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Sept 29, 2020

Our website is undergoing some changes! Please bear with us, as this process may take a while, but we’re currently in the midst of updating all the info on this webpage! As of right now, all of our emails, and social media links are accurate, as well as our executive members and their office hours! … More Sept 29, 2020

Oct 2, 2018

Listserv Fixed! Hello everyone, Thank you so much for your patience with the subscriber management issues! Hopefully they are all resolved now…if not, please email me with your subscriber preferences. In addition, we would like to welcome Brianna Cheng to the role of VP internal! Her contact information is pasted below in ‘Contact Information’ section. … More Oct 2, 2018

Sept 16, 2018

Hi everyone, We are having a little technical difficulties in unsubscribing people from the HSA Listerv, but we are working on fixing the problem! Please note that if you have emailed me last week, I have your subscription references on hand; however, I can only implement them once the issue has been solved. Deadline Next Monday: … More Sept 16, 2018

Listerv: Sept 9, 2017

Welcome Back! My name is Sonia, and I will be your new VP Communications for the HSA this year! I am really trying to keep the emails short this year to avoid them being sent directly to “Trash” (rude!). But seriously, let me know how I can improve them because I am after all new … More Listerv: Sept 9, 2017


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Listserv: Jan 31, 2017

Preamble Hi everybody – in lieu of a meme or a funny story, we would like to begin this listserve with a statement about the tragedy that happened in Quebec City on Sunday. The HSA condemns this act of violent terrorism and stands in solidarity with our fellow Muslim Canadians and their families. We love … More Listserv: Jan 31, 2017

Listserv: Nov 22, 2016

Preamble The first snowfall is always the best. The weather is not too cold, everything is covered in a thin coat of white yet unblemished by that icky brown thing we call slush. For a few moments everything is peaceful. With the semester almost done, take a few moments to take a walk outside, don’t … More Listserv: Nov 22, 2016

Listserv: Nov 15, 2016

  Preamble As due dates loom, let’s put the timeline of the next few weeks into perspective. Classes end on December 5, 2016. That’s 19 days from today! If you’re one of the unlucky ones who has an exam on December 20, your term ends a mere 34 days away. Don’t worry, however – time … More Listserv: Nov 15, 2016

Listserv: Nov 1, 2016

    Preamble BOOM. Just like that, Halloween is done, and November has arrived. Since classes end this semester on Monday, December 5, that means that you have (as of today) (are you ready) LESS THAN 5 WEEKS OF CLASS LEFT. Let that sink in for a moment. If you’re in the same boat as … More Listserv: Nov 1, 2016


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Listserv: Oct 4, 2016

  Preamble Howdy, friends! I hope you’re still enjoying reading these emails from your friendly neighbourhood departmental executive team! Studies have shown that it takes anywhere from 21 to 66 days to build a good habit – we hope your habit of reading your weekly history news bulletin has started to become a part of … More Listserv: Oct 4, 2016

Listerv: Sept 27, 2016

HSA Listserve Preamble: Check your facts!   Howdy, fellow historians! We have no doubt some of you folks tuned into the thrilling drama of the first presidential debate last night (and of course, like good history students, checked the truth behind some of the things said by the candidates!).  Remember – every moment we live … More Listerv: Sept 27, 2016

Sept 20, 2016

  Contents Preamble This Week in History Welcome Back Event HSA office Meet and Greet Historical Discourses: Call for Editor Submissions Other announcements Filosophie UQAM: “Culture of the Earth, Culture of the Self, Cultures of the World” Middle East Studies Journal: Editor recruitment Preamble Hey everyone!!! Add-drop season is almost over and fall is around … More Sept 20, 2016

Listserv: Sept 12, ​2016

“The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not to be worshipped. It is our future in which we will find our greatness.” – Pierre Elliot Trudeau Contents Welcome Back Message This Week in History Message for First Years Meet your new departmental executive! President V.P. Finance V.P. Communication and Publicity V.P. Events V.P. … More Listserv: Sept 12, ​2016


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Listserv: Apr 5, 2016

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Tweet of the Week (HSA_McGill) The Preamble Hello everyone! Here are the main events to look forward to this week. You are all invited to our annual end of the semester HSA Wine … More Listserv: Apr 5, 2016

Listserv: Mar 28, 2016

“Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” — Fulton J. Sheen Tweet of the Week! (HSA_McGill) The Preamble Here are the main events to look forward to this week. You are all invited to our annual end of the semester HSA Wine & Cheese and launch of … More Listserv: Mar 28, 2016

Listserv: Mar 22, 2016

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” [Meditations Divine and Moral]” ― Anne Bradstreet, The Works of Anne Bradstreet Tweet of the Week! (HSA_McGill) The Preamble Hello everyone! On this first week of spring, we have … More Listserv: Mar 22, 2016

Listserv: Mar 16, 2016

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ― Pablo Neruda Tweet of the Week! (HSA_McGill) The Preamble Hello everyone!   This week, forget your GPA and procrastinate in the most productive way by partying with us à la Belle Époque style. Scroll down for more info and more exciting … More Listserv: Mar 16, 2016


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