Local History Seminars

Local History Seminars are an integral part of the History and Social Studies programs. The
content varies by term and by instructor but they focus on the use of primary sources and typically use the region
as their geographic focus.

Spring 2002

HIS400 Local History Seminar: The Western Reserve
Section 1
MWF 1:30-2:35
Instructor: Professor Robert Wheeler

This seminar will introduce students to the variety of primary sources (letters, journals, diaries etc.) which help explain how the Western Reserve of Ohio was created and how it changed over time. Students will learn how to select, evaluate, and edit primary materials for an electronic reader.

HIS400 Local History Seminar: The Langston Hughes Years
Section 2
TTH 1:00-2:50
Instructor: Professor Regennia Williams