2023-2024 Catalog

HIST 217 Settler Colonialism in World History

This course addresses settler colonialism in world history from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Examining case studies from North America, Africa, and Australia, this class focuses on the motivations for European expansion; indigenous response and resistance; and the legacies of settler colonialism today. Both comparisons and connections will be made between these three continents. Overall, students will engage with the role settler colonialism has had in the making of the modern world. [SS, GM2]