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


Class of 2020: Emerging technologies extend possibilities for live theatre during pandemic

Beth Kates immerses herself in virtual reality theatre...

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PhD student and alum explore innovative wearable technology

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2020 Barbara Schneider Student Writing Award Winners

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Métis meaning in a modern world

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In the media


In the News: Lindsay Tedds, Economics, in Global News

CERB was collected by high-income earners, new data shows

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In the News: Edmond Agopian, Creative and Performing Arts, on CKUA

Honouring 250 years of Beethoven!

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In the News: Naomi Lightman, Sociology, in Toronto.com

Ottawa will give this family permanent resident visas. It just won’t let them into Canada

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In the News: Melanee Thomas, Political Science, in The Star

Nearly one in five Canadians agree with Trump’s assertion the U.S. election was unfair

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