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Joint Honours Liberal Arts (36 credits)

Offered by:     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

Currently under review. Admissions will not be accepted for the 2013–2014 academic year.

The Joint Honours in Liberal Arts exposes students to texts from and histories of a suitably wide range of cultures and societies. Students will have an opportunity to learn a language other than English, as well as history, literature and art, ethics, philosophy, and social thought. They will also be exposed to materials from a range of cultures and societies as well as from different historical periods.

Four intellectual streams will be available to choose from: languages and literature; the fine arts and their histories; ethics and social thought; and history and the liberal arts. Students will be expected to satisfy distribution requirements across regions of the world and historical eras.

At least 18 credits must be from the 300 level or above, at least 9 credits at the 400 level or above.

Joint Honours students must maintain a program GPA of 3.30 and an overall CGPA of 3.00.

No more than 18 credits may be from one Humanities department.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • LIBA 402 Seminar in Liberal Arts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    LIBA : Readings and discussions on liberal arts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to U2 and U3 students

Complementary Courses (33 credits)

Below is a list of approved courses. Additional courses may be substituted with the approval of the Program Director.

21 credits to be chosen as follows:

12 credits must be in the study of a language other than English or French;

9 credits from one of the following lists:

List A

  • PHIL 230 Introduction to Moral Philosophy 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : A survey of a number of historically important and influential theories. Philosophers to be discussed may include Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Moore.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Sarah Stroud (Fall)

  • PHIL 240 Political Philosophy 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An introduction to contemporary philosophy of politics by concentrating on a number of contested concepts, such as freedom, justice and equality, in contemporary political philosophy and practice.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jürgen De Wispelaere (Fall)

  • POLI 231 Introduction to Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The course introduces students to political theory through critical examination of classic texts in the history of political thought. In addition to gaining an understanding of several different traditions of political thought, students are encouraged to develop their skills in textual interpretation, critical reasoning, and essay-writing.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Arash Abizadeh (Winter)

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • POLI 232 Modern Political Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The course introduces students to modern political thought through a critical examination of some of the key political ideologies and concepts of contemporary political discourse. Themes vary from year to year, and may include liberalism, conservatism, socialism, feminism, democracy, power, justice, and freedom.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Catherine Lu (Fall)

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

List B

  • ARTH 204 Introduction to Medieval Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Surveys the arts from late Antiquity to the fourteenth century in Western Europe. Focuses on the body and space to introduce artistic and architectural concepts, practices, and styles from the late Roman, Byzantine and Carolingian empires to monastic and royal patronage of the French Kings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ARTH 205 Introduction to Modern Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : The course is an introduction to the modern period in art history which begins around 1750. It examines the development in both painting and sculpture and relates to changes in the social and political climate of the times.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ARTH 207 Introduction Early Modern Art 1400-1600 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Survey of the visual culture of early modern Europe (1400-1600), including selected works in their historical context and the uses of visual forms in the formation of identities across various social spheres and geographical locations.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Engeline Vanhaelen (Fall)

  • ARTH 209 Introduction to Ancient Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Survey of ancient art and architecture: pre-historic Europe, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Focus is on issues of political power, gender, sexuality, race, the formation of individual and group identities, and the relation between the body and social space.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Cecily Hilsdale (Winter)

  • EAST 215 Introduction to East Asian Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Introductory survey of some of the major developments in the visual arts of Japan, China, and Korea. Emphasis will be placed on the diversity of artistic traditions in East Asia and the intersections among these traditions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 215.

MUSIC: Up to 6 credits of Music courses to be selected in consultation with the Program Director.

List C

  • CLAS 200 Introduction to Ancient Greek Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Survey of ancient Greek literature in translation from Homer to Second Sophistic, covering the key genres and texts of the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Imperial eras. The material to be discussed includes Archaic epic, lyric and elegy; Classical tragedy, comedy and historiography; Hellenistic poetry, and literature of the Roman Imperial period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 203 Greek Mythology (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A survey of the myths and legends of Ancient Greece.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Fall) John Serrati (Summer)

  • CLAS 208 Introduction to Roman Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Survey of Roman literature in translation from Plautus to Augustine, covering the key genres and texts of the Republican and Imperial eras.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Winter)

  • ENGL 202 Departmental Survey of English Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A survey of English literature before 1750 for students registered in English programs.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kenneth H Borris (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Restriction: Limited to students in English programs only
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ENGL 200
  • ENGL 203 Departmental Survey of English Literature 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A survey of English literature after 1750 for students registered in English programs.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Tabitha Sparks (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ENGL 202 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Limited to students in English programs only
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ENGL 201
  • ENGL 215 Introduction to Shakespeare (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of a selection of plays, in their intellectual and theatrical context, with an emphasis on the interplay of text and performance.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Stephen Wittek (Fall)

    • Winter
  • FREN 250 Littérature française avant 1800 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature française des origines à la fin du 18e siècle.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Frederic Charbonneau (Fall)

    • Fall
  • GERM 259 Introduction to German Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    German (Arts) : Introduction to the major authors, genres, and topics of German literature from the Middle Ages to the Age of Goethe, including the Nibelungenlied, Faust, classical tragedy, and the rise of the novel.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Paul Peters (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • HISP 241 Survey of Spanish Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : From the origins to the Golden Age through a study of representative works.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: David A Boruchoff (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in Spanish
    • Prerequisite: successful completion of HISP 220D1/D2, HISP 219 or equivalent
  • RUSS 223 Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : The Golden Age of Russian literature: from Pushkin, Lermontov, and Gogol to the first works of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. This course traces the rise of a coherent literary tradition in Russia, exploring authors’ relationships to the burgeoning tradition and to their historical and cultural context.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anna Berman (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English

List D

  • EAST 211 Introduction: East Asian Culture: China (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course provides a critical introduction to central themes in Chinese culture. The course will also examine the changing representations of the Chinese cultural tradition in the West. Readings will include original sources in translation from the fields of literature, philosophy, religion, and cultural history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kenneth Dean (Fall)

  • EAST 212 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Japan (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : An introduction to Japan which presents various aspects of Japanese literature, culture, history, religions, philosophy and society.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Yuriko Furuhata (Winter)

  • EAST 213 Introduction: East Asian Culture: Korea (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course provides a critical introduction to central themes in Korean culture, including Korean literature, religions, philosophy, and socio-economic formations.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michelle Cho (Winter)

  • HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of historical and cultural elements which constitute the background of the Hispanic world up to the 18th century; a survey of the pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations (Aztec, Maya and Inca) and the conquest of America.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in English
  • HIST 200 Introduction to African History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course stresses the interactions of the peoples of Africa with each other and with the worlds of Europe and Islam from the Iron Age to the European Conquest in 1880.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Rachel Sandwell (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-200D
  • HIST 205 Ancient Mediterranean History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Mediterranean history from the Bronze Age until the 6th century AD, focusing on Greek and Roman civilization.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: John Serrati (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 209 prior to September 2006.
  • HIST 206 Africa and the Indian Ocean World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines the rise and development of an Indian Ocean World "global" economy from the first millennium C.E. and Africa's role within it.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 207 Jewish History: 400 B.C.E. to 1000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An overview of Jewish history from the period of Ezra and Nehemiah to the death of Hai Gaon, c. 1035. Focus on the experience of the Jews in Hellenistic and Islamic civilizations. Topics include Jewish sects, rabbinic literature in its various genres, the Karaite schism, and the rise of the Gaonate.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken JWST 216
  • HIST 208 Introduction to East Asian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to the history of East Asian civilization from earliest times to 1600, with emphasis on China and Japan, including social, intellectual, and economic developments as well as political history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Griet Vankeerberghen (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-208D
  • HIST 213 World History, 1300-2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A thematic and comparative approach to world history, beginning with the rise of the Mongols in the thirteenth century, and ending with globalization in the late twentieth century. Trade diasporas, technology, disease and imperialism are the major themes addressed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 214 Introduction to European History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Covers European History from the decline of the Roman Empire to the seventeenth century. The objective of the course is to provide students with both a knowledge of the major developments in pre-modern history and experience in the reading, interpretation and writing of history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matthew Milner (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-215D
  • HIST 234 German History to 1648 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The development of the German states from the beginning of the Middle Ages, papal-imperial world-power rivalry, the Reformation, and the Thirty Year's War.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-235D
  • ISLA 200 Islamic Civilization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : An introduction to, and survey of, the religious, literary, artistic, legal, philosophical and scientific traditions that constituted Islamic civilization from the 7th Century until the mid-19th Century.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Note: All readings are in English.
  • ISLA 210 Muslim Societies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : An introduction to the different, often disparate, ways in which Muslims live and think in the modern world (19th-21st centuries). Muslim social contexts across the globe and cyberspace.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 201 Religions of the Ancient Near East (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Introduction to the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria-Palestine (excluding Israelite religion) from the fourth to first millennium B.C.E. Themes that will be discussed include: gods and goddesses, divine kingship, deification of kings, temple cult, death and afterlife, magic, piety, oracles, prayer, lament, myth and epic.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

    • Fall
  • RELG 202 Religion of Ancient Israel (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An examination of the religion of Ancient Israel by a study of selected texts (narratives, laws, prophetic sayings, wisdom traditions, and psalms) from the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament in translation.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Shayna Sheinfeld (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 210 Jesus of Nazareth (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A critical study of selected ancient and modern accounts of the aims and person of Jesus. Attention will be given also to the question of the historical sources and to the relationship between faith and history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter and Summer

Complementary Courses: Streams

Below is a list of approved courses. Additional courses may be substituted with the approval of the Program Director.

At least 12 credits in one of the four specialized streams below:

NOTE: Distribution Requirement:

Every student must take at least 6 credits in coursework primarily emphasizing texts or history from before 1500, and at least 6 credits in coursework primarily emphasizing texts or history from the period 1500-1900. Every student must also take at least 6 credits in coursework primarily emphasizing Africa and/or Asia, and at least 6 credits in coursework primarily emphasizing Europe and/or the Americas or Australasia. Any given course may meet both a period distribution requirement and a geographic distribution requirement.

Stream 1 - Languages and literature

- Any course in Arts at the 200 level or higher dedicated to teaching a language other than English, or taught in a language other than English
- Any course at the 200 level or higher in French (FREN), German Studies (GERM), Hispanic Studies (HISP), Italian Studies (ITAL), or Russian Studies (RUSS)
- Any course in Classics (CLAS) that is labeled as Classical Languages (LA), Classical Literature (LI), or Modern Greek (MG) as found on the department's website listing its undergraduate programs at: http://www.mcgill.ca/classics/teaching/thematic-areas
- Any course in East Asian Studies (EAST) on the department's course list for East Asian Language courses
- Any course in Jewish Studies (JWST) on the department's course list for Hebrew Language and Literature, Yiddish Language and Literature, or Biblical Studies
- Any course at the 200 level or above in English (ENGL) on the department's course list for the Literature Option as found on the department's website listing its undergraduate programs at: http://www.mcgill.ca/english/undergrad/handbook/major

  • AFRI 401 Swahili Language and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    African Studies : Basic knowledge of the Swahili language and culture with emphasis on handling circumstances that might be encountered in field research: everyday conversation, developing aural and oral skills and mastering basic grammar rules, understanding cultural norms and practices, issues of culture sensitivity and appropriateness.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Angela Ngaira (Fall)

    • Note: Priority to students in the African Studies Program and/or participants of the Canadian Field Studies in Africa program and to students with a demonstrable need related to internship or research. Approval by African Studies Program Adviser required.
  • EAST 307 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of selected topics and aspects of Chinese literature and/or language. The content of the course may vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Renzhong Wang (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Departmental approval required
  • EAST 308 Topics: Chinese Language and Literature 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of selected topics and aspects of Chinese literature and/or language. The content of the course may vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Departmental approval required
  • EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Gender and sexuality in modern and/or premodern Chinese literature with emphasis on representation of gender relations, notions of masculinity and femininity, morality and sexuality. Readings from fiction, drama, poetry, and/or other genres are approached from a variety of critical perspectives.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Readings in English translation.
  • EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : A study of fiction, drama, and poetry by women writers in imperial, modern, and/or contemporary China.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Grace S Fong (Winter)

    • Core course for the Women's Studies program
    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor.
  • EAST 352 Critical Approaches to Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course will examine traditional and/or modern genres of Chinese literature with a focus on different forms of Chinese and Western literary analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211.
  • EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Advanced seminar in selected genres, themes and issues in Chinese literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in any literature.
  • EAST 490 Confucius and the Classics (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course will examine the Five Classics and their relation to the figure of Confucius. It will survey various interpretations of Confucius and the Classics and the role these played in various periods of Chinese history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or HIST 208 or HIST 218 or permission of instructor.
  • EAST 550 Classical Chinese Poetry Themes and Genres (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : A study of major themes and genres of classical Chinese poetry from its beginnings to the Yuan dynasty (14th century), with emphasis on critical analysis of text and context. Readings of poems in the original.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): EAST 433 or permission of instructor
  • EAST 559 Advanced Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of selected topics and aspects of Chinese literature. The content of the course may vary from year to year, ranging from contemporary to modern to pre-modern literature.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Grace S Fong (Fall)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): one advanced course in EAST or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Departmental approval required
  • EAST 562 Japanese Literary Theory and Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course examines Japanese theories of literary production and practice with an emphasis on 20th century thought.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Any course in EAST above the 200 level and at least a year of an East Asian Language, or permission of instructor
  • EAST 569 Advanced Topics: Japanese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of selected topics and aspects of Japanese literature. The content of the course may vary from year to year from contemporary to modern to pre-modern literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: one advanced course in EAST or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Departmental approval required
  • ISLA 385 Poetics & Politics in Arabic Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Major issues in classical and modern Arabic literature; how poetics and politics interact in classical and modern, popular folktales and high literature, novels and poetry. The politics of translation from Arabic into English.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Reading and discussion in English.
  • ISLA 388 Persian Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Examination of literature produced in the Persian-speaking world from the mid 10th to the late 20th century C.E. A broad selection of texts (prose and poetry) will be studied in translation.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Prashant Keshavmurthy (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Readings in English.
  • ISLA 392 Arabic Literature as World Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Consideration of Arabic literature as part of world literature, including exploration of tensions between reading Arabic literature as local, discrete and self-contained and as part of larger global phenomena.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.
  • ISLA 585 Arab Women's Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Explorations of writings by Arab women. Issues include: translation/reception, gender and genre, categories of knowledge about Arab women, feminist and post-colonial theories/methodologies.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 392 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Readings in English translation.
  • RELG 203 Bible and Western Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : To provide students of the humanities with knowledge of the Bible as a tool for interpreting religious references in Western literature, art and music. Biblical stories (e.g. Creation, Exodus), key figures (e.g. David, Job, Mary), and common motifs (e.g. Holy City, Pilgrimage, Bride) are explored, then illustrated by later cultural forms.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Jeffrey Keiser (Fall) Sean Ross (Winter)

