The Graduate Program in History at York University is distinguished by a vibrant intellectual climate embracing a wide range of geographical and thematic areas of historical research. Long known for its strength in Canadian History, York also has other areas of research and supervisory depth such as British, European, and American History; Comparative, Global and Transnational History; Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America and the History of the Ancient World. More

Ronnie Morris Recovery

Ronnie Morris Recovery logoOn Friday, April 24, Ronnie Morris, a PhD candidate in History, suffered two major strokes, in his cerebellum and brain stem, as well as a double vertebral artery dissection. After two life-saving surgeries and almost a month in intensive care, Ronnie is finally stable and faces an extended and expensive road to recovery.


History Deadlines for 2016-17 OGS & SSHRC Competitions

October 1, 2015

New this year, the OGS application will be done in conjunction with the SSHRC application. Please refer the FGS website, under “Funding and Awards” for the direct link to the SSHRC and OGS applications. For current MA students applying to a PhD program …

New Fall Course on Postcolonial State Formation in East & South Asia

May 15, 2015

New Course on Postcolonial State Formations in East and South Asia GS HIST 5490 3.0 F Professor Janice Kim The course will be held on Fridays 11:30am – 2:30pm This seminar investigates theories and histories of postcolonial state formations. Taking the …

Kathryn McPherson honoured with FGS teaching award

May 15, 2015

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured Kathryn McPherson for excellence in graduate teaching and mentoring with the Faculty’s Teaching Award at their Faculty Council meeting on May 7. Read the full story…

New This Fall! U.S. Indigenous History Course

May 15, 2015

New Fall Course on U.S. Indigenous History GS HIST 5240 3.0 Professor Boyd Cothran The course will be held on Tuesdays 8:30am-11:30am Modern U.S. Indigenous history is far more than just the history of the loss of lands or the suppression of culture an …

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