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”.
3rd-year History PhD student Jesse Thistle and his work on indigenous homelessness are featured in the fall 2018 issue of York University Magazine. The article can be read here.
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 access link]
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 winners will be announced on 29 October. For a list of nominees click […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Graduate Program in History will be holding an all-day orientation session for all incoming students. It will be an opportunity to meet fellow student and graduate faculty members. More details will follow shortly by e-mail.
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 […]
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 date as it is a two stage process. The first step of the application process is where […]