History (HIST)

HIST*6000  Historiography  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will introduce students to some of the essential components of the historical process. It will also assess history as a cognitive discipline in contemporary society. While the scope of the course may extend from ancient times to the present, emphasis on the historiography of particular periods may vary according to instructor expertise and student research needs.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6040  Special Reading Course  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Students selecting this course should speak to individual instructors to arrive at appropriate topics.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6150  Archival Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will consist of classroom teaching, practical instruction and hands-on work within the collections available at the University of Guelph's Archives. It will introduce students to basic skills in the digitization of sources and teach competence in conservation, record creation and archival research.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6190  Topics in Scottish History I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will introduce students to selected aspects of medieval and early modern Scottish history and historiography, including the use of source materials, and practical training involving manuscripts in the University Archives.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6191  Scottish History I Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6190 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6190  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6200  Scottish Highland and Lowland History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will introduce students to selected aspects of Scottish history and historiography considered from a Highlands perspective and a (sometimes significantly different) Lowlands perspective, including issues surrounding the selection and use of source materials, and provide practical training involving manuscripts in the University Archives.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6201  Scottish Highland and Lowland Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6200 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6200  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6230  Canada: Culture and Society  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A course that examines the current historiography of selected aspects of Canadian history. Topics will vary with the expertise of individual instructors.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6231  Canada: Culture and Society Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6230 in which students prepare an indepth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6230  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6280  Canada: Community and Identity  Unspecified  [0.50]  

A course that examines the current historiography of selected aspects of Canadian history. Topics will vary with the expertise of individual instructors.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6281  Canada: Community and Identity Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6280 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6280  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6290  Topics in North American History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Depending on the expertise of the instructor, this course may concentrate on either the United States or Canada, or it may select an historical theme or themes common to the larger continent.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6291  North American History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6290 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6290  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6300  Topics in Modern European History I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This seminar course will focus on selected aspects of the political and social history of Europe between 1789 and 1989. Topics to be examined will vary according to the expertise of the faculty and the interest of the students.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6301  Modern European History Research I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6300 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6300  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6310  Topics in Modern European History II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This seminar course will focus on selected aspects of the political and social history of Europe between 1789 and 1989. Topics to be examined will vary according to the expertise of the faculty and the interest of the students.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6311  Modern European History Research II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6310 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6310  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6360  History of Sexuality and Gender  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will examine the history of gender and/or sexuality in different cultures, paying close attention to various theoretical approaches to understanding the history of gender and/or sexuality. The chronological and geographic focus of the course may vary according to the interests and expertise of the instructor.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6361  Sexuality History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6360 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6360  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6370  Topics in Cultural History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

History 6370 investigates the practices of cultural history and the utility of the cultural history paradigm in the investigation of topics including politics and power, religion, war, empire, gender, class, 'race', ethnicity, the environment, and consumption.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6371  Cultural History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6370 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6370  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6380  Topics in Early Modern European History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This seminar course examines current issues in early modern European history as selected by the instructor(s). Participants review current research and historiography, discuss the principal debates, and develop their own perspectives through encounters with primary source materials.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6381  Early Modern European History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6380 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6380  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6400  Major Paper  Unspecified  [1.00]  

This is to be a major piece of research, based on the extensive use of primary sources. An oral examination of this work is required.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6450  Quantitative Evidence and Historical Methods  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An overview of the use for historical research of quantitative evidence and methodologies.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6500  Topics in Global History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This is a topical course, that explores the history of processes that take place on a worldwide scale. These may include social, cultural, economic, or environmental processes.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6501  Global History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6500 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6500  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6520  Topics in Latin American History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

In-depth study of a particular event or process in Latin American history. Topics may include: religions, women, race and ethnicity, environment issues, intellectual history, or have a regional or temporal focus.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6521  Latin American History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6520 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6520  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6550  Rural History  Unspecified  [0.50]  

