HIS480H1: Modernity and its Others: History and Postcolonial Critique

Hours

24S

Engaging with influential perspectives in postcolonial historiography, this seminar tracks three major themes in the history of the idea of modernity from the late 18th through the 20th centuries: political freedom, citizenship and the nation-state; capitalism and its critique; and the relationship of history, memory, and identity. (Joint undergraduate-graduate)

Prerequisite
a mark of 73% or higher in HIS282Y1, or instructors permission; HIS470H1
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)