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Bradly W. Reed

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
Nau Hall 436
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
B.A. University of Oregon 1980
M.A. University of Washington 1989
Ph.D. UCLA 1994
HIEA 1501: Introductory Seminar in East Asian History
Credits: 3
Introduces the study of history intended for first- or second-year students. Seminars involve reading, discussing, and writing about different historical topics and periods, and emphasize the enhancement of critical and communication skills. Several seminars are offered each term. Not more than two Introductory Seminars may be counted toward the major in history.
HIEA 2031: Modern China
Credits: 3
Studies the transformation of Chinese politics, society, institutions, culture and foreign relations from the Opium War. through the post-Mao Reform Era. Emphasizes the fluid relationship between tradition and transformation and the ways in which this relationship continues to shape the lives of the Chinese people.
HIEA 3112: Late Imperial China
Credits: 3
Survey of the social, political, and cultural history of China from 10th to the early 20th centuries. Topics include the philosophic basis of state and society, the formation of social elites, the influence of nomadic peoples, and patterns of popular dissent and rebellion, among others
HIEA 3141: Political and Social Thought in Modern China
Credits: 3
Studies political and social thought from the early 20th century to the present, as reflected in written sources (including fiction), art, and films.
HIEA 4501: Seminar in East Asian History
Credits: 4
A small class (not more than 15 students) intended primarily but not exclusively for history majors who have completed two or more courses relevant to the topic of the seminar. The work of the seminar results primarily in the preparation of a substantial (ca. 25 pp. in standard format) research paper. Some restrictions and prerequisites apply to enrollment. See a history advisor or the director of undergraduate studies.
HIST 4890: Distinguished Majors Program-Special Colloquium
Credits: 4
Studies historical approaches, techniques, and methodologies introduced through written exercises and intensive class discussion. Normally taken during the third year. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the Distinguished Majors Program.
HIST 4990: Distinguished Majors Program-Special Seminar
Credits: 3
Analyzes problems in historical research. Preparation and discussion of fourth-year honors theses. Normally taken during the fourth year. Intended for students who will be in residence during their entire fourth year.  Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the Distinguished Majors Program.
EAST 8998: Non-Topical Research: Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
HIST 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
EAST 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
HIST 9960: Readings in History
Credits: 3
This course is a graduate-level adaptation of an undergraduate course in history. The graduate-level adaption requires additional research, readings, or other academic work established by the instructor beyond the undergraduate syllabus.
HIST 9961: Supervised Reading and Tutorial
Credits: 3
Graduate study of the historiography of a particular topic or historical period, equivalent to a graduate-level colloquium course. Prerequisites: Approval of director of graduate studies or department chair.
HIST 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.