What's happening in the Faculty

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Reading & Book Signing

April 6, 5:30pm | McIntyre Medical Building 504

One of the world's most prominent novelists and intellectuals, a leading figure in African literature and scholarship, and famous theorist of decolonization will read from his recently published memoir.

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IGSF present:

Tell Your Tale, Little Bird

A film screening and discussion with filmmaker Arab Lutfy

March 22, 2017, 6pm | Otto Maass 10

Seven women who took part in the military fight of the Palestine people back in the sixties and seventies. Through their tales, we understand what made these women the symbols of their people's fight.


Localism and the Greek Gods

March 23, 5pm | Bronfman 620

 A talk by professor Julia Kindt

Chair of the Department of Classics and Ancient History 

University of Sydney, Australia




Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o lecture and roundtable

April 5, 3:30-6:30pm | Leacock 232

A Roundtable on the work of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, followed by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s lecture, "The Globalectical Imagination: The World and the Postcolonial.” 

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It stARTS with ARTS

Career speaker series

March 28, 5:30pm | Brown 2200

Alex Herschlag, Emmy Award-winning producer and writer, with credits like Will & Grace, Modern Family and Arrested Development to his name, will speak with Arts students about his career path, struggles and successes.

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Faculty of Arts

Discover your purpose

McGill Arts students are worldly and practical, creative and visionary. Join our dynamic community of students, faculty and staff and prepare for your future as an innovator, leader, and global citizen.

The social sciences and humanities are the soul of our university. Education in the Faculty of Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, gives students the tools to understand their world and to improve upon it.

McGill's Bravo Gala

On March 14, 2017 upwards of 200 people braved the weather to celebrate the incredible work, unparalleled dedication and impressive accomplishments of McGill’s leading researchers.

Our writer-in-residence in the New Yorker

Alix Ohlin, the 2017 Department of English Richler Writer-in-Residence has published a short story in the New Yorker magazine: “Quarantine.”

Help us build the future

Our ability to bring our students the most diverse, ground-breaking information and experiences depends upon the incredible generosity of our alumni, friends and partners.


The McGill Department of English - Drama & Theatre Program Presents Richard III

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Lucy Lach, named to the Board of Dans la rue

The Department of Economics team wins Bank of Canada’s Governor’s Challenge.