Honours Liberal Arts (60 credits)

Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

The Honours in Liberal Arts exposes students to texts from and histories of a suitably wide range of cultures and societies. Students are able to choose among three intellectual streams: literature and the arts (including theatre and architecture); history, culture and society; and philosophy and religion. Students in each stream must satisfy a language requirement as well as distribution requirements in relation to minimum number of 300/400+ level courses; maximum number of courses in one discipline; geographical areas and historical periods.

Honours student must maintain a program GPA of 3.30 and an overall GPA of 3.00.

All students in the Honours Liberal Arts are also required to complete a Minor Concentration in a language program (other than English). Students who are native speakers of a language other than English are strongly encouraged to fulfill this requirement in a third language.

The approved language minors are:
Minor Concentration in Classics (Language Stream)
Minor Concentration in East Asian Language and Literature or Supplementary East Asian Language
Minor Concentration in German Language
Minor Concentration in Hispanic Languages
Minor Concentration in Italian Studies
Minor Concentration in Jewish Studies
Minor Concentration in French Language and Literature – French Language
Minor Concentration in World Islamic & Middle East Studies
Minor Concentration in Russian
Minor Concentration in Scriptural Languages

Required Courses (9 credits)

Honours Liberal Arts students are required to take three courses designed to help them reflect on the contemporary significance of a Liberal Arts education and on their experience in the Liberal Arts program.

  • LIBA 202 Introduction to Liberal Arts (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LIBA : An introduction to the compass and significance of a Liberal Arts education, focusing on contemporary developments and challenges in the humanities. It considers the contribution of a range of disciplines and approaches across a wide range of linguistic traditions, geographical areas and time periods and pays particular attention to the global dimension of contemporary humanistic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Liberal Arts program.

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: William Roberts (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open only to U2 and U3 students

  • LIBA 490 Honours Thesis (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LIBA : Under the direction of a supervisor, students research and complete an honours thesis on an approved subject in Liberal Arts.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo, Curtis Brown (Fall) Matteo Soranzo, Roe-Min Kok (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students enrolled in the Liberal Arts Honours program. Instructor's Approval Required.

Complementary Courses (51 credits)

Honours students must complete 51 credits in one of the three specialized streams set out below.

The distribution requirements for all streams are the following:

(a) at least 9 credits from the 200-level introductory courses within one stream;

(b) at least 24 credits must be from courses at the 300 level or above; at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level or above (language courses cannot count toward satisfying this requirement);

(c) no more than 21 credits can be from a single discipline;

(d) geographical area: at least 6 credits in coursework primarily emphasizing Africa and/or Asia, and at least 6 credits in coursework emphasizing Europe and/or the Americas or Australasia, and

(e) historical periods: 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 1500-1900 (a given course may satisfy both the geographical area and the historical period requirement).

Stream 1: Literature and the Arts (including Theatre & Architecture)

This stream is designed for students whose primary interests lie in the study of literature and the arts across geographical boundaries and historical traditions.

Approved courses are listed below. The courses appearing in List A are introductory in nature and should be taken early in the program. The courses appearing in List B are of two kind: (a) courses taught in the "core" disciplines in this stream, and (b) courses taught in other disciplines which are nevertheless pertinent to this stream. Though wide ranging, the choice of courses is limited by the stream's orientation, as well as by the overall objectives of the Liberal Arts Program.

The additional courses may be substituted with the approval of the Program Director.

Students must choose 51 credits as follows:
9 credits from the courses in List A
42 credits from the courses in List B

List A (9 credits)

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

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ARTH 205 Introduction to Modern Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Saelan Twerdy (Fall)

  • ARTH 207 Introduction Early Modern Art 1400-1700 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Surveys visual culture of early modern Europe across various social spheres and geographical locations.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: David Mitchell (Fall) Engeline Vanhaelen (Winter)

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

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017

    Instructors: Naomi Kaloudis (Fall)

  • CLAS 301 Ancient Greek Literature and Society (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Classics : Survey of ancient Greek literature in translation, covering the key genres and texts in their social and historical contexts. 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 200.

  • CLAS 302 Roman Literature and Society (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Classics : An exploration of Roman texts written during the Republican and Imperial periods (200 BCE-400 CE) and the study of social contexts in which they were written.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Naomi Kaloudis (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 208.

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Christopher Byrne, Jingjing Li (Winter)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Brian Bergstrom (Fall)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Michelle Cho (Fall)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Jeehee Hong (Fall)

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

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Margaret A Kilgour (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 2018

    Instructors: Monica Popescu (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 2017

    Instructors: Kenneth H Borris (Fall)

    • Winter

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Fiona Ritchie (Fall)

    • Fall

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Frederic Charbonneau (Fall)

    • Fall

  • FREN 251 Littérature française depuis 1800 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature française des 19e et 20e siècles.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Alain Farah (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

  • FREN 252 Littérature québécoise (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature québécoise des origines à nos jours.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jolianne Gaudreault Bourgeois (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

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

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2017

    Instructors: Andrew Piper (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Given in English

  • HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2017

    Instructors: Vanessa Ceia (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Taught in English

  • HISP 241 Survey of Spanish Literature 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Jesus Perez-Magallon (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Taught in Spanish

    • Prerequisite: successful completion of HISP 220D1/D2, HISP 219 or equivalent

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ahmed Ibrahim (Winter)

    • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Fall)

    • Winter

  • ITAL 230 Understanding Italy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introductory critical perspective on a series of issues (North/South, Church/State, the family, regionalism, Fascism) related to contemporary Italy through novels, films and essays.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Marco Piana (Fall)

    • Course will be taught in English

  • ITAL 295 Italian Cultural Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A cultural studies approach to contemporary Italian society. Focus on distinctive traits of Italian popular culture through literature, film, television and other media.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Giuliana Minghelli (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Given in Italian

    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/D2 or 216 or permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 328.

