Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Students and researchers in our faculty explore the evolution of human knowledge and societies, how we got to where we are – and where we might be going.

Pursuing a degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences equips students to understand the complex and pressing issues facing our society now and in the past; locally, national and internationally.

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From the Gazette


2023 Francis Forbes Annual Law Lecture

Bruneau Centre (IIC 2001)

Mar 29, 2023

Apr 3, 2023


Dr. Lewis Gordon’s list of professional accolades is so impressive his CV is a whopping 60 pages long. He is a one-man institution of thought, especially in the field of race philosophy, and he will be giving two talks this week, hosted by the Department of Philosophy. Read more

Dr. Carissa Brown (Geography) won the 2022 President’s Award for Outstanding Research. Check out the unexpected things her lab is discovering about climate change impacts in the inaugral episode of Why Study That?


Congratulations to all students named to the 2021-2022 Dean's List, as well as the Program Book Prize winners, and receipients of the Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, and the HSS International Student Excellence Award