Faculty of Arts News



MAIG student defends thesis

Wed. May. 9, 2018 12:00 AM
From left: Dr. Shailesh Shukla (Thesis Supervisor and Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies), Dr. Gabriel Nemoga (Professor, Indigenous... Read More


CJ: Upcoming conference "Accessing Justice"

Fri. Apr. 6, 2018 4:00 PM
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (CIJS) and the Department of Criminal Justice present: "Accessing Justice: Interdisciplinary... Read More

CJ: Journal launch - Volume 7

Fri. Apr. 6, 2018 10:00 AM
The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (IJR), Volume 7: Representing Justice is open access and online now! The editors invite... Read More


Launch of the Arts Bookshelf

Thu. Mar. 15, 2018 9:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the "Arts Bookshelf". Faculty members are invited to submit information about... Read More

Arts at Open House - with a little R&B!

Fri. Feb. 23, 2018 4:00 PM
Anthony Sannie, UWinnipeg Arts student and rap/R&B artist, with Jaqueline McLeod Rogers, Acting Associate Dean of Arts at the UWinnipeg's... Read More



Arts alumni support the WAG

Mon. Dec. 18, 2017 2:00 PM
Estelle Sures (left) and Esme Scarlett at the 2017 Associates' holiday party at the WAG UWinnipeg Arts Alumni Esme Scarlett and Estelle Sures... Read More

Catherine Taylor speaks with CBC's Ismaila Alfa on "Up to Speed"

Tue. Dec. 5, 2017 9:00 AM
In response to the federal government’s historic apology to LGBT2S people in the House of Commons on November 28, 2017, CBC invited... Read More

Introducing new Department Assistants in Arts

Mon. Dec. 4, 2017 9:00 AM
We are pleased to welcome new Department Assistants in three departments. In July, Melinda Tallin started her position in the Department of Theatre... Read More


MOD profs publish new books

Mon. Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Congratulations to professors in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Adina Balint and Jorge Machín-Lucas, both of whom... Read More

New faculty members in Arts

Fri. Nov. 17, 2017 9:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to introduce new faculty members in six departments. "I am very pleased to welcome such a diverse and... Read More


Arts research award recipients

Sun. Oct. 15, 2017 9:00 AM
The Award for Achievement in Scholarly or Creative Activity is given annually during the academic year (September-August), normally (i) to... Read More

SOC prof publishes two books

Wed. Oct. 11, 2017 9:00 AM
Congratulations to Dr. Kimberley Ducey, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, on her recent publication of two books. The first of... Read More

New MA program in Criminal Justice

Tue. Oct. 3, 2017 2:00 PM
Dr. Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, Criminal Justice(Photo credit: Naniece Ibrahim)As Dr. Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice,... Read More

MLL: International Conference

Tue. Oct. 3, 2017 10:00 AM
Adina Balint of the Department of Modern Languages The international and bilingual conference Rencontre des imaginaires, imaginaires... Read More


2017 Bonnycastle Lecture: "UniverCities"

Fri. Sep. 8, 2017 10:00 AM
Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut will give this year's Bonnycastle Lecture. Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin is the... Read More

APTN features MA student

Fri. Sep. 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Crystal Flamand (centre) with Dr. Glenn Moulaison, Chair of the Practicum Defense, and members of her examination committee from left to right: Dr.... Read More


Introducing our new Associate Dean

Thu. Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 AM
Dr. Catherine Taylor is Professor of Rhetoric & Communications, Professor of Education, and Director of the RISE Research Program on... Read More


Arts Faculty Award Recipients announced

Thu. Jun. 15, 2017 9:00 AM
Clockwise from top right: Curt Pankratz, Tanya Narozhna, Colin Goff, Christopher Brauer Each year, the Faculty of Arts celebrates excellence with... Read More


RHET prof co-authors book on writing

Tue. May. 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Dr. Jennifer Clary-Lemon (photo supplied)Jennifer Clary-Lemon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications.... Read More

POL prof returns to UWinnipeg

Wed. May. 17, 2017 12:00 AM
Dr. Shannon Sampert interviewed then Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in June 2014 while she was the Perspectives and Politics Editor of the Winnipeg... Read More

Assoc Prof receives teaching award

Tue. May. 16, 2017 11:00 AM
Dr. Colin Goff, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, has received this year’s “Faculty of Arts Excellence in... Read More

