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History Matters Newsletter

The History Matters Newsletter provides students, alumni, and all those interested in history at York University a means to follow our department's activities, keep up with our accomplishments, and generally stay in touch. Each issue aims to highlight the noteworthy news in our community, while also sharing important information on upcoming events and initiatives.

History Matters Newsletter front page (Winter 2019)

In this issue:

  • Alumni News
    • George Hewson (BA 1972; MA 1975) becomes ‘Bilingual Teacher’ of ‘World Cultures’ in the Learning and Programmes Departments of the Royal Ontario Museum, following three decades as a high school History teacher
    • Ernest Ialongo (BA 1992, MA 1996) promoted to Full Professor of History at Hostos Community College, City University of New York
  • Undergraduate News
    • Department of History celebrate the one-year anniversary of its Undergraduate Cross Disciplinary Certificate in Public History
  • Graduate News
    • Graduate student Natasha Henry details findings of her PhD research centred on history of enslavement of African men, women and children in Upper Canada between 1760 and 1834
  • Faculty News
    • Carolyn Podruchny wins the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (Full Time Faculty)
    • Gilberto Fernandes (PhD 2014, History and Post Doctoral Visitor at the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies) wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for the City Builders project

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