UBC Arts is internationally renowned for research in the social sciences, humanities, and creative and performing arts.
We bring together the best of quantitative research, humanistic inquiry, and artistic expression under one umbrella. Most of our departments rank in the top two in Canada and many are among the top 20 in the world.
in annual research funding
Royal Society of Canada Fellows
active Canada Research chairs
Celebrating achievement in queer studies
Dr. Ervin Malakaj shares reflections on his research in queer theory and his personal lived experience.
History graduate students receive support from Japanese Canadian Students of 1942 Fund
Bailey Irene Midori Hoy and Nicole Yakashiro are expanding the field of Japanese and Asian Canadian history thanks to recent funding support.
Gaming the system
Dr. Christopher B. Patterson examines video gaming through lenses of race, Asian identity and gender studies.
The Faculty of Arts is home to several world-class research centres, fostering collaboration between researchers within and across disciplines.
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