Welcome to the Department of Historical Studies


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.

We hope you’ll enjoy exploring our website and look forward to having you visit us in Historical Studies!


Quick Links:

Undergraduate Button Graduate Button Alumni Button Support Us button.




28/11/2014 - 10:58

The Department of Historical Studies will be moving to Erindale Hall as of December 2, 2014. During this time, the best way to get a hold of adminstrative staff or faculty is via email. 

19/11/2014 - 08:32

We are very proud to announce that our very own Professor Mairi Cowan is the lead author of a new study entitled: "Engaging Students to Think Critically in a Large History Class." 

14/11/2014 - 09:30

Cancelled - rescheduled for winter term

31/10/2014 - 09:22

Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are contemporary artists who have come to international attention for the intimate and diaristic recording of their relationship as a transgender couple transitioning in opposite directions (Ernst beco

Find Us Online

Email Icon.Twitter Icon.YouTube Icon.Facebook Icon.