The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

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29Sep2017
Image of Professor Nakanyike Musisi in her office standing in front of her book shelves.

Professor Nakanyike Musisi was one of two U of T faculty members honoured by the African Alumni Association

When she started at the University of Toronto in the 1980s, Nakanyike B. Musisi was the first African woman to be a PhD candidate in the history department. Today, the associate professor of African ...

15Aug2017
Photograph of Professor Donna Gabaccia.

Professor Donna Gabaccia Organizes Rally Condemning Racism and Bigotry

Professor Donna Gabaccia co-organized a rally to condemn the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally took place on Monday 14 August 2017, outside the US Consulate General T...

11Aug2017
Dr. Matt Price accepts J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award, 2017.

EDGI Wins Jameson Archival Advocacy Award!

The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) has been award the J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award given by the Society of American Archivists. This award honors efforts to promote...

01Aug2017
Photograph of Professor Franca Iacovetta to the left.

Professor Franca Iacovetta Discusses Newcomers' Foodways

The Globe and Mail recently looked at the stories of Syrian refugees who arrived prior to 2012, and their impact on Canadian foodways. A specialist in the history of immigration and a co-editor of Ed...

17Jul2017
Photograph of Matt Prace

Dr. Matt Price Wins Teaching Award

We are pleased to share the news that Dr. Matt Price is the inaugural winner of the Kathleen O’Connell Teaching Excellent Award. The award recognizes the outstanding teaching and contributions of a ...

13Jul2017
Professor J.M. Beattie

In Memoriam: Professor J.M. Beattie

Dear Colleagues, We are saddened to share the news that Professor John M. Beattie has passed away. Professor Beattie earned his PhD from King’s College, Cambridge and in 1961, he was appointed to th...

07Jul2017
Professor Jeffrey Pilcher performing a cooking demonstration in front of students.

Culinaria Research Centre Partners with Toronto Ward Museum

The Culinaria Research Centre, headed-up by Professors Jeffrey Pilcher and Daniel Bender, are partnering with the Toronto Ward Museum, for a new program called “Dishing Up Toronto.” The program wi...

07Jul2017

Professor Jennifer Jenkins Discusses G20 Summit on CTV News

As world leaders convene this week for the G20 Summit, Professor Jennifer Jenkins was invited on CTV News to talk about the G20 meeting and protests taking place in Hamburg, Germany. She also particip...

07Jul2017
Professor Michael Marrus

Professor Michael Marrus' Op-Ed in the Globe and Mail

Professor Michael Marrus wrote an op-ed column for the Globe and Mail exploring the question “Is Donald Trump a fascist?” In the op-ed, Professor Marrus discusses the definition of the term, the h...

07Jul2017
Photograph of Professor William Nelson

Professor William Nelson Wins Notting Hill Essay Prize

We are pleased to share the news that Professor William Nelson has been awarded the 2017 Notting Hill Essay Prize, and the accompanying £20,000 prize. Professor Nelson is a historian of ideas, who sp...

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