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.
Congratulations to Jonathan Edmondson on his new book, "Nueva Epigrafía Funeraria de Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Tituli sepulcrales urbanos (ss. I-VII) y su contexto arqueológico"
Congratulations to our 2019-20 SSHRC Insight Grant Winners: Stephen Brooke, Molly Ladd-Taylor and Josh Fogel
Congratulations to Alan Corbiere - Recipient of the 2019 Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies
"If Black lives truly matter in Canada, an apology for slavery is only a first step" by Natasha Henry, Vanier Scholar
Congratulations to Jenny Ellison and Gilberto Fernandes on their new books featured by University of Toronto Press
Congratulations to Kendra Boyd on her new book, "Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers 1865-1945"