  • LLCU 220 Introduction to Literary Analysis (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LLCU : A literary analysis course that introduces the tools and critical terms needed for studying poetry and prose fiction, discussing formal and stylistic differences, organizing and writing critical essays.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Aaron Ricker (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter

  • RUSS 223 Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2017

    Instructors: Anna Berman (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Given in English

  • RUSS 224 Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages,Literatures,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 2018

    Instructors: Anna Berman (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Given in English

Music: up to 9 credits of Music courses (labelled MUAR) can be selected in consultation with the Program Director.

List B (42 credits)

Revision, April 2017. Start of revision.

Students in the Literature and the Arts (including Theatre and Architecture) stream may choose from:
- any course (other than a course dedicated to teaching a language) at the 200 level or above in the following departments and programs: Architecture (ARCH), Art History and Communication Studies (labelled ARTH), Classics (CLAS), English (ENGL), French (FREN), German Studies (GERM), Hispanic Studies (HISP), Italian Studies (ITAL), Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLCU), and Russian Studies (RUSS); and

- any course (other than a course dedicated to teaching a language) at the 200 level or above in Jewish Studies (JWST) listed in the eCalendar under the headings “Biblical Studies,” “Languages and Literatures – Hebrew” and “Language and Literature – Yiddish.”

Students in this stream may also choose a maximum of 12 credits from the following list:

  • 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 2017

    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.

  • ARCH 250 Architectural History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of architecture and cities from ancient times to 1750.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Ricardo L Castro (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)

  • ARCH 251 Architectural History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of North American architecture and cities from 1950 to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Annmarie Adams (Winter)

  • ARCH 354 Architectural History 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of Modern European architecture from 1750 to 1950.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Edward Houle, Martin Bressani (Fall)

  • ARCH 355 Architectural History 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : The study of cities and world architecture from 1900 to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Aysenur Türeli (Winter)

  • ARCH 531 Architectural Intentions Vitruvius - Renaissance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Architectural intentions embodied in buildings and writings of architects from antiquity to the Renaissance. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural connections of architecture to science and philosophy.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Alberto Perez-Gomez (Fall)

  • ARCH 532 Origins of Modern Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Examination of architectural intentions (theory and practice) in the European context (especially France, Italy and England), during the crucial period that marks the beginning of the modern era.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alberto Perez-Gomez (Winter)

  • ARTH 352 Feminism in Art and Art History (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : A consideration of the impact of feminism on recent art history, focusing on the examination of gender constructions in art and theory.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Gal Gvili (Fall)

    • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2018

    Instructors: Gal Gvili (Winter)

  • EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Development of Chinese film in the 20th century, with an emphasis on both critical approaches to film as well as film history.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Brian Bergstrom (Winter)

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or who have taken ARTH 356.

  • EAST 362 Japanese Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course will study the development of film in Japan during the 20th century with a particular focus on the analysis of film form, genres and history.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Yuriko Furuhata (Winter)

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in any literature.

  • EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Advanced seminar in selected themes and issues in Chinese film.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: EAST 353, a 300-level film studies course, or permission of the instructor.

  • EAST 461 Inventing Modern Japanese Novel (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : An examination of the modern Japanese novel as a form which both affirms and resists the form of the European novel. Readings explore the particular problems of the Japanese novel in the context of modernization, westernization, and colonialism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any course in literature or cultural studies above the introductory level, or permission of instructor

  • EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Drawing on theoretical approaches from a variety of media studies, including cinema, performance and performativity, and elsewhere, this course looks at cultural production in premodern and modern Japan. Topics to be addressed range from calligraphy and writing, to theatre, and film.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any East Asian Studies course above the introductory level, or permission of the instructor

  • EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Topics in the study of Japanese cinema.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): EAST 433 or permission of instructor

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: one advanced course in EAST or permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Paula C Clarke (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 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 2017

    Instructors: John William Hellman (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215, or a course in European intellectual history or consent of the instructor

  • HIST 411 African Intellectual History (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    History : In depth discussion of a topic or individual in African or African diasporic intellectual history, focusing on the reading of primary sources.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A previous course in African 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or a course in British history or permission of instructor

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 236 or a course in European intellectual history, or consent of instructor

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman, Ralph Haddad (Fall)

    • 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 2018

    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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.

  • ISLA 488 Tales of Wonder-Islamic World (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Reading of literary masterpieces of Islamic world focused on three collections of marvelous tales in Arabic, Persian and Urdu: The Arabian Nights, the Shahnameh, and the Adventures of Amir Hamza. May include film screenings, visual art, viewing of rare materials.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mohamad Khan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): ISLA 200, ISLA 210, or permission of instructor.

    • Taught in translation.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 392 or permission of instructor.

    • Note: Readings in English translation.

  • LIBA 395 Individual Reading Course (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LIBA : Individual reading course in any topic pertinent to Liberal Arts as approved by the Director of the Liberal Arts program.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): LIBA 202: Introduction to Liberal Arts Minimum Grade or Test Scores : C

    • Restriction(s): Registration in this course is subject to the approval of the Director of the Liberal Arts Program.

  • PHIL 336 Aesthetics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An introduction to issues central to aesthetic theory; the nature of aesthetic judgment, perception of the aesthetic object, the nature of the art object.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Oran Magal (Fall)

  • PHIL 436 Aesthetics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An advanced discussion of issues in aesthetics.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: David Davies (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: PHIL 336 or written permission of the instructor

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter and Summer

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Patricia Kirkpatrick (Fall)

    • Fall

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

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Gerbern Oegema (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 307 Bible, Quran & Interpretations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Jewish, Christian and Muslim scriptures as responses to earlier sacred texts and in the light of post-scriptural interpretations. The debates, polemics, interpretative strategies, and intellectual and spiritual sharing produced by these three religions in accepting, explaining, amplifying, modifying, and selectively rejecting their and other sacred scriptures.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Gerbern Oegema (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 311 New Testament Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Heidi Wendt (Fall)

    • Fall

  • RELG 312 New Testament Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 313 Topics in Biblical Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Topics in biblical studies. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

  • RELG 314 Topics in Biblical Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Topics of current interest in or between world religions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Summer

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 363

Revision, April 2017. End of revision.

