Category Archives: Program Profile

Community gardening and the Second World War

By Goran Irandost HIST4P50 #BrockHistoricalGardens  Goran and Kaylin will be providing free tours of their historical gardens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 4:15 to 5 pm. Come by and learn more about their plants and gardening process and taste some … Continue reading

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Doing archaeology under pressure

Whether in recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Syria or the recent museum fire in Brazil, cultural workers and community volunteers mobilize to rescue irreplaceable artifacts.

Fourth year undergrad and graduate students in the Department of Classics got a taste of the work involved in an museum evacuation simulation run Friday afternoon by internationally-recognized expert Brian Daniels. Continue reading

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Learning to Look at Visual Culture

Erin Grayley is a second year student in the History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) and a volunteer with the Faculty of Humanities’ Social Media Ambassador program. In today’s post, she demystifies what History of Art and Visual Culture is … Continue reading

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IASC/GAME students take their capstone project on the road

Students in the Interactive Arts and Science (IASC) and GAME program will be taking their work to a provincial competition April 4. The Level Up Showcase displays work by the most talented game, animation, and computer science university students in Ontario. Students will show off their work to their peers, judges, and industry professionals. Continue reading

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Interactive Arts & Science program offers real-world skills and experiences

What is Interactive Arts and Science about anyway? This week, fourth year student Ellen Thornton shares her experience studying the digital humanities. You can learn more about Brock’s Centre for Digital Humanities and the programs we offer here. The diverse … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Study Latin

Today’s post is brought to you by Keegan Bruce, a fourth year Classics student. As part of her program, Keegan is studying ancient Greek and Latin. Here, she shares her top six reasons to study  Latin. You can learn more … Continue reading

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Experiential learning in the digital humanities

Today’s post is from Nichole Caven, a recent graduate of our Interactive Arts and Science (IASC) program offered through our Centre for Digital Humanities. IASC explores the world of interactive media and new modes of storytelling. Students combine classroom learning … Continue reading

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Visiting Fulbright scholar immersed in history of local black community

For visiting Fulbright Scholar Daniel Broyld, living and working in St. Catharines adds another layer to his research on black identity and migration along the Canadian-American border. “It’s very important for me to actually inhabit this space,” he says of … Continue reading

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Program Profile: Im/Migrant and Community Outreach course provides valuable work experience

Our Program Profile series is a space where students share their experiences in humanities courses and programs. Our first profile is presented by Rose Davies, a recent Brock graduate. Rose combined her study of sociology with Hispanic and Latin American … Continue reading

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