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

News Category: In the News

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...

03May2017
A photograph of the quad at Trinity College.

Professor Robert Bothwell participates in Trump debate

Professor Robert Bothwell, a historian who specializes on post-1945 Canadian international relations, engaged in a debate with Ryan Hurl, a UTSC political scientist who focuses on American politics. F...

24Apr2017
Paul Cohen

Associate Professor Paul Cohen comments on French elections on CTV

Department of History Associate Professor Paul Cohen appeared on a segment of CTV News to speak with host Scott Laurie about the upcoming federal elections in France. A historian of early modern Franc...

18Apr2017
Photograph of Professor William Nelson

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 Professor Shafique Virani

Professor Shafique Virani speaks about fighting Islamophobia with education

Speaking on CBC’s The National, Professor Shafique Virani discusses how we can fight back against Islamophobia through education. ...

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...

06Apr2017
Image of Professor Tran and her brother.

Professor Nhung Tran's Refugee Story

In a blog post titled "Take a Stand", Professor Nhung Tran discusses the complex realities of the refugee experience, and what it means to build a a welcoming society on the basis of justice.     ...

17Feb2017
An image of a man in the archives.

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...

26Jan2017
Street view of Chinatown, with Chinese street signs and shops

Professor Li Chen Shares Meal with Toronto Life Reporter

Professor Li Chen (Department of History) and Professor Ruoyun Bai (Media Studies, UTSC) recently shared a meal with a reporter from Toronto Life at Anne’s Magic Kitchen, a northern Chinese restaur...

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...

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