FASS in Dal News
Teachers who inspire: Meet this year's recipients of Dal's University‑Wide Teaching Awards
They help bring the Dalhousie student experience to life in the classroom and beyond. Get to know this year's recipients of Dalhousie's top awards for teaching, presented at this week's Dalhousie Legacy Awards.
Watching the watchers: Edward Snowden talks surveillance and security in Dal lecture
Whistleblower Edward Snowden earned international infamy when he leaked secret documents that revealed the extent of global surveillance culture. Last week, speaking via livestream to a packed house as part of Dal Alumni Days, Snowden discussed the rise of the surveillance state — and what a “digital arms race” means for our future.
Opening a dialogue
Dal Alumni Days featured Open Dialogue events that engaged alumni and other guests in thought-provoking discussions around some of the most pressing issues of our age, including immigration and health care — and some of the boundary-breaking ways Dal researchers and community partners are helping address them.
Busting the myth that Canadians are polarized on climate and immigration
As Canada approaches its federal election, political pundits have been warning of a polarized war among Canadians. But a new survey from Dal researchers Howard Ramos and Rachel McLay tells a story of unity.
News from FASS
Edward Snowden to discuss global privacy at Dal Alumni Days event ‑ May 30
FASS Dean Frank Harvey to moderate the talk
Winners of the 2019 FASS Essay Competition
This year's winners are students from the departments of History and Sociology & Social Anthropology
FASS celebrates award recipients and retirees
Several FASS faculty members honoured at awards reception
Shauntay Grant's play The Bridge opens at Neptune Theatre