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Faculty of Law

Forms of Address for Parties and Pronouns Usage in Manitoba Courts

October 1, 2021 — 
The Court has always provided direction on how parties engage with the justice system.  Lawyers are told how to dress, where to stand, how to address their colleagues as well as Judges and courtroom staff. Law students engaged in experiential learning this year will find that the Courts are now asking people for the correct language to use when addressing parties in the courtroom.

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Faculty of Arts

Meet the 2021 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 15, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2021 undergraduate academic medal winners

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Faculty of Arts

Arts grad ends degree with Creative Expression Award

June 11, 2021 — 
Rebecca Simiyu [BA/2021] looks back fondly at her time in the Faculty of Arts ending with an award

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Faculty of Arts

Creative voice shines light on women’s stories

October 16, 2020 — 
Get to know Dr. Nancy Kang, a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Transnational Feminisms and Gender-Based Violence and an Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies in the Faculty of Arts.

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A protestor holds a sign that reads End Systemic Racism

Research and International

How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: The power of everyday actions can bring about change

July 6, 2020 — 
We live in a world where “normal” means systemic injustice that has become only more intense and apparent during COVID–19.

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Dr. Adele Perry

Faculty of Arts

Perry named CHRR Director

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.

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Free public lecture ‘Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work’

September 26, 2019 — 
Sara Ahmed, a feminist writer and independent scholar who works at the intersection of feminist, queer and race studies, will deliver a free public lecture on Oct. 2.

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Faculty of Arts

Arts undergrads gather to share research

April 12, 2019 — 
On March 28, 2019, 24 Arts undergraduate students proudly presented their research projects at the 7th annual Arts Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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Group photo of Students from R. D. Parker Collegiate visiting Women's and Gender Studies at the U of M

Faculty of Arts

SHE group gets glimpse of life as U of M student

March 17, 2019 — 
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program in the Faculty of Arts hosted a group of students from R. D. Parker Collegiate on March 1, 2019. Women’s and Gender Studies major Morgan Hanson-Oliveira acted as their guide and takes us through their campus visit.

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The Conversation: The enduring contributions of African American women writers

February 22, 2019 — 
These women have completed the groundwork — and hard work — of envisioning a more just, inclusive society going forward.

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