Honours Courses 2016W

  • For third year honours students, a typical programme consists of HIST 333 (the third-year seminar) and six credits of honours tutorials (HIST 321)
  • For fourth year honours students, a typical programme consists of HIST 433 (the fourth-year seminar), HIST 449 (the honours graduating essay), and six credits of honours tutorials (HIST 421).

In addition to the requirements specific to the third year and the fourth year, students must complete in either the third or fourth year:

  • HIST 490 (or one of its equivalents) (3 credits): History department upper division seminar
  • 9 upper division history credits which must include a course in a field related to essay topic; and
  • an exam confirming reading knowledge of French or a foreign language.
Title Instructor Days Met/Term Term Description

History 321A (101)/421A (101) Honours Tutorial

David Morton W 1

In 2016W, the topic for HIST 321A/421A is the Era of Decolonization.

History 321B (101)/421B (101) Honours Tutorial

Joy Dixon Tr 1

In 2016W, the topic for HIST 321B/421B is History and Enchantment.

History 321D (201)/421D (201) Honours Tutorial

Tristan Grunow F 2

In 2016W, the topic for HIST 321D/421D Constructing Colonialism: Architecture, Urban Planning, and Imperial Power in the Modern World

History 333A Third year seminar: The formation of history as a discipline

Paige Raibmon 1

This section of HIST 333A is restricted to students who want to attend term 1 only. Students who want to attend the full version of HIST 333 should register in HIST 333C, 001.

History 333B (201) Third year seminar: The formation of history as a discipline

Paige Raibmon 1

This section of HIST 333B is restricted to students who want to attend term 2 only. Students who want to attend the full version of HIST 333 should register in HIST 333C, 001.

History 333C (001) Third year seminar: Historiography

Paige Raibmon T full year

What work does the history that historians write do in the world? This course offers all incoming honours students a common grounding in some of the field’s key questions.  What is at stake in the approaches that historians take in their work? Whose stories does history tell?

History 433 (001) Fourth year seminar: Narrative, History, Memory

Courtney Booker Tr full year

This course, which is mandatory for all fourth-year Honours students, has two primary objectives.  The first is to introduce students to some fundamental issues of historical representation,  specifically the history of memory – an area of history that examines how people remember, forget, and re