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
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
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