Fall/Winter Timetable

POL490H1S L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2102H1S 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


POL214H1 or POL214Y1 or POL215H5 or POL216H5 or POL224H1 or POL224Y1 orPOLB50Y3; 1.0 other POL credit in Canadian politics. See the Department's website http://politics.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/courses/fallwinter-timetable/ for POL courses by area group.