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Welcome to the History Department


The History program at the University of Windsor provides outstanding teaching from a variety of professors who are engaged in fascinating and wide-ranging research. The program encourages students to develop sharpened critical thinking and writing skills, all the while being engaged in a challenging discipline. The program offers a large spectrum of study with topics ranging from the study of the Renaissance and Enlightenment, Twentieth Century events, the Middle East, and Popular Culture just to name a few.


Collaborative Research Projects Receives Provincial Funding

Miriam Wright, head of the Department of History, and Heidi Jacobs, information literacy librarian, and their team are collaborating on the website and digital archive that will document Harding’s life and career using documents and mementos from family scrapbooks.The UWindsor researchers partnered with the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and have received an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant worth $72,500 to develop the site and digital archive and to add an oral history component. Congratulations!

Knowledge Networks and Health Innovation Conference

The conference is an international joint colloquium, co-sponsored by the University of Windsor and the University of Michigan’s Brazil Initiative and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. It will take place this Wednesday and Thursday, April 13 and 14, at the University of Michigan’s Detroit Conference Center.

Official talk to commemorate colleague's induction into the Royal Society

Dr. Leslie Howsam, F.R.S.C. will be giving a talk entitled, "Good Business: England's Past as Global History?," on April 27th at 7:30, McPherson Lounge. All are encouraged to attend!