Fredericton Faculty of Arts

Dr. Gary Waite receives inaugural research excellence award

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: December 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Spotlight, Research, Faculty, Arts, Departmental


Dr. Gary Waite, Professor of History, received the inaugural University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research at UNB’s 64th Convocation held October 18th, 2018.This new award promotes and celebrates intellectual inquiry and discovery. Initiated by a gift from Dr. Friedrich (Fritz) Grein, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, the UNB Award for Excellence in Research honours faculty...

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UNB well represented at 2018 Silver Wave Film Festival

Ty Giffin

Posted: November 26, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student, Arts, Events, Other, Faculty


On Monday, November 26, 2018, Frictive Pictures held a one-time screening of a selection of films by UNB students and alumni that had previously screened at the Silver Wave Film Festival. UNB Faculty of Arts students and alumni made up a huge part of the festival this year. That is truly a testament to the amazing talent and incredible achievement of our students and alumni. The Centre...

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Dr. Anna Hamling attends Parliament of the World's Religions in Toronto

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: November 20, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Arts, Spotlight, Departmental, Faculty


Dr. Anna Hamling, faculty member in Culture and Media Studies, spent seven days at the Parliament of the World's Religions assembly in Toronto (2-8 November, 2018) where she moderated sessions, participated in fascinating lectures on different religious traditions and joined in various ceremonies of Indigenous peoples. The assembly brought together over 8000 participants from 52 countries. It...

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2017-2018 Dean's List Students

Dean of Arts Office

Posted: October 16, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student, Arts


BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) Tiffany N. Adams - Oromocto, NBCarlos F. Aguilar Sanchez - Tlayacapan, MEXICOEmma R. Allen - Cremona, ABMiriam C. Amirault - Digby, NSMaria Nazareth F Araujo - Recife, BRAZILHayley Aucoin - Middle Sackville, NSIsaac J. Barclay - Fredericton, NBConnor Beach - Durham Bridge, NBShanthi Bell - Pefferlaw, ONRyan S. Bell - Riverview, NBJesse E. Bellamy - St. Catharines,...

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Anthropology Graduate Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: September 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student, Departmental, Arts, Research


Emma Andrews (BA, UNB) Supervisor: Dr. Melanie Wiber Emma’s MA project is focused on tidal power development in the Bay of Fundy. Her research thus far has focused on the sustainability discourse, the impacts of tidal power, the environmental assessment process and frameworks for public participation. She conducted a policy gap analysis regarding the permitting process for in-stream...

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Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the Faculty of Arts Awards for Excellence in Teaching

Fredericton Arts

Posted: May 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Other, News, Faculty


We would like to congratulate the 2018 winners of the Faculty of Arts Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Neil Cole (Contract Academic Instructor award) and Dr. David Hofmann (full-time faculty award). The Faculty of Arts recognizes and encourages teaching excellence among its full-time faculty members and Contract Academic Instructors by presenting “The Faculty of Arts Award for...

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Dr. Sabine LeBel joins the Department of Culture and Media Studies

Fredericton Arts

Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News, Faculty


The Faculty of Arts and the Department of Culture and Media Studies congratulate Dr. Sabine LeBel on her new appointment as an Assistant Professor in Culture and Media Studies. Dr. LeBel was born in Montréal and is joining us from Toronto, where she completed her PhD. She received her PhD from York & Ryerson University’s Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture. Dr. LeBel's...

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Building solidarity on our campus

Fredericton Arts

Posted: February 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News


Dear students, staff, and faculty in Arts, Given recent events on our campus aiming to revive white supremacist and fascist ideologies, The Office of the Dean of Arts encourages students, staff, and faculty to educate themselves on these issues and support groups taking action against racism and bigotry in our communities. There is value in speaking out against such views in statements and...

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Statement condemning white supremacist posters at UNB

Fredericton Arts

Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News


January 18th, 2018 Dear students, staff, and faculty, On Tuesday, January 16th, posters promoting white supremacist ideology were discovered in UNB buildings by Arts staff and faculty. The posters contained anti-immigration messages and denied harms done by residential schools to Indigenous peoples. The Faculty of Arts is disheartened to see messages of this kind posted on our campus and we...

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