Entries Tagged as 'English'

Welcome for new Storyteller-In-Residence

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, English, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Sports, arts

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrick Ryan will be the Fall 2011 Storyteller/Writer-in-Residence. Ryan will be in residence from September 19 to December 7, 2011, and will be available, by appointment, to mentor storytellers and creative writers who wish to improve their craft. […]

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In Blackest Night! Avengers Assemble! Holy Summer Session!

April 13th, 2011 · No Comments · English, Film, Media, News Release, Students

Okay, everyone, it’s time to get your geek on.
During Summer Session 2011 at the University of Manitoba, you can learn all about your favourite comic book heroes, and maybe even get credit for it.
Daily, throughout the month of May (and finishing with a final exam), you can take a course titled The Comic Book Film […]

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Writer-in-Residence Ready to Receive Writers

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments · English, News Release

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture is pleased to announce that Méira Cook has been selected to fill the post of Winter 2011 Writer-in-Residence.
Cook will be in residence from January 6 to April 29, 2011, and will be available, by appointment, to mentor creative writers who wish to improve their […]

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News Release: Writer-in-Residence Welcomed

September 14th, 2010 · No Comments · English, News Release, arts

The University of Manitoba’s Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture is pleased to announce the arrival of Ignatius Mabasa, its new Writer/Storyteller-in-Residence. Mabasa will hold the position through December 2010.
A poet, novelist and storyteller from Zimbabwe, Mabasa will visit classes, mentor writers and storytellers, and give several performances throughout the fall term. In addition […]

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News Release: Cree Oral History and Culture

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Aboriginal, English, History, News Release, arts

This summer the University of Manitoba’s Summer Institute is offering a new and unique series of courses called Cree Language and Narrative.The three-week interdisciplinary session, under the umbrella of University of Manitoba Extended Education, focuses on language structure, the teaching and speaking of Cree and the Cree oral storytelling tradition.
Between July 26 and August 13, […]

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News Release: Gothic and Zombie Tales Garner Funding

July 7th, 2010 · No Comments · English, History, News Release, Students, arts, graduate studies

Two students in the department of English, Film & Theatre have been given scholarships to create some literary eeriness. One is developing a Canadian Gothic novel and the other is dead-set on zombies and robots.
The C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture fund graduate students working in the areas of […]

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News Release: Storytelling Festival Really Talks the Talk

May 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, English, Music, News Release, Outreach

The 5th Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival: Storytelling on the Path to Peace runs today, Wednesday, May 12, 2010, through Saturday, May 15, 2010.
“Because storytelling is at the heart of peacemaking, the festival nurtures the art of spoken-word storytelling in Winnipeg and the role of storytelling for peace and renewing community,” says Jessica Senehi, Mauro Centre […]

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