history News Archive
June 15, 2020 —
Historian Dr. Adele Perry has been appointed director of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) effective July 1, 2020. She takes over from founding director and law professor Karen Busby.
April 9, 2020 —
“The Varsity and the Virus: The University of Manitoba and the “Flu-ban” in 1918,” notes that classes were cancelled for seven weeks in 1918 to protect students and staff, much like what has transpired today
March 10, 2020 —
The Beyond Crisis Event Series offers a free public screening of the 2019 Academy Award nominated documentary film For Sama directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts at Cinematheque.
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.
November 20, 2019 —
The city of Venice was recently hit by the worst flooding in more than 50 years
September 16, 2019 —
If you had the chance to spend the summer in Yellowknife while gaining experience in your chosen field, would you take it? Jason Carrie, M.A. in Archival Studies student had that opportunity. We asked him about his experience and his studies in the Faculty of Arts.
August 19, 2019 —
In her latest book, Radical Medicine: The International Origins of Socialized Health Care in Canada, Esyllt W. Jones illuminates the ideological and social underpinnings of medicare
June 18, 2019 —
The Winnipeg General Strike and the arrival of Shoal Lake water in Winnipeg taps occurred at the same time, and in the same place, and are part of a larger story of Indigenous dispossession.
April 22, 2019 —
Angus Reid, Canada’s best-known and longest-practicing pollster, is the 2019 Ignatian Society’s Baccalaureate Guest Speaker at St. Paul’s College
February 19, 2019 —
Keith Sandiford remembers being the only black person on the bus in Winnipeg — and among the faculty at the University of Manitoba.