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Dig into history for a glimpse of the future. Explore your identity in the modern world. Research conservation to inspire the next generation. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs that aim to inspire, challenge and empower students to help shape our ever-changing world. 

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Canicularia

We are in the period popularly known as the “dog days” of summer, supposedly the hottest time of the year, although this particular year there seems to be a reprieve on the heat, something for which I am actually rather grateful. It is an odd expression, “the dog days”; and while at first I... More

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 in Dean's Blog Feed for all posts filed under Dean's Blog

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Le pont Mirabeau

It is an exceptionally wet summer night in Ottawa, the rain hammering incessantly on the bricks of the patio outside my open window. I tell myself that Mother Nature is crying, mourning the tragic loss too young of someone who touched the lives of so many. Il pleure dans mon coeur comme il pleut sur... More

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 in Dean's Blog Feed for all posts filed under Dean's Blog

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Philosophy Instructor on Robot Ethics – Should Your Robot Driver Kill You to Save a Child’s Life?

In a recent article he penned for The Conversation, Instructor in the Department of Philosophy, Jason Millar asked the question “should your robot driver kill you to save a child’s life?” He also appeared on the Australian program The Wire, to discuss the ethical implications of our... More

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 in FASS News Feed for all posts filed under FASS News, Philosophy Feed for all posts filed under Philosophy

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Beethoven’s Complete Sonatas For Cello And Piano With Cellist Paul Marleyn & Pianist Mauro Bertoli – Event

With ‘Beethoven’ flavoured gelato by Stella Luna Cafe! Southminster United Church, Bank St & Aylmer Ave Saturday, September 13th 2014 at 7:00 Pm Hosted by CBC’s Laurence Wall Produced by Roland Graham Among the best-loved classical works of all time are the five Sonatas for Cello and... More

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 in Events Feed for all posts filed under Events, FASS News Feed for all posts filed under FASS News, Music Feed for all posts filed under Music, SSAC Feed for all posts filed under SSAC

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