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  1. Sep. 21, 2022Longhouse Labs project awarded CFI-JELF
    Sketch of longhouse on campus

    Congratulations to Professor Logan MacDonald on being awarded funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), for his Longhouse Labs project, which will foster innovative, interdisciplinary research opportunities that explicitly promote Indigenous leadership in studio arts practices and education.

  2. Sep. 6, 2022Professor Randy Allen Harris named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
    Randy Allen Harris

    Congratulations to Randy Allen Harris, professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, who has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. Harris is part of a cohort of distinguished Canadians who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life.

  3. Aug. 19, 2022Remembering Grant Russell
    Grant Russell

    Grant Russell, retired Associate Professor and Associate Director of the School of Accounting and Finance passed away quietly surrounded by family on August 12th.

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  1. Sep. 26, 2022Indigenous Speakers Series presents Jani Lauzon and Kaitlyn Riordan
    Illustration of Janie Lauzon and Kaitlyn Riordan

    The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents Jani Lauzon, director and playwright, and Kaitlyn Riordan, playwright, whose co-created play 1939 is running at the Stratford Festival this season.

  2. Sep. 26, 2022Bodo Hell & Peter Gruber: Nature Writers
    Bodo Hell and Peter Gruber

    Bodo Hell and Peter Gruber are poets, writers – and shepherds. These two long-time members of the Austrian literary scene spend their summers tending sheep and cattle in the Austrian Alps, an experience with the land and landscapes that informs their modern and contemporary prose and poetry. Each has multiple publications to his name.

  3. Oct. 13, 2022The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: a lecture by Rashid Khalidi
    Aerial view of the port of Jaffa

    Honouring Feridun Hamdullahpur, President Emeritus of the University of Waterloo

    The Faculty of Arts is very pleased to present Dr. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies in the History Department at Columbia University, for this special lecture and panel discussion in support of Palestinian studies at the University of Waterloo.

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