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Jennifer Sessions

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
HIEU 1502: Introductory Seminar in Post-1700 European History
Credits: 3
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.
HIEU 2072: Modern Europe and the World
Credits: 3
European history since the French Revolution, with an emphasis on social, cultural, and political change in global perspective.
HIEU 2559: New Course in European History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of European History.
HIEU 3000: Modern European Imperialism
Credits: 3
Explores the history and legacies of European overseas empire from the eighteenth century to the present. Themes include strategies of conquest and rule, political economies of empire, race and gender in colonial societies, "civilizing missions" and imperial cultures, violence and decolonization, postcolonial migration and memories of empire.
HIEU 4502: Seminar in Post-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.
EURS 6300: Modern European Imperialism
Credits: 3
Explores the history and legacies of European overseas empire from the eighteenth century to the present. Themes include strategies of conquest and rule, political economies of empire, race and gender in colonial societies, "civilizing missions" and imperial cultures, violence and decolonization, postcolonial migration and memories of empire.
DEM 7000: Democracy Seminar: Democracy, War, Violence
Credits: 3
The DI Seminar will provide a unique learning experience that combines interdisciplinary inquiry with diverse forms of scholarly engagement, opportunities to interact with distinguished guests, both academics and community leaders, from on and off-Grounds. The fall semester will be devoted to readings that explore critical, conceptual, and methodological problems on the seminar theme.
DEM 7001: Democracy Seminar: Democracy, War, Violence II
Credits: 3
The DI Seminar will provide a unique learning experience that combines interdisciplinary inquiry with diverse forms of scholarly engagement, opportunities to interact with distinguished guests, both academics and community leaders, from on and off-Grounds. In the spring, participants will undertake individual research projects that advance their particular intellectual and professional interests.
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.