Mavis Reimer

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Mavis Reimer
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Mavis Reimer
Professor and Dean

English and Graduate Studies

  • 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
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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Axworthy Lecture: Jason Hickel to speak on ‘Imperialism, Ecological Breakdown, and the Degrowth Imperative’

Renowned author and economic anthropologist Dr. Jason Hickel will deliver the next Axworthy Distinguished Lecture on November 3. The post Axworthy...

Pathway to Graduate Studies 2021

UWinnipeg’s Pathway to Graduate Studies (P2GS) program returned this summer offering ten Indigenous students research opportunities in science,...

Meet UWinnipeg Indigenous Summer Scholar Ben Roloff

Ben Roloff is spending his summer exploring soundscapes, and loving it, as part of the production team for the Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw...

Celebrating Indigenous Summer Scholars

Canada's National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place Sunday, June 21; a time to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding...