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Robert Patrick Stolz

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
Nau 433
21 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Master of Arts (MA), University of Chicago
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Chicago
HIST 1501: Introductory Seminar in History
Credits: 3
Introduction to the study of history intended for first- and second-year students. Seminars involve reading, discussion, 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 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 3171: Meiji Japan
Credits: 3
This course will examine the rise of the nation-state form in Japan as a new form of historical subjectivity. It will explore in depth the political, economic, social, and cultural changes in the wake of the collapse of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1868 to the start of the Tasiho period in 1912.
HIEA 3172: The Japanese Empire
Credits: 3
This course is an exploration of Japan's imperial project from roughly 1890-1945. We will start by developing a critical theoretical vocabulary with which we will then focus on three recent and important books on Japanese imperialism in East Asia. At the end of the semester we will also look briefly at anti-imperial and decolonization movements as well as the status of the category of 'empire' for analyzing the postwar period.
HIST 7001: Approaches to Historical Study
Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce students to a wide range of historical approaches.
HIEA 9023: Tutorial in Modern Japanese Thought, Culture, & Politics
Credits: 3
Introduction the history and historiography of modern Japanese Thought, Culture, and Politics. Topics include modernity, empire, the nation-state, war, fascism, and capitalist development.
HIST 9027: Tutorial in Marx's Capital
Credits: 3
This tutorial will be a close reading of Capital vol. 1 with excerpts from Smith, Ricardo, and Malthus, as well as secondary sources on the texts. We will finish with historical & contemporary perspectives on Marx and Marxism. By the end students will be prepared to consider the quest of capitalist development outside the West, have a basis for continuing into cultural studies & post-colonial theory & the relationship between theory & history.
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.