conference News Archive
April 4, 2019 —
On March 27 and 28, 2019, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Social Work hosted Poverty and Social Inclusion for Families in Manitoba as part of the Families in Canada Conference 2019 that took place in Ottawa and simultaneously at co-hosting university partners across the country. The national theme of the conference focused on the use of both big (social indicators) and little (qualitative) data to improve family policy and practice within Canada. The local theme focused on the intersection of data with social inclusion and poverty affecting families in Manitoba. The satellite event welcomed students, academics, funders, non-profit leaders and community members.
February 24, 2018 —
Dressed head-to-toe in clothing adorned with ornate accents, Charlene Baker, smiled as she chatted with classroom instructors and peers, excited to be participating in a workshop on her life’s passion. “I always wear my beadwork on my clothing. It’s something that represents me as First Nation,” Baker says, adding she learned beading from her mother 45 years ago, and is now passing it on to her two daughters, granddaughters and nieces. She also teaches beading at her school as president of a bead club, and continues to learn more crafts from elders.
February 12, 2018 —
Fabricating Atmosphere: a symposium that brings together researchers and designers from across the region and around the world for scholarly exchange
January 22, 2018 —
2018 MPHETE Conference Resources
December 7, 2017 —
The 4th annual MPHETE Student Leadership Conference, "Affirming Identities" will focus on diversity and inclusion within physical education.