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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...

18Apr2017
Photograph of Professor Lisa Mar.

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...

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
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.     ...

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
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...

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...

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