Hockey in Canadian History (HIST*2280)
Code and section: HIST*2280*DE
Term: Summer 2020
Instructor: Jason Wilson
Hockey provides a valuable prism through which major cultural, socio-economic and even political developments within Canada can be reflected. This course reviews the considerable role that hockey has played in Canada’s post-Confederation history. From the late nineteenth century and throughout the twentieth century, hockey has helped to inform the nation’s sense of self and has also reflected prevailing social attitudes and cultural values within Canada.
Method of Evaluation and Weights:
Quizzes (5 @ 2% each) - 10%
Unit Discussions - 10%
Mid-Term Test - 15%
Research Paper Proposal - 15%
Research Paper (full paper) - 25%
Take-Home Final Exam - 25%
*Please note: This is a preliminary web course description only. The department reserves the right to change without notice any information in this description. The final, binding course outline will be distributed in the first class of the semester.