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Women's and Gender Studies News



Angela Failler is helping Canadians discover the gaps in our collective memory

Wed. Jul. 3, 2024 12:00 PM
A recent feature in University Affairs celebrates Dr. Angela Failler's work as the Canada Research Chair in culture and public memory and... Read More


Calling all Women's & Gender Studies and Disability Studies students! Applications open for the WGS/DS Colloquium

Fri. Mar. 15, 2024 11:00 AM
Are you a Women's & Gender Studies (WGS) or Disability Studies (DS) student at UW? Are you taking a UW course with feminist, queer, trans,... Read More

Welcome, Dr. Aarzoo Singh!

Mon. Mar. 4, 2024 12:00 AM
Dr. Aarzoo Singh joined the Department of Women's and Gender Studies as an Assistant Professor in summer 2023. Dr. Tracy Whalen, Acting Dean... Read More



The Air India bombing and the contours of public memory

Mon. Nov. 27, 2023 12:00 AM
In June, an Angus Reid Poll pointed to how few Canadians remember the 1985 Air India bombing, which the Canadian government has called the... Read More


Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai named 2023 Chancellor’s Research Chair

Tue. Jun. 27, 2023 8:30 AM
Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai has been named The University of Winnipeg's 2023 Chancellor's Research Chair. Associate Professor and Chair of the... Read More


how to listen to the heartbeat of a blue whale: a more-than-human hex score

Fri. May. 19, 2023 12:00 AM
how to listen to the heartbeat of a blue whale is an excerpt from Violet’s Impossible Garden, a queer sequel to the gritty, poetic... Read More


22ND Annual Women's & Gender Studies and Disability Studies Colloquium

Mon. Mar. 13, 2023 9:00 AM
Join us for a variety of presentations from WGS and DIS students. All who are interested may attend! Saturday, April 8, 20239:15 - 4:30 in Rooom... Read More

Calling all Women's & Gender Studies and Disability Studies Students

Mon. Mar. 6, 2023 9:00 AM
Are you a Women's & Gender Studies (WGS) or Disability Studies (DS) student at UWinnipeg? Are you taking a course with feminist, queer,... Read More

International Women’s Day 2023

Mon. Mar. 6, 2023 12:00 AM
Dr. Fiona Green, one of the fabulous Professors in the Women's and Gender Studies Department. Dr. Green was highlighted as one of nine... Read More


The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies Statement

Tue. Feb. 28, 2023 12:00 AM
It has come to our attention that there is a talk on March 3rd in the Department of Political Science at the University of Winnipeg. The... Read More

Interested in doing a project with an intersectional feminist organization?

Mon. Feb. 27, 2023 9:00 AM
Consider Women's and Gender Studies Practicum WGS-4000-9, FW 2023-24. Work with community agencies, government, educational, or social change... Read More



Book Release, OCT 7 -2022

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022 12:00 AM
The collection, Parenting/Internet/Kids: Domesticating Technologies, co-edited by Dr. Fiona Joy Green (Department of Women’s and Gender... Read More


SWARM artist collective creates buzz at Gallery 1C03

Fri. Mar. 25, 2022 12:00 AM
Through beading technologies, digital worlding, embroidery, sculpture, storytelling, poetics, sound, and performance works, the SWARM artist... Read More



Lara Rae named one of Manitoba’s 150 Women Trailblazers

Thu. Jan. 28, 2021 12:00 AM
Lara Rae, one of our fabulous contract faculty members in WGS, has recently been announced as one of the recipients of Manitoba’s 150... Read More



Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai receives Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service

Wed. Oct. 2, 2019 9:00 AM
WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will acknowledge six outstanding members of the UWinnipeg community at the... Read More


Frozen Justice videos explore Canadian crime film research

Mon. May. 13, 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce the launch of a new video series looking at how crime is depicted in Canadian... Read More



A tale of two centres at UWinnipeg

Dec 18, 2018 12:00 AM 

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the official opening of the Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) and the re-opening of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC)...Read More





New Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM 

The Government of Canada has announced a major investment in research excellence at The University of Winnipeg, with Dr. Angela Failler’s appointment as a new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory — an award valued at $500,000 over five years...Read More