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Mavis Reimer
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Mavis Reimer
Professor and Dean

Department:
English and Graduate Studies

Fields:
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Literature / Creative Writing
  • Youth
Areas of Expertise:
  • Graduate studies
  • Literary and cultural texts
  • Young people
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others
About:
Mavis Reimer is Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of English at the University of Winnipeg. She was the Canada Research Chair in Young People’s Texts and Cultures between 2005 and 2015, lead editor of the scholarly journal *Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures* between 2009 and 2015, and President of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature between 2011 and 2015. She is the founding director of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) at the University of Winnipeg; founding President of the Canadian-based Association for Research in Young People’s Cultures (ARCYP); an editor of five collections of scholarly essays, including *Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables* (1992, 2003) ; co-author, with Perry Nodelman, of the third edition of *The Pleasures of Children’s Literature*, a textbook used in universities around the world; and author of more than thirty scholarly essays and chapters on the subject of young people’s texts and cultures.

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My Headlines

Students share compelling Indigenous research

The University of Winnipeg hosted a special Three Minute Thesis competition  focused on Indigenous research with graduate students from UWinnipeg,...

Indigenous research receives $2.5 Million at UWinnipeg

In 1993, the remains of a Cree woman, who lived 350 years ago, were discovered at South Indian Lake in Manitoba. This archaeological discovery and...

UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for...

Pioneering appreciation for young people’s texts and cultures

The faculty profile on Dr. Mavis Reimer was originally published in the commemorative 2017 edition of UWinnipeg Magazine.