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2016 Spring Institute Speakers

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All guest lectures are free and open to the public. With the exception of Mayor Nenshi's Axworthy keynote, all lectures will take place in 2M70.  


Carlos Colorado

‘Secularism as a “Wicked Problem”’

Dr. Carlos Colorado, Associate Professor and Grad Chair , Religion and Culture

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Jane Barter Moulaison

‘A Tale of Two Cities: The Religious and Secular in Christian Thought ‘

Dr. Jane Barter, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Religion and Culture

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Diane Roussin

‘Ways of Knowing, Being, Feeling and Doing’

Diane Roussin, Project Director, the Winnipeg Boldness Project

Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Mark Ruml

Indigenous Spirituality, Healing, and Reconciliation’

Dr. Mark Ruml, Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Culture

Friday, May 27, 2016, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

‘Protecting Refugees: Why Should it be our Business to Protect Refugees?’

Abdi Ahmed, Coordinator, Immigration Partnership Winnipeg

Monday, May 30, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Roy Loewen

‘Mennonites and the Changing Face of Urban Migration in Winnipeg’

Dr. Royden Loewen, Professor, Department of History and Mennonite Studies

Monday, May 30, 2016, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, Delivering the 3rd Axworthy Lecture

Tuesday, May 31, 7pm, Duckworth Gym 

‘What Does Islam Say About That? Interpretive Trends and Identity Formation among Canadian Muslims.’  Panel with  Sumera Sahar

Dr. Rory Dickson, Assistant Professor, Department of Religion and Culture

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Sumera Sahar

‘What Does Islam Say About That? Interpretive Trends and Identity Formation among Canadian Muslims.’  Panel with Dr. Rory Dickson

Sumera Sahar, Community Advocate, Canadian Council of Muslim Women, and Independent Researcher

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Alison Marshal

'The Way of the Bachelor: Religious Ambivalence in Early Chinese Settlement in Manitoba'

Dr. Alison Marshall, Professor, Department of Religion, Brandon University

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Paul Lawrie

The Color of Hours: The Temporal Geographies of Race and Ruin in Post-industrial Urban America’

Dr. Paul Lawrie, Assistant Professor, Department of History

Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Bruno Cornellier

‘Quebec and Manitoba as French Canadian Locations and the ‘Doubly Complex Coloniality’ of French Canada’

Dr. Bruno Cornellier, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Monday, June 6, 2016, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Jenny Wills

'Narratives of Pi(e)ty and Transnational Adoption'

Dr. Jenny Wills, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Monday, June 6, 2016, 1:30-2:30 p.m.