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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, a dynamic community of students, faculty and staff working in and across the humanities, social sciences and creative arts. 

  1. Nov. 17, 2022Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae named CRC in Race, Gender, and Performance
    Naila Keleta-Mae

    The Government of Canada has just announced the newest Canada Research Chairs (CRC) including Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae (Department of Communication Arts), CRC in Race, Gender, and Performance. Her CRC research-creation program will examine existing art and scholarship and she will create new artistic work as contributions to Black studies and Black expressive culture in Canada and the world.

  2. Nov. 15, 20222023 Global Engagement Seminar tackles energy at the crossroads
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    Our insatiable appetite for energy is one of the most pressing and contentious challenges facing humanity today. With technological, environmental, medical, economic, and political factors, societies everywhere have difficult choices to make in the pursuit of creative solutions. 

  3. Nov. 1, 2022Project Figleaf awarded funding in AI partnership
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    Project Figleaf, co-led by Philosophy’s Jennifer Saul and the Stratford School’s Raymond Drainville, has been awarded funding in an international research partnership with artificial intelligence company Logically.

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  1. Dec. 1, 2022The Longhouse Labs
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    Join the inaugural community outreach event of the Longhouse Labs, a program that aims to offer the most prestigious Fellowships for Indigenous artists in Canada, providing a destination for Indigenous knowledge sharing, skill development, and creative practice.

  2. Dec. 1, 2022Indigenous Speakers Series presents Talena Atfield
    Illustrated portrait of Talena Atfield and Two-Row Wampum in background

    The Indigenous Speakers Series is honoured to present Dr. Talena Atfield, member of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River. Focusing on her work with Hodinohso:ni basket weavers, Dr. Atfield will speak about Western notions of the origins of Indigenous artistic practices versus the importance of arts and creation within the community.

  3. Dec. 2, 2022Bridge 2022: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People
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    Please participate in Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit Peoplean annual installation for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.

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