Department of History News

Dr. Marica Cassis has a new publication in 'The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia'.

Mining Cover

Mining history book wins Canadian Studies Network prize for Best Edited Collection.

Kurt Korneski has won the Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union Award for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life.

Curtis Robinson

History PhD candidate, Curtis Robinson, is one of ten MUN students featured on CBC's "PhDs on the Go". 

Dr. Dominique Brégent-Heald

Dr. Dominique Brégent-Heald has been awarded a four-year SSHRC Insight grant to investigate the synergistic relationships between film and tourism in Canada during the first half of the 20th century by tracing the history of the tourism film. Northern Getaway: Film, Tourism, and Selling Canada examines the ways in which Canada has utilized film to define itself as the leading tourist destination for the US market, as well as how the US has represented Canada and Canadians, as well as the evolving Canadian-American relationship, through the lens of film and tourism.

Giant Mine Headfram

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