Stream 2: History, Culture, and Society

This stream is designed for students whose primary interests lie in the study of history, culture, and society across geographical boundaries and historical traditions.

Approved courses are listed below. The courses appearing in List A are introductory in nature and should be taken early in the program. The courses appearing in List B are of two kind: (a) courses taught in the "core" disciplines in this stream, and (b) courses taught in other disciplines which are nevertheless pertinent to this stream. Though wide ranging, the choice of courses is limited by the stream's orientation, as well as by the overall objectives of the Liberal Arts Program.

The additional courses may be substituted with the approval of the Program Director.

Students must choose 51 credits as follows:
9 credits from the courses in List A
42 credits from the courses in List B

List A (9 credits)

  • CATH 200 Introduction to Catholicism (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : This course offers an exploration of the Roman Catholic tradition in its intellectual, religious, moral, and cultural dimensions. It provides an interdisciplinary study of the ways in which Catholicism has shaped Western civilization.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Richard Bernier (Fall)

  • COMS 200 History of Communication (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Communication Studies : The social and cultural implications of major developments in communications from prehistory to the electronic era. Thematic and conceptual introduction to the underlying media technologies and to some key issues and practices of historical thinking about their role in society.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Jonathan Rouleau (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have ENGC 200.

  • COMS 210 Introduction to Communication Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Communication Studies : The social and cultural implications of media. Surveys theory and case studies relevant key issues such as the ownership, structure and governance of media industries; the significance of emergent media technologies; and the roles of media as cultural forms and practices.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Cayley Sorochan (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ENGL 278 or ENGC 210

  • COMS 230 Communication and Democracy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Introduction to investigation of the relationship between communication, media practices and democracy. Examines the role of media and communication in existing and emerging democratic contexts, and the challenges of constructing and maintaining a democratic media and communication environment on the domestic and international levels.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Francois Mouillot (Fall)

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Christopher Byrne, Jingjing Li (Winter)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Brian Bergstrom (Fall)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Michelle Cho (Fall)

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Jeehee Hong (Fall)

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

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Philip Gooding (Fall)

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Donald Nerbas (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 2018

    Instructors: Laura Madokoro, Suzanne Morton (Winter)

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael Fronda (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 209 prior to September 2006.

  • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Gershon Hundert (Fall)

    • 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 2017

    Instructors: Griet Vankeerberghen, Ka Ki Alan Ho, Jordan Christopher (Fall)

  • HIST 213 World History, 600-2000 (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 Islam and ending with globalization in the late twentieth century. Trade diasporas, technology, disease, and imperialism are the major themes addressed.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Jonathan Greenwood (Fall)

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Travis Bruce, Christopher Walsh, Nicholas Pullen, Michael La Monica (Fall)

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Brian D A Lewis (Winter)

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ahmed Ibrahim (Winter)

    • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Fall)

    • Winter

  • POLI 212 Government and Politics - Developed World (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The nature of politics in a few selected nations of the industrialized world, applying the concepts introduced in POLI 211 to specific national contexts. Countries studied will be drawn principally from Europe and North America.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Hudson Meadwell (Winter)

    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developed Areas.

  • POLI 227 Developing Areas/Introduction (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to Third World politics. A comparative examination of the legacies of colonialism, the achievement of independence, and contemporary dynamics of political and socio-economic development in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Topics include modernization, dependency, state-building and national integration, revolution, the role of the military, and democratization.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Daniel Douek (Winter)

    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developing Areas.

  • 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: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Arash Abizadeh (Fall) Catherine Lu (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

  • POLI 243 International Politics of Economic Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to international relations, through examples drawn from international political economy. The emphasis will be on the politics of trade and international monetary relations.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mark R Brawley (Winter)

    • Note: The field is International Politics.

  • POLI 244 International Politics: State Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Offers a comprehensive introduction to the behaviour of nation states. Explores how states make foreign policy decisions and what motivates their behaviour. Other covered topics include the military and economic dimensions of state behaviour, conflict, cooperation, interdependence, integration, globalisation, and change in the international system.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Fernando Nunez (Fall)

    • Note: The field is International Politics.

  • SOCI 210 Sociological Perspectives (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Major theoretical perspectives and research methods in sociology. The linkages of theory and method in various substantive areas including: the family, community and urban life, religion, ethnicity, occupations and stratification, education, and social change.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Jennifer Elrick (Fall) Alexandre Miltsov (Winter)

  • SOCI 211 Sociological Inquiry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An introductory review of methods of sociological research including research design, elementary quantitative data analysis, observation, and use of official statistics. Detailed examination of published examples of the use of each of the major techniques of data analysis and collection.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Alexandre Miltsov (Fall) Michael R Smith (Winter)

List B (42 credits)

Students in the History and Culture stream may choose from any course at the 200 level or above in the following departments and programs: History (HIST), Political Science (POLI), Sociology (SOCI) and Art History and Communication Studies (labelled COMS).

