List C: Area Studies

Africa
Asia
Canada and the Americas
Comparative, Cross-Regional, Global, and Varying Topics
Europe and Eurasia

***Please note that not all courses are offered every session. Please refer to the course timetable for current offerings.***

Africa

Code Subject Course Credits Course Name Pre-requ
AFST African Studies 351 (3/6) Perspectives in African Studies: Literary and Theoretical Approaches n
AFST African Studies 352 (3/6) Perspectives in African Studies: A Social Science Approach n
AFST African Studies 450 (3/6) African Diasporic Culture in African Canadian Communities n
ANTH Anthropology 308 (3/6) Ethnography of Sub-Saharan Africa y
ANTH Anthropology 423 3 Ethnography of East Africa and the Swahili Coast y
GEOG Geography 496 3 Geography of Africa y
GRSJ Gender, Race, and Social Justice 311 3 African/Black Women in the Americas n
HIST History 309 3 Topics in Sub-Saharan African History n
HIST History 312 3 Southern Africa n
HIST History 313 3 Africa from Imperialism to Independence n

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Asia

Code Subject Course Credits Course Name Pre-requ
ANTH Anthropology 302 (3/6) Ethnography of South Asia y
ANTH Anthropology 307 (3/6) Ethnography of Korea y
ANTH Anthropology 315 3 Japanese Culture and Society y
ANTH Anthropology 350 (3/6) Ethnography of the Pacific Islands: Polynesia and Micronesia y
ANTH Anthropology 351 (3/6) Ethnography of the Pacific Islands: Melanesia y
ANTH Anthropology 402 (3/6) Ethnography of  China y
ANTH Anthropology 416 3 The Ethnography of Japan y
ASIA Asian Studies 309 3 South Asians Beyond South Asia n
ASIA Asian Studies 310 (3/6) Studies in the History of  a Major Asian Civilization n
ASIA Asian Studies 315 3 Japan from Feudal to Modern State n
ASIA Asian Studies 319 3 History of Indonesian Civilization n
ASIA Asian Studies 330 3 Islam in South Asia n
ASIA Asian Studies 337 3 The Korean People in Modern Times (1600 to the present) n
ASIA Asian Studies 338 3 Modern India: From Conquest to Raj n
ASIA Asian Studies 339 3 The Construction of South Asian Communities in the Diaspora y
ASIA Asian Studies 380 6 The Making of Modern China: Nationalism, War, Revolution n
ASIA Asian Studies 390 3 History of the Indian Ocean World n
ASIA Asian Studies 393 3 History of Iran from the Sasanians to the Safavids n
ASIA Asian Studies 418 3 Social History of India n
ASIA Asian Studies 434 6 History of South East Asia since 1800 n
ASIA Asian Studies 438 3 Twentieth Century South Asia n
ASIA Asian Studies 456 3 History and Culture of Taiwan n
ASIA Asian Studies 484 3  The History of the Choson Dynasty n
GEOG Geography 380 3 Geography of Asia n
GEOG Geography 481 3 Geography of Japan y
GEOG Geography 484 3 Geography of Southeast Asia y
GEOG Geography 485 3 Geography of China y
HIST History 376 6 Modern Japanese History Since 1800 n
HIST History 380 (3/6) The Making of Modern China: Nationalism, War, Revolution n
HIST History 381 3 Imperialism and Nationalism in Southeast Asia n
HIST History 382 3 Post-Colonial Southeast Asia n
HIST History 385 3 India from Raj to Republic n
HIST History 386 (3/6) Korea since 1860 n
HIST History 480 6 Social History of Modern China n
HIST History 482 3 Chinese Migration n
HIST History 483 3 Asian Migrations to the Americas n
POLI Political Science 321 (3/6) Chinese Politics and Development n
POLI Political Science 322 3 Japanese Government and Politics n
POLI Political Science 323 (3/6) South Asian Government and Politics n
POLI Political Science 324 (3/6) Southeast Asian Government and Politics n
POLI Political Science 330 3 Japanese Political Economy n
POLI Political Science 365 (3/6) Asian International Relations n
POLI Political Science 368 3 Japan’s Foreign Relations n

