Events

Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty with Dr. Alex Wilson

All are invited to hear Dr. Alex Wilson present a lecture titled “Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty: Relationality and Resurgence” at tomorrow’s Weweni Indigenous Speaker Series event. This presentation will share an understanding of Cree philosophy and discuss contemporary understandings of relationality and relational accountability. Wilson will discuss how the global Indigenous social movement Idle …Read more >

Weweni Indigenous Scholars Series featured Dr. Amie Wolf

Real Reconciliation Starts with Fair Economics – with Dr. Amie Wolf Exploring the Imperative for Indigenous Required Courses at Post-Secondary Business Schools in Canada Since 2015, Dr. Amie Wolf, Adjunct Professor, has worked with faculty to Indigenize curriculum at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. Dr. Wolf explained why a mandatory course …Read more >

Slideshow: Winona LaDuke On Campus

The University of Winnipeg partnered with Spur Winnipeg to present the festival’s event In Conversation with Winona LaDuke on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Knox United Church. A reception with the US-based Indigenous rights activist and self-proclaimed ‘protector’ of the environment was held on the UWinnipeg campus prior to the event, during which members of …Read more >

An Interview with Jane Goodall

Just prior to her Axworthy Lecture in September 2015, The University of Winnipeg had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Jane Goodall. In the conversation below, she discusses her reasons for hope, her impression of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and her thoughts on the positive impact public lectures like those delivered in …Read more >

UWinnipeg launches the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies

To celebrate the opening CTMS presents its Inaugural lecture by UWinnipeg’s Plett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Aileen Friesen on Thursday, May, 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm, room 2M70 with a reception to follow.

Line-up for UWinnipeg’s Annual Middle East Week unveiled

UWinnipeg presents the Annual Middle East Week 2016, from February 22 to February 26, 2016, to help bring people a better understanding of the region.

Lecture to discuss ‘the most dangerous form of racism”

Latest installment of the Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series to address inequity in public health in Canada WINNIPEG, MB – Many Canadians are proud to live in a country with a public health system, but what will it take before they can be proud to say all Canadians receive the same level of care? Inequities …Read more >

How to learn an Indigenous language

All are invited to hear esteemed scholar Dr. Anton Treuer deliver a lecture titled “How to Learn an Indigenous Language”, the fourth event from the Weweni Indigenous Speakers Series at UWinnipeg, which presents distinguished Indigenous scholars and celebrates the success of UWinnipeg students throughout academic year 2015–2016. Prior to the lecture, there will be a …Read more >

Panel to Discuss the Role Business has to Play in Reconciliation

Weweni Indigenous Scholar Speaker Series to address why gaining greater knowledge of Indigenous Canada is a great business investment WINNIPEG, MB – To be a business leader in Canada in 2015 you must understand where we’ve been, and where we’re headed. Aboriginal rights to land and natural resources, the needs of a booming cultural demographic, …Read more >

A Conversation With David Suzuki: October 15

On Thursday, October 15, the public is invited to attend A Conversation with David Suzuki. Through film and conversation, this event will celebrate Suzuki’s life and impact, and explore the pressing issues and opportunities of our time. UWinnipeg Associate Professor and renowned filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro will preview his upcoming film on climate change in British Columbia …Read more >