Asst Prof receives teaching award

Mon. May. 15, 2017 1:00 PM
Dr. Curt Pankratz Teaching Statement: As teachers, we are sort of like ambassadors to critical thought. Part of the job is to demonstrate how an... Read More


Conference invitation for RHET prof

Tue. Apr. 25, 2017 3:00 PM
Jason Hannan (Photo credit: Rachel Berg)In response to his book, Truth in the Public Sphere (Lexington, 2016), Dr. Jason Hannan, Assistant... Read More

RHET prof publishes - again

Fri. Apr. 21, 2017 9:00 AM
Matthew Flisfeder (Photo credit: Naniece Ibrahim) He’s done it again. Dr. Matthew Flisfeder, still in his first year here at UWinnipeg as... Read More


Meet next Chair of SOC

Thu. Mar. 2, 2017 1:00 PM
Dr. Colin Goff will be the Chair of the Department of Sociology as of July 1, 2017. After completing his dissertation (University of California),... Read More


Arts Teaching Awards: Call for nominations

Tue. Jan. 31, 2017 9:00 AM
Do you have an amazing prof who teaches in the Faculty of Arts? You can nominate them for a Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching... Read More

Launch celebrates "Crossings"

Mon. Jan. 30, 2017 9:00 AM
"Crossings, Number 1" will be available online and is available now at the UWinnipeg Bookstore. Cover art by Rachel Berg.There was... Read More

WGS: New Chair Dr. Roewan Crowe

Thu. Jan. 26, 2017 9:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to welcome Dr. Roewan Crowe as Chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies as of January 1, 2017 for... Read More

SOC update: interview with Catherine Hunter

Wed. Jan. 25, 2017 11:00 AM
It’s been a year and a half since Catherine Hunter, Professor and past Chair of English, assumed her two-year term as Acting Chair of... Read More

Looking forward: SOC Honours program open to new admissions

Wed. Jan. 18, 2017 11:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Sociology has a long-standing tradition of graduating Honours students who continue on in... Read More

EALC: calligraphy contest winners

Wed. Jan. 18, 2017 12:00 AM
Dr. Jeffrey Newmark of the East Asian Languages and Cultures Program is proud to announce the results of the Japanese Language Program's... Read More



Sociology prof co-edits special issue of journal

Mon. Oct. 31, 2016 11:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is very pleased to announce that the special issue of Studies in Social Justice, 10:1, 2016 is now available. Dr.... Read More

REL: Interview with UW Alumna Chelsea Caldwell

Mon. Oct. 24, 2016 10:00 AM
Chelsea Caldwell is in her third year at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, focusing on international law, social justice, and... Read More

"Pathways to Reconciliation": Students reflect on their learning

Tue. Oct. 11, 2016 9:00 AM
This spring, six undergraduate and graduate students took a Special Topics course in the Department of Indigenous Studies, “Pathways to... Read More

IS: Ojibwe lab monitor still needed

Tue. Oct. 11, 2016 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg's Indigenous Studies Department is seeking one Lab Monitor for the 2016-17 Fall & Winter terms for Introductory... Read More

New faculty members in Arts

Thu. Oct. 6, 2016 12:00 PM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to introduce new faculty members in six departments. Glenn Moulaison comments that "As Dean of Arts, I'm... Read More

Prof's work featured on the "Nature of Things: Pompeii's People"

Wed. Oct. 5, 2016 11:00 AM
Dr. Michael MacKinnon (photo supplied) In this year’s premiere of CBC’s "The Nature of Things", longtime host Dr.... Read More

CJ prof publishes "Behind the Walls"

Tue. Oct. 4, 2016 9:00 AM
Dr. Michael Weinrath, Criminal Justice(Photo credit: Steven Kohm) Calling on his extensive experience in community and institutional corrections,... Read More


Meet Nyala Ali

Mon. Sep. 26, 2016 9:00 AM
Nyala Ali, Classics, Philosophy, and Women's and Gender Studies (Photo credit: Rachel Berg) Nyala Ali is the new Department Assistant for the... Read More

Lab Monitors needed: Introductory Cree & Ojibwe classes

Tue. Sep. 13, 2016 9:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg's Indigenous Studies Department is seeking two Lab Monitors for the 2016-17 Fall & Winter terms for... Read More

Arts Retirees in 2016

Fri. Sep. 2, 2016 10:00 AM
As we approach the new academic year, you may notice changes in some areas. People who were once the face of the department, or who played a... Read More


