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. 20, 2017Arts 3MT winner tackles questions of sexual consent among people with dementiaAndria Bianchi competes at the Arts 3MT

    By 2030, 75 million people will be diagnosed with dementia worldwide. Many of them will be sexually active. But how can they consent to sex?

  2. 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.

  3. Mar. 8, 2017International Women's Day: alum's poetry makes a differenceRupi Kaur in white dress reading from script

    What does it feel like to be a woman in 2017? The extraordinarily successful poetry collection by Rupi Kaur BA'15, milk and honey, goes beyond words and speaks volumes to the complex experiences of young women today.

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  1. 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.

  2. Apr. 5, 2017Alternative Photography 101 - workshop at Stratford Campus

    Did you know you can create a photographic print using just the sun? It's true! Attend this fun and informative workshop to learn how to create a photograph using the historical photographic methods of pinhole and cyantopye. We will be putting a contemporary spin on the process by using digital pinhole cameras to create the images, and printing the negatives on an inkjet printer. 

  3. Apr. 25, 2017Arts Research Collision Dayexterior of Arts buliding

    Faculty members from Arts are invited to join members of local businesses, larger corporations, and the non-profit sector at THE MUSEUM to begin a dialogue to address common questions, solve problems, and together, build products and services that will make a meaningful difference to people and economies in Canada and the world.

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