Faculty of Liberal Studies News Archive

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 11:45am
The inaugural event of the Asia-Global-Cultural-Studies-Forum (AGCSF) facilitated by Dr. Soyang Park (LASSIS) was successfully held on May...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:00pm
OCAD University is pleased to announce the new peer-reviewed journal ab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations and First...
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
Assistant Professor Alexis Morris, director of ACE Lab and Canada Research Chair in the Internet of Things, has been featured in an...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 3:45pm
A team made up of OCAD University and University of Toronto students won two awards at the 9th Annual Level Up Showcase, which took place...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
On the evening of Friday, January 18th, the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre (FCDC) proudly hosted renowned Michi Saagiig...
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
The Office of Research & Innovation is excited to announce the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness about research at OCAD...
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
OCAD University congratulates Dr. Kate Sellen, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design and Dr. Alexis Morris, Assistant Professor, Faculty...
Friday, November 9, 2018
OCAD U is conducting research tied to Sidewalk Labs’ proposal for a “smart city” that would be built on a 12-acre site known as Quayside....
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Professor Lillian Allen’s smile graces the cover of NOW magazine’s education issue, where she is interviewed about the university’s new BFA...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Digital Futures Professor Emma Westecott has written a chapter entitled “Feminism and Gameplay Performance" which has been published in the...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Building upon a growing partnership between OCAD University and General Motors of Canada, two recent graduates and one student have...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
OCAD University’s professional gallery, Onsite, has been shortlisted for three prestigious OAAG Awards. These are province-wide, juried art...
Monday, September 17, 2018
The symposium will explore how the development of positive, innovative, interdisciplinary visions can facilitate a transformative cultural...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:45am
The Office of Research & Innovation is pleased to announce a show, titled Atlas of an Ambiguous Utopia: Explorations in Place, Machines...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:45am
ROM & OCAD U partnering up again....
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:45am
On Thursday, April 26, recipients of OCAD University’s Teaching Excellence awards were honoured at the annual Celebration of Faculty event...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
OCAD University’s annual graduate exhibition is underway! The art and design exhibition features the work of some 900 graduating students...
Monday, April 9, 2018
A museum technician in white gloves laid out a beaded vest and an ornate hood at the media preview of Uncover/Recover at the Royal Ontario...
Friday, February 16, 2018
We, the undersigned members of the Provost’s Taskforce on Indigenous Learning, join together to express our solidarity with the family of...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The inaugural exhibition in Onsite Gallery’s luminous new space at 199 Richmond St. W. has been declared one of Toronto’s top ten...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:45pm
Ross Bullen's "Race and the White Elephant War of 1884" has been published on The Public Domain Review, 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Indigenous Visual Culture with the Faculty of Design at OCAD U welcomes Joi T. Arcand as our Fall 2017 Nigig Visiting Artist in Residence, ...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
OCAD University’s Office of Research and Innovation has announced the 2016/2017 recipients of The OCAD University Award for Excellence in...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
The exhibition, The Faraway Nearby, examines how the country has been understood and discussed in relation to its closest geographical,...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to announce an innovative collaboration with the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to showcase Indigenous culture and...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:30pm
Tune in to catch Dr. Gabrielle Moser, adjunct professor in art history in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
If you didn’t get to see Dr. Gabrielle Moser’s presentation at last month’s sold-out Walrus Talks, you can listen to her on CBC online!
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Nearly 800 OCAD U students were joined by family, friends and faculty members to celebrate their graduation at two convocation ceremonies...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to be hosting the panel discussion Visual Literacy and Perception in the Contemporary World. Moderated by Dr....
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Cool, rainy weather did not stop more than 45,000 people from attending this year’s Graduate Exhibition from May 3 to 7. Over 10,000...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
OCAD University presents GradEx 102, Toronto’s largest free art and design exhibition. The annual five-day event features the work of some...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
CBC’s new ten-part docu-drama series, CANADA: The STORY OF US, highlights extraordinary moments in Canada’s history and people that helped...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Current BA (Honours) in Visual and Critical Studies student Maya Wilson-Sanchez's text "Collaboration, Family and Photography: The Process...
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
Dr. Gabrielle Moser, adjunct professor in art history in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
In 2016, OCAD University partnered with the Globe and Mail Report on Business to publish a series of six op-eds titled “By Design,”...
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 5:00am
OCAD U students responded to the issue of sexual violence by participating in a workshop series that will culminate as a traveling...
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Congratulations to Lynne Milgram for being invited to a plenary session at the Textile Society of America biannual conference:...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 4:00am
The Indigenous Visual Culture program’s Nigig Artist-in-Resident Rosalie Favell presented a curated selection of images made during her...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 4:00am
A video game designed by Cindy Poremba, faculty member in the Digital Futures program, is accompanying the launch of the highly anticipated...
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 5:00am
La Rábida, Soul of Conquest: an Anishinaabe encounter by Bonnie Devine. Opening Reception: Saturday September 17, 2 pm.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00am
Emma Westecott has published a chapter entitled "Playing with Gender: Promoting Representational Diversity with Dress-Up, Cross-Dressing...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 4:00am
Faculty member Mark Dickinson’s book Listening for the Heartbeat of Being: The Arts of Robert Bringhurst was glowingly reviewed in the July...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:00am
A Talk by Selmin Kara, Assistant Professor, OCAD University
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 4:00am
Alex Janvier and Kenneth Montague recognized at convocation ceremony.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 4:00am
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 4:00am
Internationally-acclaimed writer, dub poet and community activist Lillian Allen will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from ...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
At the Faculty Appreciation Event on Thursday, April 28, six faculty members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 6:15pm
OCAD University is throwing its doors open for GradEx 101, a public exhibition and celebration of more than 900 graduating students, the...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 4:00am
OCAD University’s auditorium was transformed into a quasi-catwalk on Friday April 22 for Not Just a Fashion Show. The event spotlighted 100...
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 4:00am
Students from OCAD U’s Digital Futures program joined 17 other Ontario colleges and universities taking part in the sixth annual Level Up...