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...

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...

McGill Honors Student wins Undergraduate Essay Prize of the Canadian Association of Slavists

Published: 12Feb2020

Yaroslav Gouzenko has won the Undergraduate Essay Prize of the Canadian Association of Slavists for his paper “Shaimiev and the Tatarstan Model: A Successful Highjack,” which he wrote in Professor...

Cundill Fringe


The Graduate Students of the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University are pleased to present Cundill Fringe aT3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA/historyCategory:...

Cundill History Prize Lecture by Maya Jasanoff


Joseph Conrad, an influential voice in Modern literature, was an untethered soul. Emigrating from Poland to England as a teenager, he travelled the oceans for many years as a sailor before settling...

Prof. Griet Vankeerberghen co-awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Published: 30Sep2019

Congratulations to Prof. Griet Vankeerberghen, who is the co-recipient with Raja Sengupta (Department of Geography) of an Insight Development Grant.

Steven Lapidus: Toward an Understanding of the Montreal Hasidic Community


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McGill Classics Play Presents: Euripides' Cyclops


Translated/adapted and directed by Neha Rahman and Daniel Whittle, this is antiquity's only complete surviving satyr play! These were short dramas that took place after trilogies of tragedies...


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