GEOG 404

Space and Power

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Investigates how political processes shape human geography, and conversely, how assumptions about geography underscore global politics. Examines the key themes, concepts, and theories that define the study of politics from a geographical perspective. Students gain a critical understanding of and appreciation for the historical and contemporary challenges of sovereignty, territoriality, governmentality, identity, citizenship, difference, violence, genocide, colonialism, and war.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GEOG 404, GEOG 491 (if taken in the same topic).


Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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