The countryside was not the city in overalls; it had its own complex trajectory intersecting with the rest of society in interesting and surprising ways. This seminar course introduces students to the economic, social, and cultural themes of rural history. Readings come from a variety of disciplines and explore the environment, agriculture, other resource-based activities, gender, cultural traditions, material artifacts and consumption. These themes will be related to community, identity and the countryside's relationship to the larger society.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6560  Rural History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6550 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6550  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6570  Health, Science, Medicine  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course will examine the history of health, science, and medicine. Topics may include the histories of mental illness, epidemic diseases, disability, public health, or alternative medicine. It will address expert and popular constructions of health, illness and science.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6580  Health, Science, Medicine Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6570 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6570  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6590  Public History, Heritage, and Historical Consciousness  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This seminar course will examine how history is displayed in public and the formation of historical consciousness. Areas of public history to be discussed may include digital history, museum exhibits, television and film productions, historical re-enactments, commemorations, celebrations, public holidays, monuments and historic sites.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6600  Public History Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6590 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6590  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6610  Histories of Tourism and Travel  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This seminar course will explore the history of modern tourism, examining the distinctions between travel and tourism in historical discourses and historiography, and engaging extensively with primary source material to examine the sector's evolution in trans-national perspective. Emphasis is placed on the development of key institutions, the influence of political environments, intercultural encounters, environmental impacts and global citizenship.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6620  Tourism, and Travel Histories Research  Unspecified  [0.50]  

Continuation of HIST*6610 in which students prepare an in-depth research paper based on primary sources.

Prerequisite(s): HIST*6610  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*6630  Indigenous Research Relations and Methodologies  Fall and Winter  [0.50]  

This course examines the development of Indigenous research methodologies in the academy in North America and invites students to engage in contemporary debates about how to best research and represent Indigenous issues. Students will consider the politics of knowledge mobilization, academic freedom, and intellectual theft.

Offering(s): Offered alternate years  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7000  Professional Development Seminar  Unspecified  [0.00]  

All doctoral students attend the professional development seminar in their first year of the program. The seminar is designed to prepare students for success as a PhD student for their future careers.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7010  Qualifying Examination  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This oral examination is designed to assess 1) the student's knowledge of the subject matter and ability to integrate the material read and 2) the student's ability and promise in research.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7030  Language Requirement  Unspecified  [0.00]  

A written demonstration of the student's knowledge of written French (or other appropriate second language).

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7040  Major Field  Unspecified  [0.50]  

The examination written following completion of the major field seminar and before the oral qualifying examination.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7070  Thesis Proposal  Unspecified  [0.00]  

A written (length 3,000 words, excluding notes and bibliography) and oral demonstration of proposed dissertation. The proposal will include statement of overall dissertation argument, description/discussion of major research question(s), review of principal primary/archival sources employed, chapter outline, and clear explanation of the dissertation's originality. Graded SAT/UNS.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7080  Colloquium  Unspecified  [0.00]  

The colloquium is a public presentation of original research, normally a chapter, significant portion, or summary of the student's thesis. Graded SAT/UNS.

Restriction(s): Restricted to PhD.HIST students  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7100  Canadian History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7120  Scottish History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7140  Early Modern European History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7150  Modern European History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7170  Race, Slavery, and Imperialism Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7190  War and Society Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7250  Cold War Era History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7260  Medieval History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7270  World History Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7280  Indigenous Histories of Turtle Island Major Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7590  War and Society Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7600  Canadian History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7610  British History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7620  Scottish History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7630  Community Studies Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7640  Early Modern European History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7650  Modern European History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7660  Gender, Women and Family Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7670  Race, Slavery, and Imperialism Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7680  United States History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7690  International History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7700  Science, Medicine and Technology Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7710  Other Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7750  Cold War Era History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7760  Medieval History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7770  World History Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7780  Indigenous Histories of Turtle Island Minor Seminar  Unspecified  [1.00]  
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph  
HIST*7990  Doctoral Thesis  Unspecified  [0.00]  

Students are required to write and successfully defend a thesis of such cogency and originality as will represent a significant contribution to knowledge. The thesis will normally be between 50,000 and 90,000 words in length. University of Guelph regulations and procedures govern this process.

Department(s): Department of History  
Location(s): Guelph