History 6687

Graduate Seminar: American Religion and Politics

Course description:

History 6687 offers graduate students an opportunity to analyze trends and developments in the intersection between religion and politics in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present.  The course trains students in the historiography of the field and gives them an opportunity to practice their analytical and communication skills through class discussions, paper assignments, and extensive reading of leading monographs and articles.  

 

Syllabus

 

HIST 6687 Syllabus

 

 

Assignments and Handouts

 

Historiography Paper Assignment

 

Suggestions for Writing Book Reviews

 

Guidelines for Using Footnotes

 

How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism