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


Congratulations to Tommaso Leoni

June 6, 2019

Tommaso Leoni (PhD 2018) received an honourable mention in the Classical Association of Canada's biennial competition for the best Canadian dissertation in Classical Studies, for his dissertation “Urbem Hierusolymam delevit: The Arch of Titus in the Ci ...

PhD student Victor Malins on CBC Sunday Edition

October 25, 2018

History PhD student Victor Malins was featured in a recent episode of CBC's The Sunday Edition in a story on students who start their PhD later in life. The story, with a link to the audio of the broadcast, can be found here. [Click on heading to acces ...

MA student Morgan Ross nominated for Heritage Toronto award

October 25, 2018

History MA student Morgan Ross has been nominated for the second year running for a Heritage Toronto award. The nomination, in the Public History category, is for his short film "The Assassination of MLK Jr. and its Connection to Ossington Avenue". The ...

Congratulations to Funke Aladejebi

October 25, 2018

Congratulations to History PhD graduate Funke Aladejebi, who was awarded the 2018 Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize by the Canadian History of Education Association at its conference in Fredericton. The prize was awarded for her 2016 dissertation ...

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