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Student using computer and headphones, practicing in the Language Centre

Faculty of Arts

Learn a language this summer

March 21, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Arts is offering thirteen language courses for students this summer. It's the perfect time to start learning a new language.

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Still from Zombie, Pt. 1 (2016)

Faculty of Arts

Forging his own ‘underground’ path

February 2, 2018 — 
How do you get exposure when you’re a rookie international experimental filmmaker living in Winnipeg? You create your own festival with your peers and make it a five-time success

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Wpg Free Press: The Manitoba Sound

March 27, 2017 — 
Linguistics professor Nicole Rosen is on a mission to understand us better

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Canadian and U.S. flag image from Photo Phiend/Flickr.

Should academics boycott U.S. conferences if the travel ban is in place? Public forum discussion on Feb. 15

February 13, 2017 — 
The discussion will serve as an opportunity for fellow academics to debate what is an ethical response to the actions and proposed action of the new U.S. administration

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Chantale Cenerini

Get to know our 2016 Vanier Scholars – Chantale Cenerini

October 16, 2016 — 
Chantale Cenerini is playing a part in the revitalization of Indigenous languages in Canada; her doctoral research focuses on understanding and supporting the vitality of Michif, the language of the Métis people

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Faculty of Arts

Canadian Language Museum: Language of the hands

February 2, 2015 — 
Canadian Language Museum recently published a profile of U of M linguist Erin Wilkinson

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Varieties of research: Hip-hop and spoken word and “code-switching”

January 22, 2015 — 
The deadline for the Undergraduate Research Awards is Feb. 15

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Jila Ghomeshi

Faculty of Arts

The Public Nature of Grammar

May 23, 2014 — 
Prof Jila Ghomeshi wins 2014 National Achievement Award from Canadian Linguistic Association

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Jila (far right) and Jian Ghomeshi (right) onstage at the Manitoba Writers' Guild.

Faculty of Arts

Ghomeshi siblings take the stage

January 22, 2014 — 
Sibling powerhouses dish, raise funds for local organization

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a human interacts with virtual computer screens

Five Canada Research Chairs funded

November 29, 2013 — 
Three new chairs have been awarded, and two have been renewed

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