Department of History Commencement Ceremony

Special Event | May 16 | 8:30-11 a.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mary Elizabeth Berry, Class of 1944 Professor of History, Department of History

 Department of History

The annual commencement ceremony hosted by the Department of History recognizes students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, or Doctorate of Philosophy in History.

The keynote speaker of this year's ceremony is Professor Mary Elizabeth Berry, a scholar of pre-modern Japan, a former department chair, and the author of "Japan in Print," "Mapping and Politics in Premodern Japan," "The Culture of Civil War in Kyoto," and "Hideyoshi."

Doors Open for Guests: 8:30 a.m.
Musical Interlude: 8:30–9:30 a.m.
Ceremony Start: 9:30 a.m.

Reception: Following ceremony in Ishi Courtyard (Dwinelle Hall)


  Tickets go on sale April 11. Buy tickets online or by calling Zellerbach Hall Ticket Office at (510) 642‐9988, or by emailing Zellerbach Hall Ticket Office at, 510-642-1971