Faculty of Arts
SMArt ReadsOur faculty members in all disciplines within the Faculty of Arts publish regularly on a wide range of research topics. Here is a sample of recent faculty work.
News about recent publications from Saint Mary's faculty members:
- Cyborg Futures: A Faculty Author Series with Dr. Teresa Heffernan (Nov. 20, 2020)
- Violence Interrupted: A new book from Dr. Diane Crocker (Oct. 16, 2020)
- Dr. Alexandra Dobrowolsky: Political transformation in turbulent times (Aug. 14, 2020)
- Summer reading: New books by SMU faculty (Aug. 14, 2020)
- Dr. S. Karly Kehoe: International, interdisciplinary work highlighted in the Faculty Author Series (March 25, 2020)
- Dr. Jean-Blaise Samou: African Cultural Production and the Rhetoric of Humanism (Feb. 14, 2020)
- Holiday reading: Books by SMU faculty members (Dec. 6, 2018)
SMArts NewslettersThese annual print newsletters, provided here in PDF format, highlight memorable moments from each academic year. Published every fall, they also include feature stories about Arts faculty members, students and alumni, as well as updates on curriculum, faculty research and publications.
Read the SMArts Newsletter Fall 2019 edition, and explore the archive of past issues below.
Archive of SMArts Newsletters:
Call for Papers
Watch this space to find out more about the next Faculty of Arts Student Conference. The annual event normally takes place in March of each year.
The most recent Faculty of Arts Student Conference was on March 6, 2020. See 'Arts student research in the spotlight,' in the SMU Campus News, for photos and a recap of the student presentations.
Participants in the 2016 Student Empowerment Conference reflected on the nature of cultural traditions and how cultural struggles affect social identity, mobility and community. Presenters represented a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary perspectives. Read their work.
For the 2015 Student Empowerment Conference, participants were asked to consider these questions: “How do class, race and gender complicate life on campus and in the wider world? How are our everyday experiences shaped by power relationships? What is the relationship between power and knowledge?” Read their work.