Virtual Office Hours

18 Mar 2020 - 4:57pm
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Dear students,
I hope you are all well. Given the recent updates with COVID-19, many of the DVS support staff will be telecommuting for the time being.
For academic advising and student support, our Undergraduate Counsellor, Steph Sullivan, is available for online advising Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm (or by appointment). Please use the following link to connect via Zoom:

Prof. Jain's seminar on The Nature of Landscape (FAH492) on Nov. 1

15 Nov 2019 - 2:01pm
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On Nov. 1 Prof. Jain's seminar on The Nature of Landscape (FAH492) took a field trip to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. That week focused on the Group of Seven, and their relationship with the Canadian wilderness, as key figures of Canadian settler colonial nationalism. The McMichael is a veritable shrine to the Group of Seven: its collection not only began with - and primarily showcases - the Group of Seven, but its grounds also include Tom Thomson's shack (relocated from Rosedale) and a cemetery where six of the Group are buried!

Professor Ruba Kana’an featured in #MeetTheNewProfs

18 Oct 2019 - 4:50pm
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Working at a museum added another dimension to her understanding of Islamic art. But “teaching is my passion and first love, and I am a researcher by constitution,” she says.

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Reimagining Research & Roots. Prof. Maria Hupfield on View to the U

20 Sep 2019 - 3:17pm
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Reimagining Research & Roots
Maria Hupfield is an Assistant Professor cross appointed in the Departments of Visual Studies and English & Drama at UTM. She is UTM’s first Canada Research Chair in Transdisciplinary Indigenous Arts, she is a globally renowned Indigenous performance artist, coming to UTM hot off the heels of nearly a decade based in Brooklyn, New York, making her mark in art circles there, and she also happens to be returning to her alma mater where she completed her own studies in Art and Art History at UTM in 1999.