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2015 Cundill Prize winner Susan Pedersen (3rd from left) with Interim Dean of Arts Hudson Meadwell, Principal Suzanne Fortier, and Chancellor, the Honorable Michael Meighen.

Professor Joan DeJean (University of Pennsylvania) during her Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lecture:
Paris 1700: Comportement urbain dans une ville nouvelle. [Photo: Owen Egan]

Professor Lothar Von Falkenhausen (UCLA) delivered the second annual Global Antiquities Towards Citizenship Lecture, China and the West - before the Silk Routes, at the Musée des beaux arts on November 5th. [Photo: Ryan Blau]

Cinema Out of the Box by Claire Drummond (ARIA recipient, Department of English).  6th Annual Arts Undergraduate Research Event. [Photo: Laura Di Maio]

Professors Nathalie Cooke and Robert Lecker with honorary doctorates Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane outside the Arts Building after the Arts morning convocation ceremony. [Photo: Owen Egan]

Professor Myriam Denov (Trudeau Fellow and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair) with her family at Bravo 2015.  The poster in the background describes her research. [Owen Egan]

Principal Suzanne Fortier with Professor Daniel Kahneman who received an honorary doctorate at the Spring 2015 Arts Convocation.  Secretary General Stephen Stropel is seen on the left with the Ceremonial Mace. [Photo: Owen Egan]

The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist was presented by Sean Michaels (BA’04), the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner.  Live Graphic Recorder, Sara Heppner-Waldston's interpretations of each book nominated covered the Moyse Hall stage. [Photo: Owen Egan]

2015 Arts Internship Award Winners [Owen Egan]

Nathaniel Hanula-James, Bailey MacKay, and Shanti Gonzales as the The Gleesome Gooddays in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Andri Snær Magnason's Blue Planet. [Owen Egan/Joni Dufour]

Cara Krisman as Hulda, Harrison Collett as Brimir, (l-r) Nathaniel Hanula-James, Bailey MacKay, and Shanti Gonzales as Trees, and Claire Olson as the Tiger in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Andri Snær Magnason's Blue Planet. [Owen Egan/Joni Dufour]

Paul Chesser, Scot Diamond, Peter McAuslan and Chris Manfredi with the St. Andrew's Society's 2014 contribution to the Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies.

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Professor Carlos Noreña (UC, Berkeley) will speak on Provincial Spaces and Layered Monarchies in the Han and Roman Empires, Wednesday, February 10, 3:00 pm, in the Redpath Museum Auditorium.  Sponsored by the Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in Ancient and Modern Worlds and the Global Antiquities Research Group.

Summer Courses in Florence, Italy. Information Meeting. Tuesday, February 23, 5:30 pm in Leacock 232.

Sean Michaels (Mordecai Richler Writer in Residence and 2014 Sociabank Giller Prize Winner) was interviewed by Métro Montréal about his novel Us Conductors, that has now been translated by Éditions Alto into French and titled, Corps conducteurs Read the interview.

MISC 2016 Annual Conference: Canada on the Global Stage: Exploring Canada's Image and Role in the World. February 11th and 12th at the Hotel Sofitel, Montreal. Learn more and order tickets here.

Faculty of Arts Internship Awards Summer 2016. Application Deadline: March 14th, 2016. Learn more.

MyArts Research: Library Skills for Success is a two-part hands-on library research workshop specifically designed for Arts undergraduates. To learn more and to register, click here.

Congratulations to Professors Jessica Coon (Linguistics), Benjamin Fung (Information Studies) and Amélie Quesnel-Vallée on their Canada Research Chairs.  To see all Faculty of Arts CRCs, click here.

Congratulations to Professor John A. Hall (Sociology) who will be the Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor of Distinguished Teaching at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University in 2017-2018. To reach Professor Hall's website, click here.