Faculty of Arts

2020.03.30 - Update from Dean Maioni

Published: 31Mar2020

Dear members of the Faculty of Arts,...

[OPINION] Work soft not hard: the case for soft skills and an Arts education

13 Jan 2020

In 2015, 26 universities in Japan went to the extent of closing their social science departments to promote a “more practical vocational education that better anticipates the needs of society”. In...

Service Milestones

13 Jan 2020

On Tuesday December 17th at the Faculty of Arts Holiday Brunch, Dean Antonia Maioni presented service pins to Faculty and Staff for their years of service. Please see below the list of faculty and...

Canada and Israel Summer Exchange Course

16 Dec 2019

This POLI 339 Special Topics In Comparative Politics course will offer a comparison of the political systems of Canada and Israel. The course will cover the following topics:

Jessica Coon named Director of the Mellon-funded Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative

3 Dec 2019

This past summer, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a US$1.25-million grant to McGill University, in support of a new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative. The Initiative...

Opinion: Why students persist in studying English lit in a tech world

3 Dec 2019

It might surprise people today to learn that that the first endowed Research Chair at McGill was not in a subject such as Medicine or Law or Science, but in English Language and Literature. The...

Breaking down Barriers: The Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communication Technologies Series

3 Dec 2019

Accessibility, publishing, and technology are words that do not often go hand in hand. Both the publishing sector and the tech industry have come under fire for their lack of diversity and limited...

Robert F. Rhodes: Numata Visiting Professor

3 Dec 2019

Since the 1999-2000 academic year, this visiting professorship program has brought distinguished scholars from around the world to teach a course on Buddhism. However, this is the first time that a...

Día de Muertos

20 Nov 2019

The Department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures (LLC) focuses on four different areas of study; Hispanic, German, Italian, and Russian. The department often provides students with...


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