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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 & Literature and Drama & 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.

  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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The Faculty of Arts acknowledges that we are situated on the traditional territory of ‎the Neutral, Anishnawbe and Haudenosaunee peoples.