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Clark Hall, Room 206

270 18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6A9
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November 2022

Talk on current revolution and women’s rights in Iran

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Clark Hall, Room 206

On September 16, 2022, while in custody, the Iranian morality police mercilessly murdered Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman. Mahsa encountered police brutality because her hijab was not in accordance with hijab laws in Iran. Her brutal murder instigated a series of ongoing protests and human rights actions in Iran, as young people are demanding emancipation from gender segregation laws in Iran. As women remove their hijabs and burn them, the country is in a state of unrest, surveillance, and…

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March 2023

Walking Home: Cross-cultural Exchange in Rural Manitoba

Thursday, March 9th @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Clark Hall, Room 206
Four people stand in a field. One of them is holding a small child. A woman sits in front of them.

The English, Drama and Creative Writing Literary Exchange presents Walking Home: Cross-cultural Exchange in Rural Manitoba. In 2016, the Green Acres Hutterite Colony sponsored a Syrian refugee family. Elaine Hofer tells this story in her talk and slide show. This event is supported by the Dean of Arts Office.

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