Faculty of Arts

Frozen Justice videos explore Canadian crime film research

Join us Thursday night for the launch of a new video series looking at how crime is depicted in Canadian films. The launch begins at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the University of Winnipeg Faculty Club. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Garry Thomas Morse

Poet, novelist, and editor Garry Thomas Morse is UWinnipeg’s 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence.

Three new $17,500 entrance scholarships support history students

Thanks to the generosity of The Winnipeg Foundation, three $17,500 entrance scholarships will soon be available for incoming students. “This wonderful initiative from The Winnipeg Foundation reflects the depth of expertise in Canadian and Indigenous history in the two history departments, and provides nationally competitive financial support for graduate student historical research,” said James Hanley, …Read more >

Dr. Tim Cook: UWinnipeg’s 2018 Riley Fellow

UWinnipeg’s Department of History proudly presents the 2018 Riley Fellowship Lecture featuring Dr. Tim Cook, the Great War historian of the Canadian War Museum. The lecture will take place on Thursday, November 1 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (3rd floor, Centennial Hall). Sponsored by the Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History and …Read more >

Book on Brian Sinclair co-authored by UWinnipeg history prof

A new book co-authored by UWinnipeg history professor Mary Jane Logan McCallum and University of Manitoba history professor Adele Perry examines the story of Brian Sinclair, a middle-aged, non-Status Anishinaabeg resident of Winnipeg, who arrived in the emergency room of a major downtown hospital in 2008 — and ultimately died from an easily treatable infection …Read more >

Research finds that rules of civility apply, even to Trump

New research by a UWinnipeg psychology professor suggests that incivility harms politicians’ reputations — even during adversarial debate in partisan political environments, and even with the politicians’ most diehard supporters. In a joint study by Dr. Jeremy Frimer, associate professor in psychology at The University of Winnipeg, and Dr. Linda J. Skitka of the University …Read more >

UWinnipeg research scholar tackles TRC calls to action

Recent information from Statistics Canada shows that Indigenous youth made up 46 per cent of admissions to correctional services in 2016-17, even though they comprise only eight per cent of the country’s youth population. When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report was tabled in 2015, one in five of its recommendations addressed needs …Read more >

Indigenous scholars launch Indigenous history website

ShekonNeechie.ca comes to life on National Indigenous Peoples Day    WINNIPEG, MB- ShekonNeechie.ca is a new platform for Indigenous historians to gather as an e-community and share their ideas or works in progress. The website was founded and directed by seven Indigenous historians including Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum (University of Winnipeg) Dr. Robert Innes, …Read more >

UWinnipeg prof’s book receives first prize nationally

Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gender Approach, written by The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Tanya Narozhna, Associate Professor, Political Science (in collaboration with Dr. Andy Knight) has been selected as the first prize winner in the 2018 Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Outstanding Scholarship Prize competition. The review committee states “this year’s winning …Read more >

Destination Steinbach: food history truck ready to roll

People can register now to share food stories, recipes Dr. Janis Thiessen is hitting the road to ask Manitobans in the Steinbach area to share their food histories and family recipes and she’s inviting people to register now to participate. Thiessen, Associate Professor (History) and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at The University of …Read more >