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.
- Mar. 20, 2017
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?
- Mar. 13, 2017
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.
- Mar. 8, 2017
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.
- Mar. 29, 2017
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.
- Apr. 5, 2017
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.
- Apr. 25, 2017
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.