News for Future graduate students

Monday, March 4, 2019

Lucy Maud Montgomery Exhibit, by Jenna Philbrick

Jenna Philbrick holding Montgomery's Journal

Lucy Maud Montgomery Exhibit, by Jenna Philbrick

Jenna Philbrick has created an exhibit on Lucy Maud Montgomery which outlines some of her life's accomplishments, as well as personal life struggles with mental health. One of the most well known publications by Montgomery is the book Anne of Green Gables.

An especially fascinating piece of Jenna's exhibit is a personal journal by Montgomery, complete with photographs and newpaper clippings. The journal is on loan from the University of Guelph.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Doctoral Position in Born-Digital Historical Resources

Doctoral Position for the study of Born-Digital Historical Resources

The University of Waterloo's Department of History is inviting applications for a fully-funded doctoral position (in history) commencing September 2016. Drawing on funds from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation as well as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, we are looking to recruit a student interested in the historical use of born-digital sources.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Professor Bednarski wins $200 000 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Photo of Dr Steven Bednarski

History Professor Dr Steven Bednarski and his collaborators at the Bader International Study Centre and Queen's University have won a major SSHRC Award to pursue their interdisciplinary research into climate change at the lost medieval village and manor of Herstmonceux, in East Sussex, England.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Faculty member awarded for outstanding performance

Congratulations, Ian Milligan!

Effective May 1, 2005, in accordance with the 2003 Faculty Salary Settlement, the University of Waterloo established an Outstanding Performance Fund to reward faculty members for outstanding contribution in teaching and scholarship.

Among the 2014 Arts Faculty winners is History's very own, Ian Milligan!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Susan Roy wins prestigious Early Research Award

Susan Roy

History professor, Dr. Susan Roy, won the prestigious Early Research Award (ERA) and is putting knowledge into action.