history News Archive
May 27, 2021 —
A year ago, Dr. Virginia Torrie published her first book, Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (University of Toronto Press, 2020). Given that it is about her favourite subjects – bankruptcy and history, and given her proven track record of being an excellent teacher (having won the 2017 Barney Sneiderman Award) it is not too surprising that it was short-listed for the 2021 Manitoba Book Awards’ Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction.
May 5, 2021 —
History professor Esyllt Jones was featured in the recent episode of CBC Ideas
March 9, 2021 —
Royal Society report on a digital preservation challenge
March 5, 2021 —
Are you a current Arts student or thinking about becoming one? Are you still deciding what to choose as your major? Or, are you already wondering what to do after graduation? If any of this sounds like you, you’ll want to attend the Discover Your Future in Arts series to see how earning a Bachelor of Arts degree can lead to an exciting career.
March 1, 2021 —
'Given the ubiquity of digital technologies today, creating archives of born-digital records must be our most urgent priority — including records created during the COVID-19 pandemic'
February 18, 2021 —
When Isha Khan was a philosophy student debating ideas in the University of Manitoba’s Arts lounge or procrastinating in the nearby video game arcade, she had no grand plan for her career. Today, Khan is the chief executive officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
November 10, 2020 —
Dr. Tina Mai Chen, a Distinguished Professor and Head of the department of History in the Faculty of Arts is a recipient of the 2019-2020 University of Manitoba Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award.
July 27, 2020 —
Congratulations Drs. Tina Chen, Elizabeth Comack and Roberta Woodgate
July 20, 2020 —
The 2020 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.