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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. June 9, 2023Celebrating our award-winning students!
    Large illuminated letter sculpture saying GRAD

    This spring convocation, the Faculty of Arts, along with each of our departments, schools, and undergraduate programs, are proud to celebrate the Departmental Awards for Distinguished Academic Achievement, and the Governor General’s and Alumni Gold awards. Congratulations to our talented graduates!

  2. June 8, 2023Congratulations to our newest PhDs!

    Earning a doctoral degree is a testament to an individual's academic commitment and perseverance. It is a journey marked by countless hours attending seminars, conducting research, teaching courses, and dissertation writing. Each step taken by our PhD students reflects their dedication and intellectual rigour.

  3. May 29, 2023Remembering Dr. Palmer Patterson, scholar of the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada

    Dr. Palmer Patterson, retired Professor of History at the University of Waterloo, passed away on May 17, 2023.  He was a scholar of the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, and later in his career of the American South during the post-Civil War period.

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  1. June 19, 2023Lupina Foundation Postdoctoral Research showcase
    Derek Albert and Eugene Kukshinova

    Please join this special Faculty of Arts research presentation featuring our current Lupina Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellows. Now in its second year, this postdoctoral program is generously sponsored by the Lupina Foundation and supports the best and brightest researchers addressing the social determinants of health.

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