Academic Calendar

History (HIST)

HIST 7110  Advanced Historical Methodologies  6 cr  

This course provides advanced training in key methodologies for historical research and knowledge mobilization. The goal of the course is to familiarize students with the protocols, ethics, procedures, and best practices for historical research in a variety of settings. Students will have opportunities to apply this training to specific projects and to develop a range of skills for historical research, alongside building critical understanding of various historical methodologies. Students will also complete certification in key areas such as oral history and research ethics.

HIST 7190  Studies in United States History since 1877  6 cr  

An examination of United States history from the close of the Reconstruction era to the present. Students will gain exposure to the political, economic, social, and/or cultural history of the United States. Course content may vary according to the instructor.

HIST 7220  Selected Topics in British History  6 cr  

A detailed examination of selected topics and problems in British history. Topics and content will vary from year to year. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7230  Nineteenth-Century Britain  6 cr  

A study of British culture, politics, and diplomacy, 1830-1900.

HIST 7240  State and Society in Latin American History  6 cr  

Readings focused on state/society relations in the history of Latin America since colonial times. After considering different theoretical approaches, the course will analyze recent works that cover different historical periods, countries, issues, and social factors.

HIST 7270  Special Studies in Social History  6 cr  

A seminar course, the content of which will vary from year to year. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7290  Reading Seminar in Canadian History, 1860 to the Present  6 cr  

While the specific content may vary from year to year, the general approach shall be to ensure a broad sampling of the secondary literature in Canadian history. Political, social and economic themes will be emphasized and particular concern shall be taken with historiographical controversy. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7330  History of Western Canada  6 cr  

A research course in western Canadian history. The range of subjects will vary from year to year depending on the interests of the students. The subjects range from the fur trade to modern political, social, and economic issues.

HIST 7372  History of Archiving and Archival Records  6 cr  

An examination of aspects of the history of archival thought, activities, and records from antiquity to the present. Canadian and international examples since the nineteenth century are emphasized. Students may not hold credit for both HIST 7372 and the former HIST 7370.

Equiv To: HIST 7370

HIST 7382  Archiving in the Digital Age  6 cr  

An examination of selected contemporary issues in archival theory and activities in Canada and internationally, with emphasis on the impact of computerization on archiving. The issues are studied in relation to the history of archiving and archival records. Students may not hold credit for both HIST 7382 and the former HIST 7380.

Equiv To: HIST 7380

HIST 7390  Internship in Archival Studies  3 cr  

The internship provides an introductory work experience in a Canadian archives to students who have successfully completed the first year of archival studies. The internship will be no less than three months in duration. It is done in the summer after the first year of study.

HIST 7392  Selected Topics in Archival Studies  3 cr  

A detailed examination of selected topics and problems in Archival Studies. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7470  The Later Middle Ages  6 cr  

Selected topics in economics, social, cultural, art and religious history of the later medieval world.

HIST 7500  Jewish and European History and Historiography  6 cr  

This seminar examines issues relating to Jewish history and historiography in the context of European history and historiography.

HIST 7510  Early Modern European History  6 cr  

A seminar which studies early modern Europe from the perspective of new approaches to historiography.

HIST 7520  The Age of Enlightenment  6 cr  

Emphasis on 18th century French intellectual history and its relationship to the origins and course of the French Revolution. Some reading knowledge of French is almost essential.

HIST 7560  The Russian Revolution  6 cr  

The events constituting the Revolution proper (1917-21) will be studied in relation to their historical background and in the light of their subsequent impact both nationally and globally.

HIST 7600  Northern Historical Studies  6 cr  

This course is based upon a number of studies of various aspects of the North. Particular emphasis is given to the North in relation to the fur trade, exploration, and Canadian development.

HIST 7630  History of Health and Disease  6 cr  

An introduction to principal issues and approaches in the history of health and disease. It is not meant to be a strictly chronological survey. Topics and themes may include the development of nursing and medical professions; the transformation of the hospital; mental health; alternative therapies; colonization, infectious disease and aboriginal health; and health and the state.

HIST 7640  Social History of Health and Disease in Modern Canada  6 cr  

This course explores the history of health and health care in Canada, with a focus on the late 19th and 20th century. Topics will include colonization, infectious disease, and Aboriginal health; the evolution of medical and nursing professions and the modern hospital; mental health; cancer; alternative therapies; childbirth; and old age. Analytical categories of gender, race, ethnicity, class, and sexuality will run throughout the material.

HIST 7672  Studies in Canadian History  6 cr  

This course will focus on social, intellectual, political, and economic themes with emphasis on the western Canadian experience. Specific topics will vary from year to year depending upon the interests of the instructor. Students may not hold credit for both HIST 7672 and the former HIST 7670.

