Bowdoin College's rich history combines with the exceptional resources of an elite liberal arts college to offer students an exciting atmosphere for the study of history. Come -- explore our heritage and our offerings.
Thinking about what a major or minor in History could do for you? Find out more
History students have many opportunities to engage in their own intensive research and writing, and to participate actively in a growing community of scholars. Learn more »
Our faculty's diverse research interests span the globe, shedding light on intellectual, social, environmental, political, and technological histories from the ancient past to the modern period.
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The Department invites respected historians from around the world to speak to the Community. We are fortunate to host an endowed Golz Lecture, Bernstein Faculty Seminar, and Kemp Symposium on an annual and biannual basis. Learn more »