Dear Friends of the hUManities,
Welcome to a new week!
On this day, we are sending much love and warmth to you, dear friends and members of our community ❣
Upcoming Public Lectures: The Occupy Bartleby Research Cluster presents a reading and public discussion: Lower Broadway, Fall, 1843 by Andrew Loman, Department of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland February 17, 2022, at 02:00 PM CT via Zoom Andrew Loman will be reading an excerpt from his manuscript Cod Tongue: A Romance, which tells the story of Dr. Anthony Lepper, assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Following the reading, there will be a discussion and room for a Q and A session. Please see the attached two-page poster for more details and, a short bio of Dr. Loman. For the Zoom link to attend, email: firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com. There will be live ASL included in this talk; kindly email us with other accessibility needs which we will do our best to meet.
UMIH 2021/22 Graduate Fellowship recipient, Tasheney Francis, presents: "How do I answer and not answer at the same time?" : Resident Witnesses' Dilemma in a highly politicized truth commission Thursday, February 24th 2022 at 2:30 PM CT via Zoom This study examines Creole-speaking, resident witness’ verbal and non-verbal responses to interrogations from predominantly English-speaking, Cross-examining Counsels, who are representing their chief nemesis, in a televised, highly political, Jamaican Truth Commission. The truth commission is in response to a joint military operation in their community, which claimed the lives of many of their citizens in a single day, and which shook the entire nation of Jamaica. The study examines and reveals the witnesses’ linguistic dexterity and resilience as they represent their cause and their community while combatting the socio-politically turbulent climate of this truth commission. Please see the attached two-page poster for more details. For the Zoom link to attend, email: firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com.
Of Interest: pAGES - Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media Call for Submission to Loose Threads (Summer 2022 virtual colloquium) Deadline: April 8th 2022 pAGES, the Association of Graduate English Students, from the University of Manitoba’s Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media invites folks to submit proposals for their Summer 2022 virtual colloquium titled “Loose Threads” to be held over zoom on Friday, June 10th, 2022. Please see the attached call for papers and poster for details. If you have any questions about submission guidelines, accessibility, or anything else, please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com
Workshops by The Centre for Social Science Research and Policy Introduction to Qualtrics: February 18th, 2022 from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM CT Intermediate Qualtrics: March 4th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT The Introduction to Qualtrics workshop is a 3-hour workshop that provides a practical introduction to Qualtrics survey interface. Participants will receive a walk-through of the Qualtrics online survey software, including an overview of navigating the Qualtrics interface, creating a survey, using the basic question types, structuring the survey, and the steps involved in testing a survey, launching it, and downloading data for analysis. The intermediate-level course builds on the Introduction to Qualtrics workshop, providing information about more complex aspects of survey programming in Qualtrics. Please note that registration will close at 8:30 a.m. two days before each workshop. To register, visit this linkhttps://cssrp.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4JG2JCFqs9wKzpc.
The Centre for Social Science Research and Policy presents: Translating Your Research into an Op-Ed with Dr. Royce Koop February 24th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CT Drawing on his experience writing a regular op-ed for the Winnipeg Free Press, Royce Koop will provide practical tips on how academics can tackle the op-ed. This short workshop is especially relevant for faculty members and graduate and senior undergraduate students who want their research to reach a wider audience. Please note registration for this workshop closes on Tuesday, February 22nd at 8:30 am. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jennifer.Dengate@umanitoba.camailto:Jennifer.Dengate@umanitoba.ca.
Take care, friends
Assistant to the Director
Institute for the Humanities
University of Manitoba
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