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Visit to Two-Spirit Archives

On January 24, 2020, members of Museum Queeries research team visited the Two-Spirit Archives, housed at the University of Winnipeg. This visit included a roundtable discussion led by Albert McLeod (Co-Director, Two-Spirited People of Manitoba), the main donor of the

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Visit to Kent Monkman Exhibit at Winnipeg Art Gallery

On December 13, 2019, members of Museum Queeries research team visited the Winnipeg Art Gallery for a Community-led Conversation with local drag queen Prairie Sky on Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice. Click here to read timely “SnapThought” responses to exhibitions, galleries,

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Curatorial Dreaming at the CMHR and Manitoba Museum

From July 22-23, 2019, student research assistants involved with Museum Queeries came together for a workshop to dream curatorial revisions and newly imagined exhibits at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Manitoba Museum. This workshop, organized by Museum

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Congress 2019: Museum Queeries RAs Present their Work

An interdisciplinary team of Research Assistants (RAs) presented their research at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Sexuality Studies Association/L’association des études de la sexualité. The meeting, which took place as a part of the Congress of the Social Sciences

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Museum Queeries RAs Present at FIHRM 2018

An interdisciplinary team of UWinnipeg students presented at the 2018 Federation of International Human Rights Museums Conference, which was held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights last week from September 25-28, 2018. Thiané Diop (MA, Cultural Studies), Dallas Cant (Women’s and

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UWinnipeg Research Assistants Come Together for Workshop

From July 19-20, 2018, the current research team members for Museum Queeries based at the University of Winnipeg, along with project co-leaders Angela Failler and Heather Milne, Research Coordinator Lauren Bosc, and Research Associate Nicole Ritchie (York University), came together

MQ UWinnipeg Students Create Queering the Museum Audio Guides

University of Winnipeg students developed Queering the Museum Audio Guides*, responding to content highlighted on a “Pride Tour” offered by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The Guides are intended to critically engage listeners/museumgoers and raise the bar of expectation around how museums

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MQ Awarded Aid to Small Universities Special Research Grant

Drs. Heather Milne and Angela Failler (University of Winnipeg) have been awarded an Aid to Small Universities Grant to support their ongoing development of the Museum Queeries project. This grant intends to 1) expand the Museum Queeries Research Network ,

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Presentation at UWinnipeg Pride Lecture Series

On May 29, 2017, Dr. Heather Milne and Research Assistant Hailey Primrose spoke to a group of approximately 25 people about the upcoming Museum Queeries workshop. The two discussed the overall project, the theme of curatorial dreaming that will frame

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Dr. Sandy O’Sullivan to speak at UWinnipeg

The Museum Queeries research team and The University of Winnipeg welcomes Wiradjuri researcher Dr. Sandy O’Sullivan*, (Batchelor Institute, Northern Territory of Australia), as the keynote lecturer for the Museum Queeries: Intersectional Interventions into Museum Cultures and Practices workshop, which runs

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