About

The Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta is recognized as one of the leading departments for the study of History and Classics in Canada and globally. Our students work with professors who are excellent teachers (many have won campus awards), and world-class researchers active at the forefront of their chosen fields.

 

  1. Emily Tran (Undergraduate History Major) in WOA news - School Matters for Everyone

    WOA (Work of Arts) features our own Emily Tran (Undergraduate History Major) in its current issue.

  2. 3 Minute Thesis

    Please come out to support History & Classics graduate students as they compete to explain the breadth and significance of their research in just 3 minutes! Drinks & snacks provided. February 15, 5-7 pm in room 14-28 Tory.

  3. Folktales and the Culture of Scribes in Medieval India - Speaker: Adheesh Sathaye, UBC

  4. Ancient Greece at the Movies 2017: Iphigenia

    We invite you to join us on February 11 at 1:00 pm in the Business Building RM 2-5 for "Ancient Greece at the Movies: Iphigenia (adaptation of Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis; subtitled). Join us after the film for a talk from one of our department members about the history, the myth, the movie, and the enduring legacy of Ancient Greece!

  5. Ancient Greece at the Movies: ANTIGONE

    Please join us on January 28 at 1:00 pm in Business Building RM 2-5 for "Ancient Greece at the Movies: ANTIGONE" (adaptation of Sophocles' play; subtitled). Join us after the film for a talk from one of our department members about the history, the myth, the movie, and the enduring legacy of Ancient Greece!

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Videos

  1. Susan Smith Talks about Mustard Gas with PBS

    During World War II, the U.S. government conducted experiments with mustard gas and other chemicals on thousands of American troops. A new NPR investigation has found that some military experiments singled out African-American, Japanese-American and Puerto Rican servicemen by race. Judy Woodruff learns more from Caitlin Dickerson of NPR and Susan Smith of University of Alberta.

  2. The Kastro Kallithea Study Season 2015. An Impression by Matt Gabert and Karey Rodgirs

  3. Interview David Rupp about the Canadian Institute in Greece at UAlberta

    Dr David Rupp

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