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Posted Thu, 03/06/2014 - 07:04 in Arts

Connecting Cultures: Dalhousie researchers apply emerging technologies to arts and humanities

Researchers in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences are using emerging technologies, such as social media and digitized collections, to understand and connect with past and present ...  Read more

Posted Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:23 in Arts

Standing at the former Africville settlement, Halifax, NS.

The Atlantic Canadian role in the Underground Railroad

Fulbright Independant Researcher Quanda Johnson is in Halifax to conduct research on the Underground Railroad as it relates to Atlantic Canada. She is researching the journey of fugitive slaves who es...  Read more

Posted Thu, 10/17/2013 - 09:14 in Arts

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain

Dal School of Performing Arts gets name; interim director

The New Dalhousie School of Performing Arts will be officially named, Fountain School of Performing Arts. This is in honour of the ongoing support of Fred and Elizabeth Fountain for Dalhousie and...  Read more

Posted Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:49 in Arts

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain contribute $10 million for New School of Performing Arts

Philanthropists Elizabeth and Fred Fountain have donated $10 million to establish a new school of performing arts at Dalhousie University. The school – the only one of its kind east of Montrea...  Read more

Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:08 in Arts

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Born in hell, escaped to freedom: Human rights activist to share his harrowing story of life inside North Korea’s labour camps

Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person born in North Korea’s political prison camp who is known to have escaped, is coming to Dalhousie this week to share his gripping personal story. He'll also meet with ...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/13/2013 - 14:30 in Arts

An installation by Stephen Kelly

Student-designed installation illustrates the science of art

Computer science PhD candidate and exhibiting artist Stephen Kelly mixes science with the arts in his new installation piece titled Patch.  Read more

Posted Wed, 11/21/2012 - 16:35 in Arts


Black Canadians and the War of 1812

Dalhousie’s James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dr. Afua Cooper, is speaking up for forgotten African American and Canadian soldiers who fought for the British in the War of 181...  Read more

Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 13:56 in Arts

Chance or chants: What is Jewish music?

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and Department of Music present “Chance or Chants: What is Jewish Music?". It is the inaugural installment of the Marcie-Ann Gilsig Se...  Read more

Posted Mon, 10/01/2012 - 08:29 in Arts

Taking the Disney out of fairy tales

Dalhousie University and The University of King's College has invited Dr. Jack Zipes to speak in a multimedia public lecture titled De-Disneyfying Disney Stereotypes: Twists and Turns of the Fairy-Tal...  Read more

Posted Tue, 09/18/2012 - 08:00 in Arts

Can medieval ideas solve modern problems?

Dalhousie University has invited Dr. Carlos Fraenkel of McGill University to deliver the inaugural public lecture in the Shaar Shalom Lecture Series titled: The Law of God and the Law of Nature - An A...  Read more

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