Department of History News

Dr. Patrick Mannion

Sessional Instructor Dr. Patrick Mannion will be starting a new SSHRC-funded project at Boston College this September. 

Conflicted Colony

Kurt Korneski's new book, Conflicted Colony, published by McGill-Queen's University Press is out now. 

Dr. Justin Fantauzzo

Justin Fantauzzo and undergraduate B.A. student Sarah Hannon talk about the value of a History degree.

HBC, Mingan.

Kurt Korneski has a forthcoming article in the Journal of Social History on race, trade, and HBC in mid-nineteenth century Labrador. 

Present-day Stockholm.

The Department of History is offering an exciting programme in intersession 2017 devoted to urban history from the Viking Age to the late 20th century.

Giant Mine Headfram

History Professor John Sandlos and collaborator Arn Keeling (Geography) have published an article on arsenic pollution at Giant Mine.

poster for Sebastien

An essay collection on the formulae of medieval charters in their cultural and social context has just been published by Böhlau.  The volume comprises contributions by historians from Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and France, and has been edited by Sébastien Rossignol (History, MUN) and Anna Adamska (University of Utrecht).


History of the Book Symposium

Memorial University is hosting the unique Newfoundland and Labrador Book History Symposium.

New Book Shortlisted for Major Prize

MUN Professor Robert Sweeny's new book has been placed on the John A. Macdonald Prize shortlist for best book in Canadian History.