Current Course Information

 

FALL/WINTER COURSES 2019-2020

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SUMMER COURSES 2019

AP/HIST 1086 6.0A: Vice, Deviance, Bad Behaviour, and Social Control in North America since 1600 - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: Tom Hooper, thooper@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: This course explores how, in North America since 1600, certain behaviours have been defined by social actors and state agencies as bad behaviour or vices, and how these behaviours have been regulated. Introduces students to the role that issues such as drug and alcohol use, abortion, prostitution, and sexuality (to name a few) have played in the development of moral and social regulation and how they have changed over time.

AP/HIST 2400 6.0A: British History from the Tudors to Thatcher, 1500-2000

Course Director: David Cousins, dcousins@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description:  An introductory history of modern Britain from the Tudors to
Margaret Thatcher. Topics cover the main features of British development from the Reformation and Civil War to the Industrial Revolution, Empire and two World Wars.

AP/HIST 2501 3.0M: Canada 101: A History of Canada Since 1850 - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: Tom Hooper, thooper@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description:  This course examines the evolution of Canada from the perspective of people, places, and social processes, and explores what it has meant to be Canadian across time and space since 1850. This course does not count toward a history major or minor degree.

Course credit exclusions: AP/HIST 2500 6.00

AP/HIST 2710 6.0A: History of East Asia

Course Director: Cary Takagaki, takagaki@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: This course explores how distinctive patterns of government, society and culture emerged over four millennia in East Asia - primarily China and Japan - and how this endogenous development prepared those nations to confront and challenge Western supremacy in the modern world.

AP/HIST 3140 3.0A (cross-listed with AP/CLST 3140 3.0A): The City in the Roman World

Course Director: Marta Fernández Corral, 2176 Vari Hall, (416)736-2100 x66969, mfercor@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: This course examines urbanism in the Roman world. It examines how cities related to the countryside and the rest of the Empire. It also explores how elite competition led to the monumentalization of public spaces in cities.

AP/HIST 3160 6.0A (cross-listed with AP/CLST 3160 6.0A): Women and Gender in Ancient Greece and Rome - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: Angela Hug, ahug@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: The course explores the social, economic, political and cultural history of women in ancient Greece and Rome. It examines Greek and Roman concepts of gender and sexuality, and considers the literary and artistic representation of women in these cultures.

AP/HIST 3357 6.0A - Greece: A Modern History, from 1800 to the Present (SUMMER ABROAD IN GREECE)

Course Director: Sakis Gekas, 2120 Vari Hall, (416)736-2100 x30423, agekas@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description:

Please see: http://laps.yorku.ca/student-resources/study-abroad/yorku-summer-abroad/greece-hist-3357-6-0/

AP/HIST 3365 3.0M: European Fascism: 1890-1945

Course Director: Alban Bargain, abargain@yorku.ca 

Course Calendar Description: This course examines the varieties of European fascism that emerge after 1890, the intellectual and cultural origins of fascist ideology and the nature of fascist movements and regimes in inter-war Europe.

AP/HIST 3390 6.0A: Europe Since 1870 - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: Alban Bargain, abargain@yorku.ca 

Course Calendar Description: An examination of political, economic and social developments in the leading states; the balance of power and World War I; democracy and totalitarianism between the wars; World War II and its aftermath.

AP/HIST 3400 6.0A: Tudor and Stuart England: 1485 to 1714 - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: David Lawrence, dlawrenc@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: This course examines the recovery and development of English society after the late medieval crisis. Topics include: aristocracy and peasantry; crime and the law; women; religion; the Tudor state; the Civil War.

AP/HIST 3691 3.0A: America's Cold War

Course Director: William Gleberzon, wgleber@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: This course analyzes the Cold War as a clash of ideologies and "empires"and explores its impact on US foreign policy and on the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the United States.

AP/HIST 3860 6.0A: Modern History of the Jews - ONLINE

THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE

Course Director: Kalman Weiser, 754 Kaneff Tower, (416)736-2100 x33561, kweiser@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: A survey of Jewish history from the breakdown of traditional society in the 18th century until the present. The focus will be on the Jews of Europe and the major offshoots of Jewish Europe, Israel and North America.

AP/HIST 4082 6.0A: Re-Framing the Past: Films as History

Course Director: David Cousins, dcousins@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: How do film-makers handle the past? How does their treatment differ from that of the historian, whether by presentation, inspiration or interpretation? This course explores these issues within the time-frame of the ancient world to the present.

AP/HIST 4508 6.0A: Cultures and Colonialism: Canada, 1600-1900 - SEMINAR

Course Director: Victoria Freeman, vfreeman@yorku.ca

Course Calendar Description: Explores issues of contact and colonialism in Canadian history from 1600 - 1900. Themes may include the shifting practices of European imperialism; new cultural forms created by First Nations-European contact; changing economic systems; and patterns of state formation.

 


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AP/HIST 1025 - Ancient North America From the Last Ice Age to European Contact with Professor Carolyn Podruchny
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AP/HIST 1100: Gladiators, Gods, Gigolos, and Goths: Reading Roman Society, c.200 BCE-c.500 CE with Professor Ben Kelly (PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE)
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AP/HIST 2500 - Canadian History with Professor Sean Kheraj
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AP/HIST 4085 - Digital History with Professor Sean Kheraj
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AP/HIST 4460 - Themes in 19th Century British History
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