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

Past News: May, 2017

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 ...

23May2017
Photograph of Ryan Sun.

Ryan Sun wins U of T Libraries Undergraduate Prize

Ryan Sun, an undergraduate student in the Department of History, was awarded a U of T Libraries Undergraduate Prize. The prize recognizes undergraduate student work that shows an innovative use of in...

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...

17May2017
Students sitting on pavement stones in discussion.

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Caroline Cormier!

Congratulations to PhD candidate Caroline Cormier, Department of History, who has been awarded a 2017 TATP Teaching Excellence Award. Caroline is one of only four winners of this award across all thr...

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...

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...