Faculty of Arts

Perspectives on the 2019 Federal Elections

21 Oct 2019

In order to get a better sense of the different perspectives in this campaign, I decided to attend the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s roundtable discussion called “Perspectives on the...

In conversation with Associate Professor Michael Van Dussen

2 Oct 2019

Michael Van Dussen began teaching in the Department of English in 2010. His area of expertise is in Middle Ages, with teaching areas in Middle English and Anglo-Latin literature, global contexts of...

Casting the ballot

2 Oct 2019

It’s election time! Preparations for the 43rd federal election are well underway and this year's vote, scheduled to take place on October 21, is sure to be an interesting one. Justin Trudeau’s...

Cundill History Prize shortlist announced

20 Sep 2019

The shortlist for the prestigious Cundill History Prize was announced last evening at a lively event hosted by the Consulate General of Canada in New York. The Chair of the jury, twice Pulitzer...

Introducing Bianca Brunetti: Arts Local Wellness Advisor (LWA)

17 Sep 2019

By fall 2019, McGill will have 12 Local Wellness Advisors (LWA) on campus to equip students with health and wellness tips. LWAs are trained clinicians who can connect you with the appropriate...

Remembering Professor Desmond Morton

17 Sep 2019

McGillians, Canadians, and fellow historians were saddened to hear the news of Professor Desmond Morton’s passing on September 4, at the age of 81....

Why AI needs the Social Sciences

4 Sep 2019

The rapid growth of artificial intelligence technologies has brought an onset of ethical questions for societies to now grapple with. Though the existence of clever machines and humanoid robots has...

In conversation with Gloria Jane Bell, Assistant Professor of Art History

7 Aug 2019

Gloria Jane Bell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History & Communication Studies at McGill University. Bell’s research examines art and visual culture of Indigenous people in...

Sharing stories of Greek immigration to Canada

7 Aug 2019

The 2016 Canadian census states that there are roughly 271,405 individuals of Greek ancestry living in Canada, with 66,395 residing in Montreal. Though Greek immigration was fairly slow during the...

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