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American Women’s History

Introductory survey and examination of problems and issues in American women’s history and American feminism, colonial era to the present. Emphasizes gender, race and class as categories of historical analysis.

Gain a historical perspective on culture and people.

In Alma’s history program, subject matter spans an extensive range of time periods and cultures, addressing special topics like immigration and ethnicity, foreign policy, the American Constitution and legal history.

Thanks to the breadth of topics and flexible course sequencing, many history majors also choose to double major in related subjects like political science, English, business or philosophy.

Alma’s history program also offers special opportunities such as the Posey Global Fellowships and topical Spring Term courses as well as class-based and independent research projects that lead to conference presentations and publication in academic journals.

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