A pathway on campus in fall. The leaves are turning golden yellow.

Centres, Institutes and Programs

Explore our research and see what programs are accessible to the community inside and outside the university.

Research centres and networks in the Faculty of Arts

Research institutes with connections to the Faculty of Arts

Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute


Alberta Gambling Research Institute


Arctic Institute of North America


Hotchkiss Brain Institute


O'Brien Institute for Public Health


Van Horne Transportation Institute


Writers in Residence Liz Howard and Denise Chong

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program (CDWP) brings the Canadian Writer-in-Residence and a number of Distinguished Visiting Writers to Calgary for free public events every year. We advance the careers of Canadian writers, invigorate the Calgary literary community, and enhance the activities of the Faculty of Arts and Department of English.

Meet the current WiR and learn more about the program