Program News

Congratulations to Tommaso Leoni

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 Circus Maximus in Antiquity and the Middle Ages”.

Congratulations to Funke Aladejebi

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 “Girl You Better Apply to Teacher’s College”: The History of Black Women Educators in Ontario, 1940s-1980s.

SSHRC and OGS Deadlines for 2019-20

For all undergraduate students wishing to apply for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Master's) (OGS) and/or SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS-M) award to start in September 2019, the firm deadline for submitting your application is December 1, 2018. Students who are applying foe both OGS and CGS-M need submit only one application to be considered […]

SSHRC & OGS Deadlines for 2018-19

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 and Canada Graduate Scholarship Master (CGS M), the deadline is Friday December 1, 2017. The adjudication of […]

New graduate course in global environmental history!

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 century. It considers the global ecological consequences of industrialization and the growing human footprint on Earth from a historical perspective, drawing from the […]