History News

2021

September

Scott De Groot - UWinnipeg Alumni

Fri. Sep. 24, 2021 12:00 AM
Former Riley Post doctoral fellow and UWinnipeg alumni, Scott DeGroot. For full story: Scott DeGroot Read More


March

New Iceland: Drawing Parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and smallpox

Tue. Mar. 9, 2021 3:56 PM
CTV National News interviewed History's own Dr. Ryan Eyford on his expertise regarding the parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and... Read More



2020

December

Advancing and Mobilizing Indigenous Tuberculosis Knowledge

Mon. Dec. 14, 2020 10:00 AM
WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Mary Jane McCallum and Dr. Erin Millions were awarded 520 k for their historical, community-based research... Read More


November

Apply today for the "Robert and Kathryn Young Scholarship in European History

Thu. Nov. 5, 2020 12:00 AM
 Apply today for the "Robert and Kathryn Young Scholarship in European History" This scholarship, with an approximate value of... Read More



2019

September

Reclaiming Power and Place: The Work of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Mon. Sep. 16, 2019 12:00 AM
A Public Lecture by Dr. Karine Duhamel, PhD Former Director of Research, National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and... Read More


June

Dr. MaryJane McCallum and UManitoba's Dr. Adele Perry win Aboriginal History Book Prize

Mon. Sep. 16, 2019 12:00 AM
Dr. MaryJane McCallum Full Professor in the Faculty of Arts, Department of History along with Dr. Adele Perry From the University of Manitoba... Read More


The 2019 Riley Lecture in Canadian History: Dr. Brenda Macdougall

Fri. Jun. 21, 2019 12:00 AM
Dr. Brenda Macdougall, Chair in Métis Research at the University of Ottawa, will deliver the 2019 Riley Lecture in Canadian History at... Read More


February

Dr. Erin Millions

Tue. Feb. 26, 2019 12:00 AM
Dr. Erin Millions is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the project “Indigenous Histories of Tuberculosis in Manitoba,... Read More



2018

May

Food History project - Janis Thiessen

Thu. May. 24, 2018 10:00 AM
Professor Janis Thiessen begins the Food History Project.  The Winnipeg Free Press, with it's latest article on Janis's... Read More



2017

October

Food History Research - Professor Janis Thiessen

Wed. Oct. 18, 2017 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Janis Thiessen, Associate Professor (History) and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at The University of... Read More


September

Dr. Maureen Lux

Mon. Sep. 11, 2017 3:59 PM
Maureen K. Lux teaches Canadian and Indigenous history at Brock University. Her book, Medicine That Walks: Medicine, Disease and Canadian Plains... Read More


The Riley Lectures presents: Dr. Sean Kheraj

Mon. Sep. 11, 2017 3:00 PM
This public lecture will examine the social and environmental consequences of the history of the development, operation, and regulation of oil... Read More


July

Teaching History Summer Institute - 2017

Mon. Sep. 11, 2017 3:00 PM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
The University of Winnipeg, Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, and Manitoba Education present: "Why We Are All Treaty People": New... Read More


May

History of Art Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship winners

Tue. May. 16, 2017 10:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
The Department of History wants to congratulate it's 3 Art History students on earning the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee... Read More


Dr. Delia Gavrus - Chancellor Research Chair

Fri. May. 5, 2017 12:00 PM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Dr. Delia Gavrus named Chancellor Research Chair - 2017 For more information click here. Read More


February

Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield-The Riley Lectures - 2017

Thu. Feb. 9, 2017 9:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield is the 2017 Riley Lecturer Esteemed writer and associate professor of history at the University of Vermont, Dr. Harvey... Read More



2016

December

Riley Postdoctoral Fellowship in Canadian History

Thu. Feb. 9, 2017 9:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Riley-Postdoc information. Read More


October

New course offering in History for Winter term 2017

Mon. Oct. 3, 2016 2:00 PM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
HIST-2328-050  Anti Semitism and The Holocaust This course studies the origins and execution of Hitler's "Final Solution"... Read More


September

The Riley Leture Series in Canadian History: Writing Biography without a Safety Net

Thu. Sep. 29, 2016 12:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Featured Speaker: DR. VERONICA STRONG-BOAGProfessor Emerita, UBC Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice /... Read More


The Riley Leture Series in Canadian History: Only the Brave

Thu. Sep. 29, 2016 12:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Featured Speaker: DR. VERONICA STRONG-BOAGProfessor Emerita, UBC Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice /... Read More


The Department of History Faculty Seminar Series

Wed. Sep. 21, 2016 8:30 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Of Brambles and Buffalo: The Making of the HIST-3573 Bison Ranch Field Course in Northern Palins Indigenous Material Culture. A Presentation by... Read More


Lunch and Learn with Professor Paul Lawrie

Thu. Sep. 15, 2016 11:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
At noon on Monday, September 26, 2016      The University Club will hold its 21st Hot Lunch Speakers’... Read More


Are you interested in being a tutor?

Wed. Sep. 7, 2016 12:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
The Department of History and Bachelor of Education Access Program, Winnipeg Education Centre (WEC) at the University of Winnipeg welcome inquiries... Read More


April

Material Culture in Indigenous History - July 4th-15th, 2016

Wed. Apr. 6, 2016 12:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
JULY 4th-15th, 2016 HIST-3573/3 - HIST-4573/3 In this experiential-learning course, we explore various ways in which Indigenous and European... Read More


Teaching History Summer Institute 2016

Wed. Apr. 6, 2016 12:00 AM Mon. Jul. 17, 2017 9:30 AM - Wed. Jul. 19, 2017 4:00 PM
The University of Winnipeg and Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning presents: New Perspectives on the History of Women in Canada July 5-6,... Read More



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