HIST258-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Revisiting Empire

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

This course provides a critical understanding of decolonisation and legacies of empire in making the modern world. You will be introduced to major debates in the history of British World scholarship. Topics are from the latest ideas in the area and include commemoration and the toppling of statues, cultural symbols of nation and empire, landscape and power, war and patriotism, settler/indigenous contact zones, environmental imperialism, female imperialism, gender and sexuality, empire and memory, war and patriotism, travel and the sea, and food and marketing. Aotearoa New Zealand, Africa, Australia and Canada are examined.

This course provides a critical understanding of decolonisation in making the modern world. You will be introduced to major debates in the history of British World scholarship. Topics are from the latest ideas in the area and include commemoration and the toppling of statues, cultural symbols of nation and empire, landscape and power, war and patriotism, settler/indigenous contact zones, environmental imperialism, female imperialism, gender and sexuality, empire and memory, war and patriotism, travel and the sea, and food and marketing. Aotearoa New Zealand, Africa, Australia and Canada are examined.

Prerequisites

Any 15 points at 100 level in HIST or CLAS120, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Elsie Locke 104A
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 529
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator

Katie Pickles

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 1 30% 1500 words
Essay 2 30% 1500 words
Test 40% Take home test - 3000 words

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts .

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