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PhD Public Lecture - Thursday, May 5th, 2016 

Please join us to support PhD candidate Marilla McCargar at her public lecture on May 5th at 10:30am in SSC 9420.  Marilla will be speaking on " Feminiity and Higher Education: Women at Ontario Universities, 1890 to 1920."  All are welcome!

Summer Course Offerings in History - 2016

Be sure to look at what History is offering during Intersession, Summer Day, Summer Evening and Distance Studies. This is your opportunity to explore, Canada, the United States, Europe and more! Click here for more information. 

Long time Londoner and History Professor Passes

It is with sadness to share the news that Professor Emeritus Frederick Armstrong passed away on April 15th, 2016.  Professor Armstrong taught at Western University's History Department from 1963 to 1991 and specialized in political history and urbanization. For more information on his life, please read here.


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