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Frankenstein reading a novel

Faculty of Arts

Halloween is for Frankenreads

October 29, 2018 — 
Celebrate all things Frankenstein at UM on October 31

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Hee-Jung Serenity Joo, Director, UMIH stands outside the Tier Building

Faculty of Arts

Joo named UMIH Director

September 6, 2018 — 
Hee-Jung Serenity Joo has been named Director of the University of Manitoba Institute of the Humanities (UMIH).

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Harry Potter books formed an important part of many childhoods

Faculty of Arts

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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Faculty of Arts

PhDs That Work—Beyond the Professoriate

November 9, 2017 — 
In late October the University of Manitoba Institute for the Humanities brought Maren Wood and Jennifer Polk of Beyond the Professoriate to campus to deliver a series of workshops entitled “PhDs That Work: Finding Success in an Uncertain Job Market.”

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A full audience at the Institute for the Humanities

Faculty of Arts

A Leisurely Chat with a Couple of “Slow Professors”

February 1, 2017 — 
Maggie Berg and Barbara K Seeber, authors of The Slow Professor, visited our campus last week for discussion of their recent book.


Faculty of Arts

Musical Encounters

January 25, 2017 — 
New research at the UMIH colloquium series provides new ways of accessing and understanding music's importance.

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