Faculty of Arts

UWinnipeg uncovers ancient Egyptian treasure

UWinnipeg recent graduate Luther Sousa has made a discovery related to the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Hatshepsut.

The adventures of the Hetherington collection

In the vaults at UWinnipeg, housed in anthropology, lies a collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts that cross borders and millennia and is shrouded in mystery.

The importance of comics

Acclaimed comics researcher, editor, and publisher Hope Nicholson will deliver a public talk, on Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 pm.

New Prof on the block

Originally from Alberta, Dr. W. Rory Dickson is an Arabic speaker and UWinnipeg’s newest addition to the department of Religion and Culture.

Award-winning playwright Rick Chafe reads from his work

Award-winning playwright Rick Chafe, UWinnipeg’s Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence 2016, has his inaugural reading at 1:00 pm, on Thursday January 14th, 2016, at 1:00 pm in Room 2M70 at The University of Winnipeg. This lecture is free and open to all.

‘Pathways’ to welcoming Syrian refugees

Two UWinnipeg professors attended a national conference in Toronto to find ways to fostering welcoming communities for refugees and immigrants across Canada.

A Fairy-Tale contribution of 1001 tales (plus 499 more)

Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf are just two characters from a collection of 1500 Fairy-Tale films donated to UWinnipeg thanks to renowned fairy-tale scholar Dr. Jack Zipes.

UWinnipeg Professors co-edit special double issue journal

Dr. Angela Failler, Dr. Peter Ives and Dr. Heather Milne have co-edited a special double issue of Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, titled Caring for Difficult Knowledge: Prospects for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

UWinnipeg’s history professors co-edit two landmark books

The co-directors of UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre have co-edited a landmark history book. It is the first reader that brings together the best in Canadian oral history.

UWinnipeg Cameo In Seinfeld Parody On Shaw TV

Yesterday, the folks at Shaw TV Winnipeg produced a clever send-up of Seinfeld, to honour the 17th anniversary of the iconic sitcom’s final episode and its lasting effect on popular culture. The segment/sketch included expert commentary on the cultural significance of the show, as delivered by “Bob Sacamano’s cousin” — who turns out to be …Read more >