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23Mar2017
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Congratulations to Professors Li Chen and Jeffrey Pilcher!

The Department of History is pleased to share that Professors Li Chen and Jeffrey Pilcher have recently won awards in recognition of their scholarship. Professor Li Chen, the Chair of Historical and C...

07Mar2017
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...

23Feb2017
MacMillan, Margaret

Professor Margaret MacMillan Awarded U of T Honorary Degree

Professor Margaret MacMillan, a member of the Department of History, will be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of Toronto in a spring convocation ceremony.  Among the other fifte...

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
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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...

23Jan2017
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Professor Michelle Murphy's Data-Rescuing Hackathon featured in Wired

In December of 2016, Michelle Murphy and Matt Price, two members of the Department of History, organized a "Guerilla Archiving" event to identify, preserve and archive data from the United States'...

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
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Professor Shafique Virani Speaks at TEDx Talk about Countering Islamophobia

With shocking evidence, hilarious anecdotes, heart-wrenching personal stories, and brilliant insights into world events, Dr. Shafique Virani urges us to confront the Clash of Ignorance between the Wes...

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