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Sessional Job Posting, Sept 2017 ‘Authority and Resistance’

The Arts One Program is pleased to advertise one sessional position for September 2017.

New publication by Brandon Konoval

Arts One faculty member Brandon Konoval has recently published an article that focuses on several authors commonly taught in Arts One: Aristotle, Lucretius, and Rousseau. “Between Aristotle and Lucretius: Discourses of Nature and Rousseau’s Disours sur l’Inégalité.” Modern Intellectual History 14.1 (2017): 1-33. Abstract: In the Discourse on Inequality, Rousseau presents himself as declaiming in “the Lyceum […]

Comics artist Nick Sousanis visits UBC

Comics artist Nick Sousanis visits UBC

The Seeing and Knowing group in Arts One had a guest lecture on Monday, March 20 by comics artist Nick Sousanis–the students had read a chapter of his book Unflattening, and Nick joined them via live stream from San Francisco, California. He is also coming to UBC in person April 6 & 7, 2017, participating in […]

Cartoonist Paul Karasik visits Arts One & gives public lecture

Cartoonist Paul Karasik visits Arts One & gives public lecture

    On Monday, March 27, cartoonist Paul Karasik is coming to UBC! He will give a lecture to students in the Seeing and Knowing group of Arts One, on a text he co-authored with David Mazzucchelli: City of Glass, a graphic novel adaptation of the novel of the same name by Paul Auster. That […]

Nick Sousanis guest lecture for Seeing and Knowing

Nick Sousanis guest lecture for Seeing and Knowing

We are having two guest lectures in the Seeing and Knowing theme by authors on the reading list. The first one is by Nick Sousanis, author of the comics work Unflattening, who will be joining us remotely, via videoconference. That will be Monday, March 20. The lecture will start as usual at noon, and Nick will […]

New theme for 2017-19

Arts One teams/themes change every two years.

Stephen Straker Memorial Lecture Event

Stephen Straker Memorial Lecture Event

To kick off the celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of the UBC Arts One Program, Science and Technology Studies (STS) at UBC has a special Stephen Straker Lecture event.

Prof Carrie Jenkins asks, ‘What Love Is And What It Could Be’

Prof Carrie Jenkins asks, ‘What Love Is And What It Could Be’

New Book by Arts One/Philosophy Dept Professor Carrie Jenkins!

Congrats Ann!!

Congrats Ann!!

BIG congrats to Ann Makosinski  (UBC ArtsOne 2015W)!! We wish you a fun and exciting 2017 and we look forward to seeing what’s next 🙂   “Ann Makosinski, 19, a second-year student at the University of British Columbia, speaks with CTV News Channel about being named in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2017.” CTV […]

Macleans article features Arts One!

Macleans article features Arts One!

Thank you Macleans for recognizing UBC Arts One as a “Stand Out” program in your recent University Rankings edition (Nov 2016)!  We’re honoured!   Standout Programs Arts One/Science One: Arts One is an interdisciplinary first-year program emphasizing English, history and philosophy; students study in groups no larger than 100. Science One, also interdisciplinary, focuses on […]