News for Parents

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Welcome to our new Chair & new Associate Chair, Undergraduate!

The Department of History welcomes two new leadership roles today: Professor Dan Gorman is the new Chair, and Professor Andrew Hunt is the new Associate Chair – Undergraduate. Professor Susan Roy continues in her role as the Associate Chair – Graduate.

Monday, May 3, 2021

History's Anti-Racism Taskforce has launched!

History students, staff, faculty and instructors have come together to respond to racism on campus and in our world to form the History Anti-Racism Taskforce (HART).

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dr. Christopher Taylor featured at Waterloo's Black History Month Celebration Event

History’s Dr. Christopher Taylor is among the panelists that will be at Waterloo’s key celebration event for Black History Month - Rooted in History: A Celebration of Black History as Canadian History on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM-2:30 PM EST.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Marking Remembrance Day

A person holding a wartime log from World War Two

Read about how our students and faculty are honouring the sacrifices of Canadians in war through research.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ian Milligan appears on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Screen Grab of Ian Milligan on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

History professor Ian Milligan appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss “The Undoing of History.” Alongside his fellow panelists, Milligan argued for what makes history special – our deep understanding of context and nuance – and suggested that the

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