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

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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 …

Jason Young Appointed Outreach Officer for the Archives of Ontario

February 5, 2015

Jason (Jay) Young (PhD, 2012) has just been appointed Outreach Officer for the Archives of Ontario. Jay will be working on outreach activities (especially the Archives’ Travelling Exhibits Program) as well as promoting the general activities of the Arc …

Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

February 5, 2015

Congratulations to the Luso-African Group at the Tubman Institute on recently being honoured by the Angolan Community of Ontario, through its President, Mr. Antonio Ildo Major Alves, with a Certificate of Appreciation for their “dedication to educate p …

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