Feature on IS field courses

Fri. Jul. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Dr. Shailesh Shukla, Associate Professor in the Department of Indigenous Studies, led two Indigenous Studies field courses this spring and summer:... Read More


Arts Faculty Award recipients announced

Thu. Jun. 30, 2016 3:00 PM
Clockwise from top right: Jonathon Franklin, Bruno Cornellier, Helen Lepp Friesen, Lisa Sinclair, Margaret Sweatman (Photo credit: Fiona Green)The... Read More

2016 Convocation

Fri. Jun. 10, 2016 12:00 PM
June 9th was a beautiful summer morning as friends and family of the University of Winnipeg’s Arts graduates gathered to celebrate their... Read More


Report on "Placing Justice"

Fri. Jun. 17, 2016 2:00 PM
Dr. Steven Kohm, Criminal Justice (Photo credit: Rachel Berg)Placing Justice, which ran from May 9 - 11, is the most recent in a series of... Read More


Indigenous Medicine Workshop

Mon. Apr. 18, 2016 9:00 AM
Osh Ki ma chi say (New Beginning): Conversations with Elders on Indigenous Medicine and Science From left: David Henrichs, Manitoba Metis... Read More

THFM prof's work shortlisted for Griffin Poetry Prize

Tue. Apr. 12, 2016 2:00 PM
The finalists for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize have been announced and Professor Per Brask of the Department of Theatre and Film, along with... Read More


French prof publishes new book

Tue. Mar. 29, 2016 4:00 PM
Dr. Adina Balint, Assistant Professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, recently published a monograph on the 2008... Read More

EALC: UWinnipeg hosts Japanese Language Speech Contest

Thu. Mar. 24, 2016 9:00 AM
Winner of the Introductory Division of the 28th Annual Manitoba Japanese Speech Contest, Regina Barrameda with Heini Lee (right), Teaching... Read More

CAS Travel Awards recipients announced

Thu. Mar. 17, 2016 12:00 PM
Dean of Arts, Dr. Glenn Moulaison, is pleased to announce recipients of the Faculty of Arts Contract Academic Staff (CAS) Travel Awards. The Arts... Read More

Playwright's new work premieres at PTE

Sat. Mar. 14, 2015 2:00 PM
Winnipeg's award-winning playwright, Rick Chafe, is the University of Winnipeg's 2016 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. This month,... Read More


Word Arts: A First Step to 1000 Miles

Mon. Feb. 29, 2016 1:00 PM
Some of the authors and the faculty instructors who contributed to "Word Arts: A First Step to 1000 Miles" It's a first step, but... Read More

EALC: Second Annual Calligraphy Contest

Thu. Feb. 11, 2016 9:00 AM
Dr. Jeffrey Newmark of the East Asian Languages and Cultures Program is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Japanese Calligraphy... Read More

New Acting Chair for WGS

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce that Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, is the Acting Chair of... Read More

CLASS talk with Dr. Roewan Crowe

Mon. Feb. 1, 2016 12:00 PM
This fall, University of Winnipeg’s Centre for the Liberal Arts and Secular Society (CLASS) offered a Fall Institute,... Read More


RHET Chair interviewed on CTV

Fri. Jan. 8, 2016 9:00 AM
Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers, Professor and Chair of the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, was interviewed on CTV's Morning... Read More



UIC prof comments in WFP

Tue. Dec. 8, 2015 11:00 AM
Dr. Shauna MacKinnon of the Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies is an activist academic teaching and learning in Winnipeg’s... Read More

News from Religion and Culture

Tue. Dec. 1, 2015 12:00 AM
REL/EALC Newsletter Fall 2015Contributors: Jane Barter, Rachel Berg, Shanae Blaquiere, Carlos Colorado, Peggy Day, Rory Dickson, Mark Graham,... Read More


Celebrating Student Research Excellence: Crossings

Mon. Nov. 30, 2015 9:00 AM
Crossings is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic student journal published annually with a mandate to showcase outstanding undergraduate... Read More

Student Ideas & Coffee

Tue. Nov. 17, 2015 11:00 AM
Last Thursday evening, the HIVE provided the perfect setting for the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications' third annual Student... Read More

THFM Production Schedule for 2016-17 available

Thu. Nov. 12, 2015 11:00 AM
The Department of Theatre and Film's production schedule for 2016-17 is now available. The first production of the new season will be... Read More

