Laura Ly | Work of Arts
Laura Ly | Work of Arts

Articles by Laura Ly

February 19, 2015

Everything old is new again

Anthropologist Gregory Forth reconciles old beliefs with new discoveries in Indonesia read more »

December 11, 2014

Locating the scene

Arts alumnus Ben Owens searches the province for the perfect filming locations for TV shows and movies read more »

November 20, 2014

Girlhood in popular culture

Women’s & Gender Studies researcher Cristina Stasia studies the depiction of girls and female action heroes in popular culture and how that impacts the formation of girls’ identities read more »

October 23, 2014

Families in flux

UAlberta sociologist Lisa Strohschein studies the impact of home and family dynamics on people’s health and wellbeing read more »

October 7, 2014

A fresh take on history

Fourth year History student Taylor Kiryluik gained a new sense of confidence and excitement about her studies after winning an academic scholarship. read more »

October 2, 2014

Pursuing the curiosity tide

After integrating Community Service-Learning into her undergrad education, Arts alumna Kay Rollans discovered a passion for working with community and non-profit organizations that now shapes the way she lives her life. read more »

September 11, 2014

The history of sustainability

Historian’s research examines our current ecological, economical, cultural and population predicaments, and the history that led us to where we are today read more »

July 16, 2014

Looking to the past, improvising the future

4th year history student Lacey Huculak hones her leadership skills on the U of A improv stage. read more »

June 11, 2014

Re-bordering Canadian citizenship

Research by political science professor Yasmeen Abu-Laban shows that racism and the temporary foreign worker program can impact Canadian immigration and multiculturalism policies. read more »

May 21, 2014

Anthropologist brews up tea culture

Anthropologist Jean DeBernardi studies the culture of tea, and the role it plays in promoting the Chinese language and arts in Canada and around the world. read more »

April 22, 2014

Happy 450th Birthday, Shakespeare: All the world’s your stage

English professor Rick Bowers’ passion for Shakespeare keeps the Bard alive in the classroom. read more »

April 3, 2014

Looking into conflict journalism and international relations

Arts student and undergraduate researcher Emma Kent uses research to understand issues and answer questions that are important to her. read more »

March 28, 2014

Storytelling and visual media

Arts alumna Maggie McCaw identifies the perfect visuals to tell the stories of historical figures and famous people. read more »

March 20, 2014

Social organization of conception and sexuality

Amy Kaler’s research examines how social, cultural and political factors shape individual choices, and how those choices transform the conditions in which people live. read more »

February 6, 2014

Communicating risks

Writing Studies professor Tom Barker teaches his students how to analyze risks in their environments and how to make those environments safer. read more »

January 30, 2014

Not lost in translation

Arts alumna Yukari Meldrum bridges Japanese and Western cultures through her translation work. read more »

January 23, 2014

Children’s healthy development

Psychology professor’s research on children’s peer relationships could help reduce peer victimization and promote children’s healthy development. read more »

November 22, 2013

The end of the world as we know it?

English PhD student Brent Bellamy studies the role of narrative in post-apocalyptic fiction and what it can tell us about the present read more »