American History in Film

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Examines critical points in U.S. history through major Hollywood films that document the American story, asking whether this film works as history. Covers material from the colonial era (Last of the Mohicans) to the Civil War (Gangs of New York) to the Cold War (Thirteen Days).


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 310C, HIST 318 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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