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HIST 490W Seminar for Majors in History - HIST OF EMOTIONS

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
HIST 490W 201Seminar2 Mon10:0012:00

(HIST 490 is intended for History majors, History honours students, and students majoring in the history and philosophy of science, but students from other departments may register if they obtain the instructor's permission.) In 2020W, the topic for HIST 490W will be

History of Emotions: This seminar will explore the growing field of the history of emotions, with a particular focus on fear, nostalgia, and affective ties to place. With case studies ranging from emotional upheavals of the French Revolution to Cold War nuclear anxieties to disorientation following the flooding of BCs Arrow Lakes, well consider both how and why historians (and others) have examined the history of emotions.