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Registration Now Open: Tri-University History Conference

Tri-University Graduate Programe in History Annual Conference 

This year's conference, Communities: Recognition and Remembrance, will be held on Saturday March 11, 2017 at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo.

Prof. Catherine Wilson’s MA History students, in collaboration with CFRU’s Chris Currie, are on CFRU this July and August airing their half-hour shows featuring 19th-century diarists from the Rural Diary Archive website.

History Students Making Radio Waves This Summer


Tune in to Radio 93.3 FM for Professor Wilson’s MA History students on CFRU this July and August.  Students of “Rural History HIST6550” have created half-hour shows in collaboration with Chris Currie from CFRU, the University of Guelph’s radio station.  Each show features a nineteenth-century diarist from the Rural Diary Archive website. 

Eric Goudie, Katie Anderson, & Mary Choy

“Careers for Historians” night, Feb 7, featured history alumni, Eric Goudie (BA’15) Theatre Coordinator, Fergus, Katie Anderson (BA’11/MA’14/BEd’15) Education Coordinator & Mary Choy (BA’08/MA’15) Health Education Coordinator, with CATIE

Worried about choosing a career?  Overwhelmed at where to start the process?  Wondering if anyone will want to hire a history student?  Then join our sessions on Careers for Historians.

On 7 February, students found encouragement, advice and inspiration when they gathered to hear history alumni talk about their careers.  The evening featured