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Faculty of Arts

Arts Life Magazine

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2018 Cundill History Prize in record year for submissions

Over 400 titles were submitted for this year's prize. Awarded by a distinguished jury of world-leading historians, submissions include authors from richly diverse backgrounds tackling subjects as varied as religion and war, feminism and natural disasters, global finance and music. 

The SIS Knowledge Café: Preparing graduates for the real world

Providing graduate students with a practical edge and real-world experience beyond the theoretical. The McGill School of Information Studies combines industry, skill, and experience in one course.

Dany Laferrière and the proper use of boredom

Writer and intellectual Dany Laferrière received an honorary doctorate during Spring Convocation this year. We revisit his captivating acceptance speech and our discussion with him on freedom and the obstacles he has faced. As 2018 graduates prepare for their next steps, there is much to be learned from his wise words and incredible journey.