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Michele Johnson has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Michele Johnson has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

We are pleased to announce that Michele Johnson has been elected to as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada! For more information, head to the press release. Our warmest congratulations on this well-deserved honour and recognition, Michele – we are so happy for you and so proud that you are one of us.

Congratulations to Prof. Margaret Schotte - Recipient of the 2020-21 Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research

Congratulations to Prof. Margaret Schotte - Recipient of the 2020-21 Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research

Margaret Schotte has been honoured with the 2020-21 Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research under the Emerging Researcher category for her “outstanding achievement in research and scholarly activities." Congratulations Margaret!

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert on his new book: The Sword of Luchana: Baldomero Espartero and the Making of Modern Spain, 1793–1879

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert on his new book: The Sword of Luchana: Baldomero Espartero and the Making of Modern Spain, 1793–1879

Congratulations to Adrian Shubert! The University of Toronto Press has just published the English version of Adrian Shubert’s  The Sword of Luchana: Baldomero Espartero and the Making of Modern Spain, 1793–1879 – further information can be found at: https://utorontopress.com/9781487508609/the-sword-of-luchana/

Congratulations to Jonathan Edmondson, Carolyn Podruchny, Alan Durston and Alan Corbiere on their SSHRC Insight Grants

Congratulations to Jonathan Edmondson, Carolyn Podruchny, Alan Durston and Alan Corbiere on their SSHRC Insight Grants

Many congratulations to our colleagues Alan Durston, Alan Corbiere, Jonathan Edmondson and Carolyn Podruchny for winning SSHRC Insight Grants in the latest competition with the following projects: Alan Durston, Lima's highland associations and state formation in Peru, 1919-1939 Alan Corbiere (with Deborah McGregor and Lisa Myers), Indigenous Climate Change Futures: Envisioning Well-Being with the Earth […]

Congratulations to Carl Ehrlich and Carolyn Podruchny on their University Professorships

Congratulations to Carl Ehrlich and Carolyn Podruchny on their University Professorships

Some really wonderful news was announced today at Senate.  The two new university professorships are members of our department, Carl Ehrlich and Carolyn Podruchny.  A University Professorship is a “a member of faculty recognized for extraordinary participation and contribution to University life, as well as scholarship and teaching success.” These are the official citations that […]

Congratulations to Alan Corbiere, Appointed Canada Research Chair in Indigenous History of North America

Congratulations to Alan Corbiere, Appointed Canada Research Chair in Indigenous History of North America

With support from the Government of Canada, two new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) have been appointed at York University and two existing have been renewed this year. The new CRCs will undertake new research into "re-righting" and "re-writing" the Indigenous history of North America and investigating Black life in Canada. This year’s awards were announced June […]

David Koffman - Receives Runner-up / Honourable Mention by the Jewish Historical Society's 2021 Saul Viener Book Prize

David Koffman - Receives Runner-up / Honourable Mention by the Jewish Historical Society's 2021 Saul Viener Book Prize

David Koffman's monograph, The Jews' Indian: Colonialism, Pluralism, and Belonging in America was the runner-up / honourary mention for the 1892-established, Smithsonian-affiliated American Jewish Historical Society's 2021 Saul Viener Book Prize. View the full list here. Congratulations from the History Department, David!