SPACE: Arts and Science Certificate

For more than a decade now, Dawson students from across the disciplines have engaged the community through their contributions to SPACE venues, from our website to talks to readings to exhibitions to conferences. The opportunity for this kind of public engagement has proved motivating and enriching for students, inspiring them to push towards greater depth and/or breadth as well as professionalism in their work. Starting in 2021/2022, students will also be able to receive official validation for their active engagement in SPACE through the new SPACE: Arts and Sciences Certificate. Learn More…

2022/2023 theme: WHAT IF?

We all need categories, maps, models, mental short cuts and other simplifications of reality in order to make our environment intelligible, to navigate the world and find our place in it. In this way, our search for knowledge is propelled not only by a yearning for truth but also by a need for power and control, belonging and satisfaction, and also just to get through the challenges of life. And if our understanding seems to be working for us, we tend to stick with it. As the saying goes, if it’s not broken, why fix it?

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