Fine Arts Research & Creative Initiatives

Our faculty, staff, and students are continuously engaged in a vast number of research and creative initiatives on a local, national, and global scale.

Research Profile

Mary Kavanagh | Board of Governors Research Chair, Tier I

uLethbridge Professor Mary Kavanagh examines atomic legacies


Aligning with the 75th Anniversary of the birth of the atomic age, University of Lethbridge Professor Mary Kavanagh explores the Bomb and its legacies in a series of art exhibitions presented across Canada and the US: the multi-faceted Daughters of Uranium and Trinity3, a two-channel video work extracted from the larger project. The exhibitions reach across the nuclear Anthropocene to build connections between nuclear technologies and their lived effects, the nuclear site and irradiated bodies, nuclear fallout, waste, and material evidence.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Samantha Newton

In this undergraduate research profile, we showcase the research and archival work that Samantha Newton is doing with several cemeteries in Southern Alberta this summer.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Loryn Plante

In this undergraduate research profile, we speak with Métis student Loryn Plante, who is spending their summer vacation doing research that is reconnecting them to their culture.

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Faculty Friday | Mia van Leeuwen, fine arts

In this week's Faculty Friday, we chatted with Mia van Leeuwen. She is a Fine Arts professor in the Drama department at the University of Lethbridge, who is currently collaborating with other colleagues …

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