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Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, Chair of First-Year Programs, talks about the work being done by ASRW, Arts One, and CAP faculty to change the conversation about academic integrity.

Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One

Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One

UBC Article by Mormei Zanke: Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One! “Over the past fifty years, Arts One has stayed true to its mission of offering a transdisciplinary approach to important texts and key questions that have…..”

Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking

Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking

From the September 2017 issue of the Canadian Association of University Teachers on “The Value of Liberal Arts”: Statistics Canada data shows that in the decade between 2005 and 2015, Canadian enrolment in STEM-related disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) rose by more than 32%, while enrolment in the humanities and social sciences  increased by just […]

Meet Your Profs

Meet Your Profs

Wish you could know more about your profs? Here are some videos which will introduce you to your profs and everything you have to look forward to in Arts One this year.

Roundhouse Radio: Arts One interviews

Two professors and two students chat about their Arts One experiences.

Arts One Student Journal: new papers!

The second annual issue of our Arts One student journal is now published online.

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 […]