The History Students’ Association Listserv for 19 April (Season Finale)

Your home, once the holiest of all, has become the most licentious den of thieves, the most shameless of all brothels, the kingdom of sin, death, and hell. It is so bad that… Continue reading

Historical Discourses Launch – Wine and Cheese!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1420957718209140/ The HSA and Historical Discourses would like to invite students, faculty members, and the general public to the launch party of the 2015 issues of our journal! This will be a casual… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 4 April

“I am the Emperor, and I want dumplings.” The only coherent command made by Ferdinand V, Emperor of Austria (mentally incapacitated due to Habsburg inbreeding – but still reigned for 13 years!) Tweet of… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 28 March

“If theory conflicts with the facts, so much the worse for the facts.” German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte (also attributed to every undergraduate student with a misguided belief in the supremacy of their thesis)… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 21 March

“Academic politics are so vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) The only thing William Shakespeare left to his wife in… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 14 March

​”My wife would be delighted.” King George V, in response to the chairman of Cunard Line, which sought the king’s approval to name its newest ocean liner after “the greatest queen of England.”… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 7 March

“What do you mean when you say this? Are you dreaming in the throes of a fever or are you laboring under a madness?” Martin Luther, A Letter to the Blind Souls Seeing… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 21 February

Reporter: “What do you think of Western civilization?” Mahatma Gandhi: “I think it would be a good idea.” Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) The most prestigious position at the court of Henry VIII… Continue reading

History Students’ Association Listserv for 14 February

Love (noun): A temporary insanity, curable by marriage Ambrose “Bitter” Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary (1906) Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) Catherine the Great had 22 historically verified lovers throughout her reign. However, the… Continue reading

HSA Research Brunch!

Interested in what professors do when they’re not lecturing you or waiting for you to come by their offices to ask them questions? Then come to the HSA Research Brunch! We’ve invited Dr… Continue reading