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JCB Map Collection, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, Baron de Lahontan, “Carte que les Gnacsitares ont Dessiné sur des peaux de Cerfs,” 1703

Our faculty of award-winning scholars are engaged in research that spans the globe. Alongside our traditional strengths in Canadian history and the history of the British Empire, we boast dynamic research clusters in global history, intellectual history, and the history of gender and sexuality. Temporally, our research extends from the medieval period right through the twenty-first century.

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Student artwork at ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte) Havana. Photo: Karen Dubinsky

Karen Dubinsky publishes new piece, "The Only Tourist in Havana, December 2021"

Dr. Karen Dubinsky has published a new piece on the Between the Lines Blog. 

In "The Only Tourist in Havana, December 2021," Dr. Dubinsky reflects on her most recent visit to Havana, sharing insight into the economic and political situation in Cuba and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

Read the full piece here.


Living Histories: A Past Studies Journal Call for Papers

Living Histories: A Past Studies Journal is excited to announce that paper submissions are now open for the first annual issue of the Department of History's undergraduate journal, which will be published in May 2022. 

Living Histories will consider submissions from undergraduate students and up in any degree program at any university, provided that the work fits with the Journal's scope: connecting historical and contemporary issues.

Submissions are open until January 24, 2022. 


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