Course Offerings (2018-19)
CAST 1100H – CONFLICTED CANADA
Using the lens of historical biography, this course introduces students to various political, social, and cultural aspects of debates about the meaning of Canada and what it means to be a Canadian. Through lectures and tutorials, students will explore complexities, controversies, and conflicts within Canada since Confederation through the life stories of various men and women, as well as the subsequent meanings ascribed to their roles in and ideas about Canadian life.
CAST 3241H: HISTORIES OF THE CANADIAN NORTH
This lecture and seminar course will introduce students to major themes in the history of the Canadian North, from pre-contact to the creation of the territory of Nunavut in 1999. Themes include cultural, political, socio-economic, and environmental issues.