    • Fall and Winter
  • RELG 302 Literature of Ancient Israel 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the literature of Ancient Israel in English translation. Reading and interpreting representative selections.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Patricia Kirkpatrick (Winter)

    • Fall
  • RELG 303 Literature of Ancient Israel 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Approaches to historical-critical scholarship and to the historical background of the Old Testament. Part of the course will be an examination of methods of biblical analysis through the use of learning cells.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Gerbern Oegema (Fall)

    • Winter
  • RELG 311 New Testament Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the interpretation of the New Testament.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Frederick Tappenden (Fall)

    • Fall
  • RELG 312 New Testament Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the critical study of the Gospels.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

    • Winter

Stream 2 - The fine arts and their histories

- Any course at the 200 level or above in Art History and Communication Studies labeled as Art History (ARTH)
- Any course at the 200 level or above in MUAR (Music-Arts Faculty) or the Schulich School of Music labeled MUTH (Music Theory and Analysis) or MUHL (Music, History and Literature)

  • CLAS 300 Greek Drama and the Theatre (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of the Greek dramatists, both tragic and comic, in the light of their plays, with special emphasis on the theatrical techniques of the authors and the means of production in the Greek theatre.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 370 Gender in the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : An exploration of gender roles in the Ancient Mediterranean world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • EAST 215 Introduction to East Asian Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Introductory survey of some of the major developments in the visual arts of Japan, China, and Korea. Emphasis will be placed on the diversity of artistic traditions in East Asia and the intersections among these traditions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 215.
  • EAST 356 Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Examination of modern Chinese art and visual culture from the 1920's to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the formation of the artistic avant-garde in the 20th century and its relation to socialist and post-socialist mass culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 356.
  • EAST 357 Early Chinese Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Survey of Chinese art and visual culture during the pre-imperial and early imperial periods (1500BCE-900CE). A wide range of visual images and media (painting, architecture, inscription, funerary art) will be examined in the historical context of the rise and development of the empire.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jeffrey Moser (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: One 200-level Art History or East Asian Studies course, or by permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 357.
  • EAST 358 Later Chinese Art (960-1911) (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Survey of art and visual culture in later imperial China from Song to Qing dynasties. A broad range of media (e.g. painting, calligraphy, print, architecture) will be examined to explore the development of literati aesthetics and its intersections with the arts of the court, the temple, and the marketplace.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: One 200-level Art History or East Asian Studies course, or by permission of Instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 355.
  • EAST 456 Chinese Drama and Popular Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course will examine the regional background of popular culture in Late Imperial China, focusing on the development of distinct traditions of regional drama. The levels of texts and audiences and the social and ritual contexts of theatrical performance in pre-modern China will also be considered.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kenneth Dean (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor
  • EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : The seminar takes an in-depth look at the function and meaning of the brushwork in traditional Chinese painting. Analysis of paintings will be combined to close readings of theoretical texts in translation.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jeffrey Moser (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: At least one EAST or ARTH course or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 457.
  • ENGL 230 Introduction to Theatre Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An introduction to dramatic literature, text analysis, textual and performance theory, and theatre history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Erin Jane Hurley (Fall)

    • Fall
  • ENGL 308 English Renaissance Drama 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An overview of some major authors and issues in English Renaissance Drama.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ENGL 309 English Renaissance Drama 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An overview of some major authors and issues in English Renaissance Drama.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Patrick Neilson (Fall)

    • Fall
  • ENGL 310 Restoration and 18th Century Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of works of Restoration and 18th century drama.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Patrick Neilson (Fall)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 313 Canadian Drama and Theatre (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Dramatic forms and theatrical practices in Canada from beginnings to the present day.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Patrick Neilson (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 314 20th Century Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of selected representative works in modern drama and theatre.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sean Carney (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 345 Religion and the Arts 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Topics of current interest in Religion and the Arts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • RELG 347 Topics in Religion and the Arts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Topics in religion and the arts.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • RELG 355 Religion and the Arts 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Topics of current interest in Religion and the Arts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • RELG 455 Religion and the Performing Arts in South India (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This course focuses on the place of religion in historical representations and performance practices of "classical" South Indian performing arts such as Bharatanatyam dance and Karnatak music. In particular, it lays emphasis on politics of the twentieth-century reinvention of these arts by elites in the Tamil and Telugu-speaking regions.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Davesh Soneji (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 363
  • RUSS 385 Topics in Russian Performance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : Masterpieces of the Russian stage in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the emergence of a uniquely Russian dramatic sensitivity against prevailing European trends; the literary word in a public, political and/or avant-garde forum.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lyudmila Parts (Winter)

    • Fall
    • At least 2 courses in literature and/or cultural studies.

Stream 3 - Ethics and social thought

- All courses in Group A of the Minor Concentration in Philosophy
- All Philosophy (PHIL) and Political Science (POLI) courses in the Minor Concentration in Political Theory

  • CATH 315 Catholicism and Moral Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : A critical examination of theological and philosophical perspectives which inform contemporary Catholic moral thinking. This course explores the interplay of the evolving body of Catholic moral teaching with other developments and debates in ethics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor
  • CATH 340 Catholic Social Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : Explores Catholic social and political thought from a comparative perspective. Topics may include the Church-State distinction, subsidiary, the common good, pluralism, the Catholic human rights revolution, natural law and the international order, Christian Democracy and the relationship between Catholicism, liberalism and communitarianism.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anne Leahy (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor
  • ENVR 203 Knowledge, Ethics and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Introduction to cultural perspectives on the environment: the influence of culture and cognition on perceptions of the natural world; conflicts in orders of knowledge (models, taxonomies, paradigms, theories, cosmologies), ethics (moral values, frameworks, dilemmas), and law (formal and customary, rights and obligations) regarding political dimensions of critical environments, resource use, and technologies.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: David Goodin, Julia Freeman (Fall) Jaye Dana Ellis (Winter)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
  • ENVR 400 Environmental Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Students work in interdisciplinary seminar groups on challenging philosophical, ethical, scientific and practical issues. They will explore cutting-edge ideas and grapple with the reconciliation of environmental imperatives and social, political and economic pragmatics. Activities include meeting practitioners, attending guest lectures, following directed readings, and organizing, leading and participating in seminars.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Nicolas Kosoy (Fall) David Goodin, Holly Dressel, Stephanie Posthumus, Kevin Manaugh (Winter)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
    • Prerequisite: ENVR 203
    • Restriction: Open only to U3 students, or permission of instructor
  • ISLA 200 Islamic Civilization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : An introduction to, and survey of, the religious, literary, artistic, legal, philosophical and scientific traditions that constituted Islamic civilization from the 7th Century until the mid-19th Century.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Note: All readings are in English.
  • ISLA 380 Islamic Philosophy and Theology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : A survey of the most important philosophers and theologians in Islamic intellectual history, with a focus on the theories they articulated and the movements they engendered. The impact of European thought on 19th and 20th century Islamic intellectual history is also examined.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Reading and discussion in English.
  • JWST 261 History of Jewish Philosophy & Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : An introduction to Jewish philosophy and thought from the Hellenic period (Philo) to the beginning of the modern era (Spinoza) focusing on topics such as prophecy and philosophy, God and the world; the Law as a canon of ethical rules and as a political constitution. survey the treatment of such issues by Jewish thinkers from Philo to Maimonides.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • JWST 337 Jewish Philosophy and Thought 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Focuses on either a period, a current of thought or the work of a thinker in the history of Jewish thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, paying particular attention to the relationship of Jewish thinkers to intellectual trends in their respective cultural contexts. contemporary Muslim and Christian theologians and philosophers.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lawrence Kaplan, Carlos Fraenkel (Fall)

