetime of commitment

                    MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Information Session

                    Ongoing

                     Seeking Volunteers for Liberty Hall Museum's Educational programs!

                    Want hands on experience teaching children on American History? Experience teaching outside the classroom by becoming a volunteer for Liberty Hall's school programs! April - June is the high of field trip season and we are seeking enthusiastic,engaging and passionate history buffs to volunteer their time! It's a great addition to your résumé and a way to experience working with children of all ages. See more information below and contact Maryellen McVeigh, Coordinator of Education at marymcv@kean.edu
                    • All school tours take place Monday - Friday between 9:30 am - 1:30 pm - availability must be during those hours. We are very flexible - let us know what day(s) work best for your schedule!
                    • All educators are dressed in historical period clothing - including volunteers. All period clothing will be provided.
                    • Must be comfortable around students ranging from 1st grade through high school - depending on the program.
                    • You’ll receive background information and training sessions before you start to teach a station on your own. We also will have you follow groups so you can experience the stations first hand and see how the topic gets taught.
                    Book'Em Workshop!

                    Liberty Hall Museum’s book collection will inspire the artist in every person! Get a peek into our book collection, including some rare first editions! Then, learn the history of book making and then create your own handmade books.  Using origami techniques, participants will create three different types of books.  The books provide an ideal platform for poetry, journaling, art, recipes and countless other uses.  Light refreshments will be served. A great night out with friends -must be 21 years or older to attend.

                    Program Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
                    Program Fee: $25.00 per person, $20 for Kean Faculty/Students/Alumni
                    Reservations required by April 16 - tickets can be purchase by visiting www.kean.edu/libertyhall

                    World War I Exhibit at Liberty Hall

                    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

                    To be announced...

                    Thinking Ahead:  Careers!

                    Start a Career-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.  

                    Seeking Volunteers for Liberty Hall Museum's Educational programs!

                    Want hands on experience teaching children on American History? Experience teaching outside the classroom by becoming a volunteer for Liberty Hall's school programs! April - June is the high of field trip season and we are seeking enthusiastic,engaging and passionate history buffs to volunteer their time! It's a great addition to your résumé and a way to experience working with children of all ages. See more information below and contact Maryellen McVeigh, Coordinator of Education at marymcv@kean.edu
                    • All school tours take place Monday - Friday between 9:30 am - 1:30 pm - availability must be during those hours. We are very flexible - let us know what day(s) work best for your schedule!
                    • All educators are dressed in historical period clothing - including volunteers. All period clothing will be provided.
                    • Must be comfortable around students ranging from 1st grade through high school - depending on the program.
                    • You’ll receive background information and training sessions before you start to teach a station on your own. We also will have you follow groups so you can experience the stations first hand and see how the topic gets taught.




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