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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Events

Grants Webinar: One Project, Multiple Applications

Hybrid: AA5014 & Webex - please see below or the HSS Newsline for link and access details. No registration will be required

Oct 5, 2022

Grants Webinar: Internal Seed, Bridge, Multidisciplinary Fund Overview

Webex - please see Newsline for link and access details. No registration will be required

Oct 18, 2022

Grants Webinar: SSHRC Connection Overview

Webex - please see Newsline for link and access details. No registration will be required

Nov 22, 2022

News

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) has hundreds of courses that have zero or one prerequisite. To make it easy for our students to find electives of interest, we have launched a searchable listing of electives that you can browse by semester and subject. 

PhD candidate Allison Bennett has won the Canadian Federation of University Women’s 2022-23 Linda Souter Humanities Award her research on the implications of sexual encounters between British and Australian servicemen with civilian women during WWI. Read the story in the Gazette.

Dr. Natasha Hurley leaning on a metal rail with windows in background

The search committee for the role of dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has completed its work and recommended Dr. Natasha Hurley for the position. Dr. Hurley will begin a five-year term effective Aug. 30, 2022. Read the story in the Gazette.