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Faculty of Arts

Memoirist latest Writer-In-Residence

September 16, 2020 — 
Lindsay Wong is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Wong will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2020.

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CBC.CA: Seeking calm in the coronavirus storm

March 23, 2020 — 
Jim Agapito of the Department of English, Theatre, Film & media shares a personal story of coping during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Image of two actors standing. From the play Capture Me.

Faculty of Arts

Kindergarten teacher and refugee face fear and find love

March 5, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their third and final mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Capture Me by Canadian playwright Judith Thompson.

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Three female performers with arms raised from the play Macbeth

Faculty of Arts

Setting Macbeth in the 1980s lets characters explore toxic masculinity

January 16, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their second mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Macbeth - by the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.

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Dr. Laurie Shannon presents at a podium

Faculty of Arts

Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture: ‘Calamities of Exposure: Shakespeare and the Natural History of Human Being’

January 13, 2020 — 
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.

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Faculty of Arts

Historical storyteller (and voyageur) latest Writer-In-Residence

December 16, 2019 — 
Rob Malo is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture. Malo will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from January to March 2020.

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Faculty of Arts

Arts jobs in the arts and culture industry

December 2, 2019 — 
If you are pursuing a liberal arts education and have a passion for culture, here are a sample of some really cool arts and culture occupations commonly performed by Arts graduates.

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Faculty of Arts

Winnipegger latest Writer-In-Residence

September 10, 2019 — 
Winnipeg writer Bill Richardson is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture. Richardson will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2019.

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