School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

HIST-427 – A Topic in New Zealand History 2: Empire and Desire: Gender and Imperialism, c.1780-1920

Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:History, Phil, Pol Sci & IRRestrictions:None

Spanning the period from roughly the end of the 18th Century and American independence through to the imperial conferences of the 1920s, this course explores the inter-related histories of gender and empire, largely as they unfolded in what become known as the British Empire. New Zealand and other settler colonies will provide the major focus for the course. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $1,826.70     international $6,538.20

Set Text

There is no single textbook or Book of Readings for HIST 427. Readings will be distributed in class through the year. Please see the Course Outline for a list of works that includes core readings which will be referred to through the year, and useful readings to work your way into the themes and approaches to be discussed.


Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016Mon1100 - 1250Old Kirk [Kelburn]406Charlotte Macdonald
4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016Mon1100 - 1250Old Kirk [Kelburn]406
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon1100 - 1250Old Kirk [Kelburn]406

Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Mon1100 - 1250Old Kirk [Kelburn]406Charlotte Macdonald
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Mon1100 - 1250Old Kirk [Kelburn]406

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.