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HISTORY 334: The Enlightenment (DLCL 324, FRENCH 244, HISTORY 234, HISTORY 432A, HUMNTIES 324)

The Enlightenment as a philosophical, literary, and political movement. Themes include the nature and limits of philosophy, the grounds for critical intellectual engagement, the institution of society and the public, and freedom, equality and human progress. Authors include Voltaire, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Hume, Diderot, and Condorcet.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

HISTORY 334G: Narrating the British Empire (HISTORY 234G)

This course will explore the historical and cultural reality of the British Empire in a global and comparative context, through works of fiction and non-fiction, history, memoir and a range of cultural chronicles. What relationship did British colonialism have with modernity and the European Enlightenment, and with neoliberalism and globalization that followed decolonization? Texts: CLR James's Beyond a Boundary,, Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place, Nirad Chaudhuri's The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, Alan Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country, Witi Ihimaera's Dear Miss Mansfield.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

HISTORY 432B: Grad Research Seminar: The Enlightenment, Pt. II

Prerequisite: Completion of HISTORY 234, 334 or 432A.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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