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Graphic illustration. The commissioned illustration for this feature is by Sébastien Aubin. According to the artist, its inspiration is flowers growing, the idea of growing together and getting information from different sources. Aubin served as the University of Manitoba’s first Indigenous designer in residence at the School of Art from September 2017 to February 2018.

Walking together

October 30, 2018 — 
Indigenous approaches to mentoring at the university

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Tristan Hughes

Faculty of Arts

Welsh-Canadian novelist latest Writer-In-Residence

September 10, 2018 — 
Tristan Hughes is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC)

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Faculty of Arts

Scholarship deadline extended

May 22, 2018 — 
C. D. Howe Graduate Fellowships deadline extended to June 15

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Left to right: Warren Cariou, Omushkego Cree Elder Louis Bird, and CCWOC technician Teddy Zegeye-Gebrehiwot

Faculty of Arts

Revealing the power of stories

April 23, 2018 — 
Reflecting on 10 years as a Canada Research Chair

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Novelist David Bergen, Winter 2018 Writer-In-Residence at the CCWOC

Faculty of Arts

Celebrated prose stylist latest Writer-In-Residence

January 23, 2018 — 
David Bergen is the newest Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture

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Wpg Free Press: Unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba

February 13, 2017 — 
Poet Jennifer Still is leading a unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba campus this winter

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Jennifer Still is the CCWOC's Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. // Photo from Facebook

U of M is ‘poet’s playground’

January 26, 2017 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture has announced that Winnipeg poet Jennifer Still is its Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. It will welcome Still at a reception on Tuesday, Jan. 31

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David Barber, Rh Award

Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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Steven Ross Smith is a poet, fiction and non-fiction writer and also a noted sound and performance poet.

What is the sound of one performance poet reading?

September 23, 2016 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture is excited to welcome a new writer-in-residence for the fall term. He is Steven Ross Smith, a poet, fiction and non-fiction writer, but also a noted sound and performance poet

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New Writer-In-Residence explores consumerism, ethics and culture

January 18, 2016 — 
Jeanne Randolph is known as engaging lecturer and performance artist whose unique vocal soliloquies―ranging from cat curating to architecture to boxing to Barbie Dolls to Wittgenstein―have been delivered in universities across the globe

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