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 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. Struan Sinclair


Dr. Sinclair is the director of the University of Manitoba's English media lab. He specializes in critical theory and how our minds process writing and reading. His first novel, Automatic World, was published in 2009. 

Along with Dr. Andrew Woolford and Dr. Adam Muller, Sinclair will be presenting Nov. 23, 2015, on curatorial decision-making and Indian Residential Schools as part of a seminar series. The trio is working on the Embodying Empathy research project that brings together human rights and cutting-edge technology.

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