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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 […]
ArtsOne/CAP ‘Time Management’ workshop.
Holiday Monday + lecture changes.
Enjoy a group trek together to the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.
We’re excited! Are you excited?? We’re excited about Your First Week in Arts One!
We are sorry to learn of the loss of Don Brown.
We’re looking for a Work Learn Student. Come work with us in FYP – Arts One, CAP, ASRW! All current UBC-Vancouver students are eligible. Deadline to apply is Friday August 12. “With Work Learn, you can earn money while attending classes, gain professional experience, develop your skills and expand your network of connections at UBC.” […]
One of the authors on the Seeing and Knowing reading list will be giving a guest lecture for that group this upcoming academic year! Nick Sousanis, the author of Unflattening, will be giving a guest lecture to the Seeing and Knowing group about his work. Unflattening is a PhD thesis in comics form–it makes a […]
We have recently published the first volume of what we expect to be many future volumes for an Arts One student journal. The journal, entitled ONE (a name selected from several proposed by Arts One students), features essays written by Arts One students that are revised versions of essays they submitted for grades during the […]
On Auster’s City of Glass and Karasik & Mazzucchelli’s graphic novel adaptation
By Serena Huang
In Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli’s graphic novel retelling of the story, the plot, characters, and setting essentially remain the same as in the original text version, but the approach used to describe the protagonist, Quinn, and his attempts to solve a case differs noticeably due to the additional range of storytelling tools that the graphic novel provides. This essay examines the ways in which the graphic novel is either more effective or less effective in its message compared to the original text ….