A recent and powerful exhibit by New York artist Mickalene Thomas at the Art Gallery of Ontario has opened the door for some deep discussions about Black Canadian women and visual representation.
A video art installation on view at the McIntosh Gallery until Jan. 12 explores the history of South Asian indentured labourers in the Caribbean.
A parody of ‘the Washington Post’ announcing that Donald Trump had resigned was recently handed out in Washington, D.C.
Research suggests tidying really can make you happier, but it comes with a warning.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
A new film tells the moving story of the twilight years of comedy's most successful double act.
Something needed to be done to mask the taste of bootleg alcohol that could include ingredients ranging from dead rats to wood tar.
For media activists The Yes Men, hoaxes have emerged as a proven tactic to generate public discourse on social justice issues that are not generally given space and time in mainstream news media.
Social media promised to be a democratising platform for citizen journalists – but now its limitations are becoming clear.
With the surprise meticulously planned, all eyes – and lenses – turn to the kids. All they have to do is react as expected: overjoyed. So why don't they?
Not just for would-be actors: Theatre of the Oppressed is a unique genre of drama education through which students learn how to analyze social problems and change typical outcomes.
Schadenfreude seems to arise out of envy and a sense of justice. But some psychologists believe a darker impulse is at play.
The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
With his beard, trident, and status as Atlantean ruler, the superhero Aquaman borrows many traits from the sea gods of mythology.
With the rise of digital communication, large greeting card companies have seen revenue declines. However, a smaller, vibrant craft industry in cards has emerged with a new younger customer.
To do good, to stay strong and constructive, to ensure that love defeats anger, “it is part of your duty to enjoy what pleasures you can."
Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.
It's hailed as one of the greatest works of fiction to emerge from Africa. But Things Fall Apart was written in English, sparking debate about the colonisation of language.
More than just a musical accolade, UNESCO has recognised the social and political importance of Jamaican music.