Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021
Huron

History 4713F/G

SPIRITUALISM, SEANCES AND THE OCCULT


This course explores the popular Spiritualist movement of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, which held that life continued after bodily death and that the spirits of departed souls could be contacted by trained mediums during seances. What certainties did spiritualists hope to discover, and what frauds did their detractors unmask?

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 History course at the 2200 level or above.

Extra Information: 2 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HISTORY