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.

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SSHRC & OGS Deadlines for 2018-19

August 25, 2017

All internal York students applying for a SSHRC  Doctoral and Doctoral Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) must submit their application to the program office (2172 VH) by Tuesday October 17, 2017. For undergraduate students applying for a Master's OGS ...

New graduate course in global environmental history!

July 28, 2017

History 5543: Nature and Society in the Industrial World: Global Environmental History since Industrialization This course examines the relationships between people and their environments from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twenty-first centur ...

Admissions Deadline for September 2017 entry is December 14, 2016

October 6, 2016

The deadline for admissions entry beginning September 2017 has been set as December 14, 2016. Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded promptly to MyFile. It is recommended that students start the application process before the deadline d ...

For Undergraduates Applying for OGS & CGS Masters

October 4, 2016

Fourth year undergraduate students who are thinking of applying to graduate school next year should also consider applying for external scholarships as well if they have a minimum GPA of A- in their last two years of study. The two scholarships undergr ...

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