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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Black History Month: The radical life of Rocky Jones

James Walker

He was considered a radical and a revolutionary, and for years the RCMP watched him closely. But the life and times of Burnley (Rocky) Jones was mainly about leadership, inspiration and education to redress racial injustice for black communities in Canada and especially Nova Scotia.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mining India’s archives was the best part of this distinguished dissertation journey

Jill Campbell-Miller

Jill Campbell-Miller graduated with a PhD in History more than a year ago and now teaches at St. Mary’s University in Halifax. But here on campus, she is still celebrated for outstanding doctoral work

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

English alum Rupi Kaur makes top seller lists with poetry collection

Rupi Kaur holds her book of poetry

With 324K followers on Instagram and a best-selling collection of poems, Rupi Kaur is an emerging feminist artist touching on issues of love, violence, and healing in women’s lives.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Philosophy is intimately connected to everyday life, says Professor Patricia Marino

Patrica Marino

Professor Patricia Marino's book Moral Reasoning in a Pluralistic World makes philosophical thought about ordinary aspects of modern life clear and meaningful for any reader. In this interview with editor Mark Abley, she talks about the questions explored in the book.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hear their stories: Welcoming and understanding refugees

Lamees Al Ethari

​Lamees Al Ethari, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature. On March 15, she will participate in a Faculty of Arts panel addressing global and local perspectives on the Syrian and other refugee crises.

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