Honours Courses 2018W

  • 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 Term Description

History 321A (101)/421A (101) Honours Tutorial: History of Death

Coll Thrush 1

History of Death - This course is an exploration of the role of death and dying in history a field also known as thanatology.

History 321B (101)/421B (101) Honours Tutorial: The Era of Decolonization

David Morton 1

The Era of Decolonization: Between 1945 and 1980, as most of Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia declared itself independent of foreign rule, the citizens of new nation-states confronted a hard reality: a clean break would be impossible.

History 321D (201)/421D (201) Honours Tutorial: American Material Culture

Leslie Paris 2

American Material Culture - This introduction to American material culture considers the history of things.

History 333A (101) Third year seminar

Alexei Kojevnikov 1

This section of HIST 333A is restricted to Honours 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

Alexei Kojevnikov 2

This section of HIST 333B is restricted to Honours 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

Alexei Kojevnikov full year

Historiography, or what does it take to be a historian - If history is about the past which is dead, why does it keep changing, and so unpredictably, for every generation?

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

Courtney Booker full year

If you tell the truth, you dont have to remember anything.

apocryphal; attributed to Mark Twain

History 449 (001) Honours Essay

Courtney Booker full year