Students in this stream may also choose a maximum of 12 credits from the following list:

  • ANTH 202 Socio-Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : An introduction to ways of understanding what it means to be human from the perspective of socio-cultural anthropology. Students will be introduced to diverse approaches to this question through engagement with a wide range of ethnographic cases.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Edward Kohn (Fall)

    • Fall

  • ANTH 206 Environment and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Introduction to ecological anthropology, focusing on social and cultural adaptations to different environments, human impact on the environment, cultural constructions of the environment, management of common resources, and conflict over the use of resources.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Pierre-Alexandre Paquet (Fall)

    • Fall

  • ANTH 212 Anthropology of Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Processes of developmental change, as they affect small communities in the Third World and in unindustrialized parts of developed countries. Problems of technological change, political integration, population growth, industrialization, urban growth, social services, infrastructure and economic dependency.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Pierre-Alexandre Paquet (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ANTH 318 Globalization and Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : The interactions between religion and the economic, social and cultural transformations of globalization: relations between globalization and contemporary religious practice, meaning, and influence at personal and collective levels.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 322 Social Change in Modern Africa (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : The impact of colonialism on African societies; changing families, religion, arts; political and economic transformation; migration, urbanization, new social categories; social stratification; the social setting of independence and neo-colonialism; continuity, stagnation, and progressive change.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Nicholas Barber (Fall)

  • ANTH 327 Anthropology of South Asia (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : An introduction to anthropological research in India and greater South Asia. Topics include politics, caste, class, religion, gender and sexuality, development and globalization.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Katherine Lemons, Abdul Majeed Ottakandathil Puthen Peedikayil (Fall)

  • ANTH 329 Modern Chinese Society and Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : 20th and 21st century Chinese economic, social and cultural changes and continuities. Topics include rural development, revolution and reform policies, gender and households, family planning, minorities, urbanization, and human rights.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 337 Mediterranean Society and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : An exploration of Mediterranean ethnography, with special attention to southern Europe. Cultural patterns, such as "honour and shame'', social patterns such as "patron/client relations'', and current issues, such as "development'', shall be explored.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 338 Native Peoples of North America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Ethnographic survey of Native cultures in North America. Conditions arising from European colonization and their social, economic and political impact. Contemporary situation of indigenous peoples.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 340 Middle Eastern Society and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Exploration of daily life, culture and society in the Middle East, through examination of ethnographic accounts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 341 Women in Cross-cultural Perspective (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : A wide range of anthropological studies are examined and compared, along with theoretical models regarding changes in women's positions. The impact of colonialism, women and social change, and problems of women in developing societies are examined.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ANTH 355 Theories of Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Contributions to contemporary anthropological theory; theoretical paradigms and debates; forms of anthropological explanation; the role of theory in the practice of anthropology; concepts of society, culture and structure; cultural evolution and relativity; interpretive anthropology, post-modernism.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: John Galaty (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisites: one 200-level anthropology course and one other anthropology course at any level

    • Restriction: Honours, Joint Honours, Major and Minor students in Anthropology, U2 standing or above

  • ANTH 422 Contemporary Latin American Culture & Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Themes central to the culture and society of contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean, including globalization, questions of race and ethnicity, (post)modernity, social movements, constructions of gender and sexuality, and national and diasporic identities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ARTH 310 Postcolonialism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Examines selected art historians who respond to postcolonial theorists and analyse how paintings, sculpture, buildings, and visual culture participated in or resisted European imperialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CATH 315 Catholicism and Ethics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : A critical examination of the evolving engagement of Catholicism with contemporary ethical issues.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor

  • CATH 340 Catholicism and Public Policy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : An examination of Catholic social thought, including intellectual and institutional engagement with a wide range of key public policy issues in spheres such as politics, law, economics, diplomacy, and international development.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Naomi Kaloudis (Fall)

  • CLAS 308 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 370.

  • CLAS 404 Classical Tradition (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Classics : Examines the evolution of Classical Antiquity's social and cultural status from the 17th c. to the present day. Particular consideration is given to the processes of the ongoing professionalization of history and archeology as academic disciplines, the emergence of new political usages of the past, the transformation of cultural practices from the Grand Tour to the modern museum and tourism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 202 or related courses or permission of instructor

  • CLAS 406 Greek and Roman Historiography (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Classics : Seminar on the works of the Greek and Roman historians (in translation) who founded a new literary genre for the exploration of past and present events; interpretation of their approaches towards history and theories for their study.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in Classics at the 300 level or up or permission of instructor.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 490.

  • EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Chinese Studies. Content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Song Shi (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 304 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Chinese Studies. Content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Andrew Crawford Womack (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 305 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Japanese studies. The content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 306 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Japanese studies. The content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Gavin Walker (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 313 Current Topics: Korean Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Korean Studies. Content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Myung Hee Kim (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required.

  • EAST 314 Current Topics: Korean Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Korean Studies. Content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 364 Mass Culture and Postwar Japan (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course addresses a number of analytic approaches to mass culture in order to examine the culture industry of post-war Japan. Emphasis on narrative strategies in popular or consumer fiction and on the problems of marginalized writers.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any introductory course in literature or cultural studies, or permission of instructor

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • EAST 385 Global Korea (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course considers Korean culture and society in the modern period by examining changing attitudes about the relationship between the national and the global, across social institutions, political discourse, and popular media.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • EAST 462 Japan in Asia (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course introduces theories of cultural interaction, interpellation, and intertexuality in order to reconsider Japanese modes of reception and selection of Chinese texts and technologies. Readings range from early Japanese to 20th century texts. Readings in translation.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Gavin Walker (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Any East Asian Studies course above the introductory level, or permission of the instructor

  • EAST 493 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Advanced reading course under supervision of instructor on certain aspects of East Asian Studies. Topics will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jeehee Hong, Gal Gvili, R Philip Buckley (Fall) Renzhong Wang (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: Any EAST course at the 300-level or above or permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Departmental approval required

  • EAST 494 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Advanced reading course under supervision of instructor on certain aspects of East Asian Studies. Topics will vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Any EAST course at the 300-level or above or permission of instructor

  • FREN 336 Histoire de la langue française (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Histoire de la langue française, du bas-latin à la langue moderne. Étude de l'évolution phonétique, syntaxique, sémantique. Étude de textes des différentes époques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • GERM 331 Germany after Reunification (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : The events which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany in 1990 and the changing cultural, social, political and economic landscape of the 'New Germany'. Highlighting issues of cultural and social politics, texts discussed include historical, literary and film material.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

