Well-known Winnipeg architect and Faculty of Architecture alumnus, David Penner passed away on January 7, 2020.
Fall 2019 Mini-Session
THE WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE OF 1919: THREE PERSPECTIVES: THREE WEEKS
Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 mini-session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of three sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba.
- Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Runs November 6 until November 27
TOPIC: Winnipeg General Strike of 1919
Presenter: Dr. Julie Guard, Professor, History and Labour Studies
School of Art Gallery Visit: Robert Kell’s Winnipeg General Strike, 1919/ Bloody Saturday: The Making of a Monument| Noam Gonick and Bernie Miller
Presenter: Dr. Shep Steiner
** please note that this session will begin at 2:30 p.m.
Spies and Secret Codes of the Winnipeg General Strike
Presenter: Wayne Chan, Research Computer Analyst, Centre for Earth and Observation Science
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Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture: ‘Calamities of Exposure: Shakespeare and the Natural History of Human Being’
The 43rd annual Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Laurie Shannon, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Northwestern University.
'There must be something in the river water that runs through the city because Winnipeg continues to provide a home for new artists'