Faculty of Arts

2016 Student Empowerment Conference 

Participants in the 2016 Student Empowerment Conference, reflected on the nature of cultural traditions, and how cultural struggles affect social identity, mobility, and community. 

Presenters represented a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary perspectives, and we're proud to present their work here. Click here or on the image above to start reading.

Our Vision Statement

The questions posed by scholars in the Arts, and the answers their research provides, hold deep and enduring value; they provide a forum for intellectual inquiry that is not available anywhere else. As a collegial community of professors, students, administrators, and staff, we are committed to the principles expressed in our vision statement.

Click below to read our vision statement, or click here for a PDF version.

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 2015 Empowerment Conference papers

From Philosophy to History to Gender Studies and more, participants in our 2015 Student Empowerment Conference were asked to think about the following questions: “How do class, race and gender complicate life on campus and in the wider world? How are our everyday experiences shaped by power relationships? What is the relationship between power and knowledge?”

Students explored theory and real-word case studies to present the fascinating papers we're proud to showcase here. Click here to start reading.


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Faculty News
Explore some of the latest research, faculty accomplishments and honours, and more in the summer 2015 faculty newsletter.