Summer Courses

2022 Intersession/Summer Evening/Summer Day/Distance Studies


Please submit any questions or special permission requests to Rebecca Northcott, rnorthc2@uwo.ca 

History 1402F Europe 1715 to 1918: An Era of Revolutionary Change
Course Description: Examines central events and themes of European history from the start of the Enlightenment through the First World War, including: origins and impact of the French and industrial revolutions; selected political thinkers from Montesquieu to Nietzsche; German and Italian unification; working class movements; women's emancipation movement; imperialism; First World War.
Antirequisite(s): History 1401E

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
May 9 - June 17
B. Acres Syllabus

 

History 1403G Twentieth-Century Europe
Course Description: Examines the Russian Revolution and Stalinism; Hitler’s rise to power, goals, and methods of rule; the Second World War; the Cold War; decolonization; post-war social changes; European integration; the collapse of the Soviet empire; Vladimir Putin’s rise and rule; and European responses to immigration, climate change, and other challenges.
Antirequisite(s): History 1401E

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
June 20 - July 29
B. Acres Syllabus

 

History 2120A Northern Enterprise: Canadian Business and Labor History
Course Description: The development and effect of business in Canada from the late nineteenth century, with special emphasis on its social impact and the emergence of a Canadian labor movement.
Antirequisite(s): History 2125F/G, the former History 2213F/G. 

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
May 9 - June 17
P. Krats Syllabus

 

History 2124A Sounds, Sights & Bits: Explorations in 20th Century Canadian Popular Culture
Course Description: Canadian popular culture: poor-quality imitation of American, or crucial element of Canadian identity, worthy of "Canadian Content" regulations and financial support? This course traces the 20th century evolution of "Canadian popular culture," offering glimpses into music, film, television, sport and more. What was enjoyed, why, and was it "Canadian?"
Antirequisite(s): The former History 2124F/G.

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
May 9 - June 17
P. Krats Syllabus


History 2192A Beer: The Business, Social and Cultural History of a Global Beverage
Course Description: Examines the business, social and cultural history of the brewing and consumption of beer, from its origins in antiquity, through its production and use in the Roman and Medieval periods, to its impact on Renaissance commerce, and the revolutions in technology, advertising, corporatization, globalization and localization during the modern age. 

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
May 9 - June 17
M. Dove Syllabus

 

History 2301E The United States, Colonial Period to the Present
Course Description: 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.
Antirequisite(s) at Main Campus: History 2302F/G, History 2311F/G, History 2312F/G, History 2710F/G.
Antirequisite(s) at Brescia, Huron, King's Campus: History 2302F/G, History 2710F/G.

Distance Studies
Asynchronous
May 9 - July 29
J. Vacante Syllabus

 

History 3226F Canadian Political Leadership
Course Description: This course focuses on leadership styles of the most influential, innovative, and frequently controversial prime ministers and provincial premiers from the 1860s to the present. Emphasis is placed on the interplay of character, circumstance, pragmatism and principle in governing a nation as ethnically diverse and regionally fragmented as Canada.
Antirequisite(s): History 3297F/G taken in 2009 and 2010.

In-Person
May 9 - June 17
Mon & Wed
7 - 9PM
K. Fleming Syllabus