Courses Announced for the Summer of 2017
|Michael Lanthier||T, Tr||summer||
International relations; changes in the nation-state system; the emergence and impact of major political ideologies; genocide; decolonization; the globalization of trade; a
|David Brownstein||T, Tr||summer||
The impact humans have had on the environment, and the ways in which the physical environment has shaped human history: climate, agriculture, energy use, and urbanization.
|Andrea Eidinger||M, W, F||summer||
This course examines the second half of the twentieth century, from the end of the Second World War and the return of the veterans.
|Vitaliy Timofiiv||M, W||summer||
This course examines American history from the end of the Second World War to the present day, a period of significant political, social and cultural ferment.
|Timo Schaefer||M, W, F||summer||
Examines themes in the last five hundred years of Mexican history, with an emphasis on the critical reading of primary sources and the use of a variety of texts that may include letters, diaries, paintings, photographs, novels, and movies.
|Colin Green||T, Tr||summer||
An analysis of changes in institutions and ideas in China from the late Imperial Period to the most recent developments of the Chinese Revolution. Approaches are thematic, by periods, and by problems.
This special one-time course centres on researching the South Asia collection at the Museum of Vancouver (MoV). The Museum holds a unique collection of objects from South Asia, which were brought to Vancouver in the 1930s by local travelers.
|Kailey Hansson||M, W, F||summer||
An examination of the influence of the United States' rise to continental, hemispheric, and world power upon Canada in the areas of economics, defence, and foreign policy.
|David Borys||T, Tr||summer||
The main focus of this course is on war as an engine of historical change from the late medieval age to modern times. It examines collective identities of social and cultural groups, nations, empires, and modern states in the context of war. We will analyze the concepts of limited vs.
|Jay Eidelman||T, Tr||summer||
A study of the systematic attempt to destroy European Jewry during the Nazi regime, 1933-1945. Topics of special importance include: the motivations and behaviour of the perpetrators; the reactions of the victims; the roles of bystanders.