Department of History

Professor Krapfl wins fellowship at the Imre Kertész Kolleg, Jena, Germany

Published: 26Apr2018

Professor James Krapfl will spend six months in the academic year 2018-19 as a fellow at the Imre Kertész Kolleg in Jena. He will be working on his project “The Other 1968: A Cultural History of...

The 2017-18 H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching is awarded to Professor Krapfl

Published: 26Apr2018

Professor James Krapfl received the H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2017-18. The award is given each year by the Faculty of Arts to a professor in recognition of outstanding...

New book by Prof. Zucchi: MAD FLIGHT? The Quebec Emigration to the Coffee Plantations of Brazil

Published: 20Apr2018

In his new book MAD FLIGHT? The Quebec Emigration to the Coffee Plantations of Brazil (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018), Professor John Zucchi reconstructs the 1896 rush of one thousand...

Professor Heaman wins 2018 Canada Book Prize

Published: 20Apr2018

Professor Elsbeth Heaman won the 2018 Canada Prize of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (English language category) for her latest book Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New...

Professor Greer publishes book on Natives, Empires, and Land in Early Modern North America

Published: 17Feb2018

Professor Allan Greer’s new book Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America was published by Cambridge University Press in January 2018. In the book, he...

Professor Downey publishes book on Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood

Published: 17Feb2018

Professor Allan Downey’s first book, The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood, has been published by University of British Columbia Press in February 2018. The game of...

Prof. Madokoro wins Book Prize for Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War

Published: 16Feb2018

Congratulations to Prof. Laura Madokoro, who has won the 2018 award for Best Book in the Social Sciences from the Association for Asian American Studies for her ground-breaking monograph Elusive...

Helping Graduate Students Go the Extra Mile

7 Jul 2017

Few can say they’ve spent their entire adulthood studying and working in one place. At yet, here at McGill, we have Kendall and Faith Wallis – both multiple McGill alumni – who have called the...