Fall/Winter Timetable

POL490H1F L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2102H1F L0101

Topics in Canadian Politics I

Leadership in the Territories and Provinces

Themes

This course has two main purposes: first, to examine critically the range of analytic, 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.

Texts

TBA

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, participation in class discussions and two course papers.

Prerequisites

POL214Y1 or POL214Y5 or POLB50Y3 or POL224Y1 and 1.0 other POL credit in Canadian Politics. See Department's website for POL courses by area group: http://politics.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/courses/fallwinter-timetable/