Department of History

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Field Requirements

History PhD Programme Field Requirements - MAJOR FIELD

History PhD Programme Field Requirements - MINOR FIELD

History PhD Programme Field Requirements - MINOR FIELD (Waived)

PhD Students in first year:

MAJOR FIELD

  • submit reading list to field supervisor and graduate office (hist.grad@queensu.ca) by the end of February
  • submit syllabus to field supervisor and graduate office and defend major field by May 31st

MINOR FIELD

  • submit reading list to field supervisor and graduate office (hist.grad@queensu.ca) by the end of February
  • submit syllabus to field supervisor and graduate office and defend minor field by June 30th

Geographic and Temporal Fields

  • Pre Confederation Canada
  • Post Confederation Canada
  • Canadian Social and Cultural History
  • State and Civil Society in Canada
  • Canada, Military
  • Comparative Colonial North American Societies
  • The British Isles and Empire
  • Medieval History
  • The Renaissance
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Late Modern Europe
  • European Intellectual History
  • Mediterranean World
  • Atlantic World
  • Colonial America
  • Middle East
  • 19th Century US
  • 20th Century US
  • China in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Ireland in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Latin America
  • Russia in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • South Asia
  • Southern Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Comparative/Thematic Fields

  • Comparative North American Colonial Societies
  • Comparative Public Policy, 1800-1950
  • Development Theories and Practice
  • History of the Left
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • North American Ethno-history
  • Religious Cultures and Society
  • Cross-Cultural Encounters
  • Religion in North American Society, 1800-1950
  • History of Medicine
  • "Race": International Perspectives
  • Cold War Studies