Program News

2017-18 SSHRC & OGS Deadline: October 26, 2017

The season is upon us for incoming or continuing PhD. students to apply for funding from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) and OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarships) for 2017-18. All applications for either or both will be due in the History Grad Program office on Wednesday October 26, 2016. Please read the instructions carefully, […]

Deadline for 2016 Admission Extended

Deadlines for applications for entry beginning September of 2016 has been extended until December 16, 2015. Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded promptly to MyFile. We welcome late applications after December 16, but you must contact Karen Dancy at ghisprog@yorku.ca for more information. Please note that the University will be closed as of […]

History Deadlines for 2016-17 OGS & SSHRC Competitions

New this year, the OGS application will be done in conjunction with the SSHRC application. Please refer the FGS website, under "Funding and Awards" for the direct link to the SSHRC and OGS applications. For current MA students applying to a PhD program, and for current doctoral students, the internal deadline to submit completed applications […]

New This Fall! U.S. Indigenous History Course

New Fall Course on U.S. Indigenous History GS HIST 5240 3.0 Professor Boyd Cothran The course will be held on Tuesdays 8:30am-11:30am Modern U.S. Indigenous history is far more than just the history of the loss of lands or the suppression of culture and language. Indeed, Indigenous peoples in the United States share fascinating stories […]

Jason Young Appointed Outreach Officer for the Archives of Ontario

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 Archives with particular stakeholders and the general public. Jay’s dissertation is entitled “Searching for a Better Way: Subway Life […]

Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

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 people about Angolan culture and history” within the Angolan community in Ontario. The awards were presented on September 20, 2014, […]

Book Prizes for Sean Kheraj and William Jenkins

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 the Clio Prize (outstanding contribution to British Columbia History) for his book: Inventing Stanley Park: […]