    • Winter
  • JWST 338 Jewish Philosophy and Thought 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Focuses on either a period, a current of thought or the work of a thinker in the history of Jewish thought from the Middle Ages to Modern Times, paying particular attention to the relationship of Jewish thinkers to intellectual trends in their respective cultural contexts. themes and concerns of Jewish theology and on Jewish responses to contemporary trends in European thought.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • JWST 365 Modern Jewish Ideologies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The rise and development of the various ideologies which attempt to define the Jews in historical, national and socio-cultural terms will be analyzed within the context of modern European nationalism. Selected texts of the Jewish Enlightenment, Science of Judaism, Peretz Smolenskin, Leon Pinsker, Simon Dubnow, Chaim Zhitlowsky and Ahad Ha-Am.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Allan L Nadler (Fall)

  • RELG 270 Religious Ethics and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Environmental potential of various religious traditions and secular perspectives, including animal rights, ecofeminism, and deep ecology.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Eliza Rosenberg (Fall) Eliza Rosenberg (Winter)

    • Fall: Macdonald Campus (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue). Winter: Downtown Campus.
  • RELG 271 Sexual Ethics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of the social construction of sexual identity and of selected issues regarding sexual behaviour.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: David Jacob Koloszyc, Jonathan Waind (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 331 Religion and Globalization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An exploration of the distinctive ways in which the world's religions are shaping and are shaped by the dynamics of globalization. It examines the multiple intersections of religion and globalization through a variety of themes and case studies in human rights, development, education, ecology, gender, and conflict

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ellen Aitken, Jonathan Waind (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 319 when topic was "Religion and Globalization"
  • RELG 370 Religion and Human Rights (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Social justice and human rights issues as key aspects of modem religious ethics. Topics include: the relationship of religion to the modem human rights movement; religious perspectives on the universality of human rights; the scope and limits of religious freedom; conflicts between religion and rights.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jonathan Waind (Fall)

    • Winter
  • RELG 371 Ethics of Violence/Non-Violence (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Forms of violence and the reaction of religious groups are assessed both for their effectiveness and for their fidelity to their professed beliefs. Different traditions, ranging from the wholesale adoption of violent methods (e.g., the Crusades) to repudiation (e.g., Gandhi; the Peace Churches).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Summer
  • RELG 376 Religious Ethics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A discussion of ethical theory will provide the background for an analysis of the relationship between religious world views and moral reason. Attention will be given to the way in which the dominant religious traditions view the exemplars of religious virtue, and to how the virtues exemplified are related to and justified by the faith tradition in which they operate.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Stream 4 - History and the liberal arts

- Any course from Philosophy (PHIL), lists C and D, as found on the department's website listing its undergraduate programs at: http://www.mcgill.ca/philosophy/undergraduate/requirements
- Any course from Classics (CLAS) included on the Classical Civilizations course list list as found on the department's website listing its undergraduate programs at http://www.mcgill.ca/classics/teaching/thematic-areas

  • ARCH 250 Architectural History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of architecture in relation to landscape, urban form and culture, from Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ricardo L Castro (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
  • ARCH 251 Architectural History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Overview of early 20th century architecture with emphasis on a thematic approach to buildings and cities, architects and ideologies. The lectures will examine the origins, development and impact of canonical figures and buildings of Modernism.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Aysenur Türeli (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 250
  • ARCH 354 Architectural History 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : General introduction to Modern Architecture in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century. The course uses a thematic approach and sources on specific ideas and works drawn particularly from Italy, France, England and Germany.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Martin Bressani (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: ARCH 250 and ARCH 251
  • ARCH 355 Architectural History 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of architecture and cities in the postwar period. Emphasis placed on themes and approaches to architectural history, as opposed to traditional survey.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Annmarie Adams (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: ARCH 250 and ARCH 251
  • ARCH 521 Structure of Cities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Nature, pattern and life of modern cities. Urban networks, special areas, problems and prospects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • (2-0-7)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 202 or permission of instructor
    • Given alternate years, alternating with ARCH 520
  • ARCH 528 History of Housing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Indigenous housing both transient and permanent, from the standpoint of individual structure and pattern of settlements. The principal historic examples of houses including housing in the age of industrial revolution and contemporary housing.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • (2-0-7)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 251 or permission of instructor
  • ARTH 204 Introduction to Medieval Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Surveys the arts from late Antiquity to the fourteenth century in Western Europe. Focuses on the body and space to introduce artistic and architectural concepts, practices, and styles from the late Roman, Byzantine and Carolingian empires to monastic and royal patronage of the French Kings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ARTH 207 Introduction Early Modern Art 1400-1600 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Survey of the visual culture of early modern Europe (1400-1600), including selected works in their historical context and the uses of visual forms in the formation of identities across various social spheres and geographical locations.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Engeline Vanhaelen (Fall)

  • ARTH 209 Introduction to Ancient Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Survey of ancient art and architecture: pre-historic Europe, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Focus is on issues of political power, gender, sexuality, race, the formation of individual and group identities, and the relation between the body and social space.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Cecily Hilsdale (Winter)

  • ARTH 226 Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Paintings, prints, sculpture and architecture produced in Europe in the 'long' eighteenth century, with an emphasis on major artists. Themes include the teaching of art and its display, the emergence of 'publics' for art, and eighteenth-century aesthetics.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matthew Hunter (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ARTH 334.
  • EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Social and cultural history of sexuality in Japan. Possible topics include pre-modern sexuality and relations to court, religion and anthropology; pre-modern sex and gender relations; modern sexuality and gender identities; sexuality and the rise of science; relation to nationalism; feminism and queer movements.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Exploration of the Chinese family in history both as an institution - in its religious, legal, economic, political aspects - and as a lived reality.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or HIST 208 or HIST 218 or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking HIST 344.
  • ENGL 347 Great Writings of Europe 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of selected texts that significantly enhance understanding of English literature.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Margaret A Kilgour (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 348 Great Writings of Europe 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of selected texts that significantly enhance understanding of English literature.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jamie Fumo (Winter)

    • Winter
  • GERM 259 Introduction to German Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    German (Arts) : Introduction to the major authors, genres, and topics of German literature from the Middle Ages to the Age of Goethe, including the Nibelungenlied, Faust, classical tragedy, and the rise of the novel.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Paul Peters (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of historical and cultural elements which constitute the background of the Hispanic world up to the 18th century; a survey of the pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations (Aztec, Maya and Inca) and the conquest of America.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in English
  • HISP 226 Hispanic Civilization 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of the constitution of the ideological and political structures of the Spanish Empire in both Europe and America until the Wars of Independence; a survey of the culture and history of the Hispanic people from the early 19th Century to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Taught in English
  • HIST 200 Introduction to African History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course stresses the interactions of the peoples of Africa with each other and with the worlds of Europe and Islam from the Iron Age to the European Conquest in 1880.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Rachel Sandwell (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-200D
  • HIST 201 Modern African History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : While covering the general political history of Africa in the twentieth century, this course also explores such themes as health and disease, gender, and urbanization.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Erin Bell (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-200D
  • HIST 202 Survey: Canada to 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of early Canada, from periods known mainly through archaeological records to the Confederation era. Social, cultural, economic and political themes will be examined.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (Fall)

    • Fall
  • HIST 203 Survey: Canada since 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of the development of Canada from Confederation to the present day. Social, economic and political history will be examined in a general way.

    Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 205 Ancient Mediterranean History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Mediterranean history from the Bronze Age until the 6th century AD, focusing on Greek and Roman civilization.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: John Serrati (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 209 prior to September 2006.
  • HIST 206 Africa and the Indian Ocean World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines the rise and development of an Indian Ocean World "global" economy from the first millennium C.E. and Africa's role within it.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 208 Introduction to East Asian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to the history of East Asian civilization from earliest times to 1600, with emphasis on China and Japan, including social, intellectual, and economic developments as well as political history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Griet Vankeerberghen (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-208D
  • HIST 211 American History to 1865 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Introduction to the history of colonial North America and the United States up to the Civil War, in their Atlantic context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • HIST 213 World History, 1300-2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A thematic and comparative approach to world history, beginning with the rise of the Mongols in the thirteenth century, and ending with globalization in the late twentieth century. Trade diasporas, technology, disease and imperialism are the major themes addressed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 214 Introduction to European History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Covers European History from the decline of the Roman Empire to the seventeenth century. The objective of the course is to provide students with both a knowledge of the major developments in pre-modern history and experience in the reading, interpretation and writing of history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matthew Milner (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-215D
  • HIST 215 Modern European History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A social, economic, political and cultural survey of European History from the early seventeenth century to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Anastassios Anastassiadis, Jason Szabo (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-215D
  • HIST 216 History of Russia to 1801 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Russian history, from the origin of the Slavs to the establishment of the Kievan State, the coming of the Mongols, the emergence of Muscovy, and the rise of the Russian Empire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 218 Modern East Asian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to the history of China and Japan from the seventeenth century to the present, including modernization, nationalism, and the interaction of the two countries.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lorenz Luthi (Winter)

    • Winter
  • HIST 219 Jewish History: 1000 - 2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The Jewish experience from the rise of the European centres to the present.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Daniel Heller (Fall)

  • HIST 221 United States since 1865 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines the defining moments and movements in the U.S. since Reconstruction, including populism, progressivism, the World Wars, the New Deal, the Cold War, the sixties and its consequences. Emphasis on the political, social and ideological transformations that ensued.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Shanon Fitzpatrick (Winter)

    • Fall
  • HIST 226 East Central and Southeastern Europe in 20th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Introductory survey of east central and southeastern European history from the twilight of nineteenth-century imperialism to the most recent expansion of the European Union. Consideration will be given to the two world wars and their consequences; nationalism, fascism, and socialism; and the revolutions of 1989.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: James Krapfl (Fall)

  • HIST 231 Archaeology of the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of the history of classical archaeology in the Graeco-Roman Mediterranean through the study of material evidence and literary texts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 234 German History to 1648 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The development of the German states from the beginning of the Middle Ages, papal-imperial world-power rivalry, the Reformation, and the Thirty Year's War.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-235D
  • HIST 235 German History since 1648 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The decline of the mediaeval empire. Austro-Prussian rivalry, the industrial revolution, the modern German state, the two world wars, and Germany's division and re-unification.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 234
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-235D
  • HIST 236 Russia from 1801 to 1991 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A history of Russia from 1801 to 1991.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 238 Histories of Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to the history of science, with attention to conceptual development and to institutional and social settings. Coverage will vary by instructor, but will include a range of periods (from antiquity to the 20th century), geographical settings, and themes (e.g. instrumentation; visualisation; experiment; science and society).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Coverage will vary by instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 239 or HIST 335.
  • HIST 240 Modern History of Islamic Movements (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Islamic revival in the Middle East which led to the rise of different versions of Islamic traditions and beliefs. Emphasis on the nature and character of leading nationalist and Islamic movements and their ideologues since the late 19th century.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 305 Ancient Mediterranean Warfare (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Comparative study of ancient military history, warfare and imperial strategies.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: John Serrati (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 307 Jews in Poland (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Analyses of primary sources (in translation) related to the social, economic and institutional history of the Jews in Poland and their place in the East European Jewish community. Topics include: the Jews during "The Flood'' (1648 - 1667), the communal crisis of the late 17th century, the Frankist movement, and Hasidism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: any course in Jewish history or East European History
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-307D
  • HIST 308 Formation of Chinese Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of the multiple sources of the Chinese imperial system from the period of the neolithic culture interaction sphere to the fall of the Han dynasty in 220 C.E. Special attention is paid to socio-economic developments as well as to the evolution of philosophy, ideology, and social practice. The sequel to this course is HIST 358.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-308D
  • HIST 309 History of Latin America to 1825 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The social, cultural, and economic aspects of Latin America and the Caribbean in the colonial period. Topics include: pre-Columbian and hispanic cultures in conflict, plantation empires, and the transition to independence. The sequel to this course is HIST 360.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert (Fall)

    • Fall
  • HIST 310 Themes in Atlantic History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Exploration of a theme in Atlantic history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Topics will vary from year to year.
    • Prerequisites: HIST 200 or HIST 202 or HIST 206 or HIST 211 or HIST 213 or HIST 215 or HIST 223 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 313 Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1918 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : History of the central European Habsburg Monarchy from its consolidation in the Thirty Years' War to its demise in the Great War. Topics include: counter-Reformation and the baroque, enlightened absolutism, the partitions of Poland, the revolutions of 1848, the rise of nationalism, and fin-de-siècle society and culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A course in European history or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 314 Themes: British Isles History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Exploration of a theme in British Isles history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Topics will vary from year to year.
    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 215 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 318 History of Japan 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Japanese history and culture from earliest times to the 17th century, this course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of important themes in Japanese history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-318D or 101-293A
  • HIST 319 The Scientific Revolution (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The shift from the medieval to the modern view of man's place in the universe that took place between Copernicus and Newton and its intellectual and social implications.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nicholas Dew (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: a 200-level course in early modern history, or a survey course in philosophy, or permission of the instructor
  • HIST 320 European Thought and Culture 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The cultural and intellectual history of Europe from the late Middle Ages to the to the 18th century traces the origins of the modern sense of self in popular culture and in the texts of Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, Descartes, Pascal, Voltaire and Rousseau.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: John William Hellman (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 215
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-320D
  • HIST 321 European Thought and Culture 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A cultural and intellectual history of Europe from the French Revolution to the present which traces the origins of the modern sense of self in popular culture and in the texts of Goethe, Comte, Marx and Engels, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: John William Hellman (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 320 or consent of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-320D
  • HIST 323 History and Sexuality 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. The cultural meanings and social institutions that create the historical context for sexual behaviours. Possible topics include: Greek homosocial and homosexual culture; sex and citizenship; wives and concubines in the ancient world; Christianity and aestheticism; misogyny and gender in Medieval Europe; adultery and lineage.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nancy F Partner (Fall)

