Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator and entertainer, and they’re coming to Winnipeg on March 14 as part of The Uniter Speaker Series.
Recently, someone on Twitter decided to have “Zim/Zer” as fake pronouns in his bio. Based on other content he’s shared and tweeted, it’s safe to assume this is a clear mockery of gender neutral pronouns, like they, ze, zie, xe.
Dr. Jason Hannon started teaching in the Rhetoric, Writing and Communications department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2013.
Nuuk “York” City // Literary adaptations // Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series // Ice Castle Yoga // Women’s Week free screenings
Before becoming a professor, Shelagh Carter studied in New York and Los Angeles as an actress and graduated from the Canadian Film Centre’s Directors Lab in Toronto.
Local Brews + Global Views // Peaceful Protest Against the Plea // Queer yoga // Genderfest Winnipeg // Bridging Two Worlds book launch
Professor Pauline Ripat has a long history at the University of Winnipeg. She did her undergraduate degree at the university, and then came back to teach as a sessional in 2001, which turned into a permanent position teaching in the classics department.
Christianity in Trump’s America // Galentine’s Day Winnipeg // Film screening of A Good Place to Live // Non-binary support night // Penny Lane Market // Learn to Curl
Ryan Bullock, the Canada research Chair in human-environment interactions at the University of Winnipeg, started his career path later in life.
Trimbee for president // Free Speech & Academic Freedom // New grant funding adults // WE24 Safe Space fundraiser // Learn to skate
James Currie has been with the University of Winnipeg since 1988, when he was 26. He started his career as an assistant professor in mathematics and statistics, and his area of research is in combinatorics of words.
UWinnipeg speaker // Thinking about treaty people // Mentorship speed dating // Hike of the month // Mosque Massacre Commemorations // Mini Succulent Make & Take
Erin Meagan Schwartz describes both her and Angelica Schwartz - no relation - as creative people who do a lot of interdisciplinary art work, but mostly performance based art.
Stigma surrounding taking medication for mental health and mental illnesses, as well as stigma around mental health in general, has decreased in recent years. This shows through both sociological and medical points of view.
Melanie Gregg is currently the chair of the kinesiology and applied health department at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). She says her main focus of teaching and research is in sports psychology.
Womens March Winnipeg // Challenging white supremacy on campus // PACE Cultural Night // Paint Nite // Delayed sentences // Cut to grant program
Professor Narumi Taniguchi has been at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as the director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program since she moved to Winnipeg in 2015.
Wesmen Scholarship Fund raffle // Public talk // Michel Chossudovsky at U of W // Cocktail workshops // Surgeries postponed
1. Natasha O’Reilly
Honourable mentions: Andrew Harris, Jonathan Toews
1. Jill Groening
2. Ella Steele
3. Rachelle Bourget