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Canada and the Americas

Code Subject Course Credits Course Name Pre-requ
AFST African Studies 450 3 African Diasporic Culture in African Canadian Communities n
ANTH Anthropology 304 (3/6) Ethnography of the Northwest Coast y
ANTH Anthropology 353 3 Ethnography of Latin America y
ANTH Anthropology 401 3 First Peoples of North America y
ECON Economics 336 6 Economic History of Canada y
ECON Economics 337 3 Economic History of the United States y
GRSJ Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice 311 3 African/Black Women in the Americas n
GEOG Geography 395 3 Culture, Nature, and Coloniality in Latin America n
GEOG Geography 468 3 Geography of Intl Economic Systems: Canada and the Pacific Basin n
HIST History 302 6 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America n
HIST History 325 3 Canada 1896-1945: Boom, Bust and War n
HIST History 338 3 American Modernity: The United States, 1890-1945 n
HIST History 339 3 The United States Since 1945: The Limits of Power n
HIST History 357 3 History of Mexico n
HIST History 358 3 State and Society in 20th century Cuba n
HIST History 396 3 Environmental History of North America n
HIST History 411 6 Development of Canadian External Policy Since Confederation n
HIST History 412 6 The American Impact on Canada n
HIST History 444 3 Slave Societies in the Americas n
HIST History 450 (3/6) Selected Topics in Latin American History n
HIST History 451 3 Family and Community in Latin America n
HIST History 453 3 Class and Culture in Latin America n
HIST History 456 3 Race in the Americas n
HIST History 467 3 Topics in Indigenous History of the United States n
HIST History 468 3 Topics in Comparative Indigenous History n
HIST History 469 3 Aboriginal Title in British Columbia: History and Legacy n
LAST Latin American Studies 301 3 Human and Civil Rights in Latin America n
LAST Latin American Studies 303 3 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America n
POLI Political Science 309 3 Canadian Perspectives on Human Rights y
POLI Political Science 320 (3/6) Government and Politics of the United States of America n
POLI Political Science 332 (3/6) Politics and Government of Latin America n

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Comparative, Cross-Regional, Global, and Varying Topics

Code Subject Course Credits Course Name Pre-requ
ANTH Anthropology 303 (3/6) Ethnography of Special Areas y
ANTH Anthropology 403 (3/6) Ethnography of  Special Areas y
ANTH Anthropology 404 (3/6) Ethnography in Circumpolar North: Comparative Perspectives y
ANTH Anthropology 414 3 Anthropology of Globalization y
FNH Food, Nutrition, and Health 460 3 International Nutrition Field Studies y
GEOG Geography 390 (3/6) Geography of Selected Regions n
GEOG Geography 497 3 The Arctic n
GEOG Geography 498 3 Geographies of the Middle East n
HIST History 327 3 Colonial America: Encounter and Settlement, 1607-1763 n
HIST History 334 3 Senegambia to South Carolina, Ghana to Georgia: African-American History, 1450 – 1850 n
HIST History 401 3 Seafaring in the Age of Sail n
HIST History 464 3 First Contacts in the Pacific n
HIST History 485 3 Asian Migrant Communities in Vancouver n
KIN Kinesiology 383 3 The Modern Olympics: Power, Politics, and Performance n
POLI Political Science 325 3 Communist and Post-Communist Politics n
POLI Political Science 335 (3/6) Comparative Federalism n
POLI Political Science 336 3 Associations and the State in Comparative Perspective n
SOCI Sociology 303 (3/6) Sociology of Migration y
SOCI Sociology 435 (3/6) International Service Learning y
SPPH School of Population and Public Health 409 3 International Indigenous Experiences of Colonization n

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Europe and Eurasia

Code Subject Course Credits Course Name Pre-requ
ANTH Anthropology 301 3 Ethnography of Eurasia y
CENS Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies 303 3 Representations of the Holocaust n
CENS Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies 404 3 Gender and Nation: Women’s State in Modern Central, Eastern and Northern European Literatures and Culture n
GEOG Geography 391 3 Modern Europe: Places and Borders n
GEOG Geography 493 3 Contemporary Europe: Identity and Geopolitics y
HIST History 315 3 Britain 1750-1850 n
HIST History 318 3 Early Twentieth-Century Britain n
HIST History 319 3 Britain, 1945 to the Present n
HIST History 346 6 France Since the Revolution n
HIST History 349 3 Imperial Russian History, 1800 to 1917 n
HIST History 350 6 The Soviet Union n
HIST History 351 6 East Central Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries n
HIST History 355 3 Nineteenth Century Germany n
HIST History 356 3 Twentieth-Century Germany n
HIST History 366 3 Europe During the Reformation n
HIST History 368 3 Europe in the 19th Century n
HIST History 369 3 Europe, 1900 – 1950 n
HIST History 370 3 Europe Since 1950 n
HIST History 439 3 Politics and Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Europe (1890-1914) n
ITST Italian Studies 345 3 Italian Fascism in Interdisciplinary Perspective n
POLI Political Science 326 3 European Politics: Selected Cases n
POLI Political Science 327 3 European Integration n

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