News & Announcements
The year of 2016 saw Justice Studies Professor John Winterdyk travel to over a dozen countries while engaging in various academic activities.
On October 27–29, 2016, Mount Royal University hosted an author's workshop at the Banff Centre. The workshop was entitled The Orange Chinook: The Politics of the New Alberta. It focused on the 2015 Alberta election and the first two years of the NDP in government.
Once again in 2016, Sociology Professor Nancy Doetzel mobilized her students to help Mount Royal's United Way campaign.
The Writer in Residence Program brings authors of national and international standing to MRU to work with and mentor students.
MRU's English Honours cohort presents their research to the Mount Royal University community, with a keynote address from Suzette Mayr, Associate Professor, University of Calgary
You are invited to listen to readings by four of Mount Royal’s Creative Writing faculty. Poets Beth Everest and Richard Harrison, Playwrite Natalie Meisner, and Calgary’s current Poet Laureate, Micheline Maylor..
Co-creator and writer of Ms. Marvel, the first teenage, Muslim and female superhero comic book, G. Willow Wilson is coming to MRU’s campus
The inaugural offering of the Sri Lanka Bio-Cultural Anthropology Field School was conducted last spring. Thirteen MRU students traveled to Sri Lanka and participated in this incredible experiential learning opportunity.
Carmen J. Nielson’s “Caricaturing Colonial Space: Indigenized, Feminized Bodies and Anglo-Canadian Identity, 1873-94,” offers a superb illustration and provocative analysis of the visual trope of the indigenized and feminized body in Canada’s popular satirical magazine, Grip.
We, scholars of the languages, histories, cultures, and religions of South Asia, write as a group in recognition of the significance of the Canadian government’s apology for the Komagata Maru incident that will take place in Parliament by the Prime Minister on May 18, 2016.