Faculty of Arts

Does the municipal electoral system need reforms?

New paper looks at the potential for electoral reform and its consequences City of Winnipeg voters will head to the polls next October, as will people in many other municipalities across the country. It is timely to look at the way we vote. Is it in need of reform? A new paper by University of …Read more >

Supporting Indigenous research

New UWinnipeg award provides up to $25,000 to faculty member WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum as the inaugural Indigenous Research Scholar Award recipient (UWIRSA). Dr. McCallum, Professor (History), intends to use the research funds to pursue several projects, including completion of a volume on Indigenous …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof partners on new LGBTQI2S school survey

       Egale Canada to undertake second national inquiry of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Canadian schools Egale Canada today announced that, following a successful and revealing first national school climate survey, it will be partnering once again with Dr. Catherine Taylor and Dr. Tracey Peter to do a second national inquiry on the state of …Read more >

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.”