  • GERM 357 German Culture in European Context (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : A comparative examination of selected moments in German literary, artistic and cultural history in relation to broader European movements; focus on influences, exchanges and dialogues across national boundaries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Course given in English

    • Prerequisite: A culture or literature course at the 200 or 300 level

  • GERM 364 Gender and Society in German Literature and Culture (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : In connection with notions of identity, nationhood, political change, and cultural difference, this course investigates concepts and issues of gender in contemporary German Society. The readings include critical essays and literary texts by writers, scholars, philosophers, journalists, politicians, and political activists.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • GERM 365 Modern Short Fiction (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : A study of short prose forms in German throughout history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • GERM 368 Fin-de-Siècle Vienna (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : Interdisciplinary study of one of the formative periods of modern European culture; examination of literature, art, thought, culture and politics in Vienna around 1900.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A culture or literature course at the 200 or 300 level

    • Course given in English

  • GERM 400 Interdisciplinary Seminar: Contemporary German Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : An interdisciplinary, team-taught seminar, for third-year students on a single topic or theme. Topics may vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Given in English

  • HISP 380 Global Spanish (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Comprehensive overview of linguistically relevant features of the varieties of Spanish spoken throughout the world, with an emphasis on America. Basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structures, and word orders are developed throughout the course.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Language of instruction: Spanish

    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor

  • HISP 390 Spanish Through the Centuries (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An examination of how the rules governing the pronunciation of Spanish and the structure of its words and sentences evolved throughout the centuries. Students will be trained in the use of basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structure, and word order.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 501

    • Language of instruction: Spanish

  • HISP 437 Viceregal Spanish America (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Selected topics in the historiography, literature and culture of Spanish America prior to Independence.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Maria Macchi (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor. Note: Course taught in Spanish.

  • ISLA 310 Women in Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : The socio-legal status, conditions, and experiences of various groups of women in Middle Eastern societies. These features are explored within the framework of Islamic feminism and Western feminist discourses, and the tensions and conflicts between them. The dynamics of seclusion, veiling, and polygamy are explored in connection to Medieval Arab ruling elites as a background to some of the discussions and debates over the status of women in modern postcolonial Arab society. Socio-economic divisions, state policies, patriarchy, and colonialism are investigated as key factors in understanding the modern historical transformation of gendered relations and women's roles.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ISLA 325 Introduction to Shi'i Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Developments in doctrines, legal school, rituals and political thought of Twelver Shi'ite Muslims during early and late medieval periods (centuries VII-XIII). The emergence of the earliest Shi'ite communities in Arabia, Yemen, Iraq and Iran stressing the relationship of the Shi'ite Imams and their religious scholars to the Sunnite Caliphates.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Rula Abisaab (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ISLA 345 Science and Civilization in Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : History of scientific traditions and ideas in Islamic civilization, from the origins of Islam to the early modern period. Emphasis is on the derivation, development and transmissions of Islamic science, as well as on the assimilation and influence of science within Islamic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Sajjad Nikfahm Khubravan, Fateme Savadi (Fall)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of the instructor.

    • Note: All readings are in English.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.

  • ISLA 360 Islam and Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Assessment of the relationship between Islam and politics in the contemporary Middle East and Africa through various analytic themes, including political economy, social movement and gendered analysis.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Laila Parsons (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • ISLA 415 Modern Iran: Anthropological Approach (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : The modern history, social, and cultural anthropology of contemporary Iran.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 210 or permission of instructor.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Prashant Keshavmurthy (Fall)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.

  • ISLA 421 Islamic Culture - Indian Subcontinent (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Survey of Islamic culture (faith systems, literature, music, art) on the Indian subcontinent from the early modern period to the present, with a focus on conflict and relations between Muslims and non-Muslims, and between majority and minority Muslim groups.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ITAL 230 Understanding Italy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introductory critical perspective on a series of issues (North/South, Church/State, the family, regionalism, Fascism) related to contemporary Italy through novels, films and essays.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Marco Piana (Fall)

    • Course will be taught in English

  • ITAL 295 Italian Cultural Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A cultural studies approach to contemporary Italian society. Focus on distinctive traits of Italian popular culture through literature, film, television and other media.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Giuliana Minghelli (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Given in Italian

    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/D2 or 216 or permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 328.

  • ITAL 356 Medieval Discourses on Love (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Medieval ideas, attitudes and behaviour surrounding love as represented in literature: readings will include excerpts from early Italian love lyrics, Dante's Vita Nuova, Petrarch's Canzoniere, Boccaccio's Decameron.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Fall)

  • ITAL 362 Post-World War 2 Literature and Society (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of Italian prose fiction and non-fiction in the context of some of the events and issues that marked these years: the aftermath of Fascism, the economic boom, terrorism, the Mafia, the North-South question.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ITAL 363 Gender, Literature and Society (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Questions of gender identity and literary representation as they emerge from women's texts or from comparisons of women's and men's texts, in relation to specific social and historical conditions. May focus on any time period in Italian history, from medieval to contemporary.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Given in English

    • Course for the Women's Studies Concentrations

  • ITAL 365 The Italian Renaissance (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A presentation of the main ideas and literary masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance (13th-17thC), in the context of Italy's social, political, religious and cultural climate. Reading and discussion of selected literary texts and visual material.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Given in English

  • ITAL 371 The Italian Baroque (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An analysis of the Italian Baroque period through an interdisciplinary overview of its major figures (Caravaggio, Bernini, Galileo, Marino, Vico) and cultural genres (commedia dellâ•Žarte, opera, still life)

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ITAL 400 Italian Regional Identities (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The course explores tensions between national and regional narratives in Italy's literature, culture, language, and society.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Given in Italian

    • Prerequisite(s): ITAL250 or above, from amongst courses taught in Italian or permission of Department.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken ITAL 327.

  • ITAL 416 The Twentieth Century (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Topics in twentieth-century Italian literary and cultural history. The focus may be on a movement, a theme, a genre, a specific writer, or a specific period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Given in English.

  • JWST 211 Jewish Studies 1: Biblical Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The history, literature and beliefs of Judaism's formative period. Both Biblical and non-Biblical materials will be studied. The Bible in the context of cognate literatures of the Ancient Near East; non-Biblical documents will be analysed for their bearing on the Jewish tradition.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: B Barry Levy (Fall)

    • All texts will be read in English

  • JWST 216 Jewish Studies 2: 400 B.C.E. - 1000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The history, literature and intellectual developments in Judaism during late antiquity. Special emphasis will be placed on rabbinic literature e.g. Babylonian Talmud, Palestinian Talmud, the midrashim both as literary works and for the light they shed on the events and ideologies of the period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • All texts and discussions will be in English

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken HIST 207

  • JWST 217 Jewish Studies 3: 1000 - 2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • All texts will be read in English

  • JWST 240 The Holocaust (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Consideration of the history of the Holocaust and the literary, theological and cultural responses to the destruction of European Jewry.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Daniel Heller (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken JWST 252 "The Holocaust"

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • JWST 306 The American Jewish Community (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Issues affecting American Jewry in the post-World War I era until today and the American Jewish community's responses to those issues. Special emphasis on understanding the community responses and reactions to developments in both the American society and in the Jewish world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • JWST 356 Jewish Labour Movement/Eastern Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The development of the Jewish labor and socialist movement in Eastern Europe from the last quarter of the 19th century to the Bolshevik Revolution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • JWST 357 Jewish Labour Movement/North America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The development of the Jewish labor and socialist movement in North America from the last quarter of the 19th century to WWI.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Daniel Heller (Fall)

  • JWST 371D1 Jews and the Modern City (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : In the forefront of the development of modern society in Europe and North America, the Jews have shown a distinct preference for the metropolis. The influence of Vienna and New York on the socio-cultural development of the Jews and on the Jewish contribution to general culture. The contributions of Schnitzler, Freud, Herzl and the New York intellectuals.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • JWST 371D2 Jews and the Modern City (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : See JWST 371D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: JWST 371D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 371D1 and JWST 371D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • LIBA 395 Individual Reading Course (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LIBA : Individual reading course in any topic pertinent to Liberal Arts as approved by the Director of the Liberal Arts program.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): LIBA 202: Introduction to Liberal Arts Minimum Grade or Test Scores : C

    • Restriction(s): Registration in this course is subject to the approval of the Director of the Liberal Arts Program.

  • LLCU 212 Understanding Digital and Social Media (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LLCU : Lectures will explore a range of topics related to technologies of contemporary digital and social media, with particular attention to understanding technical, historical, ethical and legal issues. Tutorials will help students to express themselves effectively with digital media, and especially on the web (HTML, images, audio, video).

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Cecily Raynor (Fall)

    • Students need a laptop computer.

  • LLCU 250 History and Future of the Book (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LLCU : A survey of the 2000-year history of the medium of the book with a look towards its future durability and translation into digital media.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • LLCU 311 Digital Studies/Citizenry (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LLCU : This course will provide a conceptual and practical understanding of how to leverage technologies in a range of common activities such as searching, social networking, presenting, and creating web content. The emphasis will be on using and understanding digital technologies in effective and ethical ways in our digital society.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken LLCU 211.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

    • Fall

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Aaron Ricker (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter

  • RELG 204 Judaism, Christianity and Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the beliefs, practices, and religious institutions of these three world religions.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Eric Caplan, Mohammad Miraly, Daniel M Cere (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 256 Women in Judaism and Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The role of women in Judaism and Islam from the point of view of institutionalized religious traditions and of women's religious subjectivity; how women's spiritual and social roles within their religious traditions are shaped by Revealed Law, Holy Text and the Authority of Interpretation. Comparative sociology of religion approach.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Summer

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: David Goodin (Winter)

    • Fall: Macdonald Campus (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue). Winter: Downtown Campus.

  • RELG 322 The Church in History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    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 2017

    Instructors: W J Torrance Kirby (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 Arts)

    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 2018

    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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Samuel Nelson (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 319 when topic was "Religion and Globalization"

  • RELG 334 Christian Thought and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Examines selected cultural and countercultural features of Christianity, with attention to theological anthropology and, for example, to political and legal philosophy, or social and bioethics, or the creative arts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shaun Retallick, Gregory Doyle (Winter)

    • Winter and Summer

    • Prerequisite(s): One prior course in Christianity, or permission of the instructor.

  • RELG 338 Women and the Christian Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Survey of women's involvement in the Christian tradition. Topics include feminist interpretation of scripture, ideas of virginity, marriage and motherhood, mysticism, asceticisms, European witchhunts, contemporary women's liberation theories.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Lucille Marr (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Core course for the Women's Studies Minor program

  • RELG 339 Gender & Sexuality in Buddhism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Religious perspectives on the body, gender and sexual activity in Buddhist cultures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Core course for the Women's Studies Minor program

    • Prerequisite: RELG 252 or permission of the instructor

  • RELG 340 Religion and the Sciences (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Philosophies of science and of religion have created a more positive dialogue on questions of method, symbolism and rationality. Examines key issues (e.g. creation and evolution; objectivity and involvement; determinism and freedom) raised by natural and social sciences, and various possible solutions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall and Summer

  • RELG 356 Gender & Sexuality in Hinduism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Religious perspectives on the body, gender and sexual activity in Hindu cultures. Topics include: dharma and sexual practice; female sexuality; Bhakti and Tantra; same-sex relations; hijras; eroticism in the literary, visual, and performing arts; colonialism, Hindu nationalism, and the politics of gender.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: RELG 252 or Permission of the instructor.

  • RELG 375 Religion, Politics and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of contemporary religious traditions in the light of debates regarding secularization, the relation of religion and politics, and the interaction of religion with major social institutions.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Samuel Nelson (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: U2 and U3 students

  • RELG 559 Caste and Dalits: Historical and Political Perspectives (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This seminar addresses religion, caste, and the Dalit community (formerly known as "untouchables" in India through a range of historical and ritual contexts. Topics include representation in the Hindu textual tradition, colonialism, conversion, caste-based violence, caste and nationalism, non-Brahmin political assertion, and the contemporary reservation system.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisites: RELG 252 and one 300 level course or higher in South Asian Religions

  • RUSS 217 Russia's Eternal Questions (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : Exploration of cultural archetypes defining continuity and change from Peter the Great to the present; the Russian national identity, double-faith, Western and Slovophile influences, Mother Russia, superfluous men and the Eternal Feminine, anarchism, the avant-garde, Stalinism. Recurring themes traced in literature, art, film, music, pop culture and the applied arts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Laura A Beraha (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Given in English

    • Restriction: Permission of the instructor

  • RUSS 229 Introduction to Russian Folklore (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : An introduction to Russian folklore and folk belief: "dual-faith," traditional mentality, fairy tales, calendar rituals, folk songs, witches, healers and house spirits. The course will explore classic approaches to folklore studies as well as the influence of folk culture on Russian "high art."

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Taught in English

  • RUSS 427 Russian Fin de Siècle (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : Russian poetry, prose, drama, book design and the visual arts from the Silver Age to WWI, from Chekhov to Blok and Belyi. The crisis of realism, decadence, symbolism, and its waning traced through the eternal feminine, the devil, the city, poetry as pure creation, and millennial crisis. Not open to students who have taken or are taking RUSS 465.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Course offered in English.

    • Prerequisite(s): At least 2 courses (6 credits) in literature and/or cultural studies.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken RUSS 465.

  • RUSS 428 Russian Avantgarde (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : Russian poetry, prose, drama, the manifesto, street festivals and the explosion of experiment in the visual arts from WW1 to 1930. The avant-garde anticipates, transcends, responds and then succumbs to revolution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): At least 2 courses (6 credits) in literature and/or cultural studies.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken RUSS 466.

  • RUSS 430 High Stalinist Culture 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : Novels, films, art, architecture, pageantry, rhetoric and routine of the Stalinist 1930s-40s, including socialist realism as an aesthetic doctrine, utopian blueprint, target of parody, amalgam of a submerged avant-garde and state-controlled pop culture, precursor of the postmodernist simulacrum, self-proclaimed international style and/or uniquely Russian 20th-century project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RUSS 510

    • Given in English

  • RUSS 454 Narratives of Desire (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Russian (Arts) : An exploration of desire as it was narrativized in Russian literature 1860-1900. The course draws on comparative examples from European literature as well as various theoretical approaches for conceptualizing love and desire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): At least two literature courses at the 200 or 300 level or permission of the department.

Stream 3: Philosophy and Religion

This stream is designed for students whose primary interests lie in the study of philosophy and religion across geographical boundaries and historical traditions.

Approved courses are listed below. The courses appearing in List A are introductory in nature and should be taken early in the program. The courses appearing in List B are of two kind: (a) courses taught in the "core" disciplines in this stream, and (b) courses taught in other disciplines which are nevertheless pertinent to this stream. Though wide ranging, the choice of courses is limited by the stream's orientation, as well as by the overall objectives of the Liberal Arts Program.

The additional courses may be substituted with the approval of the Program Director.

Students must choose 51 credits as follows:
9 credits from the courses in List A
42 credits from the courses in List B

List A (9 credits)

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ahmed Ibrahim (Winter)

    • 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: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Fall)

    • Winter

  • JWST 211 Jewish Studies 1: Biblical Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The history, literature and beliefs of Judaism's formative period. Both Biblical and non-Biblical materials will be studied. The Bible in the context of cognate literatures of the Ancient Near East; non-Biblical documents will be analysed for their bearing on the Jewish tradition.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: B Barry Levy (Fall)

    • All texts will be read in English

  • JWST 216 Jewish Studies 2: 400 B.C.E. - 1000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : The history, literature and intellectual developments in Judaism during late antiquity. Special emphasis will be placed on rabbinic literature e.g. Babylonian Talmud, Palestinian Talmud, the midrashim both as literary works and for the light they shed on the events and ideologies of the period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • All texts and discussions will be in English

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken HIST 207

  • 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 2017

    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 2017

    Instructors: Frédérick Armstrong (Fall)

  • PHIL 332 Philosophy of Religion 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : A study of the philosophy of religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Arash Abizadeh (Fall) Catherine Lu (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2017

    Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

    • Fall

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Aaron Ricker (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter

  • RELG 204 Judaism, Christianity and Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the beliefs, practices, and religious institutions of these three world religions.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Eric Caplan, Mohammad Miraly, Daniel M Cere (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 207 Introduction to the Study of Religions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This course is an introduction to classic and contemporary approaches to the academic study of religions. This includes perspectives from philosophy, theology, anthropology, sociology, psychology, phenomenology, and feminism. Students are also exposed to applications of these perspectives from visiting scholars who treat some aspect of a religious tradition in light of current-day interests and events. The primary objective is to introduce students to the principal theories and methods that have shaped our understanding of religion, its various meanings as well as its roles and functions in society.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jim Kanaris (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken RELG 255.

