2200 Level Courses
2017-18 Academic Year
Course outlines will be made available on or before June 15th 2017.
This course surveys the history of Canada with an emphasis on Indigenous peoples, colonialism and imperialism; the history of warfare and international relations; immigration, industrialization and state formation; and the diverse ways that gender, class and race shaped the lives of everyday Canadians.
Antirequisite(s): History 1201E, 2203E, 2205E, the former 2207F/G.
|Fall/Winter||2201E||R. Wardhaugh||Monday/Wednesday 3:30-4:30pm||Syllabus|
First Nations peoples are the original inhabitants of Canada. This course will examine history recorded since European contact with all possible efforts to privilege an Aboriginal point of view and the contribution Aboriginal peoples have made and continue to make to Canada as a nation-state and as a cultural community. 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course
Antirequisite(s): First Nations Studies 2901E
Prerequisite(s): First Nations Studies 1020E or Anthropology 1025F/G or the former 020E or History 1401E or 1201E or 1701E.
|Fall/Winter||2209E||Evan Habkirk||Monday 7:00-10:00pm||Syllabus|
Emphasis first term upon the emergence of the American nation, the egalitarian impulse, national expansion and sectional conflict; second term, upon the great transformations of the modern era: the growth of industrialism, big government, a pluralistic society, and international predominance. 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course
This course begins with the Anglo-Saxon heptarchy (seven Kingdoms) and ends in 1485. We shall study such themes as the means used to attain and keep power, the nature of rebellions and the relationship between rulers and ruled. Students will undertake document work and a Computer Module assist analysis. 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course
This course counts as a 1.0 Pre-1800 credit.
This course examines the causes and consequences of the current conflict in Ukraine. By looking at Russian and Ukrainian history, placing it in international context and exploring concepts such as state, empire, nation, and the role of mass media, it provides a larger framework for understanding what is happening today. 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course
Antirequisite: Political Science 2423F/G
|Fall||2423F||M. Dyczok||Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm||Syllabus|
A survey of Japan’s political, social, economic, and cultural development from prehistoric times to the present. Themes will include the foundation of the early aristocratic state, warrior regimes, the rise of the Japanese empire in the 19th and 20th centuries, and Japan’s recovery and economic development after World War II. 2 lecture hours, 1.0 course
This course moves from the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire through the formation of independent Turkey and the Arab and Jewish states to a consideration of social, economic and political developments such as the development of secular nationalism, socialism, pan-Islamism, and the challenges facing the modern Middle East. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour 1.0 course
Antirequisite(s): History 2607F/G, 2608F/G and the former History 2161.
This course counts as a World credit.
|Fall/Winter||2606E||M. Shatzmiller||Monday 4:30-6:30pm||Syllabus|
History 2705E is a ‘great books' course. The purpose is to examine critical works of international relations theory in context. The focus is “the Western tradition”. Thinkers to be considered include: Cicero, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Erasmus, Grotius, Hobbes, Frederick of Prussia, von Clausewitz, Angell, and Morgenthau. 3 hours, 1.0 course
|Fall/Winter||2705E||B. Millman||Thursday 9:30-12:30pm||Syllabus|
A lecture and seminar course examining theories of entrepreneurship and their historical relationship to such essential business activities as finance, marketing, manufacturing, transportation, labour relations, and management. The focus is on the careers and business innovations of leading American and Canadian entrepreneurs in the 19th and 20th centuries. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course
This course examines the role of disease in history, exploring how disease swept through cities, devastated populations, and transformed politics, public health and economies. Spanning from antiquity to present day, this global survey investigates society’s experience with, and response to, such diseases as the plague, leprosy, smallpox, and AIDS/HIV. 2 lecture hours, 1.0 course
This course explores the history of aviation from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. It focuses on the key events and personalities associated with the history of aviation from the romantic era of flight to the development of the modern aviation industry. 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
|Fall||2814F||J. Vacante||Thursday 2:30-4:30pm||Syllabus|
This course introduces students to the major events, figures, and themes of Jewish history from the Spanish Expulsion to the post-WWII era, including the Enlightenment and Emancipation, Zionism, the Holocaust, and the foundation of Israel. 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
This interdisciplinary course unpacks history, theory, and practice of global politics since 1945 using experiential learning. The first semester explores the international system's evolution emphasizing the cold war and decolonization. The second semester considers contemporary global problems ranging from environment to degradation and migration to nuclear terrorism and arms spirals. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 1.0 course
Antirequisite(s): the former International Relations 2701E.
Prerequisite(s): Political Science 1020E and 1.0 course in History numbered 1201-1999.
Extra Information: This course is restricted to students enrolled in the International Relations Honors Specialization.
|Fall/Winter||IR2702E||G. Stewart/E.Simpson||Tuesday 11:30-1:30pm||Fall Term Syllabus|