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News Category: Alumni and Friends

24Apr2017
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Congratulations to Professor Sean Mills and Professor Nicholas Everett!

We are happy to share good news with you about two successful promotions in our Department.  Sean Mills has just been awarded tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, and Nicholas Ev...

18Apr2017
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Congratulations to Professor Lisa Mar!

Professor Lisa Mar, the Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies, has been selected as one of 15 prominent Chinese Canadian women from Ontario to be recognized and honoured at Celebration...

18Apr2017
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Congratulations to Professor William Nelson!

Professor William Nelson of the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at UTSC has been longlisted for the prestigious Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize. His essay, “Five Ways of Being a P...

10Apr2017
Photograph of Sean Mills and the cover of his book.

Congratulations to Professor Sean Mills!

The Department of History is pleased to share the news that Professor Sean Mills has won the 2017 Prix de la présidence de l’Assemblée nationale for his book A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, ...

06Apr2017
Professor Dan Bender in Culinaria kitchen.

Professor Dan Bender’s Edible Midterm

Professor Daniel Bender of the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies and Director of the Culinaria Research Centre has moved away from a more traditional written essay midterm. Instead, Bender...

17Feb2017
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Histories in Progress: Writing and Teaching the Past as it Unfolds

Susie Colbourn and Erica Toffoli, PhD candidates in the Department of History, recently wrote a piece for Process: A Blog for American History called "Histories in Progress: Writing and Teaching t...

06Feb2017
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Department of History, University of Toronto: Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration

Department of History, University of Toronto Statement on US Executive Order on Immigration The United States Government has issued an executive order temporarily banning immigrants and visa holders f...

26Jan2017
Charlie Keil

Professor Charlie Keil Speaks about Drawing Filmmakers to Toronto

As Toronto Mayor John Tory is in Los Angeles courting producers, Professor Charlie Keil talks to UofT News about the draw of Toronto for filmmakers. Keil discusses how the low Canadian dollar along w...

19Jan2017
Professor Ron Pruessen in front of a class

Professor Ron Pruessen Speaks about the Legacy of US President Barack Obama

Ron Pruessen, a professor in the Department of History, is in the midst of writing a book about President Obama. He also teaches a first-year undergraduate seminar course on President Obama’s years ...

11Jan2017
Chris Kobrak

In Memoriam: Chris Kobrak, Wilson-Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History

Dear colleagues, I have some very sad and unexpected news.  Chris Kobrak, who held the Wilson/Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History at Rotman, and who had started teaching in our De...

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