Thomas Klubock

Thomas Miller Klubock

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of History
Office location and address
Nau Hall 281
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph.D., Yale University
M.A. and M.Phil.,Yale University
B.A., Haverford College
HILA 1501: Introductory Seminar in Latin American History
Credits: 3
Intended for first- or second-year students, this course introduces the study of history. 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 history.
HILA 2001: Colonial Latin America, 1500-1824
Credits: 3
Introduces major developments and issues in the study of Latin American history from Native American societies on the eve of the Spanish Conquest to the wars of national independence in the early 19th century.
HILA 2002: Modern Latin America, 1824 to Present
Credits: 3
Introduces the history of Latin America from national independence in the early 19th century to the present.
LAST 2050: Latin American Interdisciplinary Seminar
Credits: 4
An interdisciplinary seminar taught by the faculty of the Latin Americans Studies Program, containing twelve different subjects, from historical, anthropological, literary, political and media studies disciplines.
HILA 4501: Seminar in Latin American 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. Seminar work results primarily in the preparation of 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.
HILA 4993: Independent Study in Latin American 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.
LAST 4993: Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
Credits: 3
Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
LAST 4999: Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
Credits: 3
Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
HIST 7331: History of Gender and Sexuality
Credits: 3
A survey of recent literature on the history of gender and sexuality from the late eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. The class is both comparative and transnational with readings drawn from literatures on the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
HIST 7559: New Course in History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of general history.
HIST 8999: Research in History
Credits: 1–12
For master's essay and other research carried out prior to advancement to candidacy, taken under the supervision of the student's adviser.
HIST 9030: Readings in the History of Global Capitalism: Labor and Capital
Credits: 3
This graduate workshop focuses on the global and comparative history of labor during the emergence of capitalism. Students will read ten monographs and a number of debates and fora published in journals on the history of labor around the world from the development of the global capitalist world system to the present. At the end of the semester students will write a twenty-page historiographical essay on a topic of their choosing.
HIST 9961: Supervised Reading
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.