2200 Level Courses

2020-21 Academic Year

Draft course outlines will be made available on or before June 2nd 2020.  Please visit your course OWL site for final course outlines. 


2201E - Canada's Past: a Critical History From the Origins to the Present  

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.
2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour 

Antirequisite(s): History 1201E, 2203E, 2204F/G, 2205E, 2710F/G.

Fall/Winter

Lectures will be offered in a virtual asynchronous format - on-line with no meeting time.

Tutorials will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time

A. MacEachern & R. Wardhaugh Online

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2310F - American Nightmare: An Introduction to American Studies

In the increasingly polarized culture of the US, one American’s dream often seems to be another American’s nightmare. This course introduces key ideas in American culture (the American Dream, American Exceptionalism, and American Identity), and examines recent socio-political movements such as #Black Lives Matter, #Me Too, and White Nationalism. 
2 lecture hours, 0.5 course

Antirequisite(s): American Studies 2310F/G

Fall

Lectures will be offered in a virtual asynchronos format - on-line with no meeting time.

Tutorials will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time

R. MacDougall & L. Shire Online

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2311G - The United States: 1865 to the Present

This course surveys the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present day. Topics include the political history of the United States; the growth of American capitalism and mass culture; changing meanings of race, gender, and difference; and the United States’ place in the world.
2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour 0.5 course

Antirequisite(s):  History 2301E, History 2302F/G.

Winter This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. R. MacDougall  Tuesday/Thursday 11:30-12:30

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2401E - Medieval Europe

This course examines the transformation of European economies, political structures, religious and social institutions, and cultures in the thousand years between the fall of Rome and the European voyages of discovery, and the degree to which ordinary people shaped their societies and affected the course of historical change
2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 1.0 course

  • Pre-1800 History Course
Fall/Winter

Lectures will be offered in a virtual asynchronous format - on-line with no meeting time.

Tutorials will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time.

K. Duggan Online

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2427G - History of Russia

This course traces the history of Russia from ancient times to the present. It looks at events on the territory of present-day Russia through imperial expansion, reforms, and revolutions into the 21st century. It explores domestic, regional, and international factors, and how this complex history has been narrated. 
2 hours, 0.5 course

Antirequisite(s): History 2409E

Winter This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. M. Dyczok Wednesday 11:30am-1:30pm Syllabus


2607F - History & Civilization of Medieval Islam

The course introduces the main events and themes of Islamic history and civilization and their place in world history. Topics include: Muhammad and the Qur'an, the Islamic legal system, social structure and political institutions, literature, philosophy, theology, art and architecture, medicine and science, interaction with Europe, the Crusades, and trade. 
3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

  • Pre-1800 History Course
Fall This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. M. Shatzmiller Thursday 1:30-4:30pm

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2608G - The History of the Modern Middle East

The course surveys the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, the transformation of political institutions, the formation of independent Arab states in the 20th century, Arab nationalism, fundamentalism, the impact of European and American imperialism, and the challenges of modernity for the family and status of women.
3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

Antirequisite(s): History 2606E and the former History 2161.

Winter This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. M. Shatzmiller Thursday 1:30-4:30pm Syllabus

2705E - The Western Tradition in International Relations Theory and Practice

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 This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. O. Drachewych Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm Syllabus

2807G - Entrepreneurship in the United States and Canada Since 1800

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.
3 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course

Winter This course will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time. K.Fleming Tuesday 4:30-6:30pm

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2812E - Plague, Pox and Flu: Disease in Global History

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 counts as a 0.5 Pre-1800 History Course
Fall/Winter This course will be offered in a virtual asynchronous format - on-line with no meeting time. S. McKellar Online

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2814F - The History of Aviation

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

Antirequisite(s): The former History 2215F/G

Fall This course will be offered in a virtual asynchronous format - on-line with no meeting time. J. Vacante Online Syllabus

2886G - Fakes, Frauds and Fairs: The History of Museums

This course examines the history of museums and exhibitions and their changing role in society across the globe from the ancient world to the 21st century. Themes include the rise of anthropology and natural sciences; looting; professionalization; colonialism; representation of the ‘other’; museums as political and cultural tools; and repatriation.
2 lecture hours.

Winter This course will be offered in a virtual asynchronous format, with no meeting time. M. Hamilton Online Syllabus

2000 Level International Relations Program Courses

International Relations 2702E - Global Politics Since 1945

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

Lectures and tutorials will be offered in a virtual synchronous format - on-line and at a dedicated time.

F. McKenzie 
M. Dyczok
Tuesday 11:30am-1:30pm Syllabus