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2014 Colombia Field Course

2014 Spring and Summer Institutes

Global College is pleased to announce a tentative line-up of new courses for the spring and summer session:

  • Trafficking in Persons: Local to Global Dimensions (offered in-class and VOD) - HRGS-2650-750/758(3)
  • A Global History of Slavery, Indentured Labour and Sexuality 1700 to present (offered in-class and VOD) - HRGS-3324-750/758(3)/HIST-3124-750/758(3)
  • Investigative Journalism (offered in conjunction with the CBC and Holding to Power Account: Investigative Journalism, Human Rights, and Democracy) - HRGS-3650-050(3)/RHET-3330-050(3) - 
  • Religion and Culture: The Multifaith Society (with particular attention to issues related to secularism and human rights issues reflected in the proposed "Quebec Charter of Values") - HRGS-2650-001(3)/REL-2405-001(3)
  • Human Rights, Healing, and the Human Spirit: Restoring Justice after Atrocity (in-class and VOD) - HRGS-3650-750/758(3)
  • Adventures in Global Citizenship (offered in cooperation with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights) - HRGS-1600/2600-001(3)

Visit the Spring and Summer Institutes for more information.

What is Global College?

The University of Winnipeg Global College fosters global citizenship and engagement in human rights through interdisciplinary teaching, research, dialogue, and action in local and global communities.

Global College Students

Global College provides students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and community leaders with ways to interact on their diverse perspectives about global citizenship, human rights, and other issues affecting local and global communities.

Global College is an interdisciplinary collaboration in UWinnipeg that houses two academic programs:


Global College hosts three research and public education institutes:

Global College is a doorway to the community and the world. Each year we partner with community groups and NGOs to host or co-sponsor dozens of special lectures, conferences, workshops, or advocacy initiatives related to our mandate.

For a fuller description of Global College activities, see the 2011-2012 Global College Annual Report.

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