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 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

Dr. Sheri Madigan wins Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research

Prestigious award recognizes Madigan as one of Canada’s preeminent scientists in children’s mental health research...

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Honouring the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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Harvard professor Jamaica Kincaid to speak at UCalgary as Distinguished Visiting Writer

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'When I became an advocate for myself, I became an advocate for others'


In the media

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

Elections Alberta recommends legislative changes to tackle misinformation, disinformation

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

Reality Check: Danielle Smith’s ‘unconstitutional’ carbon tax policy claims misleading to public

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In the News: Anthony Sayers, Political Science, in City News

Vote buying? AISH increases historically align with lead-up to provincial elections

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In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in Toronto Star

Danielle Smith’s sovereignty act eats at our trust in democracy. Why aren’t Conservatives calling her out?

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