Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Featured Event:

September 2018


  • October 4th - History Department Seminar Series
    • Christopher Brown, Professor of History, Columbia University 
    • "The British Province of Senegambia, 1758-17:84: Colonial Failure on the West African Coast"  
    • Watson Hall 517 @ 11:30am
  • October 9th - Arthur Lower Workshop 
    • Don Nerbas, Associate Professor & Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies, McGill University  
    • "Making Property and Mining Coal: The Nineteenth-Century Experience of Cape Breton's Sydney Coalfield"
    • Watson Hall 517 @ 6:00 pm 
  • October 25th - Sherwood Lecture 
    • Michael Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and Director of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Princeton University 
    • "Identifying Einstein: Being German or Jewish in Prague (and Elsewhere)"
    • University Club @ 5:30pm



  • No scheduled events for the month of December  

January 2019

  • January 16th - Book Signing at Novel Idea 
    • Manisha Sinha, The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition 
    • Novel Idea, 156 Princess Street, Kingston Ontario
    • 7:00pm
  • January 17th - Nugent Lecture  
    • Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair of American History, University of Connecticut 
    • "The Abolitionist International: A Radical History of Abolition" 
    • University Club @ 5:30pm 
  • January 31st - History Department Seminar Series
    • Tina Loo, Professor of History, University of British Columbia 
    • "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a Good Life in Postwar Canada" 
    • Watson Hall Room 517 @ 11:30am 



  • March 2nd & 3rd - McGill-Queen's Graduate History Conference 
  • March 21st & 22nd - Graduate Global History Initiative Conference 
    • Call for Papers: Due December 7th 2018 
    • Keynote Address: Dr. Heather Streets-Salter, Northeastern University 
    • Time & Location TBA
    • Please contact for more information 
  • March 21st - History Department Seminar Series
    • Heather Streets-Salter, Northeastern University 
    • "Anti-Colonialism and the Inter-Colonial Response: Violence and Power in East and Southeast Asia in the 1930s." 
    • Watson Hall, Room 517 @ 11:30 am