Faculty of Arts

The IHSP's Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry published the following book:

The Disabled Contract
Severe Intellectual Disability, Justice and Morality

by Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry
published by Cambridge University Press as part of their Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
ISBN: 9781107152854
March 2021

Classified as: Institute for health and social policy, disability rights, Law and Disability, Social Determinants of Health, School of Population and Global Health
Published on: 24 Mar 2021

Women today represent two-thirds of all Canadian doctorates in archaeology, but only one-third of Canadian tenure-stream faculty. While men with Canadian PhDs have done well in securing tenure-track jobs in Canada over the past 15 years, women have not, according to a new study from McGill University. The current COVID-19 pandemic is likely to exacerbate these existing inequalities.

Classified as: gender gap, academia, Archaeology, doctorates, PhDs, women, Canada, canadian, hiring, Lisa Overholtzer
Published on: 11 Feb 2021

The high stakes of first dates require would-be partners to make and interpret first impressions. But, can we rely on these first impressions to accurately assess someone’s personality? According to researchers from McGill University, the answer is yes, although it may be more difficult than in more casual settings.

Classified as: first, dates, impressions, well-being, personality, romantic interest, Lauren Gazzard Kerr, Lauren Human
Published on: 9 Feb 2021

The IHSP's Alissa Koski and her colleague Shelley Clark have been receiving some media attention from their recent article:

Child Marriage in Canada

Koski A and Clark S
Population and Development Review (2021).
Published January 8th, 2021


Classified as: Institute for health and social policy, Social Determinants of Health, Child Health, children, child marriage
Published on: 29 Jan 2021

Grants available for faculty at Canadian postsecondary institutions

:  Please contact the International Engagement Unit - international.provost [at] mcgill.ca - to obtain the application form, budget sheet and privacy statement.  

Published on: 13 Jan 2021

Dear members of the Arts community,

December 7 marks the last day of classes of the Fall 2020 semester. Congratulations to everyone for having made this semester -- McGill’s first to be delivered primarily remotely – a good success. We are all proud of the Faculty of Arts community for such an accomplishment.

Classified as: Faculty of Arts
Published on: 8 Dec 2020

Dear members of the Arts community,

Published on: 9 Oct 2020

Dear members of the Arts community,

Yesterday, McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier announced the University’s Action Plan to Address Anti-Black Racism. The Action Plan is a crucial step forward for the university to deepen and elaborate its commitments within the Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Plan to confronting anti-Black racism.

Published on: 1 Oct 2020

The Faculty of Arts is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Professor Stéfan Sinclair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Three of Professor Sinclair's close colleaguesGeoffrey Rockwell at the University of Alberta, Susan Brown at the University of Guelph, and Michael Sinatra at the Université de Montréalhonour his life and work below.

It saddens us to write that on the morning of August 6th, 2020 Stéfan Sinclair passed away in Montréal, Canada with family nearby.

Published on: 10 Aug 2020

Professor and Departmental Chair Jason M. Opal published an op-ed on Trump’s misguided ideas of Fourth of July in the Washington Post.

Published on: 6 Jul 2020

The Department of English is proud to recognize the following students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships listed below for the 2019-2020 academic year.

(The writing prizes are all determined by committees made up of professors in the Department of English, who review submissions with the authors’ names removed.)


Algy Smillie Noad Memorial Prize for a superior Honours thesis

Julien William Gagnon


Published on: 18 Jun 2020

Daniel Weinstock, a founding member of the Lin Centre's faculty and a member of its Research Group on Constitutional Studies, has been appointed as the next holder of the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy in the Faculties of Law and Arts.




Classified as: RGCS
Published on: 2 Jun 2020

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Law are delighted to announce that Professor Daniel Weinstock has been appointed to the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, effective 1 June 2020.

Published on: 1 Jun 2020

La version française suit.

Dear members of the Faculty of Arts community,

On Monday, May 11th, the Provost announced that McGill University will be delivering its academic programs and courses for the Fall term, which will begin as scheduled in September.

I’d like to highlight the content of that message by reiterating the following:

Classified as: Faculty of Arts, Internal announcements
Published on: 12 May 2020


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