Faculty of Arts

(l-r) Samiha Sharif (U2, International Development Studies), Dean Antonia Maioni, Mr. Lev Bukhman, Marko de Guzman (U2, Political Science and International Development Studies), Alexander Shadeed BA ’15. [Photo: Laura Di Maio]

The Honorable Tony Clement and Principal Suzanne Fortier at the 2016 MISC Annual Conference, Canada on the Global Stage: Exploring Canada's Image and Role in the World. [Photo: Owen Egan]

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]

The Global Antiquities Research Group of the Yan P. Lin Centre welcomed Professor Carlos Noreña (UC Berkeley) who spoke on Provincial Spaces and Layered Monarchies in the Han and Roman Empires. [Photo: Owen Egan]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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The Faculty of Arts welcomes Professor Antonia Maioni as the new Dean of Arts!

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Congratulations to Karina Gould (BA'10) who has joined the Federal Cabinet as Minister for Democratic Institutions. Read more.

Sally Armstrong will deliver the 2016-2017 John Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights: Human Rights – Human Wrongs: Is this the age of descent when human rights fall from the lexicon of common language? Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 pm. Moot Court, Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street. Learn more.

22nd Annual McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Conference celebrates Canada's 150th Anniversary with Canadian Exceptionalism: Are we good or are we lucky? February 9 & 10, 2017. Hotel Sofitel - Montreal. Learn more.

7th Annual Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Event. Tuesday, January 17th. 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Student and Faculty Presentations; 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Reception and Research Poster Showcase. The event features students who received an Arts Research Internship Award (ARIA) in Summer 2016. Learn more.

The Work of the Dead by Thomas Laqueur wins the 2016 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature. Read more.

Congratulations to Professor John A. Hall (Sociology) who has won the 2016 Prix du Québec Léon Gérin. Read the full citation. Professor Hall has also won the Innis-Gérin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada. Learn more. To reach Professor Hall's website, click here.

Félicitations à Professeur Michel Biron (DLLF), lauréat d'un des deux prix Jean-Éthier-Blais 2016. Lire la suite.

Congratulations to Professor Charles Taylor (Philosophy) who is the inaugural winner of the Berggruen Prize. Awarded by the California-based Berggruen Institute, it will be given annually “to a thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding and the advancement of humanity”. Read more.