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Zsolt Nagy

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D History, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Office
JRC 416
Phone
(651) 962-5733
Fax
651-962-5741
Mail
University of St. Thomas #JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul MN 55105

Dr. Nagy is a historian of modern Europe with specific focus on East and East-Central Europe. He is the author of Great Expectations and Interwar Realities: Hungarian Cultural Diplomacy, 1918-1941, published in 2017 by Central European University Press, as well as articles in Contemporary European History and the Hungarian Studies Review. He offers classes on a wide variety of topics ranging from the Holocaust and Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union, the history of the First World War, history of Modern Europe and modern East-Central Europe, as well as his course on the History of the World since 1900.  Dr. Nagy was born in Hungary, he is a sci-fi fan, and a long-suffering supporter of Liverpool FC.

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 115 - W03 The World Since 1900 - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

41335 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 115 - W04 The World Since 1900 - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

41012 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 335 - 01 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 481

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 481

Course Registration Number:

42597 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

This course examines the origins of modern anti-Semitism, the rise of the Nazi Party and the subsequent radicalization of its racial policy from persecution to genocide. The course conceptualizes the Holocaust in the European/global framework-beyond Germans and Jews. It investigates the relationship between the various segments of the continent’s population and complexities of such concepts as collaboration and resistance. Finally, it examines the legacy, influence, and contemporary understanding of the Holocaust. Prerequisite: One 100-level HIST course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 115 - L03 The World Since 1900 - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 202

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

21226 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 115 - L04 The World Since 1900 - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 202

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

21228 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course examines the origin, development, reception, alteration, and rejection of various ideologies—including, but not limited to, nationalism, imperialism, communism, liberalism, fascism and Nazism—and the political, social, economic, and cultural changes that they produced. Through a close examination of the twentieth century, students gain appreciation for the intricate nature of power and dependency that characterizes the modern world. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
HIST 226 - 01 Modern Europe since 1914 - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

22289 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Zsolt Nagy

This course is a close examination of twentieth century European history or, as some historians refer to it, the "short twentieth century" of the "dark continent." It follows the cultural, social, economic, and political development of Europe through wars and reconstruction. Topics include, but are not limited to, imperial and national rivalry, WW I and its aftermath, Russian Revolution, Fascism and Nazism, WW II and its aftermath, Cold War and the division of Europe, 1989, and the emergence of the European Union.

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