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2014 Knight Lecture - Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair

Who will be the next Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecturer?

May 1, 2020 — 
UM is now accepting proposals from across the university community for the next visiting lecturer as part of the Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitor Program.

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Book cover for Dr. Robin DiAngelo's book White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism.

President’s message on the upcoming Knight Lecture: White Fragility

January 28, 2020 — 
Robin DiAngelo is this year’s Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

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Dr. Robin DiAngelo

White fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism

January 15, 2020 — 
This year’s Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecturer is Dr. Robin DiAngelo

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Jody-Williams, Knight Visitor

Nobel Laureate Jody Williams to deliver Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice

October 23, 2018 — 
Jody Williams is the U of M's 2018 Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitor

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Knight Lecture…Seeking the diverse and illustrious

August 1, 2017 — 
Nominations for the The Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitors Program close Sep. 15, 2017

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Alex Mihailidis is an international research expert on technology and aging.

Knight Distinguished Visitors Program features internationally-respected researcher on technology and aging

April 28, 2016 — 
The Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitors Program welcomes Alex Mihailidis on May 2 and 3

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Enhancing the quality of higher education

November 18, 2015 — 
The University of Manitoba is seeking candidates for the next Knight Distinguished Visitor

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2014 Knight Lecture - Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair

Indigenous

Justice Murray Sinclair delivers Knight Lecture to standing-room only crowd

October 31, 2014 — 
The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, presented this year's Knight Lecture with a talk titled, "If you thought the Truth was hard, Reconciliation will be harder"

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Indigenous

Wpg Free Press: Sinclair issues challenge to help heal pain of schools

October 31, 2014 — 
'Reconciliation is a hard road.'

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Knight Lecture: If you thought the Truth was hard, Reconciliation will be harder

October 29, 2014 — 
Justice Murray Sinclair will deliver the 2014 Knight Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30

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