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 […]
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.
Two professors and two students chat about their Arts One experiences.
The second annual issue of our Arts One student journal is now published online.
The Arts One Program is pleased to advertise one sessional position for September 2017.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Arts One teams/themes change every two years.