Tag Archives: humanities

Student clubs offer many opportunities to get involved

Today’s post is brought to you by Mackenzie Roe, a third year Interactive Arts and Science student and this semester’s Social Media Intern. Looking to get involved? Brock University offers many clubs under a vast selection of faculties that encourages … Continue reading

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GAME students getting inside look at future of virtual reality

The future of virtual reality (VR) goes well beyond gaming, and Brock students are primed to be a part of it. “The best way to predict the next generation of VR is to build it,” said Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist … Continue reading

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Brock Grad Helping to Create Holocaust Monument in Welland

Fifth-year Interactive Arts and Science student and Faculty of Humanities Intern Ellen Thornton had the opportunity to interview recent History alumnus Matt Busnello about his upcoming work with the Chabad Jewish Centre of Niagara in Welland. Through his research, Matt … Continue reading

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Coming to Grips with Group Work

Already worrying about that upcoming group project on your syllabus?  Fifth year Interactive Arts and Science student Ellen Thornton brings you student advice on successfully completing university group projects. As a new school year begins, almost every student is taking … Continue reading

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English prof appointed new Associate Dean in the Faculty of Humanities

In her new role as Associate Dean, Undergraduate Student Affairs and Curriculum in the Faculty of Humanities, Professor Neta Gordon looks forward to supporting students and programs. “The first-year space is often a difficult one to negotiate, especially for students who are … 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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Finding Value in Being Vulnerable: A Q&A with English grad Lydia Collins

Entering Brock as a student of the Faculty of Humanities can seem like a daunting and overwhelming thought. Though Brock offers specialties in a particular discipline within the humanities, there are so many facets and avenues that each discipline can take you and your learning. I had the chance to speak with Lydia Collins, a recent graduate of the English Language and Literature program. Lydia is a writer, ambassador, advocate, and most importantly, a student who still enjoys learning. We had the chance to talk about her experiences as an undergraduate student, and how important it is to allow yourself to be vulnerable in the pursuit to create authentic and empowering pieces of work. Continue reading

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Brock Talks public lecture series brings scholars and community together

Brock Talks aims to build bridges of understanding between humanities scholars and the local community. Held six times a year at St. Catharines Public Library, the lecture series is designed to encourage the open exchange of ideas and facilitate interaction … 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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Brock Odyssey 2017: Experiencing mountains and temples

The Department of Classics takes selected students on a study tour or archaeological excavation each summer. These trips allow students to experience the art and culture of the ancient Mediterranean world in an entirely new way. This year, Professor Allison Glazebrook and the CLAS/VISA3M32 students are on a study tour of Greece from June 5-18th. During this time, students will be blogging about their experience on the course blog and sharing picture on our faculty’s Instagram and Facebook. Follow along on social media with their hashtag, #brockodyssey2017!

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