In an effort to boost the outreach work that UMIH strives to do, we are delighted that we will be working with the University of Manitoba Press on a new collaborative series to promote their published works. This week marks the first of our collaborative efforts, launching two books exploring the Indigenous experience: Rene Meshake … Continue reading New Collaborations!
Welcome back to a new term with lots of exciting upcoming events at UMIH! Take a peek at our poster below for upcoming events and lectures. See you there!
Please join us at UMIH for a busy week! Starting Monday, November 4th, we are presenting two exciting lectures: "CARING FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND DECOLONIZATION" 1:00pm, 307 Tier Building Hannah Turner (UBC) The Research Cluster on Power and Resistance in Latin America Presents: "TZINTZUNTZAN, PLACE OF THE HUMMINGBIRDS -- AGAIN: INTERDISCIPLINARY AMBITIONS, ACHIEVEMENTS, REFLECTIONS" … Continue reading 3 Exciting Lectures Coming Up!
REPETITION, COLOR AND ALLEGORY IN MORRIS LOUIS Please join us for Shep Steiner's lecture on Thursday October 31st in 409 Tier. All are welcome!
The Prison Libraries Committee of the Manitoba Library Association is pleased to distribute a free copy of the chapbook Create! Words and Art from Women's Correctional Centre (volume 1). The UMIH is proud to host this publication. CLICK ON IMAGE IF DOWNLOAD DOES NOT APPEAR BELOW. PLC ChapbookDownload
Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan’s performance piece The Local Sky Tonight or What is Being Refusedwas originally commissioned as one of a series of pieces meant to represent different parts of stories. Their original prompt was on the hero’s call; the significance of the secondary title catalyzes from the moment our rabbit-guide begins their rumination of Campbell’s infamous … Continue reading The Local Sky Tonight Review
The humanities, it is constantly said, are in free fall and notable only for their dramatic decline and the unremitting “crisis” confronting them. This crisis may be more apparent than real however, as the UMHumanities blog and others have discussed; or if it is real it is because references to this “crisis” have been so … Continue reading Want to Assess the Importance and Value of a Humanities Education? Ask your Students
Trump’s decision to directly intervene on behalf of oil companies to allow the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines to move ahead with construction showed a blatant disregard for the rights of Indigenous people. It also wasn’t a surprise. In fact, Trump’s long history of hostility towards Native Americans has been well documented since the … Continue reading Trump vs. Native Americans: Exploring a Vendetta
Nothing is all bad. As difficult and upsetting as it was, and it was plenty of both, the recent dispute at the U of M served to focus our collective attention and kick-start a genuinely inclusive and on-going discussion about the nature, character, and core missions of this public university. And that, I think, is … Continue reading Why we Should Build on our Recent Picket Line Experience
As many of you may know, part of UMIH's programming this year is the "Futures in the Humanities" series. The purpose of this series is to explore a number of the key challenges and opportunities facing the humanities and humanities scholarship today. Our main aim is to provide an initial forum for some tough-minded reflection … Continue reading Impact in the Humanities