History of China at UBC

The Department of History offers a complete set of courses on China for undergraduates and provides graduate students with training in fields from the Ming dynasty to the Republic congruent with the expertise of its faculty. Please browse through this History Department sub-site and learn more about our research and teaching programs.

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Careers for Historians

Welcome to Careers for Historians. This is a resource for history students to explore career options. It’s for those who are considering pursuing studies in history, for those who already have a history degree (undergraduate or graduate) and are wondering about what career paths exist, and for faculty members to refine how they advise their students.

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In Press

A. Denning, Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015.

Recent Faculty Publications

T. Mayer, Cultural Cross-Dressing: Posing and Performance in Orientalist Portraiture, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 281-298, 2012.