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The making of modern Syria - Beyond Crisis lecture series.

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The making of modern Syria

January 18, 2018 — 
Beyond Crisis lecture series explores the history and culture of the Middle East and North Africa

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Vox: The pros and cons of having sex with robots

January 12, 2018 — 
Could sex robots solve the intimacy inequality gap?

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Students on campus in Winter

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Top student success stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
The 140th anniversary year saw new discoveries, new scholarship winners and many other significant achievements by outstanding U of M students

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CBC: Guy Gavriel Kay’s Fionavar Tapestry series optioned for television

December 21, 2017 — 
Guy Gavriel Kay's [BA/75, Philosophy] Fionavar Tapestry series, which has sold over a million copies worldwide since being published in the 1980s, has been optioned for television.

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Ubering the city: Understanding the changes to transportation in Winnipeg

December 12, 2017 — 
Potential changes to Winnipeg's transportation landscape are coming with ride-hailing services – this round-table discussion will explore what that means.

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Harry Potter books formed an important part of many childhoods

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Two decades of Harry Potter

December 7, 2017 — 
There are few people who were children in the late 1990s and early 2000s who grew up without Harry Potter. A new panel has explored this tradition of two decades.

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First lecture in the Beyond Crisis event series features acclaimed author Juan Cole

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Being young, being Arab, in an age of revolution

December 6, 2017 — 
First lecture in the Beyond Crisis event series featured a talk from acclaimed author Juan Cole

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a robot hand holding a human hand, surrounded by hearts

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What the heck are digisexuals?

November 30, 2017 — 
A digisexual is someone who, because of their use of immersive technologies such as sex robots or virtual reality pornography, feels no need to search for physical intimacy with human partners, Neil McArthur explains

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Donation presentation from the Polish Fraternal Aid Society to the Polish Studies Endowment Fund, University of Manitoba. (From left) Zofia Sophia deWitt, Society Co-president, Georgina Cielen, Krysytyna Gajda, Jeff Taylor, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Robert Kolt, Society Co-president, Aneta Markiewicz. Photo courtesy of Magdalena Blackmore.

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Polish Society marks 100th anniversary with gift

November 29, 2017 — 
The Polish Fraternal Aid Society of St. John Cantius recently celebrated its 100th anniversary and marked this occasion with a $100,000 gift to the Polish Studies Endowment Fund at the U of M

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CBC: U of M prof makes the case for sexbots

November 28, 2017 — 
"Sexbots aren't going to necessarily replace human partners, but I think they're potentially a powerful tool in addressing people's isolation," says Neil McArthur.

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