Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Huron

History 3812F/G

HISTORICAL FANTASIES: PSEUDOHISTORY AND POPULAR DISTORTIONS OF THE PAST


This course explores misconceptions, distortions, and manipulations of history. The course examines case studies in the abuse of history, the creation of usable pasts, and the role of false narratives in shaping historical events. Students will apply the historical method to confront the challenge of pseudohistory in popular media.

Antirequisite(s): History 3308E.

Prerequisite(s): 0.5 course in History at the 2200-level or above

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HISTORY