Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Location|
|1/25/2022||5/9/2022||T||9:10am - 12:00pm||HORT 422|
MODERN IRELAND: FROM THE GREAT FAMINE TO BREXIT (SENIOR COLLOQUIUM)
HIST 797 sec. 02
This seminar focuses on the turbulent history of Ireland, covering the catastrophe of the Great Famine, the struggle for independence, and the quest for identity in a still divided nation. Many individuals made this History: peasant women and their starving families, Fenian revolutionaries, artists & playwrights, Boston-Irish politicians, Catholic and Protestant terrorists, and bureaucrats attempting to negotiate a “back-stop” before Great Britain’s dramatic exit from the European Union. Each student will undertake a major research project, based on a combination of primary sources and secondary readings. Students should expect to engage actively in class discussions, focused on major readings in Irish Studies, and to work diligently on their Capstone Research Project outside of class. The best essays will be selected for presentation at UNH’s signature Undergraduate Research Conference in the spring. Fulfills the Group II requirement for the History Major.