Human Rights in Arts

Events and outreach at the University of Manitoba

Native Studies welcomes new faculty member, Tasha Hubbard

Native studies recently welcomed new faculty member Tasha Hubbard, a Saskatchewan Cree filmmaker whose 2005 Gemini-award-winning documentary Two Worlds Colliding brought to light the Saskatoon police’’s notorious starlight rides. She was a sessional lecturer at First Nations University of Canada from 1995-1997 and then turned to casting and documentary filmmaking. Her film projects have been […]

Social Reconstructing of “Home” Among Immigrants in the Diaspora

The deadline for submission of abstracts to the Social Work/CHRR conference on Social Reconstructing of “Home” Among Immigrants in the Diaspora has been extended until Aug. 31. The main theme for the Nov. 3-4 conference is positioning the rights of immigrants and refugees into the human rights agenda around the world. Details are available at […]

Critical Conversations: The Idea of a Human Rights Museum

Stuart Murray, CEO of the CMHR, “Building the Canadian Museum for Human Rights” Date: Friday, September 9, 2011 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Location: Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, Moot Court Room Stuart Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will speak on the topic of “Building the […]

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    The Faculty of Arts Human Rights blog highlights information about current research projects focusing on Human Rights issues. We will also advise you of upcoming conferences, symposiums, workshops and other outreach activities related to Human Rights both within the Faculty of Arts and across the University. If you have an event or project that you would like posted in the blog and/or the bi-weekly E-Memo, please send the details to Shawn Jordan, Communications Coordinator (
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