Fredericton Faculty of Arts

W. Stewart MacNutt Lecture

Faculty of Arts

Posted: November 25, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Arts , Events


Please join the Faculty of Arts for the annual W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.  The lecture will be given by historian Dr. Shirley Tillotson, professor emeritus at Dalhousie University and University of King's College.A Region of Feeling: Bringing the History of Emotions to Political Economy in Atlantic CanadaAtlantic Canada’s historiography mixes the cool scientific voice of political economy with a mix of other rhetorical tones: righteous anger,...

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Congratulations to the 2020 Faculty of Arts Graduating Class

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: May 28, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student , Events , Other , Arts


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Lorne L. Dawson to present W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: January 15, 2020 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty , Arts , Events


Join us for the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall - Room 102, UNB Fredericton campus. "Who Becomes a Jihadi Terrorist, How and Why?" will be presented by Professor Lorne L. Dawson from the University of Waterloo. The threat of domestic terrorism is a new and ever-present reality, even in Canada. Countering this threat is difficult for many reasons. Counterintuitively, research consistently suggests that most of the young men, and some...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News , Arts , Events


   W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture – March 14Professor Harvey Amani Whitfield, from the University of Vermont, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture. “Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery Studies” In 1996, historian Paul Lovejoy noted that “in studying slavery and the slave trade, biography can capture details of history.  By re-inserting individuals into the...

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2019 W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: January 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events , News , Arts


  W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture – February 12Associate Professor Michael V. Smith, from the University of British Columbia, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture.The Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith presents a retrospective of his body-based creative work. Smith has made a career examining how bodies are read, misread, or re-read. "The Body Is a Gift"...

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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 Communautaire Sainte Anne’s theatre was packed with audience members for the three NB shorts...

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