  • HIST 325 Renaissance-Reformation Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of Western Europe from the late 14th to the end of the 16th century. Topics will include the Renaissance, in and outside Italy, the Reformations, the religious wars of the 16th century and the Scientific Revolution.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Paula C Clarke (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-325D
  • HIST 328 The Qing Empire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Explores the origins and crises faced by China's final dynasty. Topics include Manchu conquest and identity, questions of empire and expansion, central and provincial government, the place of women in Qing China, encounters with Europe and the Americas, the Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, and Boxer uprising.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Zhiming Chen (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: One previous course in Chinese or Asian history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 330 Science in the Medieval West (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of ideas about the physical world and its content, the nature of scientific thinking, and the possibilities of human intervention in the natural world held in Western Europe in the Middle Ages (ca. AD300-1500), with particular attention to their social, intellectual, cultural and religious context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 380 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 356 prior to W06.
  • HIST 334 History of New France (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Social, political, and cultural history of France's ancien régime settlement colonies in North America. Topics include the nature of the absolutist colonial state and French imperialism; society; family; the Church; gender; and religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any history course or permission of instructor
  • HIST 336 France, 1789 to 1914 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A study of the history of France from the Revolution to World War I.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215
  • HIST 337 Japanese Intellectual History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An overview of the history of Japanese thought and mentality from earliest times to 1700. By examining not only texts of representative thinkers but also other (especially literary) materials, it aims at elucidating changing and continuing characteristics of the Japanese intellectual history. The sequel to this course is HIST 352.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-337D
  • HIST 338 Twentieth-Century China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines 20th Century China from the fall of the Qing, through Republican China, the emergence of communism, war with Japan, revolution and civil war, the Cultural Revolution, and later economic reforms.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Zhiming Chen (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: one previous course in Chinese or Asian history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 343 Women in Post-Confederation Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines women's contribution to the economic and social development of Canada as well as the changes in the image and status of women. Special emphasis will be on the relationship between women's roles in the private sphere and the public domain.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203
  • HIST 345 History of Italian Renaissance (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to the economy, society, politics and intellectual developments in Italy from approximately 1300 to the early 16th century.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Paula C Clarke (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 346 France, 1914 to the Present (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A study of the history of France from World War I to the present.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215 or written consent of instructor
  • HIST 347 History and Sexuality 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : 1700 to the present, with a particular focus on Europe and North America. Possible topics include: patterns of fertility and sexual practice; prostitution; religion and sexuality; the medical and legal construction of sexualities; the rise of sexology; gay liberation movements; queer politics.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Brian D A Lewis (Winter)

  • HIST 348 China: Science-Medicine-Technology (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to traditional Chinese ideas about human beings and their relationship with heaven and earth. Special emphasis on the history of medicine and the body, alchemy, geomancy and divination techniques, agriculture and sericulture, astronomy, and engineering and their relation to changing social and cultural formations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 208 or HIST 218 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 350 Science and the Enlightenment (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Explores the relationship between the natural sciences and the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. Examination of works in post-Newtonian science as well as their broader cultural meaning, the history of material practices, the origins of social science, and the role of geography and international context beyond Western Europe.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 352 Japanese Intellectual History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An overview of the history of Japanese thought and mentality from 1700 to the present. By examining not only texts of representative thinkers but also other (especially literary) materials, it aims at elucidating changing and continuing characteristics of the Japanese intellectual history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: one previous course in East Asian history, including Japanese history and Chinese history, or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-337D
  • HIST 353 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of Montreal from its beginnings to the present day. Montreal's economic, social, cultural and political role within the French and British empires, North America, Canada, and Quebec; the city's linguistic and ethnic diversity.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Robert Jarrett Rudy (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 354 Women in Europe 1700-2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An overview of the history of women in modern continental Europe, focusing on women's changing roles in the family and society at large, in the context of work, family life, education, and culture, and the changing notions of citizenship, femininity, and masculinity.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Judith Szapor (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: One course in European history or permission of Instructor
  • HIST 356 Medicine in the Medieval West (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of ideas about the human body, disease and therapeutics and the diverse practices of medicine in western Europe in the Middle Ages (ca. AD 300-1500), with particular attention to their social, intellectual, cultural and religious context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisites: HIST 214 or HIST 249 or HIST 380 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 357 Religion and Canadian Society in Historical Perspective (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course explores religious history of French and English Canada. The growth of various denominations, popular religion, Church/State relations, sectarian education, Protestant and Catholic cultures, missions among the Natives, forces of secularization. A reading knowledge of French is recommended.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-469
  • HIST 358 Medieval to Early Modern China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course studies the changes in Chinese society from the age of the aristocracy to the dominance of the literati; the rise of Buddhism and religious Daoism, the resurgence of Confucianism; and the impact of foreign conquests on the development of Chinese traditional culture.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Griet Vankeerberghen (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 208 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-308D
  • HIST 359 History of Japan 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Japanese history and culture from the 17th century to the present, this course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of important themes in Japanese Civilisation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-294B or 101-318D
  • HIST 364 Canada 1914-1945 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine Canada and Canadian society between 1914 and 1945. It will focus on the social, political, economic and cultural impact of the two World Wars and the economic crisis of the 1930s. Among the topics will be Canadian external relations, political and social protest, popular culture, demographic changes and prohibition.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 368 Greek History: Classical Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The Classical period of Greek history, from the end of the Persian wars to the death of Alexandra the Great (479-323 BC).

