Calendar

Classes are Mondays (single period) and Wednesdays (double period)

Calendar will be updated as the schedule changes.

Week 1

  • 2 Sep NO CLASS Labour Day
  • 4 Sep Topic 1: Introduction – Dr. Last

Week 2

  • 9 Sep Topic 2: Skills, theories, methods (1 period) – Dr. Last
  • 11 Sep Topic 2 (2 periods) – Dr. Last
  • We will discuss assignments and deadlines this week

Week 3

  • 16 Sep Topic 3: Violence (1 period) Midgley, McKenzie
  • 18 Sep Topic 3: Violence (2 periods) Midgley, McKenzie
  • Part 1 written assignment (proposal) should be posted by 18 Sep

Week 4

  • 23 Sep Topic 4: Economy (1 period) MacDonald, Schwarz
  • 25 Sep Topic 4: Economy (1 period) MacDonald, Schwarz
  • 25 Sep Topic 5: Diplomacy (1 period) Diploomacy, Dr. Last (see also, Moodle)

Week 5 Arctic Simulation begins (Graham, Zoelikau)

  • 30 Sep Introduction to Arctic Simulation: Graham and Zoellikau (ten minutes)
  • Topic 5: Diplomacy, Fox and Clarke, J.
  • 2 Oct Period 1: QUIZ 1 (one period)
  • 2 Oct Period 2: Topic 5: Diplomacy Fox, Clarke J.

Week 6 Arctic Simulation continues (Graham, Zoelikau)

  • 7 Oct Topic 6: System formation and fracture (1 period) May, Thiessen
  • 9 Oct Topic 6: System formation and fracture (1 period) May, Thiessen
  • 9 Oct Topic 7: Arctic simulation (1 period) Graham, Zoelikau

Week 7 Arctic Simulation continues (Graham, Zoelikau)

  • 14 Oct – NO CLASS Thanksgiving
  • 16 Oct – NO CLASS Fall break

Week 8 Arctic Simulation continues (Graham, Zoelikau)

  • 21 Oct – Topic 8: Defence diplomacy and education (Clarke R, Campbell)
  • 22 Oct – VDF Panel Discussion (1430-1630 Currie Hall) Voluntary attendance for those without schedule conflicts (6/24)
  • 23 Oct – guest speaker panel (tbc) making the link between scholarship and policy

Week 9

  • 28 Oct – Topic 10: State formation and fracture (1 period) Yun, MacDiarmid
  • 30 Oct – Topic 10: State formation and fracture (1 periods) Yun, MacDiarmid
  • 30 Oct – Topic 11: Human impacts and social change (1 period) Chee, Sison

Week 10

  • 4 Nov – Topic 11 Human impacts and social change (1 period) Chee, Sison
  • 6 Nov – Topic 11 Human impacts and social change (1 period) Chee, Sison
  • 6 Nov QUIZ 2 (one period)

Week 11

  • 11 Nov – NO CLASS Remembrance Day
  • 13 Nov – Topic 12: revisiting theory (2 periods) Watson, Swinimer

Week 12 – Dr. Last absent, class on Moodle only

  • 18 Nov – Moodle only
  • 20 Nov – Moodle only (possibly NATO simulation)

Week 13

  • 25 Nov – Topic 12: revisiting theory (1 period)
  • 27 Nov – all topics, any missed materials (2 periods) – Dr. Last

Catch-up week

  • 2 Dec – exam review (1 period) Starratt, Harper, MacKay

Additional review sessions may be scheduled before the exam for any who wish to participate.