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Nineteenth-Century Hispanist International Network to be held in York University on April 25 – 26, 2014
The Sixteenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women to be held in Toronto on May 22 – 25, 2014
Congratulations to our Colleague and Chair-Marcel Martel on the publication of his new book!
The Valentine’s Day Treaty
By BOYD COTHRAN - Article from The New York Times
Congratulations to Thabit Abdullah on the appearance of his new books
Manning the Royal Navy in Bristol: Liberty, Impressment and the State, 1739-1815: Nicholas Rogers
Professor William Wicken receives Governor General’s History Award for Bringing 18th Century Aboriginal Treaties to Life
Professors Bettina Bradbury and Adrian Shubert new fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
Nicholas Rogers has won the John Ben Snow prize 2013 for the best book written by a North American scholar in the field of British Studies
Between  Raid and Rebellion - The Irish in Buffalo and Toronto, 1867 - 1916: William Jenkins
Announcing Our 2012-13 History Award Winners



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For a full listing of upcoming and past events, please click here.

Monday, April 21st
The Possibility and Challenges of the Left in Government in Greece and the May 25 European Elections by Leo Panitch
6pm. OISE 2211, 252 Bloor St W

Wednesday, April 23rd
Second annual Research Day by the Programme in Classical Studies.
10am - 4pm, Vanier College 010

Thursday, April 24th
Writing Workshop for York University Graduate Students by Douglas Hunter.
Pre-registration is required, by Monday, 21 April to
10am - 12pm. 749 Kaneff Tower (Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies)

April 25th - 26th
Nineteenth-Century Hispanists International Network.
All sessions will be held in N105 Schulich School Of Business

Thursday, May 1st
Reception to celebrate the Teaching, Scholarship & Fellowship of Professor Marc Stein - Over 16 years at York
3:30pm. Founders College Assembly Hall Room 152

Friday, May 9th
Lecture: "We Are Americans! The Ideology of Black Republicanism Before the Civil War.” by U.S. historian Van Gosse
10:30am - 12pm. Location: TBA

May 22 -25
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women - See Conference program

May 23rd
Berkshire Conference - All through the House: A night of Feminist, Art and Culture
8pm - 11:45pm. Hart House, University of Toronto


Mon – Fri: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Tel: 416-736-5123
Fax: 416-736-5836


The Undergraduate Director is available on a weekly basis in 2140 Vari Hall to advise students (walk-in, no appointments necessary). See below for details:

Thursday, April 17, 1pm - 4pm


Marcel Martel

Graduate Director:
William Jenkins

Undergraduate Director:
Myra Rutherdale


Thursday, March 27th
Thursday, May 1st


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AP/HIST 4511 & AP/HIST 4570

Toronto 1914 website

Sir Sanford Fleming - by Elissa Chu
Forgotten Sacrifices - by Shafi Khan