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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.

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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 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.

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Latest news

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

Clem Martini releases "Cantata & The Extinction Therapist: Two Plays by Clem Martini" ...

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

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In Memoriam: Keith Johnstone, Faculty of Arts

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Research in Antarctica: Eight months of polar darkness, isolation and cold

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In the media

In the News: The Conversation Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on Albertans. Here’s how they’re faring now

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In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in CBC News

Alberta’s NDP and UCP deadlocked ahead of provincial election: ThinkHQ report

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In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in Yahoo! News Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on Albertans. Here's how they're faring now

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In the News: Pallavi Banerjee, Sociology in Calgary Herald

With economy on the rise, Alberta leads country in interprovincial migration

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