Arts Research

Presence: Filling the Gaps between Research, Representation, and Engagement

29 May 2018

One gift of the photograph is the ease with which it translates information into knowledge. Some things may be understood just by looking, such as the appearance of the landscape, the physical...

A Puzzling Field of Research

15 Sep 2017

When Nathalie Cooke, English Professor and Associate Dean, Archives and Rare Collections at the McGill University Library, first glimpsed a group of manuscript cookbooks purchased from a mansion in...

Digging into Data: Toward a new understanding of the Arts

6 Jul 2017

While artificial intelligence is infiltrating most areas of our lives and work, many people see it as tool for and of science – largely useful to programmers and data scientists, certainly not for...

Writing Through Transition

8 Jun 2017

When political science Professor Juliet Johnson was in high school, she wanted to be a biochemist. In fact, she’s pretty sure the reason she was accepted into Stanford was because she won the...

Empowering Women with an Innovative Approach

25 May 2017

Researchers on development, particularly those focused on women in the Global South, have always struggled to find effective ways of turning their findings into practical, innovative solutions with...

Charmaine Nelson to Bring Black Canadian History to Harvard

25 May 2017

"Canadians tend not to know our history very well," says Charmaine Nelson, the only black Professor of Art History in Canada. Recently appointed the 2017-2018 William Lyon Mackenzie King Chair for...