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New publication from Professor Charmaine Nelson

Towards an African Canadian Art History: Art, Memory, and Resistance

"Towards an African Canadian Art History asserts space for Black subjects and anti-racism research in Canadian art, culture and history."
- Chris Gismondi, Canadian Art

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New publication from Professor Will Straw

The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema

Responding to the latest developments in Canadian film studies,The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema takes into account the variety of artistic voices, media technologies, and places which have marked cinema in Canada throughout its history.

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Welcome Professor Gloria Bell!

Professor Bell’s research examines the art and visual culture of Indigenous people from Turtle Island, with a focus on the mobility of Indigenous cultural belongings in the modern and contemporary periods. She begins teaching in September.

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Welcome Professor Camila Maroja!

Professor Maroja’s research focuses on modern and contemporary art and visual culture, with an emphasis on Latin America and transnational exchanges.

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Art History & Communication Studies

Undergraduate Programs

The Department offers Minor, Major, Honours, and Joint Honours programs in Art History. These undergraduate programs promote the study of history of art and architecture, as well as visual culture, from the Ancient to Contemporary periods.

Graduate Programs

Gr aduate programs include PhD programs and MA programs in Art History and in Communication Studiesas well as options for joint PhD and MA programs in Gender and Women’s Studies through the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.





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