Faculty of Arts

McGill undergraduates have a unique opportunity to expand their climate science literacy and acquire tools for taking action to reduce the impacts of the unfolding climate crisis.

Registration is now open to students in every program for FSCI 198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions, a new undergraduate course featuring a team of multi-disciplinary instructors who will present diverse perspectives on the scientific and social dimensions of climate change.

Published on: 14 Jul 2022

The Faculty of Science’s new Computational and Data Systems Initiative will help researchers unlock the power of data-intensive research methods

If you follow science news, you will almost certainly have encountered the term ‘modelling’. From understanding climate change, to predicting the course of a pandemic, to developing the pharmaceuticals to fight one, scientists seem to have a ‘model’ for everything. But have you ever wondered just what the term means and how scientists go about creating models?

Published on: 29 Apr 2022

The German Studies Association at McGill just published the 11th edition of its magazine “Vielfalt”.

Classified as: German Studies, German, Undergraduate Student Associations
Published on: 25 Apr 2022



a community challenging discrimination, 

a safe space, 

a decolonized world, 

an equal opportunity for all on the margins,  

a new way to live together … 


Share your thoughts with the world. 


Classified as: cellphilm, cellphims, Participatory Visual Methodology, Department of Integrated Studies, participatory cultures lab
Published on: 19 Apr 2022

The Montreal International Poetry Prize is committed to encouraging the creation of original works of poetry, to building international readership, and to exploring the world’s Englishes.

The Montreal Prize awards one prize of $20,000 CAD to a poet for a single poem of 40 or fewer lines. A jury of internationally reputed poets and critics selects a shortlist of approximately 50 poems, from which a judge chooses one winner.

This year's judge is the former poet laureate of Jamaica, Lorna Goodison.

Published on: 7 Jan 2022

My colleagues at McGill University are working on a project called: Young People, Well-being, and Connectedness in the Time of Distancing (funded by Quebec’s Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux (MSSS). They are currently recruiting youth participants (16-24 years old) from diverse communities and looking for support to spread the word!

Classified as: Youth, Young, cellphilm, Participatory Visual Methodology, participatory cultures lab
Published on: 10 Nov 2021

The Department of English is proud to recognize the following students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships listed below for the 2020-2021 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

Alexandra Marian Barnes


Published on: 8 Sep 2021

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


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