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". 

Montreal Map

Robert Sweeny blogs about his latest research on Montreal.

Maclean's 2017 Rankings

Maclean's magazine has ranked MUN as the seventh best comprehensive university in Canada.

St. Johns, 1945

Applications for the Michael Harrington Research Prize in Newfoundland History are now being accepted.

MA and PhD opportunities in the history of film and tourism in North America.

Hafez Mosque

The Department of History kicks off its new Middle East Film Series on Thursday September 29 at 7PM in A1046. Food will be provided by Sumac Middle Eastern Market and Eatery. 

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.

Dr. Justin Fantauzzo

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

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.