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WWW1 International Conference - Sept 18th, 2014
Congratulations to Willie Jenkins-three awards for his book
Announcing our 2013-14 History Award Winners
Congratulations to all of our June 2014 graduates!
Book prizes for Sean Kheraj and William Jenkins at this year's meeting of the Canadian Historical Association / Société historique du Canada
Jonathan Edmondson is this year’s recipient of the Award of Merit by the Classical Association of Canada/ Société des Études Classiques.
Inventing Stanley Park won an honourable mention for the 2013 BC Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Historical Writing
Richard C. Hoffmann’s new book: An Environmental History of Medieval Europe
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


First Year Students Orientation WWI Video Series from the Department of History

Employment opportunities: 2014-2015 Fall/Winter Positions - CUPE UNIT II



World War I documentary series by Department of History

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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:

Tuesday, Sep 2, 1pm - 2pm
Wednesday, Sep 3, 2pm - 4pm
Thursday, Sep 4, 10am - 12pm


Marcel Martel

Graduate Director:
William Jenkins

Undergraduate Director:
William Wicken


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