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Art History & Communication Studies


The Department of Art History & Communication Studies embraces the interdisciplinary and transcultural study of art, culture and communications, and the technologies of information, image, and sound through a broad range of historical and theoretical approaches.

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Artist in Residence: Dayna Danger

Dayna Danger is the Winter 2022 Mellon ISCEI Artist in Residence at McGill University. The Artist in Residence program is co-organized by ISCEI and the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.


Online Media Resources

Here is a list of virtual exhibitions, podcasts, and videos available online, which may be of interest to scholars of Art History and Communication Studies.

Our department and McGill University are located on the unceded territory of Tiohtià:ke, now known as Montréal; the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation are the traditional custodians of these lands and waters. Read more about land acknowledgement and the department’s commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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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.

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Graduate Programs

Graduate 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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