Entries Tagged as 'English'

New Writer-in-Residence pushing boundaries

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Education, English, News Release, Outreach, Students, arts

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) is pleased to announce the arrival of Louise Wallwein, its new Writer-in-Residence. Wallwein will hold the position into early April 2014.

Of her new post, Wallwein says, “I am utterly honored and delighted to be Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral […]

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Fellowships in creative writing and oral culture

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, English, Environment and Geography, History, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, arts, human ecology

Two University of Manitoba graduate students are recipients of fellowships that will enable their studies on the human face of Arctic sovereignty and an examination of Franco-manitoban identity.
The C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture fund graduate students working in the areas of creative writing and/or oral culture. The recipients […]

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(Song)Writers-in-Residence

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · English, Media, Music, News Release, arts

The University of Manitoba Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) is pleased to announce the arrival of Christine Fellows and John K. Samson, its new Writers-in-Residence. They will hold the position through December 13, 2013.
Fellows, a singer/songwriter and interdisciplinary collaborator, and Samson, The Weakerthans songwriter/front man and managing editor of ARP Books, will […]

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Multitalented Irish storyteller now in residence at U of M

January 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, English, Media, Music, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, arts

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture is pleased to announce the arrival of Clare Muireann Murphy, its new Storyteller-in-Residence. Murphy will hold the position into early April 2013.
Of her new post, Murphy says, “I am utterly honored and delighted to be Storyteller-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral […]

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Arts student named 97th Rhodes Scholar is high achiever in classroom, and on stage

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments · English, Film, News Release, Students, arts

The University of Manitoba is honoured to announce that Faculty of Arts student Thomas Toles is the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship for 2013. The U of M is one of the leading institutions in Canada for numbers of Rhodes Scholars, and continues to be the alma mater for more Rhodes Scholars than any other […]

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Where do human rights come from?

January 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Architecture, English, History, Indigenous, Law, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, arts, political studies

What are human rights and where do they come from? And how would a museum convey this kind of information to a visitor?
Critical Conversations: The Idea of a Human Rights Museum is a seminar series designed to discuss issues surrounding the Canadian Museum of Human Rights now under development in Winnipeg.
The next public event is […]

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Happy Birthday, King James Bible!

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Archives, English, Fine Art, History, Images, News Release, arts

It’s the 400th Birthday of the King James Bible!
In 1897, the Reverend Daniel Greatorex, Vicar of St. Paul’s Whitechapel, donated a rare edition of the 1611 King James Bible to St. John’s College, now part of the University of Manitoba.
This year, 2011, is therefore the 400th anniversary of the printing of that Bible, now one […]

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