Welcome! Open House 2020

Headed to Huron in 2021-22? Here’s a quick checklist of information and links that will introduce you to our programs, courses, and research! Courses: We have six first year courses on offer, all unique to Huron: Histories of Love; Histories of Violence; History in the Headlines; The People’s History; Treasure: Objects of Desire; and A…

Upper-year courses

History program students can look forward to exciting upper-level courses on specialised topics with global reach and import. We’re working hard to bring hands-on History experience and community engagement to our upper-year students, and to keep you connected to our research networks through course projects using local, national, and specialised archives.. If you are in…

Second-year courses

In our online classes this year you’ll find innovative teaching and hands-on research–the heart of History at Huron. Program Notes Thinking about our Joint Program in Public History? The core Huron course for PH in 2020 is Dr. Compeau’s History 2811F Historians, Communities and the Past. The course will give you the chance to participate…

First-year courses

We’re debuting a new first-year experience with five innovative courses for 2020-21. All of our courses will give you a chance to connect virtually with your professor and classmates, while providing all course materials and assignments online. Questions? Contact Dr. Nina Reid-Maroney nreidmar@uwo.ca History at Huron Fall 2020 video! HISTORY 1800F The People’s Histories (0.5…

Manitoulin Island Summer Historical Institute

MISHI is an annual week-long summer institute on Manitoulin Island focused on Anishinaabe studies and coordinated jointly by the History of Indigenous Peoples Network (York University) and the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF). Its focus is to bring together students, teachers, knowledge-holders, artists, and Elders to learn about Anishinaabe history and culture; the 2019 theme was…

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/