Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences News Archive

2016

August

Who we are, what we do: Philosophy
Who we are, what we do: Sociology
Political Passion
Language lessons
Making sense of the present

July

Who we are, what we do: Geography
Who we are, what we do: Gender Studies
Who we are, what we do: Folklore

June

Who we are, what we do: English and Communication Studies
National recognition
Who we are, what we do: Economics
Who we are, what we do: Classics
Who we are, what we do: Archaeology
Sargent first class

May

Who we are, what we do: Anthropology
A twist of fate
Number lover
Alumnus of the month for May
Grad student of the month for May

April

Telling stories
Memorial geographers included in national report on climate change
Global citizen/storyteller brings his voice to world stage
Power Poets
Aboriginal and Indigenous studies certificate reflects national movement

March

What's in a name
Cultural Renaissance
Observing the Outports
Grad student of the month
Alumnus of the month
Creating a consciousness

February

Observing the Outports
Boardwalk empire

January

Big potential: Researchers contribute to Nordic project on Arctic resource extraction
Boardwalk empire
Public servant in residence helps grad students see range of career options

2015

December

An extraordinary ordinary man
Seventh SPARKS to light up January
Megan Gail Coles alumnus of the month for December
Recent arts grad youngest MHA in Newfoundland and Labrador history

November

Lecture series on legal issues initiated
The Arctic at your feet
The experts weigh in
From curry fries to ceilis
Cree language exhibit on display

October

Fifty years of scholarship results in Inuktitut dictionary
Re-enacting Viking-age warfare
Memorial sociologist co-signs open letter to federal leaders on climate change

September

Social scientist leads major science grant
Roll off the tongue
Small scale research leads to big time nomination
ARTS on Oceans Distinguished Lecture

August

Poet and editor John Barton named 2015 writer in residence
Q&A with alumna Gemma Hickey
Scotiabank bursaries facilitate international study
Alumna to be honoured with lifetime achievement award

July

Town of Cupids receives community engagement award
International study confirms timing of first migration wave
Memorial alumni establish feminist art show
Students contribute to cultural shift
The Future of Nature

June

Faculty of Arts alumnus a Rothermere Fellow
These boots were made for graduating

May

Sociologist named Teaching and Learning Chair for Faculty of Arts

April

Representing the rural
Last Days in Vietnam
Tourism under the microscope

March

Maintaining culture in the face of climate change
Fun and games with Folklore
Memorial sociologist co-organizes Write2Know campaign

February

Dr. Larry Felt named the recipient of the Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics
Sex talk
A Fine Crowd to be rescheduled
Henriquietta (Kathy) Duarte
Dr. Barbara Neis delivers Royal Society of Canada lecture
Surprises surface at sixth SPARKS Literary Festival

January

ARTS on Oceans sets sail
The fluid field of petroculture
New Jarislowsky chair introduced to Memorial community
SPARKS Fly - Memorial-grown literary festival enters its sixth year
Henrietta Harvey lecturer to discuss oil's unconventional future

2014

December

Fish n' film
Building links and fighting isolation
MUNPA tribute awards to arts faculty
Medical glossary bridges gap

November

Phon call
Cuffer Prize for Ryan
The producers
Studying on sacred ground
Department of English hosts conversation about boreal forests, poetry and multimedia
Gold for Diamond

October

BOOK SWAP TODAY
A future for small scale fisheries
Faculty of Arts at film fest
From Greenland to Newfoundland

September

Good news on the Russian front
Citizen Science takes on ocean plastics
Imagining the ocean
Decoding Newfoundland culture
Memorial researchers awarded funding for social sciences research

August

Noted anthropologist returns to Memorial

July

"Valuable information"
The Evolution of the Reid Theatre
Writer in (permanent) residence
Talking and listening

June

Being Vikings: Experiential Learning at Memorial University
Making her mark
National student leadership award for political science major

May

'A marathan you're running on your own'
Bringing diverse documentaries to St. John's audiences
Improving student success rates with First Year Success
Public lecture examines history that made us what we are
ARTS on Violence wraps up with events focused on activism

April

Accounting for wellbeing
End of an era
The story behind the statistics
Human dimensions research empowers wellbeing
Biblical scholar off to Oxford
Arts alumnus working on World War I writings

March

The 'hero' ship of Russia and Newfoundland and Labrador
Graduate student receives scholarship honouring late Beothuk scholar
An Arctic pioneer at Memorial
Such a fine crowd

February

The social cost of northern development
Study finds marine-protected areas tend to be leftovers from extractive uses
Employment Relations program ranks third in Canada
Speaking the language of the north
Where history and biology intersect: decoding the source of the 1918 flu epidemic

January

Geographer Awarded Arctic Inspiration Prize
SPARKS Literary Festival

2013

November

Arts student wins Cuffer Prize
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