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. Mar. 27, 2017Climate change: How artists inspire cultural changeJulie Sperling mosaic

    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 and Literature and Speech Communication

  2. Mar. 20, 2017Philosophy PhD student awarded runner-up prize at university-level 3MT finalsAndria Bianchi competes at the Arts 3MT

    Andria Bianchi's research focuses on questions of sexual consent among those with dementia

  3. Mar. 13, 2017Preview: Unconscious Curriculum tackles the ‘monster subject’ posting showing students sitting in lecture theatre

    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.

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  1. Mar. 28, 2017Puppies & ParfaitsPoster for event with image of dog and dessert

    Hey Arts students! Feeling stressed about exams and final assignments? Come and join us for PUPPIES & Parfaits + more presented by the Arts Student Union (ASU) and Arts Undergraduate Office on Tuesday, March 28th 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  2. Mar. 28, 20172017 Project Showcase and ReceptionShowcase graphic

    Discover the projects of our Global Business & Digital Arts and Digital Experience Innovation Program students – they are eager to show you what they’ve been working on.

    Join us for an open exhibition where selected student projects will be on display. You’ll also have the chance to meet the students and discuss their work with them.

    Register today to attend!

  3. Mar. 29, 2017Idle No More founder on Nationhood Interrupted: Revitalizing nêhiyaw Legal SystemsPoster design and photo of Sylvia McAdam

    The Indigenous Speaker Series presents Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum) citizen of the nêhiyaw Nation and co-founder of the Idle No More movement. She is a recipient of numerous awards and remains active in the global grassroots Indigenous-led resistance.

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