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Erin M. Lambert

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
Nau 453
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
B.A., B.F.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Robert E. Cook Honors College, 2
HIEU 2071: Early Modern Europe and the World
Credits: 3
European history, from the Reformation to Napoleon, in global perspective.
HIEU 2721: Supernatural Europe, 1500-1800
Credits: 3
Surveys the intellectual, religious, and social history of Europe c.1500-1800 through the lens of changing beliefs about the supernatural. Selected topics include the rise and decline of witch-hunting, changing understandings of the universe, the impact of religious reform on traditional belief, and the "disenchantment" of European society as beliefs in the supernatural declined in the 18th century.
RELC 3231: Reformation Europe
Credits: 3
Surveys the development of religious reform movements in continental Europe from c. 1450 to c. 1650 and their impact on politics, social life, science, and conceptions of the self. Cross-listed as HIEU 3231.
HIEU 4501: Seminar in Pre-1700 European History
Credits: 4
The major seminar is 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.
HIST 4991: Distinguished Majors Program-Special Seminar
Credits: 3
Analyzes problems in historical research.  Preparation and discussion of fourth-year honors theses.  Intended for Distinguished Majors who will have studied abroad in the fall of their fourth year. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the Distinguished Majors Program.
HIEU 4993: Independent Study in European History
Credits: 1–3
In exceptional circumstances and with the permission of a faculty member any student may undertake a rigorous program of independent study designed to explore a subject not currently being taught or to expand upon regular offerings. Independent Study projects may not be used to replace regularly scheduled classes. Open to majors or non-majors.
HIST 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
HIST 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
HIEU 9029: Tutorial in the History of Reformation Europe
Credits: 3
Surveys the history and historiography of European Christianity c. 1450-1650.
HIEU 9030: Tutorial in the History of Early Modern Europe
Credits: 3
Explores the history and historiography of Europe, c. 1450-1750. It provides a broad introduction to early modern society and culture, with particular emphasis on the transformations that reshaped Europe in this period, such as the emergence of the early modern state, the division of Christendom, and global exploration.
HIEU 9036: Tutorial in the History of Tolerance and Intolerance
Credits: 3
This tutorial surveys the history and historiography of religious tolerance and intolerance in the later Middle Ages and the early modern world, with a focus on both classic works and recent interventions.
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 9962: General Exam Preparation
Credits: 3
In this course, students will prepare for the general examination under the guidance of a faculty examiner. During the course, the student will identify relevant readings; complete and review those readings; and explore the larger questions raised by those readings and their fields more generally.
HIST 9964: Master's Essay Revision
Credits: 3
This course is intended for PhD candidates to revise their master's essays for publication under the guidance of a member of the graduate faculty. It is typically taken in first semester of the second year of study.
HIST 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.

Cory Family Teaching Award, 2016