Snowden, Davis, Shiva: Purchase your pass now!

 A limited number of passes are now available guaranteeing admission to each keynote address and all panels scheduled for The University of Winnipeg May 2017 CLASS Spring Institute. Passes are $200 each and are transferable.

Hear renowned American activist, Angela Davis; globally-known Canadian Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier; Canadian writer Gary Geddes; former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Senator Murray Sinclair; global health champion, Dr. Rohit Ramchandani (via webcast); American environmentalist and economist Winona LaDuke; and Canadian social critic Ian Angus. Pass holders will also have reserved seats at the two upcoming Axworthy Distinguished Lectures by former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden (via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. Vandana Shiva.

Contact: Darren at or 204-988-7496


Monday, May 1 at 12:30
Annette Trimbee and Carlos Colorado – “Considering the University and the Public Good.”

Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 pm
Rohit Ramchandani (via webcast)

Wednesday, May 3 at 6:00 pm
Gary Geddes – “The Politics of Disease: A Genocide by Any Other Name.”

Thursday, May 4 at 6:00 pm
Panelists TBD – “Contested Secularity: Religious Identities and Epistemologies in the Secular Academy.”

Friday, May 5 at 6:00 pm
Senator Murray Sinclair

Saturday, May 6 at 4:00 pm
Angela Davis

Monday, May 8 at 6:00 pm
Winona LaDuke

Tuesday, May 9 at 6:00 pm
Edward Snowden (via webcast)

Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00 pm
Panelists TBD – The University’s Role in Addressing the Challenges of Refugee Resettlement.”

Thursday, May 11 at 6:00 pm
Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Friday, May 12 at 6:00 pm
Ian Angus

Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Vanadana Shiva


  • Keith said...

    This looks incredible.
    Have you considered Mordechai Vannunu?
    He has an amazing story that likely motivated Mr. Snowden.

  • Annaly Jackson said...

    Are there any lectures with Angela Davis taken place free to the public other than Saturday May 6th??

  • Sid Williamson said...

    Are there tickets available for individual speakers? I am wondering about seeing Angela Davis.