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 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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Arts News


In memoriam: Dr. Marsha Hanen

Campus flag will be half-masted on Thursday, April 18 in memory of Dr. Marsha Hanen...

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Nature is the highest university in the world

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Climate change to impact grizzly bears in the Rocky Mountains by century's end

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Arts in the Media


How Do We Protect the Most Vunerable?

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University of Calgary instructor talks global food scarcity ahead of Earth Day

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Why Jason Kenney’s workaholic style may not work when he’s premier

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Western premiers’ equalization referendums just a threat in ‘partisan disputes’: expert

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Explore our academic units


Anthropology and Archaeology

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Classics and Religion

arts.ucalgary.ca/classics-religion

Communication, Media and Film

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Creative and Performing Arts (School of)

arts.ucalgary.ca/schools/creative-performing-arts

Economics

econ.ucalgary.ca

Geography

geog.ucalgary.ca

Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures (School of)

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Philosophy

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Political Science

poli.ucalgary.ca

Psychology

psyc.ucalgary.ca

Sociology

soci.ucalgary.ca