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Armida falls in love with Rinaldo. Painting by Nicolas Poussin

Op-ed: Beyond consenting, women actually want to enjoy sex

January 22, 2018 — 
We need a new model for consent. And there is reason to believe a new model of consent is indeed emerging.

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The making of modern Syria - Beyond Crisis lecture series.

The making of modern Syria

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



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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Wpg Free Press: Faith-based health facilities obstructing access to assisted death: advocates

January 2, 2018 — 
"The most vulnerable patients will lose their access to MAID if they’re unable to be transferred"


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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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Top research stories of 2017

December 20, 2017 — 
After much discussion, the editorial team chose these as a representative sample; they offer but a glimpse into exceptional work our community of gifted researchers and graduate students undertake 

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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

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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