Faculty of Arts

UWinnipeg film director wins significant award for The Last Ride

The Last Ride was recently selected as the Jury Awards Best Canadian Documentary Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). The Director is Rick Skene, University of Winnipeg associate professor, Department of Theatre and Film. It is now eligible for an Oscar. The documentary is the story of music icon Errol “C-Weed” Ranville, his …Read more >

Snack foods book launch Oct 10

Chips, cheezies or chocolate? We all have our favourite go-to snack foods. On October 10 at 7:00 pm, a new book will be launched at McNally Robinson that explores the unique history of Canadian snack foods. Dr. Janis Thiessen is an associate professor of History and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at the …Read more >

Meet our Autumn Valedictorian – Annie McBay

McBay graduates from a 4-year Honours degree program in Religion and Culture with an impressive academic and research track record. She has consistently produced high quality research papers while maintaining a strong grade point average.

Renowned scholar to receive Honorary Doctor of Laws

PLEASE SEE ALSO: Andi Sharma to receive Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Jack Zipes is a world-renowned scholar of fairy-tale studies and children’s literature and strong mentor to countless students and colleagues. The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Dr. Zipes with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Autumn 2017 Convocation, on Friday, October 13, …Read more >

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >

Food festival at UWinnipeg celebrates compassion for animals and the planet

Winnipeg VegFest will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am. The first 150 attendees will receive a commemorative swag bag loaded with goodies. WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg VegFest aims to foster …Read more >

Rhetoric professor pens critical analysis of “Blade Runner”

Dr. Matthew Flisfeder’s new book introduces readers to key concepts in postmodern theory and demonstrates how it can be used for a critical interpretation and analysis of “the greatest science fiction film.”

New writing certificate first of its kind in Manitoba

Beginning this September, The University of Winnipeg is offering a new Certificate in Writing designed to boost students’ practical writing skills.

Pioneering appreciation for young people’s texts and cultures

The faculty profile on Dr. Mavis Reimer was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.

Creating reconciliation: Youth United@Winnipeg students present

Students reflect on their North End summer experience WINNIPEG, MB – Since May, 20 University of Winnipeg students have gone to work and class every day in the North End as participants in a unique learning program aimed at building greater understanding and reconciliation. Tomorrow, Thursday, August 10, they gather to share their experiences in …Read more >