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Here you will find the latest news about our exciting departmental events, and information about the cutting-edge research and teaching of our faculty, the projects of our administrative staff, the achievements of our students, and the activities of our alumni and friends. You will also discover why the disciplines that make up Historical Studies are crucial for understanding the world in which we live.  In our globalized world, critical thinking, reading and writing skills, analysis of texts and events, and understanding of our globe’s diversity and pluralism are crucial for success.

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09/07/2014 - 09:15

CBC News recently published a story featuring Canadian history graduates and their future job prospects in the world of video game design.

03/06/2014 - 08:44

Ontario Human Rights Commission’s webinar on ‘Preventing discrimination because of gender identity and gender expression’ features an overview of the OHRC's Policy on preventing discrimination because of gender identity and g

15/05/2014 - 09:51

Professor Mairi Cowan has just launched a new website that provides teaching and learning resources for the study of medieval and early modern world history at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels.

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