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.

  1. Sep. 8, 2020Two Arts scholars among Royal Society of Canada’s Class of 2020
    Imre Szeman and Jay Dolmage

    Two professors in the Faculty of Arts are among the Royal Society of Canada’s Class of 2020. Professor Imre Szeman (Communication Arts) has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), and Professor Jay Dolmage (English) has been named to the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

  2. Aug. 28, 2020Will our kids be alright? Three researchers respond
    kids with backpacks walking into school

    How will the disruptions of 2020 affect children, their development and schooling? Professors Janice Aurini (Sociology and Legal Studies), Dillon Browne (Psychology) and Kristina Llewellyn (Social Development Studies) joined this online community lecture moderated by Sheila Ager, Dean of Arts, to explore social and developmental consequences and how we can avoid exacerbating the effects of the global pandemic. Watch the full event.

  3. Aug. 17, 2020Graduate research: How our relationships influence our body image
    Young man and woman look at themselves in the mirror

    The way we feel about our bodies changes across our relationships, according to a new study. Research co-led by a graduate student from the Department of Psychology asked young women to indicate the way they perceive their bodies and whether that perception changes when they are with different people from their social circles.

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