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Kate Berg as "Nancy Kimble", Rowan Gannon as "Virginia Tilford", and Ryland Thiessen as "Jack Vail" // Photo courtesy Black Hole Theatre Company

Lights up on Pith!

January 11, 2018 — 
BHTC production runs Jan. 17-27 at the John J. Conklin Theatre at the Gail Asper Performing Arts Hall

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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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Nothing Sacred launches Black Hole Theatre Company season

November 7, 2017 — 
George F. Walker play opens 2017-18 season

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Panel member Uzoma Chioma (second from left) address the crowd along with (from left) David S. Churchill, Tom Clarkson, Jesse Walker, Jamel Lyles and Justus Alleyn.

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Panel tackles sports, protest and racism

October 24, 2017 — 
Over 100 people attended the latest roundtable discussion in the Trumpism series, Sports, Protest and Racism, hosted by the department of history.

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Pulitzer Prize winning play comes to Winnipeg

October 17, 2017 — 
George Toles, Kevin Ramberran direct a cast and crew of UM students and alumni, Oct. 18-22

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Users of the media lab working in Premiere

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New workshops offered by Media Lab

October 13, 2017 — 
The department of English, film, and theatre in the faculty of arts has launched a new workshop series to expand the technical know-how of the university community.

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"Flood" by John Patterson

Supporting the Arts means actually going to see stuff

October 2, 2017 — 
'As members of the U of M community, we are uniquely well positioned to boost attendance in the local arts scene'

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Monumental hatred and the historical resistance to white supremacy, a discussion on “Trumpism”

September 13, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba history professor David Churchill will lead a panel discussion on Sept. 14 exploring “Trumpism”.

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Black River Primary School students perform at Zong memorial 9 May 2017

An English professor’s journey through Jamaica: Or, how to keep history alive, mon!

May 19, 2017 — 
"We scholars must take every possible opportunity to disseminate our research, since one never knows the avenues through which something great will happen. Who could have guessed that the article on my discovery in UM Today would be seen by a woman in Jamaica?"

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Rising Up on campus

March 15, 2017 — 
UM will be host to the Rising Up conference on March 17 and 18

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