Conflicting reports concern Poli Sci prof

Tue. Nov. 10, 2015 11:00 AM
Political Science prof, Dr. Aaron Moore, a specialist in municipal government, recently expressed concern over conflicting reports from the union... Read More


Journal Issue Launch

Mon. Oct. 26, 2015 9:00 AM
Faculty of Arts professors, Dr. Angela Failler (Chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies), Dr. Peter Ives (Department of... Read More

New energy in ancient study - Classics Feature Part 4

Fri. Oct. 16, 2015 12:00 PM
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s exhibit, Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, brings to us more than 160 classical treasures from... Read More

IS students produce video

Thu. Oct. 15, 2015 11:00 AM
The Sagey Saints, four students in this year's Summer Field School in Ethnobotany, produced a video, "Indigenous Medicinal Plants,"... Read More


Riley Fellowship Lecture to be given by Dr. Alessandro Portelli

Wed. Sep. 23, 2015 11:00 AM
H. Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History Presents: "On the Uses of Memory," a lecture by Riley Fellow Dr. Alessandro Portelli,... Read More

CJ alumna wins prestigious award

Mon. Sep. 21, 2015 9:00 AM
University of Winnipeg Arts alumna, Melissa Cattini, was awarded the prestigious A. Montague Israels, Q.C. Prize at the Call to the Bar Ceremony on... Read More

CAC's Western Canada Tour Lecture comes to UW - Classics Feature Part 3

Wed. Sep. 16, 2015 12:00 PM
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s exhibit, Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, brings to us more than 160 classical treasures from... Read More

Conference on "Methodologies in Ancient Material Culture" - Classics Feature Part 1

Wed. Sep. 2, 2015 3:00 PM
An international conference, Methodologies in A  ncient Material Culture, is being hosted at the University of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg... Read More

2015-16 Bonnycastle Lecture - Classics Feature Part 2

Tue. Mar. 10, 2015 12:00 AM
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s exhibit, Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, brings to us more than 160 classical treasures from... Read More


New faculty member in WFP weekend feature

Mon. Aug. 31, 2015 10:00 AM
For new Women's and Gender Studies prof, Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai, it might be a new position, but coming to Winnipeg, and the University of... Read More

Arts welcomes new faculty members

Wed. Aug. 26, 2015 12:00 PM
The Faculty of Arts welcomes new faculty members in several departments. Dr. William Rory Dickson, Department of Religion and Culture Dr. Dickson... Read More

Arts introduces new Acting Chairs

Wed. Aug. 26, 2015 11:00 AM
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce the appointments of Acting Chairs in two departments. Dr. Jane Cahill, Acting Chair of Modern Languages... Read More

Arts hosts New Faculty Orientation

Fri. Aug. 14, 2015 12:00 PM
This year, it was the turn of the Faculty of Arts to host the New Faculty Orientation. The event was held on Thursday, August 13 and included new... Read More


French Studies alumnus awarded major bursary

Wed. Jul. 29, 2015 2:00 PM
Ryan Winning graduated with a B.A. Honours in French Studies from the University of Winnipeg in June 2014 and has now completed the first year of... Read More

Arts profs awarded major grants for Indigenous health research

Tue. Jul. 28, 2015 9:00 AM
Two Faculty of Arts professors have been awarded major grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support their work in... Read More

Arts Faculty Awards Recipients Named

Fri. Jul. 10, 2015 12:00 PM
In 2013, the Faculty of Arts created two awards to recognize excellence: one in teaching, and the other in research, scholarship, or creative... Read More


UWinnipeg students present at study of comics conference in Toronto

Tue. May. 5, 2015 9:00 AM
Two UWinnipeg students are delivering papers at the upcoming conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics in Toronto, to be... Read More

UWinnipeg Manitoba Book Award Winners

Tue. May. 5, 2015 9:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg would like to congratulate all those writers nominated for the 2015 Manitoba Book Awards with a special mention to those... Read More

UIC prof's new blog post: "Inclusive Urban Development and Poverty Reduction"

Fri. May. 1, 2015 12:00 PM
Shauna MacKinnon of the Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies is an activist academic teaching and learning in Winnipeg’s... Read More


CJ hosts conference: Visualizing Justice

Thu. Apr. 23, 2015 12:00 PM
The Criminal Justice Department at UWinnipeg will be hosting the annual justice conference, May 7-9, 2015. The event is organized in conjunction... Read More

