War Studies Timetable 2020-2021

Disclaimer: While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in this publication, the contents of this document are subject to amendment without prior notice. War Studies reserves the right to deviate from what appears in this document, in whole or in part.

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Video Conference courses (VC) / Distance Learning courses (DL) 

  • Video conference courses (VC) are offered in a synchronous seminar format with students attending classes on site at RMC or CFC Toronto via video link from their locations.
  • Distance learning (DL) courses are offered asynchronously via distributed readings and written interaction (blogs and posts)
  • The same course is offered at the PhD level by registering in WS 6XX, instead of WS 5XX. 

Note: the course codes starting with ÉGxxx are offered in French.

Fall 2020 - Winter 2021 

Course Instructor Time/location Dates
WS 500  Theories of War ( DL) Dr. Varey asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021
WS 500  Theories of War ( DL) Dr. Hennessy asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021
EG 500 Théories de la guerre ( DL) Dr. Djebabla asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021
EG 600 Théories de la guerre (DL) Dr. Djebabla asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021
WS 543 First World War ( DL) Dr. Iarocci asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021
WS 643 First World War ( DL) Dr. Iarocci asynchronously September 2020 - April 2021

Fall 2020 

Course Instructor Time/location Dates
WS 511 Contemporary Peace and Stabilization Operations ( DL) Dr. Boulden synchronously September - December 2020 / Tues  1700-2000hrs
WS 611 Contemporary Peace and Stabilization Operations ( DL) Dr. Boulden synchronously September - December 2020 / Tues  1700-2000hrs
WS 513 The Vietnam War (DL) Dr. James McKay asynchronously September - December 2020
WS 613 The Vietnam War (DL) Dr James McKay asynchronously September - December 2020
WS 531 American Foreign Policy: 1776 to the Present ( DL) Dr. Sokolsky asynchronously September - December 2020
ÉG 533 Études sur la politique de défense américaine ( DL) Dr. Canuel asynchronously September - December 2020
ÉG 599 L'approche canadienne de la guerre aérienne ( DL) Dr. Wakelam asynchronously September - December 2020

Winter 2021 

Course Instructor Time/location Dates
ÉG 521 Le concept d'égalité entre les sexes dans l'expérience de la guerre (VC ou DL) Dr. Doucet TBD January - April 2021
ÉG 621 Le concept d'égalité entre les sexes dans l'expérience de la guerre (VC ou DL) Dr. Doucet TBD January - April 2021
WS 527 Military Ethics (VC or DL) Dr. Lagace-Roy TBD January - April 2021
WS 627 Military Ethics (VC or DL) Dr. Lagace-Roy TBD January - April 2021
WS 546 Comparative Analysis of Secessionist Conflicts (VC ou DL) Dr. Jolicoeur TBD January - April 202
WS 646 Comparative Analysis of Secessionist Conflicts (VC ou DL) Dr. Jolicoeur TBD January - April 2021
ÉG 529 Etudes dirigées avancées (Guerre, politique et relations internationales) (VC ou DL) Sessional TBD January-April 2021
ÉG 629 Etudes dirigées avancées (Guerre, politique et relations internationales) (VC ou DL) Sessional TBD January-April 2021
WS 563 Topics in Literature and War (VC or DL) (Three War Epics) Dr. Lukits  TBD January-April 2021
WS 663 Topics in Literature and War (VC or DL) (Three War Epics) Dr. Lukits TBD January-April 2021
WS589 Issues of National and International Security in International Relations: Theories and Practice Since 1945 (VC or DL) Dr. Boulden TBD January-April 2021
WS689 Issues of National and International Security in International Relations: Theories and Practice Since 1945 (VC or DL) Dr. Boulden TBD January-April 2021
WS597 Post-Cold War Nuclear Policy (VC ou DL) Sessional TBD January-April 2021
WS697 Post-Cold War Nuclear Policy (VC ou DL) Sessional TBC January-April 2021

Summer 2021 (1cr) 

Course Instructor Time/location Dates
WS529 Advanced Directed Studies (War and Art)(VC ou DL) Sessional TBD May - August 2021
WS629 Advanced Directed Studies (War and Art) (VC ou DL) Sessional TBD May - August 2021

Note:

Students undertaking the programme onsite in Kingston are reminded that RMC and Queens have a memorandum of understanding which allows RMC students to take courses at Queen’s University and vice-versa. Queen’s graduate courses thematically appropriate to War Studies include:

HIST 876 Canada at War (2 cr)
An exploration of war in a Canadian context, with an emphasis on how war has shaped Canadian society and the relationship between Canada and its armed forces. Topics to be studied, from a Canadian perspective, include the military as a profession, military culture, combat stress, leadership, gender and sexuality in the military, and mutinies.
POLS-861 International Security (1 cr)
This course will focus on foreign policy analysis and international security, with a focus on alliances, defence cooperation, and issues affecting national and international peace and security.
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