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Urban and Inner City Studies


UIC courses have spaces available including:

Confronting Racism (Issues in Urban and Inner-City Studies) Spring term: UIC-3100-001 (6)  Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

UIC-3100 (3) Confronting Rac (3 hrs Lecture) This course is offered on an occasional basis to focus the discussion of students and community resource people on specific issues that are of current interest to academics and practitioners in the field of Urban and Inner-City Studies. The topic will vary from year to year. This years topic is " Confronting Racism".

Community Development -Spring term: UIC-2001-001 (3) Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

This course is an introduction to the idea of community development and community economic development. The course considers the principles and philosophy of community development/community economic development, and examines the key elements of CD/CED including neighborhood revitalization,housing development and rehabilitation, employment development and training, and social enterprise.

Cross-listed: IS-2301

History of Education in the Inner-City -Spring term: UIC-2515-001 (3) Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

History of Education in Winnipeg's Inner-City (3 hrs Lecture) This course examines the history of education in Winnipeg's North End and broader inner city from the early 20th century to today. Particular attention is paid to those who have come to be identified as the "Other": eastern European immigrants early in the 20th century; Indigenous people and newcomers today. The relationship between poverty and educational outcomes is closely examined. Also emphasized are innovative educational strategies that have emerged in the inner city and that have been demonstrated to work well in improving educational outcomes.Restrictions: Students may not hold credit for this course and HIST-2515.

Inner-City Work/Study

Spring term: UIC-3230-001(6) Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Inner-City Work/Study (Project / Thesis | 3 hrs Seminar/Discussion) Inner-City Work Study is a summer intensive course that brings students from diverse backgrounds together to work and learn in the inner city. In the spirit of reconciliation and building bridges toward a city free from racism and exclusion, students explore theories of community practice toward transformative change, guided by anti-oppressive and social justice frameworks. Students put theory into practice through a paid 4-month summer internship with a community-based non-profit organization. The intensive work/study program provides students the unique opportunity to combine scholarly learning with summer employment where they will gain valuable experience while contribute to the inner-city community.