Welcome to the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture: Orientation for 2020!

(a screen shot from the welcome by STAC Major student, Maya Meyerman. Watch the video below.)

Brock University is launching the first-ever Virtual Welcome Week.
During this year of the pandemic the Orientation activities are all online.
Watch the welcome below and visit the official Orientation page for all the details!

The Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture (STAC)

STAC Major student, Maya Meyerman has prepared this welcome message for you:

Dr. Catherine Parayre, Director of the Centre, will be holding office hours on September 8th from 2-3 pm on Lifesize.
Drop-in and say hi! (click here)

Additional Office hours will be:

  • Tuesday 15 September, 3-4 pm
  • Wednesday 7 October, 2-3 pm
  • Tuesday 17 November, 3-4 pm
  • Wednesday 2 December, 1-2 pm

Interiors, a curated virtual platform has been launched!  Interiors is the home of various creative projects by Affiliates of STAC’s Research Centre in Interdisciplinary Arts and Creative Culture, also with student exhibitions. Check out our Outreach Activities: participate and be published on the site!

ti< is an online journal (ISSN 1929-4336) that publishes creative work combining text and image. It is primarily interested in creative work by students, their instructors, as well as by artists and writers whose work combines literature and the visual arts. All languages are welcome, including endangered languages. No translation is needed. Next issue: March 2021. Submissions accepted until 15 February 2020. Please send to cparayre@brocku.ca https://journals.library.brocku.ca/index.php/ti

Check out the Advising Letter for more news about exciting opportunities at the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture!

STAC Majors: more info and regular updates are available on Sakai on the tab titled… ‘STAC Majors’.  Add this tab to your Sakai courses.

The Department of Dramatic Arts, Music, Visual Arts, and the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture are all part of the Faculty of Humanities.

The Associate Dean, Dr. Neta Gordon, Professor of English, welcomes you to Brock University! She’s prepared an 11 minute video to introduce to you to the Faculty of Humanities:

Michael Gicante is your Academic Advisor for studies at the MIWSFPA.
He prepared this video for the April open House:

Koreen McCullough is the Experiential Education Coordinator for the Faculty of Humanities.
Watch her 3 minute presentation about Experiential Education opportunities at Brock University:

The Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

Located at 15 Artists’ Common in downtown St. Catharines, the MIWSFPA is home to four academic programs. We are right next door to the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre on the main street of St. Catharines, St. Paul.

Each program at the MIWSFPA is offering a special welcome to their students.  For example, if you are a beginning your studies as a major in Dramatic Arts, check out what that Department has scheduled for you and plan to join in the fun.  You are also welcome to join the activities of each program at the School even if you are only taking one course or beginning a minor program.  The activities and welcome messages from each program are listed below.

Professor David Vivian, of the Department of Dramatic Arts (he teaches design and production for theatre), is the Director of the School:

David will be hosting office hours on September 8, 2020, from 12-3:00 pm,on Teams.
Drop in and say hi! (click here)

We all wish you a very successful year at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

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