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

News Category: Faculty

29Jun2017
Photograph of exhibit at the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Canada by Treaty at Queen's Park for Canada Day

We are pleased to share the news that the Canada by Treaty exhibit has been invited by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, to be on display in Her Honour’s suite...

21Jun2017

Robert Bothwell Comments on Prime Minister Trudeau's Visit to UofT

On Thursday 22 June, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be speaking at UofT in an event co-organized by the Martin Prosperity Institute and The New York Times. In the sold out event, Prime Minister...

21Jun2017
MacMillan, Margaret

Professor Margaret MacMillan Awarded UofT Honorary Degree Today

Professor Margaret MacMillan, a member of the Department of History, will be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of Toronto today. She will receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, ...

07Jun2017
Photograph of Professor Norman Zacour.

In Memoriam: Professor Norman Zacour

We are saddened to share the news that Professor Emeritus Norman Zacour has passed away. He was 95. He took his MA at Columbia University and completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 195...

02Jun2017
Image of maple leafs in front of University of Toronto building.

Reflecting on the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in Canada

Dear alumni and friends of the Department of History, This is a significant year in Canada, given the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and our Department has been hosting a series of lectures and e...

29May2017
Photograph of Professor Michael Bliss.

NY Times and Others Remember Professor Michael Bliss

With the passing of Professor Michael Bliss, media outlets across North America have written stories remarking on the significant impact of his life and scholarship.   The New York Times featured an ...

19May2017
Professor Dan Bender.

Professor Daniel Bender discusses the Toronto Zoo

With workers on strike and the resulting closure of the Toronto Zoo last week, some residents have been questioning whether the city needs animal attractions in 2017. With his new book The Animal Game...

18May2017
Photograph of Professor Michael Bliss

Remembering Professor Michael Bliss

Dear Colleagues, We are sad to share the news that our former colleague Professor Michael Bliss, OC FRSC, has passed away.  Michael first came to the Department as an undergraduate in 1958, and he ea...

10May2017
Professor Heidi Bohaker.

Professor Heidi Bohaker Discusses Ontario at 150 on "The Agenda"

Professor Heidi Bohaker was invited to appear on the The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Along with Professor Bohaker, the panel included noted author Charlotte Gray and Professor Victoria Freeman (York Uni...

03May2017
A photo of the exhibit in the Map Room.

Two new exhibits: "Canada by Treaty" and "Words to Form"

This spring, James Bird, Laurie Bertram and Heidi Bohaker launched two initiatives aimed at helping to educate campus community members on the centrality of Indigenous communities to the making of mo...

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