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Pavlac, Brian A. "HIST/WMST 444 The Witch Hunts 1400-1800." King's College, Wilkes-Barre (Fall 2008) <http://departments.kings.edu/history/hist444.html>.
The course behind these witch pages, a syllabus with links to different parts of the site and around the web.   

Clark, Charles. "HISTORY 4485/5485 History of Western Witchcraft." University of Western Georgia (Summer 2006) <http://www.westga.edu/~history/faculty/Clark/hist5485HISTORY OF WESTERN WITCHCRAFTsyllsum2006.pdf>.
Detailed syllabus and schedule, with a page of useful links to sites about the history of witchcraft.  

Leeson, Whitney A. M. "The History of Witchcraft." Roanoke College. (n.d.) <http://www.roanoke.edu/history/Leeson/Witchcraft/newintro.html>.
Detailed syllabus, pictures, lectures, sources, links, etc.

Parish, Helen. "Approaches to History:  Witches and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe: The Malleus Maleficarum." University of Reading (Fall 2004) <http://www.personal.rdg.ac.uk/~lhs99hlp/approaches.htm>.
Syllabus with useful links to other courses, sources, and articles.  

Booth, Roy. "EN3012 Witchcraft and Drama." Royal Holloway, University of London (2004) <http://personal.rhul.ac.uk/uhle/001/EN3012.htm> .  
Many links to visual and written sources. 

Luttmer, Frank. "History 260: Special Topics The History of the Devil" (Winter Semester 2000)<http://history.hanover.edu/courses/260w00lu.html>.  Some material on witches.

Mulligan, Sean.  "Philosophy 145: Metaphysics and Epistemology of Witchcraft." The Unversity of Western Ontario (April 2005) <http://instruct.uwo.ca/philosophy/145e/witchcraft%20COVER%20PAGE.htm>.
Some links and resources, but most valuable are the extensive lecture notes in rtf format.  See also his Witch Hunts in the Modern Era <http://instruct.uwo.ca/mit/376g/course_info_376.htm>.

Lansing, Carol. "History 4B." The University of California, Santa Barbara (Winter 2005) <http://www.history.ucsb.edu/faculty/lansing/classes/hist4b/materials/Week9.pdf>.
Selection of witch readings as part of a larger survey course.  

Webster, Tom. "Early Modern English Witchcraft." The University of Edinburgh. (2007) <http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/undergraduate/Onesemester/documents/EarlyModernWitchcraft.pdf>.
Detailed course syllabus.

Cocalis, Susan. "GERMAN 363 Witches: Myth & Historical Reality." University of Massachusetts (Fall 2006) <http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~germ363/index.html>.
Detailed syllabus with illustrations and a page of some good links.  

Sites with a little information 

Bilinkoff, Jodi. "History 315 Witchcraft and Magic in European History." The University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Spring 2005) <http://www.uncg.edu/his/docs/Spring05/315-01Bilinkoff.pdf>.
Simple syllabus and schedule.

Goodare, Julian. "The European Witch-Hunt SH0056." University of Edinburgh (2003/04) <http://www.drps.ed.ac.uk/07-08/course.php?code=U01082>.
Basic course info--previous site had a good bibliography.

Monheit, Michael L. "HISTORY 343 Witchcraft and Magic in Earl Modern Europe.University of South Alabama (Summer 2003) <http://www.southalabama.edu/history/faculty/monheit/WTCH-SUMMER2003.SYL.pdf>.
Simple syllabus and schedule.  

Dead Links?  Courses once offered but no more?

Glowa, Josef K. "GERM 291 (same as IDIS 291) Witches and Demons in German Culture and Literature." Moravian College (Fall 2005) <http://home.moravian.edu/users/frlang/mejkg01/Witches%202003.htm>. Dead Link?  
Syllabus with readings, a few pictures and useful links.  

Harley, David. "History 418 Witchcraft and the Occult, 1400-1700." The University of Notre Dame du Lac (Spring 2001) <http://www.nd.edu/~dharley/witchcraft/homepage.html> Dead Link?  
Syllabus with numerous links to outside sources and websites, essays by the instructor (usually illustrated with primary source pictures), and many other helpful sources and articles (link to HARLEY, DAVID. "Historians as Demonologists: The Myth of the Midwife-witch." Social History of Medicine 1990 3(1):1-26; <http://shm.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/3/1/1>).

Kord, Suzanne and Suzanne Rinner. "GERM-201 Witches in History, Myth and Fiction." Georgetown University 
(2003) <http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/kords/dept/courses/GERM201.html> Dead Link? or <http://www3.georgetown.edu/departments/german/courses/germ201.html>. Dead Link?

Simple syllabus with detailed schedule of readings.  

Luebke, David M. "Witches in Europe: Power and Belief 1350-1750." University of Oregon  ( Spring 2002). <http://www.uoregon.edu/~dluebke/Witches442/442WitchesHomepage.html>  Dead Link?
Course syllabus with lists of readings and useful links to sources.  

Mayer, Thomas, et al. "Witchcraft 1100-1700." Augustana College <http://www.augustana.edu/academ/history/witchcraft/index.htm>.  Dead Link?  
Collaborative effort by HI 280 class, with timeline, maps,  pictures and links.

Reinle, C and R. Walz. "Hauptseminar: Hexenverfolgungen in Sptmittelalter und frher Neuzeit." Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (Summer 2003)
<http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/mittelalter1/seminarplan.html>. Dead Link?
In German:  simple syllabus with themes and bibliography.  

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