Undergraduate Course Code: POL490H1S L0101
Topics in Canadian Politics I
Leadership in the Territories and Provinces
This course has two main purposes: first, to examine critically the range of memoir and biographical material that is available about provincial and territorial leaders in Canada; and second, to contribute as contemporary researchers to the development of scholarship in this field. By assessing where the academic and popular literatures in this area stand, the course aims to engage students in the creation of new knowledge and insight pertaining to sub-national leadership in Canada.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour seminar per week. No tests or exams. Emphasis is placed on extensive reading, weekly seminar participation and well-developed research, writing and seminar presentation skills. Final mark is based on multiple seminar presentations, attendance, participation and course papers.