Faculty of Arts

Three UWinnipeg students go behind the scenes at UN

In early June, three UWinnipeg political science students had a chance to immerse themselves in the political dynamics of the United Nations during an intensive UN summer school program.

Undergrads impress crowd at international folklore conference

When professor Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Women’s and Gender Studies, traveled to St. John’s, Newfoundland last month to attend The Folklore Studies Association of Canada 2019 conference, she brought three of her top students with her: Jennifer Hammond, Dianna Evangeline, and Maram Rocha. Greenhill could not be prouder of the high level of research and poise demonstrated in …Read more >

UWinnipeg celebrates the launch of Frozen Justice video series

UWinnipeg’s University Club was standing room only for the launch of Frozen Justice, a new video series that explores Canadian crime films, culture and society.

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 >

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 >

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 >