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Ideas and actions

The Faculty of Arts is 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. Feb. 24, 2017Professor's prize-winning book offers new insights on black history and literature in Canada old handwritten text detail

    When Winfried Siemerling begins his undergraduate courses in black Canadian Literature, he asks his students whether they’re aware that slavery is part of Canada’s history. Of twenty-five students, about five say yes.

  2. Feb. 9, 2017Arts Three Minute Thesis draws crowdsAndria Bianchi

    Two students will go on to university-level competition

    With topics as far-ranging as video games, urban design, refugees and the Franklin Expedition, graduate students from across the Faculty of Arts enthralled the audience at the Three Minute Thesis competition, held on Feb. 8 and 9. The departments of English Language and Literature, Psychology, Religious Studies, Germanic and Slavic Studies, History, Philosophy, Anthropology and the Balsillie School of International Affairs were all represented.

  3. Feb. 6, 2017Class project becomes redesigned Stratford Police websiteStratford campus atrium with student project showcase event

    Students who worked as a team in a Global Business and Digital Arts course last year can now see their research and design efforts live and used everyday by the public.

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  1. Feb. 28, 2017Arts Declare Your Major General Information Session

    First year Arts students: join the Arts Undergraduate Office (AUO) Advisors to learn more about the process on how to declare your major. You’ll learn how to declare your major, how to fill out your Plan Modification Form, options for minors as well as information on course selection for second year. 

  2. Feb. 28, 2017Phil Monture: Global Solutions for the Six Nations of the Grand Rivermap detail of the Haldimand tract

    The Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre and the Faculty of Arts are pleased to announce a new Indigenous Speakers Series highlighting the voices of Indigenous artists, writers, activists, and leaders from across Turtle Island.

  3. Feb. 28, 2017Arts Declare Your Major General Information Session

    First year Arts students: join the Arts Undergraduate Office (AUO) Advisors to learn more about the process on how to declare your major. You’ll learn how to declare your major, how to fill out your Plan Modification Form, options for minors as well as information on course selection for second year. 

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