Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Dr. Pam Perkins


Despite a climate that said women had no place in the literary world, many women writers in 19th century Scotland resisted this pressure and created their own professional roles. Dr. Pam Perkins (English, U of M) studies the ways these women overcame such pressure by examining how their social power was created and contested, and how they made themselves heard. 

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