Singapore 2020 History Study Trip

Students in History 4605E “War and Memory in Modern East Asia”  will take part in a study trip to Singapore during the February reading week. The trip is focused on the Battle of Singapore and how the battle has been remembered by the Singaporeans. Research activities in Singapore will include (1) an exchange with a…

New! Minor in History of the Book

Study history, literature, visual and material culture through this exciting new program. Unique to Huron, the History of the Book Minor builds on the new Letterpress Studio at Huron, offering hands-on experience.  For more information about the program and related courses in History and English and Cultural Studies at Huron, click here!

2019-20 Travel News!

HISTORY at HURON on the road, 2019-20 Huron History program students in Dr. Jun Fang’s 4605E War and Memory in East Asia are invited to apply for a February 2020 Reading Week Study Trip in Hong Kong. Most of the travel costs for the trip will be covered for participating Huron students thanks to the generous support of…

Phantoms of the Past 2019

Phantoms of the Past: Slavery, Resistance, History and Memory in the Atlantic World returns for 2019. History and English students from Huron spent reading week in the UK doing fieldwork for the project, and will welcome Bath Spa University students and colleagues to Huron in March.  You can follow the project and find out more about…

Updates! Research 2018

2018-19 classes have taken Huron History students on the road for funded community-based archival research.  In HIST 3201E First Peoples and Colonialism in Canada, work continues on Dr. Peace’s SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant titled “Documenting Early Residential Schools”–read more about this innovative project here! Historian’s Craft students joined Dr. Bell in Chatham at the Chatham Kent…

Public History Posters

Check out this year’s crop of academic posters from HIS 2204G: Crises and Confederation and HIS 4810G: Engaging the Past: http://www.huronresearch.ca/history/faculty-publications/history-huron-research-posters/

Join us! Research Conference April 11

Writing Rights, Righting Wrongs: Transatlantic Narratives of Race is an interdisciplinary conference showcasing undergraduate research on racial slavery, narratives of race, antislavery resistance, and civil rights. Student researchers from Huron University College, Oberlin College, SUNY-Geneseo, and Bath Spa University will present papers, digital projects and posters, focused on the regional culture of the Great Lakes…

New Partnership for History at Huron Students

Mr. Neil Orford, founder of  Canadian Historical Education Services Ltd, has partnered with History at Huron and the Centre for Undergraduate Research Learning (CURL) as a CURL Community Associate, 2018-19. Neil’s work centres on a major grant from the Ministry of Canadian Heritage to commemorate the 100th year since the Spanish Flu Pandemic in Canada.  This exciting project brings new research opportunities…

Narratives for the Next 150: November 9th

Join eight distinguished Huron alumni–all working in history and heritage-related fields–as they reflect on their role in telling Confederation stories over the past year. The discussion will be open and participatory, and will celebrate Huron’s launch of a new Joint Minor in Public History. November 9, 2017 10:00-2:00 in the Great Hall Full schedule here!

History Day 2017

Launching our new Minor in Pacific Rim Studies. Thanks to the 85 students from the Thames Valley and Lambton Kent District School Boards who joined us for Huron History Day, October 5th.  Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Szonyi, Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University, introduced digital…