Ideas and actions
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. Our ideas and actions are propelled by curiosity, creativity, and a deep commitment to contribute to a better world.
- Mar. 27, 2017
Novelists like Margaret Atwood and photographers like Edward Burtynsky educate society about our changing environment, says Imre Szeman, who is cross-appointed in the departments of English Language & Literature and Drama & Speech Communication
- Mar. 20, 2017
Andria Bianchi's research focuses on questions of sexual consent among those with dementia
- Mar. 13, 2017
In a Waterloo Regional Record preview article on Unconscious Curriculum, which opens this week in Theatre of the Arts, director Prof. Andy Houston and student-actor Abbi Longmire describe how the challenging project evolved over many months of research and collaboration.
- Mar. 30, 2017
- Mar. 31, 2017
P. Whitney Lackenbauer will moderate a discussion between fellow historians Patrice Dutil, Daniel Heidt, Marcel Martel, Robert Wardhaugh and political scientist Jacqueline Krikorian, around the major political agreements, battles and conflicting visions that surrounded each province’s entry into Confederation between 1865 and 1949.
- Apr. 4, 2017
In 1517, Martin Luther published the Ninety-Five Theses, and 2017, "The Luther Year," celebrates the 500th anniversary of this beginning of the Reformation. Luther’s German translation of the Bible has remained influential to this day; his hymns are still sung; and many still use his proverbs. But does all this make him the inventor of High German?