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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"

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

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 […]

Congratulations to Alan Corbiere - Recipient of the 2019 Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies

Congratulations to Alan Corbiere - Recipient of the 2019 Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies

The good news just keeps rolling in! Please join me in congratulating Prof. Alan Corbiere on receiving the 2019  Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies! Named in memory of our late, distinguished colleague, this prize is awarded each year to the doctoral dissertation that "best advances our knowledge of Canada." The committee […]

Congratulations to Kendra Boyd on her new book, "Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers 1865-1945"

Congratulations to Kendra Boyd on her new book, "Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers 1865-1945"

Dear Colleagues: It is especially joyous for me to inform you of a publication by our most recent colleague, Kendra Boyd.  As a postdoctoral associate with the Scarlet and Black Project, Kendra directed the team of graduate researchers and subsequently co-edited the second volume of Scarlet and Black: Constructing Race and Gender at Rutgers 1865-1945. […]

Online course explores North America before colonialism

Online course explores North America before colonialism

For at least 15,000 years before the first Europeans arrived in North America, the continent was inhabited by a variety of creative, sophisticated and technologically skilled cultures. Yet, most history courses about North America begin with First Contact, as it is called – a decidedly Eurocentric approach that Carolyn Podruchny, a York University historian, is […]

The Department of History Welcomes Alan Corbiere as Assistant Professor

The Department of History Welcomes Alan Corbiere as Assistant Professor

Dear Colleagues: It is truly wonderful to start 2020 by welcoming our new colleague, Dr. Alan Corbiere, to the Department of History. He is a scholar of Indigenous history in Canada and the United States, specializing in Anishinaabe history and culture of the northern Great Lakes region in the 18th and 19th centuries. His doctoral […]

Carolyn Podruchny Promoted to Full Professor

Carolyn Podruchny Promoted to Full Professor

Dear Colleagues: I am happy to report that, unsurprisingly, our colleague Carolyn Podruchny has been confirmed in her promotion to Full Professor.  In her letter to Carolyn, President Lenton noted: You have a well-established and impressive research record that has earned you a national and international reputation in Canadian history and the history of its […]