Faculty of Arts

Our mission is to reflect on the world and our place in it through critical inquiry, creative practices and collaborative exploration.

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Engage, Inspire and Discover

Critical and creative research

Our research engages communities and fosters innovation, leadership and creative practice.

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Teaching excellence and expertise

We promote, celebrate and reward innovations in teaching practices. We prepare our students for a variety of academic and non-academic careers.

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Internationalize your degree

Study at a partner university or take part in an international field school organized by the University of Calgary. Work for a vetted international organization. Or take part in a research placement at a partner institution.

Discover the world as part of your Arts education

Embracing diversity

We are committed to understanding cultural and social differences both locally and globally, and to promoting equal rights and opportunities across our constituencies.

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Latest news


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ArtsCast Episode 7: Stingless beekeeping in the Ancient Mayan world

ArtsCast: Plugin with the Faculty of Arts...

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New study examines impact of pandemic on immigrant women care workers

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ArtsCast Episode 6: Unrealistic depictions of pain in children's movies and TV shows

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Finds in Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge reveal how ancient humans adapted to change

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In the media


In the News: Susan Franceschet, Political Science, in MSN NZ

Biden will have more women in his Cabinet than any president ever. Other countries still do better.

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In the News: Barry Cooper, Political Science, in CBC News

Critics denounce 'climate-change denialism' reports commissioned by Alberta inquiry

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In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in CBC News

OPINION | Alberta, get ready for higher taxes

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In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in MSN Canada

Opinion: Ottawa needs to pay more attention to these red flags on provincial debt

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