Faculty of Arts News Archive
September 27, 2022 —
The Reconciliation Run, organized by Indigenous student-athlete Tréchelle Bunn, is scheduled to take place on September 30 in Birtle, MB. Registration is still open with an option to participate virtually for those not able to make the trip to Birtle on Friday.
September 26, 2022 —
Part of the “complex truth” behind reconciliation is understanding that public schooling has also played an important role in settler colonialism in Canada.
September 16, 2022 —
The Department of Icelandic Language and Literature has established a "free play" tradition which encourages students to pursue original projects and create new works inspired by Old Norse myths and legends. Creation Myths of the North: An Exhibit of Student Artwork shows some of the pieces created by students over the last few years.
September 9, 2022 —
'This guy's role in terms of preserving medieval Icelandic literature is incredible and then to produce this kind of scholarly work about it is just amazing'
September 8, 2022 —
History professor Esyllt Jones, Faculty of Arts, has been named a new Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and associate professor Robert Mizzi, Faculty of Education, has been elected as member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
September 7, 2022 —
Jacob Scheier is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Scheier will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from September to December 2022.
August 8, 2022 —
UM Libraries, Archives & Special Collections has recently purchased the first edition of Ole Worm’s 'Runir, seu, Danica literatura antiqvissima' (Runes, or, the ancient literature of the Norse people)
July 28, 2022 —
Check out some new and exciting events to welcome all UM students to Fort Garry campus
July 5, 2022 —
On June 30, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community, including alumni, faculty and friends.
June 24, 2022 —
Dr. Kjell Anderson, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Master of Human Rights program, was a successful co-applicant on two significant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): one Partnership Grant, and one New Frontiers in Research grant.