Campus flags hang in the foreground of a snowy winer scene

Faculty of Arts

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

Engage, Inspire and Discover

Critical and creative research

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

View research highlights

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.

Learn more about our commitment to teaching and learning

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 equity, diversity and inclusion

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

Learn more about our values

Latest news

Refugee youth artwork reimagines the future through anti-racist lens

Interactive art and tech installation shares their stories March 28...

Read more

A century later, pulp magazines still leave their mark on genre fiction

Read more

SCPA drama professor releases a book based on award-winning play

Read more

Statement in response to recent anti-LGBTQ2S+ protests in Calgary

Read more

In the media

In the News: Melanee Thomas, Political Science, in Winnipeg Free Press

Climate change a polarizing topic in the province, poll reveals

Read more

In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in The Financial Post

Terence Corcoran: Budgets bring corporate subsidy surge

Read more

In the News: Rob Huebert, Political Science, in CBCNN Live

Canada will spend $7.3B to support arrival of new F-35 jets as part of NORAD modernization

Read more

In the News: Rob Huebert, Political Science, in High North News

US and Canada to Step up Arctic Capabilities with Over-the-Horizon Radar and Facilities for F35

Read more

Featured events

Explore our academic units