News - 2013
November 20, 2013
The History Department would like to congratulate Professor Emeritus Roger Emerson in receiving the Saltire Society's Award!
October 10, 2013
On Friday, October 4th, the sun, warmth and fabulous autumn colours of Lambton County provided a perfect setting for a day-trip to the village of Oil Springs for the graduate students in the MA Public History Program.
October 02, 2013
The Film is the work of the Ontario Visual Heritage Project and is called A Desert Between Us and Them: Raiders, Traitors and Refugees in the War of 1812.
September 13, 2013
Marta Dyczok was at the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC for a 2 week workshop on Landscapes of the Uprooted this summer.
July 30, 2013
Still deciding on which courses to take for next year?
June 29, 2013
The Department’s team in the 2013 Relay for Life was The Great Fires of London. With the help of our supporters, we raised over $4000 for the Canadian Cancer Society!
June 03, 2013
Neville Thompson, Professor Emeritus at Western University, will discuss his new book Canada and the End of the Imperial Dream.
May 23, 2013
The History Department will be offering a new History course in Winter 2014. Shaped by the Sea: Canada's Maritime History.
Chris Montanini, Londoner, May 08, 2013
A rapidly developing technology being used to create everything from car parts to machine guns will be on display at Museum London next week for a workshop about its impact on historical research.
April 28, 2013
Please join the History Department in congratulating Robert Croskery, who has successfully completed and defended his thesis: "Religious Rebels: The Religious Views and Motivations of Confederate Generals."
April 25, 2013
Please join the History Department in congratulating Cynthia Brown, who successfully defended her thesis: "Cassino and Monte Sole: Divergent Memories of Italy's Second World War".
April 18, 2013
Professor Priestman has been invited to the Curt C. and Else Silberman Faculty Seminar, hosted by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
April 17, 2013
Please join the History Department in congratulating Stephanie Potter, who today successfully defended her dissertation, "'Smile and Carry On:' Canadian Cavalry on the Western Front, 1914-1918." Well done, Dr. Potter!
April 06, 2013
Congratulations to Dr.Joshua MacFadyen and Professor Alan MacEachern for winning the 1st prize "award for the most effective poster (quality of research and visual appeal)" at the American Society for Environmental History meeting in Toronto, 6 April 2013.
March 10, 2013
The History Department is pleased to announce that Professor Margaret McGlynn has been appointed as the Assistant Dean (Graduate Studies) in the Faculty of Social Science effective 1 July 2013. Congratulations!
March 10, 2013
Professor Michael Dove has completed a review for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) of a design proposed for a new coin depicting famous explorer Henry Hudson. The Henry Hudson $200 gold coin is part of the RCM's Great Canadian Explorers Series and is scheduled to appear in 2015!
March 04, 2013
Each year the MA Public History students collaborate with a community institution, and this year the program is pleased to announce London Works: Labouring in the Forest City, an exhibit now open at Museum London.
January 29, 2013
On Tuesday January 29, 2013, David Shribman, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette spoke to Professor Stewart’s class of HIS 2131B: The Presidency in American History.
January 23, 2013
The History Department would like to congratulate Professor Rob MacDougall on his new book publication. His new book "The People's Network" is about the birth of the telephone industry in the United States and Canada, and the fierce battles between politicians, corporate interests, and ordinary people to control the telephone--the cutting edge, disruptive new technology of its day.