Equiv To: HIST 7670

HIST 7700  Historical Method  6 cr  

A seminar and workshop in historical method. The topics covered will encompass conventional research, analysis and writing, as well as the application of social science techniques to the analysis of historical problems, the fundamentals of data processing, and computer applications.

HIST 7710  History and Cultural Studies  6 cr  

A working guide to interdisciplinary approaches of the new field of Cultural Studies, examining its principal theoretical bases and existing and potential applications for the historian.

HIST 7730  Modern Latin America  6 cr  

An examination of selected themes such as economic and social change, political modernization, and external influences and intervention in Latin America during the 19th and 20th centuries.

HIST 7740  England in the Long Eighteenth Century  6 cr  

Selected themes in the history of England's long eighteenth century from 1660-1840. Specific topics will vary from year to year but will generally include the transformation of political culture, the consequences of war, the question of national identities, the emergence of commercial society and the changes to social structure.

HIST 7750  Gender History in Canada  6 cr  

Explores the roles, images and experiences of masculinity and femininity in the past. Will familiarize students with the changing theoretical and historiographical terrain of gender history. It will draw on the international literature but focus on the history of gender in Canada, examining how historians analyse masculinity, femininity, the family, sexuality, politics, race/ethnicity, moral regulation, class, nation, and colonialism.

HIST 7760  History of Aboriginal Rights  6 cr  

A study of Aboriginal rights from early contact to the present with a particular emphasis on treaties, the courts, and Aboriginal efforts to enforce specific forms of rights.

HIST 7770  Selected Topics  6 cr  

A program of independent reading and/or research on selected topics, undertaken and arranged by a student in consultation with his prospective instructor, upon the approval of the Graduate Chair. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7772  Selected Topics  3 cr  

The content of this course varies. Courses offered under this number will be advanced graduate seminars investigating topics that are not part of an existing seminar course. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7774  Independent Study/Reading  3 cr  

The content of this course will vary. It will be an advanced, independent reading/study course for graduate students, on a topic of particular interest to the student. Normally the topic will be one that the student cannot study in an existing seminar course. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7776  Major Research Paper  0 cr  

The Major Research Paper (MRP) is a piece of original writing based on primary research, submitted in fulfillment of the JMP in History, Major Research Project stream. It is of roughly 34-40 pages (8,500-12,000 words). The student consults the Chair of the Joint Discipline Committee in History to select an Advisor. The student meets with the Advisor to develop a topic for the paper. After the MRP is submitted, it is ciruclated to a second reader. The MRP is graded pass/fail.

HIST 7820  Issues in Modern Asian History: Selected Topics  3 cr  

Content will vary. Emphasis will be on the analyses of important issues and recent developments in the history and historiography of modern Asia. Consult the History Department for particulars. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

HIST 7910  Studies in Modern World History  6 cr  

A seminar emphasizing the period since 1945. With the agreement of the instructor and depending on the needs of their degree programs, students may select a reading or research option.

HIST 7920  Popular Radicalism in the Modern World  6 cr  

Selected topics in the history of popular movements of social and political protest in the modern world. The course considers problems such as the conditions and motivations that give rise to social movements, the development of radical theory and political practice, and the culture of dissent.

HIST 7930  Imperialism, Decolonization and Neo-Colonialism 1700-Present  6 cr  

An exploration of theoretically informed literature that has attempted to engage with and understand Imperialism and Colonialism, Anti-colonial nationalism, National liberation movements and Neo-Colonialism.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

HIST 9090  UW GHIST-7507 Gender History in Canada  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9130  UW GHIST-7002 Independent Study/Reading  3 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9312  UW HIST 4212 Topics in Modern European History  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9322  UW HIST-4902 Selected Topics in the History of Science  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9420  UW GHIST-7210 Early Modern European History  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9540  UW GHIST-7608 Studies in American History to 1877  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9570  UW HIST 4610 The Origins of the Civil War in the United States  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9580  UW HIST 4910 Themes in the History of Medicine  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9610  UW GHIST-7517 Studies in Canadian History  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9612  UW HIST 4103 Colonization and the Age of Modernity in Latin America  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9620  UW HIST 4213 Topics in Early Modern Women's History  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9632  UW GHIST-7903 History of Health and Disease  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9640  UW HIST-4130 History and Memory  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9642  UW GHIST-7007 History and Memory  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9646  UW GHIST-7108 Studies on Modern World History  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9648  UW GHIST-7001 Selected Topics  3 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9650  UW HIST-4112 History of the Atlantic World, 1450-1825  3 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.

HIST 9670  UW HIST 4830 The History of Museums and Collecting  6 cr  

Course may be taken as part of a Master of History program offered jointly with the University of Winnipeg.