    • Winter

  • RELG 252 Hinduism and Buddhism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The interaction of Hinduism and Buddhism in India with special reference to the law of Karma, caste, women, ritual, death, yoga, and liberation. Determination of interpretative principles for understanding the religious psychology of Hindus and Buddhists.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Lara E Braitstein, Lisa Blake (Fall)

    • Fall

  • RELG 253 Religions of East Asia (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This course introduces East Asia's major religions comparatively by addressing the continuous exchange of ideas and practices between traditions. Rather than adopting a mere chronological approach, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism will be discussed thematically, taking in to account topics such as gender constructs, the secular and the sacred, material culture, and the apparent contrast between doctrine and practice.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mikaël Bauer (Winter)

    • Winter

  • RELG 321 Western Intellectual Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Introduces essential sources in western philosophy and theology; examines the interdependence of these disciplines in their historical development; exposes students to the means and methods of argumentation that will allow them to compare and contrast these sources, and to develop and defend their own positions with respect to them.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Hadi Fakhoury, Paolo Livieri (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: U0 students must obtain permission from instructor

  • RELG 334 Christian Thought and Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Examines selected cultural and countercultural features of Christianity, with attention to theological anthropology and, for example, to political and legal philosophy, or social and bioethics, or the creative arts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shaun Retallick, Gregory Doyle (Winter)

    • Winter and Summer

    • Prerequisite(s): One prior course in Christianity, or permission of the instructor.

  • RELG 341 Introduction: Philosophy of Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Introduction to the subject. Faith and reason, theistic arguments, values and destiny, the problem of evil, religious language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

  • RELG 373 Christian Ethics of Love (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This course will focus on the philosophical sources of love and on their uses by Christian authors. By comparing both their premises and methods, we will see how different authors in a particular tradition (Christianity) offer various answers to the themes of love, friendship and charity.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Gaelle Fiasse (Fall)

    • Winter

  • RELG 380 Religion, Philosophy, Modernity (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Through primary source readings, this class will examine the intellectual history of this change, will identify the agents of this change, both philosophical and theological, and will consider the significance and implications of inhabiting a 'modernity' that is, and understands itself as, 'secular.' Charles Taylor's recent book, A Secular Age, narrates a historical development, from a 'pre-modern' condition, in which it was 'virtually impossible not to believe in and encounter God,' to a modern and contemporary situation in which 'faith is an embattled option.' Within the 'context of our self-understanding,' 'secularism' has become a 'default option.'

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

List B (42 credits)

Students in the Philosophy and Religion stream may choose from:
- any course (other than a course dedicated to teaching a language) at the 200 level or above in the following departments and programs: Philosophy (PHIL), Religious Studies (RELG), Catholic Studies (CATH), Islamic Studies (ISLA), and Jewish Studies (JWST); and
- any course in Political Science (POLI) listed in the eCalendar under the heading “Political Theory.”

Students in this stream may also choose a maximum of 12 credits from the following list:

  • ANTH 209 Anthropology of Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Nature and function of religion in culture. Systems of belief; the interpretation of ritual. Religion and symbolism. The relation of religion to social organization. Religious change and social movements.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Katherine Lemons (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ANTH 318 Globalization and Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : The interactions between religion and the economic, social and cultural transformations of globalization: relations between globalization and contemporary religious practice, meaning, and influence at personal and collective levels.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017

    Instructors: Naomi Kaloudis (Fall)

  • CLAS 303 Ancient Greek Religion (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Classics : Focus on the history of Greek religion in the Classical Period. Particular attention will be paid to the Greek concept of divinity, local pantheons, civic festival calendars, the topography of myth and ritual, ideas concerning the afterlife, mystery cults, oracles and games and the literary representations of religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 380.

    • Prerequisite(s): CLAS 203 or HIST 205 or permission of instructor.

  • EAST 563 Images, Ideograms, Aesthetics (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course explores theories and usage of ideograms and images in Asian texts, both modern and premodern.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Gregory Matthew Mikkelson, Julia Freeman (Fall) Iwao Hirose, Ismael Vaccaro (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Julia Freeman, Hamish van der Ven (Fall) Gregory Matthew Mikkelson, Shaun MacDonald Lovejoy, Darin Barney (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

  • GERM 355 Nietzsche and Wagner (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : This course examines the relationship between the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and the composer Richard Wagner. It explores their intellectual kinship, their view of art, music, and philosophy in the context of Nietzsche's critique of modernity and decadence and analyzes the Third Reich's and Hollywood's appropriation of Nietzsche and Wagner.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Given in English

  • GERM 367 Topics in German Thought (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    German (Arts) : A variety of issues significant to the development of German cultural and intellectual life.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Given in English

  • 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 2017

    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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 320 or consent of the instructor

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-320D

  • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or permission of instructor.

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Nancy F Partner (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits at the 300 level in either history or literature

  • ITAL 355 Dante and the Middle Ages (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introduction to the work of Dante Alighieri, a pillar of medieval European literature. The times in which he lived, the institutions and cultural shifts of that era, the influence exercised by Dante's work, as well as how it has been perceived in our time.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Given in English

  • ITAL 420 Leopardi Poet and Philosopher (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The major early 19th century poets in the context of Italian and European Romanticism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ITAL 465 Religious Identities in Italy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : This course examines the role played by religion in shaping Italian identities by looking at the works of Dante, Marsilio Ficino, Giovanni Pico, Galileo Galilei and other Early Modern authors in their cultural and institutional contexts. By looking at how these authors expressed their beliefs and interacted with religious institutions, students are invited to critically engage on the concept of "religion".

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • LIBA 395 Individual Reading Course (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LIBA : Individual reading course in any topic pertinent to Liberal Arts as approved by the Director of the Liberal Arts program.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): LIBA 202: Introduction to Liberal Arts Minimum Grade or Test Scores : C

    • Restriction(s): Registration in this course is subject to the approval of the Director of the Liberal Arts Program.

  • LLCU 301 Topics in Culture and Thought (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    LLCU : Special topics focusing on European or transatlantic intellectual traditions and movements.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

* ENVR 203 is a prerequisite for ENVR 400.

Faculty of Arts—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)