Poli Sci students head to NYC

Mon. Apr. 20, 2015 9:00 AM
The Manitoba Chair of Global Governance Studies (MCGGS) is a funded research chair that involves a collaboration of the University of Winnipeg and... Read More

UVic's Dr. Michael Masson to Give Keynote at PSYC Conference

Thu. Apr. 9, 2015 12:00 AM
Dr. Masson earned his B.A. at the University of British Columbia, and his M.A. and Ph.D at the University of Colorado. Now Professor of Psychololgy... Read More


Summer Field School in Ethnobotany to run again in 2015

Mon. Mar. 23, 2015 9:00 AM
After a highly successful first run last summer, the Department of Indigenous Studies is pleased to announce that the summer field school in... Read More

Event celebrates publication of book on Marshall McLuhan

Thu. Mar. 12, 2015 3:00 PM
In celebration of the publication of a new book on Marshall McLuhan, "Finding McLuhan: the Mind, the Man, and the Message," and as part... Read More

CJ welcomes UofM's Dr. Steven Lecce

Wed. Mar. 11, 2015 9:00 AM
The Department of Criminal Justice presents Dr. Steven Lecce: Does it matter why we have kids? Procreative motives, public policy, and the liberal... Read More

UW profs support new Indigenous course requirement

Tue. Mar. 10, 2015 12:00 AM
An op-ed piece by Dr. Angela Armstrong, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the... Read More

EALC student takes first place in competition

Thu. Mar. 5, 2015 11:00 AM
One of our students, Samantha (Sam) Cahatol, has won the introductory level* of the 27th Annual Manitoba Japanese Speech Contest that was held on... Read More


Jane Goodall to participate in UW Institute

Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 12:00 PM
A Fall term course in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications is already making headlines, as in a recent Winnipeg Free Press... Read More

Call for Papers: Mental Health as a Social Justice Issue

Thu. Feb. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Studies in Social Justice is seeking contributions for its upcoming special issue, "Mental Health as Social Justice Issue: Beyond... Read More

UIC prof's analysis piece in WFP

Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 9:00 AM
Dr. Jim Silver is Chair of the Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies and is the author of "About Canada: Poverty" published in 2014... Read More

Get Organized! UICS Speaker Series Event

Mon. Feb. 24, 2014 9:00 AM
Come out and hear Brigette DePape and Michael Redhead Champagne on Wednesday, February 25 at 11:30 AM at 527 Selkirk Avenue (Downstairs). Brigette... Read More


POL prof's opinion piece in WFP

Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 9:00 AM
Dr. Peter Ives is a Professor of Political Science whose research interests include the role of language in political and democratic theory,... Read More

CLAS to host CACW Conference 2015

Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 9:00 AM
The Classical Association of Canada West (CACW) conference will be held at the University of Winnipeg on March 6 & 7, 2015. This conference... Read More

Arts welcomes Riley Fellowship Scholar

Tue. Jan. 27, 2015 9:00 AM
Riley Fellowship Scholar, Stacey Zembrzycki of Concordia University, will be giving a public talk at the Oral History Centre the evening of... Read More

RHET faculty member defends Ph.D. dissertation

Mon. Jan. 26, 2015 9:00 AM
Helen Lepp Friesen of the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, “Surrounded... Read More

RHET prof wins award

Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 12:00 PM
Dr. Jennifer Clary-Lemon is being awarded the 2014 Theresa Enos Anniversary Award for “Runner-Up for Best Essay” in Rhetoric... Read More

EALC students compete in Japanese calligraphy contest

Tue. Jan. 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Students in the University of Winnipeg's "Introduction to Japanese" language classes (EALC-1100) competed in the first University of... Read More

ENGL prof reviews new book on Wonder Woman

Tue. Jan. 13, 2015 12:00 PM
Brandon Christopher teaches literature in the Department of English. Recently, Christopher reviewed The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Harvard... Read More

CLAS celebrates its students

Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 12:00 AM
On Friday, November 28, 2014, the Department of Classics held its annual Student Appreciation Afternoon where the Department's faculty and... Read More

ENGL prof reviews new graphic narrative

Tue. Jan. 6, 2015 11:00 AM
Candida Rifkin is an associate professor in the Department of English. Her areas of specialty include Canadian literature, modernism, reading... Read More

Faculty of Arts accepting nominations for Arts teaching awards

Mon. Jan. 5, 2015 4:00 PM
The Faculty of Arts is now accepting nominations for the four Faculty of Arts Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Awards. This is the... Read More