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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, https://www.ajhs.org/academic-awards. Congratulations from the History Department, David!

Congratulations Cristina Wood: Trudeau Scholar!

Congratulations Cristina Wood: Trudeau Scholar!

It is with great joy that I may announce that our very own Cristina Wood has been selection as one of 15 Trudeau Scholar for 2021! This is a tremendous recognition of her bold, innovative, interdisciplinary, and community-focused scholarship and its potential to change the way we look at the world. We are proud and honoured to […]