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Hans Beck (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 369 Greek History: Early Greece (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Historical study of the period from the Mycenean Age to the end of the Archaic Age.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 375 Roman History: Early Empire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michael Fronda (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 376 Roman History: Later Empire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of the Roman Empire from Marcus Aurelius to Justinian.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 379 Greek History: Hellenistic Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The Hellenistic Greek world from Alexander the Great to the period of the Roman conquest.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 380 Western Europe: The Middle Ages (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : History of Western Europe from the later Roman Empire through the 15th century: sub-roman and Carolingian civilization, feudal monarchy; the Church and the laity; domestic life and social institutions; cultural developments.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Faith Wallis (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-380D
  • HIST 383 Eighteenth-Century Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Cultural, intellectual, political, economic and social history of Britain and Ireland in the eighteenth century; the era of the creation of the United Kingdom and the rise of a great commercial and imperial power.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 383 and HIST 384 prior to 2005.
  • HIST 384 Nineteenth-Century Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Cultural, intellectual, political, economic and social history of Britain and Ireland in an era of unprecedented economic and cultural change as the United Kingdom became the world's first industrial nation and leading imperial power.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 384 prior to 2005.
  • HIST 386 Twentieth-Century Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : From a range of perspectives, including cultural, intellectual, political, economic and social history, this course examines Britain from the height of its power, through two world wars, the building of a welfare state, the dissolution of Empire and entry into Europe, to the start of the 21st century. consensus, decolonisation, immigration, culture and society, Northern Ireland, Scottish and Welsh nationalism, Thatcherism, the European Union.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Brian D A Lewis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 385 and HIST 386 prior to 2003
  • HIST 390 Eighteenth-Century France (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The political, social, and cultural history of France, from the accession of Louis XV (1715) to the rise of Napoleon (1799), including the French Revolution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • A reading knowledge of French is highly recommended.
    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 215 or HIST 225 or permission of Instructor
  • HIST 391 Roman History: Republic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : History of the Roman Republic from its foundation through the death of Julius Caesar.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-451
  • HIST 401 Topics: Medieval Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Selected topics in the intellectual and cultural history of the Middle Ages. Emphasis on modern critical approaches to medieval culture, including literature, the supernatural, religious experience.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Faith Wallis (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 380 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 405 European Cultural History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of 19th century French and European cultural/intellectual history. The sequel to this course is HIST 415.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: John William Hellman (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215, or a course in European intellectual history or consent of the instructor
  • HIST 412 Women and Gender in Modern Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Women and gender in modern Britain (1850 on). Topics include early feminist political agitation, including the suffrage movement; working-class women; changing notions of gender, sexuality and women's role; women and empire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or a course in British history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 414 Canadian Cultural History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A cultural history of Canada, with culture defined in both the anthropological sense as comprising an entire way of life-,material, intellectual and spiritual- and in the familiar sense of embodying the life of the intellect and the arts.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 415 European Cultural History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of 20th century French and European cultural/intellectual history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215 or a course in European intellectual history or written consent of instructor
  • HIST 417 British & Irish Nationalisms (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English nationalisms in the British context from 1688 to the present.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A course in modern British history or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 420 Gender and Sexuality in Modern China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of gender and sexuality in modern China. Topics include Chinese femininities and Chinese masculinities, theories of sexuality, and changing conceptions of gender identity under Confucianism, Western Imperialism, and socialism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in the History of China or Gender/Sexuality or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 421 Topics in Early Modern Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Varying subjects of topical interest regarding early-modern Europe.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a course in Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 426 Topics: British Cultural History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Selected topics in intellectual and cultural history of Britain and Ireland, focusing on discussion of primary texts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or a course in British history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 428 History of the Book in Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The theory and the practice of using books, manuscripts and periodicals in Early Modern British history. Topics include literacy and orality; the print revolution; censorship; readers and reading practices; newspapers and journalism; the origins of scientific persuasion and intellectual property rights.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in British history or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 433 British Queer History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An investigation of the changing historical construction of "deviant" and "normal" sexualities in Britain since 1700, and how queer women and men discovered ways of surviving and perhaps even flourishing in the face of persecution and hostility from the state, the churches and the medical profession.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: HIST 215 or a course in British History or permission of instructor.
    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken HIST 426 in 200209.
  • HIST 439 History of Women in China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines the changing roles of women in traditional and modern China. Topics include political, social, and legal status, sexuality and medicine, religion and culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a previous course in Chinese history
  • HIST 440 Fiction and History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines why and how books are classified as fiction or history. Topics include: social expectations and uses of literature; evidence and verification; the author as authority. Readings include history and fiction from various historical periods, and relevant scholarship.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Nancy F Partner (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits at the 300 level in either history or literature
  • HIST 441 Topics: Culture and Ritual in China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of selected aspects of the cultural and intellectual life of China. Topics vary from year to year, but include the history of popular religion, Chinese science and medicine, the esoteric arts including divination practices, law, and the influence of ideas in the production of Chinese culture.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 208 and HIST 218 and permission of instructor
  • HIST 446 Russian Thought to 1825 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : From the schism in the Orthodox Church to the year of the Decembrist insurrection, this course aims to acquaint those unable to read Russian with the writings and ideas that have helped to shape the social and political consciousness of modern Russia. Emphasis on thinkers whose attitudes defined Russia's perception of the West, with some discussion of the broader impact of major European luminaries on the Russian culture. the sequel to this course is HIST 456.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 216, or a course in European intellectual history, or consent of instructor
  • HIST 447 The Natural History of America (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examination of the ways in which interpretations of the natural world in the Americas were constructed by European travellers, colonial settlers and others. Emphasis primarily on natural histories of colonial British America, but coverage includes comparison across national and regional boundaries within the early modern Atlantic world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: HIST 211 or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 448 Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A focus on women in the history of the late-19th- and 20th-Century Middle East, and on the ways in which gender analysis and sexuality illuminate the history of national and religious communities. Topics such as: education, masculinity, sexuality, Western representations of Middle Eastern women, and gender and the nation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A course on women, gender or sexuality or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 449 Medicine in the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The evolution of ideas about the human body, disease, and therapeutics, and the diverse practices of medicine in Graeco-Roman antiquity (ca 800BC - ca 600CE), with particular attention given to their social, political, cultural and religious context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 349 or an introductory course in Ancient Greek or Roman history
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 452 and HIST 453
  • HIST 456 Russian Intellectual History 1825-1917 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Sequel to HIST 446, from the year of the Decembrist insurrection to the Bolshevik Revolution. Discussion of the Russian influence on European and American intellectuals in the 19th century.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 236 or a course in European intellectual history, or consent of instructor
  • HIST 460 Milton in Myth and History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The great poet-revolutionary as construed or caricatured by contemporaries, and posthumous fans and foes such as Voltaire, Dr Johnson, the Romantics, Whigs, Unitarians, Victorian feminists, Marxists, Bolsheviks, and ex-Marxists.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a 200-level course on modern English or European history or literature, or permission of instructor
  • HIST 463D1 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A research seminar on the history of women in Canada since Confederation. Students will get familiar with primary sources and are expected to produce a major research paper in the second term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 493
    • Students must register for both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 463D2 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 463D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 463D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 464D1 Topics: Latin American History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This seminar counts as part of the North American concentration for Honours students.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 309 or consent of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 464D1 and HIST 464D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 464D1 and HIST 464D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 464D2 Topics: Latin American History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 464D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 464D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 464D1 and HIST 464D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 465D1 Seminar: Italian Renaissance (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Seminar on the Italian renaissance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or consent of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 465D1 and HIST 465D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 465D1 and HIST 465D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 465D2 Seminar: Italian Renaissance (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 465D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 465D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 465D1 and HIST 465D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 476D1 Seminar: Topics in Russian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in Russian history. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 476D1 and HIST 476D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 476D1 and HIST 476D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 476D2 Seminar: Topics in Russian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HISP 476D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 476D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 476D1 and HIST 476D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 477D1 Seminar in Jewish History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Seminar in Jewish history. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 477D1 and HIST 477D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 477D1 and HIST 477D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 477D2 Seminar in Jewish History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 477D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 477D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 477D1 and HIST 477D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 482D1 Seminar: Antiquity to Reformation (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Seminar on topics from Antiquity to Reformation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 482D1 and HIST 482D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 482D1 and HIST 482D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 482D2 Seminar: Antiquity to Reformation (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 482D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 482D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 482D1 and HIST 482D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 483D1 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A history of Montreal.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 and other courses on French Canada or consent of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 483D2 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 483D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 483D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 485D1 Seminar in Japanese History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Particular attention will be paid to Japanese responses to the impact of Western culture from the sixteenth century, and to aspects of Japanese intellectual history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Gavin Walker (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 208 or HIST 218 or consent of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 485D1 and HIST 485D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 485D1 and HIST 485D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 485D2 Seminar in Japanese History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 485D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gavin Walker (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 485D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 485D1 and HIST 485D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 488D1 Topics: Modern French History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of select topics in modern French history and European intellectual history as it relates to France.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 488D1 and HIST 488D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 488D1 and HIST 488D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 488D2 Topics: Modern French History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 488D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 488D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 488D1 and HIST 488D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 497D1 Topics in Chinese History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A research seminar on aspects of Chinese history from early time to the present, with emphasis on social history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 208 and HIST 218 and a 300-level course in Chinese History or permission of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 497D1 and HIST 497D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 497D1 and HIST 497D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 497D2 Topics in Chinese History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 497D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 497D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 497D1 and HIST 497D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 498D1 Seminar in Eastern Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Particular attention will be paid to problems confronting the contemporary historian.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a course in European history or permission of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 498D1 and HIST 498D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 498D1 and HIST 498D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 498D2 Seminar in Eastern Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 498D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 498D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 498D1 and HIST 498D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 200 Islamic Civilization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : An introduction to, and survey of, the religious, literary, artistic, legal, philosophical and scientific traditions that constituted Islamic civilization from the 7th Century until the mid-19th Century.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Note: All readings are in English.
  • ISLA 210 Muslim Societies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : An introduction to the different, often disparate, ways in which Muslims live and think in the modern world (19th-21st centuries). Muslim social contexts across the globe and cyberspace.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ISLA 350 From Tribe to Dynasty (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : The political and intellectual developments shaping Arab and Persian societies from the rise of Islam in the 7th century until the early mid 8th century, including the major social changes, political revolts, religious schisms, and the consolidation of lasting cultural institutions.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Rula Abisaab (Fall)

