Security at Winnipeg raves
I’m dancing, sweaty. My eyes flicker back and forth so fast I can hardly see, rolling back up.
Ecological sustainability and theatre
Dr. Dennis Gupa, a queer artist of Colour and assistant professor in the University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film, says “(Theatre) gives you the possibility of imagining.”
Sitting in his office in Centennial Hall, Alex Tepperman talks about his upcoming book on Jewish crime.
Shaving, waxing, tweezing
I keep checking under my chin for this one persistent hair that grows in fits and starts.
Learning through teaching
Dr. Natalie Richer completed all of her degrees in human kinetics from the University of Ottawa.
The language of mathematics
Dr. Iian Smythe grew up in Winnipeg and earned a bachelor of mathematics from the University of Manitoba with a minor in philosophy.
Critical mental health
Jan DeFehr is a University of Winnipeg alum.
Workplace boundaries and microaggressions
Grace O’Farrell moved to Winnipeg at 18 years old.
Curiosity and playfulness in ancient Greek literature
Dr. Melissa Funke is an assistant professor in classics.
Dr. Caleb Hasler grew up in a small town in Eastern Ontario.
A rich French culture
Dr. Adina Balint is a professor of French literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg lesbians and their ‘ring of keys’
Alison Bechdel, a lesbian graphic novelist, published her memoir Fun Home in 2006, where she both processes her grief over her dad’s death and notes moments where she comes face-to-face with her dad’s queerness and her own budding sexuality.
Favourite local writer
1. Jessica Seburn
2. Bartley Kives
3. Madeline Rae
Favourite date activity
1. Attend a local comedy show
2. Walking/skating the river trail
3. Dinner at a local restaurant / catch a movie at Cinematheque (tie)
PROFile: ‘I’m constantly learning from students’
“I can do varied research here, but I also still get to teach, which is a real pleasure,” Dr. Serena Keshavjee says.
A quick fix?
“It’s like an Advil to me,” Reese Estwick says.