Two Members of the Department nominated for Prestigious Book Prize

Published: 31Mar2020

Congratulations to Professor Elsbeth Heaman and Professor Brian Young (emeritus)! Their books Tax, Order, and Good Government and Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec have just been...

Professor Opal writes op-ed with physician-father on history of epidemics in the United States

Published: 3Apr2020

Professor and Departmental Chair Jason M. Opal and his father, Prof. Steven M. Opal (Alpert Medical School at Brown) have co-written op-ed for the LA Times on how American Presidents have dealt...

Prof. Jarrett Rudy (1970-2020)

Published: 5Apr2020

Professor Jarrett Rudy passed away on April 4, 2020, two weeks after undergoing quintuple bypass surgery.

Alumni news: Susana Vargas Cervantes

Published: 14May2020

Susana Vargas Cervantes writes, researches and teaches. Her research mines the connections between gender, sexuality, class and skin tonalities to reconceptualize pigmentocracy. She is the author...

Gay and Once Divorced, a Canadian Rabbi Broadens Judaism’s Tent

Published: 15Jul2019

When Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, the first openly gay rabbi of a large synagogue in Canada, was preparing to begin rabbinical school, she faced a daunting choice: love or serving God....

National Geographic grant awarded to Howe Sound researcher

Published: 2Jul2019

Every summer growing up, Fiona Beaty's family would make the trip from Vancouver to Bowen Island, where she would spend her time playing in the woods and turning over rocks at the shore in her...

Faculty of Arts receives US$ 1.25-million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Published: 14Jun2019

The Mellon grant will support a new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative, to be based in the Faculty of Arts...

Spring 2019 Convocation Honorary Degree recipients announced

Published: 23Apr2019

Giants in their respective fields, this year’s Hon Docs have blazed trails in everything from poetry and theoretical physics to jazz guitar and human rights....

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