PhD student Michael Akladios is interviewed about his research on the emigration of Coptic Egyptians to North America here.
Kevin Chrisman (PhD 2018) has been awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Latin American and Caribbean Studies for 2018/19 from the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. His dissertation, supervised by Anne Rubenstein, is entitled "Meet Me at Sanborns: Labor, Leisure, Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Mexico."
Lydia Wytenbroek, who received her PhD last year, has been honoured by The American Association for the History of Nursing with its Teresa E. Christy Award for her dissertation, “American Mission Nursing in Iran, 1907-1947: Faith, Gender and Profession.”
Julia Pyryeskina, a student in the MA program, has been awarded a prestigious Corsini Fellowship at McMaster University's Wilson Institute for Canadian History. The award is reported in full here.
PhD student Myles Ali has been awarded the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Prize at University of California, Merced. He will take up the position in January 2020.
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.