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Faculty of Arts receives US$ 1.25-million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Mellon grant will support an Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative in the Faculty of Arts, establishing McGill as a leading institution of higher learning in Eastern Canada with respect to Indigenous scholarship and community partnerships.

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Meet the latest and renewed James McGill Professors and William Dawson Scholars

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the latest and renewed James McGill Professors and William Dawson Scholars.

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Government of Canada establishes Canadian Statistics Advisory Council

We live in a world that is increasingly data-driven. Now more than ever, Canadians require the high-quality, timely and relevant statistics produced by Statistics Canada to support evidence-based decision-making. The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the creation of a new Canadian Statistics Advisory Council. 

Summer Studies in Italy recap: humanities and political science learning experience

This June, 26 students from the Faculty of Arts studied at La Sapienza University through the McGill Summer Studies in Italy program. The program offered students the chance to participate in an intensive humanities and political sciences program in Rome, Italy, where they explored an exceptional series of case studies and examples to understand the complex genealogy of our culture, society and current state of politics.

Professeure Isabelle Daunais: redonner au suivant tout en faisant confiance à la vie

Isabelle Daunais est Professeure titulaire au département de langues et de littérature françaises. Passionnée des mots et d’écriture, professeure Isabelle Daunais a publié plusieurs ouvrages dont le Roman sans aventure, Des ponts dans la brume ainsi que co-dirigé avec François Ricard La Pratique du Roman, pour ne nommer que ceux-là. Elle a été titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur l’esthétique et l’art du roman.