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

Internal History Scholarship Deadlines 2015-16

  • SSHRC Doctoral applications are due Monday October 27, 2014 to the program office (2172 VH)
  • CGS Masters applications are due online Monday December 1, 2014
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) applications are due Monday December 15, 2014 to the program office (2172 VH)


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 …

Book Prizes for Sean Kheraj and William Jenkins

February 5, 2015

Dear colleagues, I’m sure all historians will want to join me in congratulating our colleagues Sean Kheraj and William Jenkins who won awards at this year’s meeting of the Canadian Historical Association / Société historique du Canada. Sean Kheraj won …

Chris Dawson receives a Crake Fellowship in Classics

February 2, 2015

The graduate program in History congratulates PhD student Chris Dawson on his recent receipt of a Crake Fellowship in Classics, which he will hold for the year 2014-15 at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. The expectation of fellows …

Tenure-track successes for recent York History PhD graduates

February 2, 2015

It is with great pleasure that we are able to relate news of job market successes for three recent PhDs from the Graduate History Program, namely Dan Horner, Tom Peace, and Brad Skopyk. Dan Horner has received a tenure-track position in the Department …

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