    • Fall
  • ISLA 355 Modern History of the Middle East (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Assessment of the historical transformation of the modern Middle East concentrating on its internal socio-economic changes, as well as the colonial experience and encounters with the West since the early 19th century. Examination of the historical conditions that led to the rise of nationalism, the nation-state, the Arab-Israeli conflict.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.
  • ISLA 365 Middle East Since the 1970's (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Changes that have occurred in the Middle East since the 1970's, viewed through the lens of themes such as migration, consumerism, war, communications, and ideology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.
  • ISLA 410 History: Middle-East 1798-1918 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : A study of the Middle East from Napoleon's invasion of Egypt to the end of WWI. Emphasis will be on the emergence of nationalisms in the context of European imperialism; political, social, and economic transformation; religion and ideology; and changing patterns of alliances.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • 3 hours
  • ISLA 411 History: Middle-East 1918-1945 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : The impact of WWI on Middle Eastern society and politics; the British and French mandates; the growth of nationalisms, revolutions and the formation of national states; WW II and the clash of political interests within the region.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • 3 hours
  • ISLA 420 Indo-Islamic Civilization: Medieval (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : The rise of Islam in South Asia in the 8th Century and its subsequent expansion; evolution of Indo-Islamic civilization and its apogee during Mughal rule up to 1707. Themes include state and religion; ruling institutions; political theory, Sufism and the process of conversion, as well as the formation of a composite culture.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Prashant Keshavmurthy (Fall)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.
  • ISLA 421 Islam in South Asia: 1707 to Present (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Eighteenth-century India after the "Great Mughals"; decentralization and turmoil in Delhi; rise of British colonialism and responses from Indian litterateurs and religious scholars; artistic developments; 1857 Rebellion to Independence and Partition; Muslims of modern Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka; political Islam and the War on Terror; Pakistani religious minorities.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Mohamad Khan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 420 or permission of instructor.
  • JWST 261 History of Jewish Philosophy & Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : An introduction to Jewish philosophy and thought from the Hellenic period (Philo) to the beginning of the modern era (Spinoza) focusing on topics such as prophecy and philosophy, God and the world; the Law as a canon of ethical rules and as a political constitution. survey the treatment of such issues by Jewish thinkers from Philo to Maimonides.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • JWST 305 American Jewish History / Colonial Era to WWI (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The interaction of Jewish and American historical traditions in forging the American Jewish experience. The themes of acculturation, immigration and political behaviour will be treated.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • JWST 361 The Shtetl: 1500-1897 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Using historical, sociological, literary and cultural sources, this course will examine various aspects of communal and individual life in the shtetl, the Jewish - or largely Jewish - town in Eastern Europe.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • JWST 366 History of Zionism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : An examination of the development of the Zionist idea, the most influential expression of modern Jewish nationalism, which led to the creation of the Jewish state. The transformation of elements of traditional Jewish messianism into a modern political ideology. Hibbat Zion, Political Zionism, Cultural and Synthetic Zionism will be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Daniel Heller (Winter)

    • Recommended: JWST 365
  • POLI 333 Western Political Theory 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The major themes and writers in the political theory of classical antiquity. The political ideas of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic philosophers will be explored through the significant texts of this period.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Edwin Zoltan Filotas (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: POLI 231 or POLI 232 or PHIL 240 or at least two political science courses at the 300 level; or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • POLI 334 Western Political Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Medieval and renaissance political philosophy, from Saint Augustine to Sir Thomas More. Scholastic and neo-scholastic political thought, natural law and natural rights, as well as civic and northern humanism, republicanism and liberty. Twentieth century work on similar concepts will be used.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jacob Levy (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: POLI 333 or written permission of the instructor. POLI 333 should be taken before this course
    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • POLI 433 History of Political/Social Theory 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Early modern political philosophy, from Luther to Rousseau and Burke. Resistance theories of the 16th century, Hobbes and Locke, the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. Twentieth century work on concepts developed in this period such as rights, revolution, legitimacy, democracy, authority and liberty.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Yves Winter (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: POL1 231 or 232 or 333 or 334 or written permission
    • Note: The field is Political Theory
  • POLI 434 History of Political/Social Theory 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : A consideration of selected writers and themes of late 19th and 20th century political theory. Writers include Hegel, Clausewitz, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Lenin, Rowis, Foucault, and Habermas. The rise of industrial society, scientism, the romantic revolt, revolutionary movements, socialism and liberal-democracy.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Catherine Lu (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: POL1 433
    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • RELG 201 Religions of the Ancient Near East (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Introduction to the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria-Palestine (excluding Israelite religion) from the fourth to first millennium B.C.E. Themes that will be discussed include: gods and goddesses, divine kingship, deification of kings, temple cult, death and afterlife, magic, piety, oracles, prayer, lament, myth and epic.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

    • Fall
  • RELG 202 Religion of Ancient Israel (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An examination of the religion of Ancient Israel by a study of selected texts (narratives, laws, prophetic sayings, wisdom traditions, and psalms) from the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament in translation.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Shayna Sheinfeld (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 210 Jesus of Nazareth (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A critical study of selected ancient and modern accounts of the aims and person of Jesus. Attention will be given also to the question of the historical sources and to the relationship between faith and history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter and Summer
  • RELG 322 The Church in History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A survey of major developments in the history of Christianity from the end of the apostolic age to 1500. Selected readings from primary and secondary sources will be used.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matthew Milner (Fall)

    • Fall
    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • RELG 323 The Church in History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Significant events and persons in the history of western Christianity from 1500 - 1948 will be studied. Attention is focused on mainline denominations in Britain and continental Europe.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: W J Torrance Kirby (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 326 Ancient Christian Church AD54 - AD604 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Significant persons and events from Nero's reign to the papacy of Gregory I. Attention to major Christian centres within the Roman Empire before Constantine, to the development of the Eastern Byzantine Church, and to the growth of the papacy in the West. Leading Christian theologians and thinkers will be studied.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

  • RELG 420 Canadian Church History (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A survey of the major Christian traditions in Canada from the settlement of New France to the present. Lectures and seminars with use, where possible, of primary source materials.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lucille Marr (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: RELG 323 or HIST 202 or HIST 203 or HIST 357 or CANS 202
  • RUSS 223 Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : The Golden Age of Russian literature: from Pushkin, Lermontov, and Gogol to the first works of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. This course traces the rise of a coherent literary tradition in Russia, exploring authors’ relationships to the burgeoning tradition and to their historical and cultural context.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anna Berman (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • RUSS 224 Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : This course explores the masterpieces of late nineteenth-century Russian literature. From psychological realism and the novel of ideas to the rise of the great short story; Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Leskov, and Chekhov.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anna Berman (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Given in English
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