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Convocation spring 2017

Fall Convocation 2017 to honour an internationally respected poet, an acclaimed Manitoba novelist, an Indigenous storyteller, and a Canadian Senator

Three sessions of the 50th Annual Fall Convocation at the University of Manitoba will be held on: Tuesday, October 17, Wednesday, October 18, and Thursday, October 19, 2017. Each session will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Investors Group Athletic Centre.

During 2017 Fall Convocation, honorary degrees for distinguished achievement will be awarded to Micheal O’Siadhail, Miriam Toews, Elder Louis Peninshish (Bird), and The Honourable Douglas D. Everett.

In addition to the honorary degrees, the Graduate Students’ Association Teaching Award will be presented to Dr. Shawn Clark.

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