HIS480H1: Modernity and its Others: History and Postcolonial Critique


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)


a mark of 73% or higher in HIS282Y1, or instructors permission; HIS470H1

Recommended Preparation: 

History of colonialism, political theory, or postcolonial literatures

Distribution Requirements: 
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)