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Klejment, Anne

Professor of History
Office
JRC 418
Phone
(651) 962-5737
Mail
4188

Ph.D. in US history, State University of New York at Binghamton in 1981.

Professor Klejment teaches all of her courses as diversity courses.  This includes Modern America in Global Perspective (HIST 114); African American History in a Global Perspective (HIST 116), History of Women in the US (HIST 368), The History of the Catholic Church in the United States ( HIST 366), The United States and Vietnam (HIST 372), and occasionally offers research seminars on the Sixties.  Her training is in US social history and her research has focused on social and religious issues, including the freedom movement of the sixties and the spirituality and activism of Thea Bowman, FSPA.  Other interests include the history of slave life and slavery, the influence of the black freedom movement on other movements of liberation, and the black freedom movement in the North.  Klejment has published books and articles on nonviolent activists including Dorothy Day and Cesar Chavez.  She recently completed biographical articles on legislator Mee Moua and author and humanitarian Le Ly Hayslip.

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 116 - 02 Afr Amer Hist Glob Persp M - W - F 0935 - 1040 MHC 208
CRN: 42422 4 Credit Hours An introductory social history survey of African-American experience in global perspective. This course will cover developments from the beginnings of the trans-Atlantic slave trade through the present. Topics include: West African cultures; origins of the international slave trade; African American life in the colonies and during the Revolution; development of slavery in global comparative perspective; resistance to slavery; and the role of African Americans in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras; Jim Crow culture; African American culture; migration; black nationalism and independent Africa; the freedom movements of the North and South; and African American popular culture. This course fulfills the general education requirement in historical studies.
HIST 116 - P1 Afr Amer Hist Glob Persp M - W - F 0815 - 0920 MHC 208
CRN: 42421 4 Credit Hours An introductory social history survey of African-American experience in global perspective. This course will cover developments from the beginnings of the trans-Atlantic slave trade through the present. Topics include: West African cultures; origins of the international slave trade; African American life in the colonies and during the Revolution; development of slavery in global comparative perspective; resistance to slavery; and the role of African Americans in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras; Jim Crow culture; African American culture; migration; black nationalism and independent Africa; the freedom movements of the North and South; and African American popular culture. This course fulfills the general education requirement in historical studies.
HIST 372 - 01 Vietnam & United States M - W - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 206
CRN: 42423 4 Credit Hours The causes, events, personalities and consequences of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Background on Vietnamese culture, nationalism, colonial status, wartime occupation, social revolution, and civil war. Role of cold war culture and politics, the media, public opinion, and military strategy in defining the U.S. commitment in Southeast Asia. Analyzes the strategies of opponents of the war and the aftermath of the war in the U.S. and Vietnam. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: One 100-level history course

J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 114 - 01 Mod Us/Global Perspective - T W R F 0900 - 1200 JRC 414
CRN: 10170 4 Credit Hours Social, political, cultural, and economic history of the peoples of the United States from the Reconstruction period following the Civil War to the present. Special emphasis is given to the relation of racial minorities, ethnic groups, and immigrants to the dominant culture, and to the changing role of the U.S. within its larger global context. Major themes include: Reconstruction, domestic and overseas expansion, industrialization, racism and nativism, world wars, cold war, movements of liberation and reform, and other contemporary issues. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

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