The Department consistently ranks among the best in the world. It enjoys an international reputation for scholarship, while retaining a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching. Our graduate program is one of the most prestigious in Canada. At the undergraduate level our curriculum covers a wide range of geographical (Africa, Asia, Canada, Britain, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.) and thematic areas (Cultural, Gender, Social, Political, Environmental and Sexuality), and chronological periods, from the Ancient world to the recent past. The History Department has a strong record of research accomplishment, as measured in its members' publications and in internal and external grant competitions.