Congratulations to Joan Judge - awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship for her project “China’s Mundane Revolution: Cheap Print, Vernacular Knowledge, and Common Reading in the Long Republic, 1894-1955”. The Guggenheim Fellowship is one of the most prestigious research awards in scholarship. For more information see: https://www.gf.org/announcement-2021/ Congratulations Joan!
The Department of History would like to congratulate Prof. David Koffman - recipient of the 2020 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in the category of Social Science, Anthropology, and Folklore. He received this prestigious award for his book: "The Jews' Indian: Colonialism, Pluralism, and Belonging in America." Congratulations David! Read More About The Book Award
Recipient of the Leo Gershoy Award in the fields of 17th- and 18th-century western European history by the American Historical Association
“Margaret Schotte’s book, Sailing School (John Hopkins, 2019) has been awarded the Leo Gershoy Award in the fields of 17th- and 18th-century western European history by the American Historical Association. The prize honours “the author of the most outstanding work published in English on any aspect of the fields of 17th- and 18th-century western European […]
Congratulations to Molly Ladd-Taylor and William Wicken, Newly-elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
Dear colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to announce that our colleagues Molly Ladd-Taylor and Bill Wicken have been announced as two of the newly-elected fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. The citations are below. Many congratulations to Molly and Bill on this recognition of their contributions – it is much deserved. Molly Ladd-Taylor, […]
The Department of History Welcomes Abril Liberatori, Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies
The History Department is very happy to welcome Dr. Abril Liberatori as the new Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies at York University. She received her PhD in History from York University in 2017. A historian by training, her research focuses on the experiences of Italian Canadians in the post-Second World War period. She […]
The History Department is very happy to welcome William Jenkins, who joins the History Department as an Associate Professor from York’s Geography Department. Willie has already been a member of the Graduate Programme in History and served as its Director. Willie was born in Dublin and in 2001 completed a PhD at the University of […]
The History Department is very happy to welcome new Faculty member Leila Pourtavaf, who joins as an assistant professor in Global Public History. Leila holds a PhD from the Department of History at the University of Toronto and was most recently a visiting assistant professor at NYU's Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Her […]
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"
I am pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Jonathan Edmondson, Nueva Epigrafía Funeraria de Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Tituli sepulcrales urbanos (ss. I-VII) y su contexto arqueológico, which translates as New Funerary Epigraphy from Augusta Emerita (NEFAE): Urban Tomb Inscriptions (1st to 7th century CE) and their archaeological context, published by Consorcio de la […]
Congratulations to our 2019-20 SSHRC Insight Grant Winners: Stephen Brooke, Molly Ladd-Taylor and Josh Fogel
On behalf of the entire History Department, I would like to congratulate three of our History Department colleagues for winning SSHRC Insight Grants in the 2019-2020 competition: Stephen Brooke, Josh Fogel, and Molly Ladd-Taylor. Although these grants were awarded some time ago, the results have only recently been made public (https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/results-resultats/recipients-recipiendaires/2019/insight_grants-subventions_savoir-eng.aspx) and so we are now – at last – able […]