The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures managed From Access to Engagement: Initiatives at The University of Winnipeg in Support of Educationally Marginalized Children and Youth, 1988-2017, a project funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Aid to Small Universities Grant from 2014 to 2017. Sub-project posters were presented on December 6,
2017 – see event photos.
This interdisciplinary project included the following sub-projects:
- Leaning into Discomfort: Understanding Marginalized Children and Youth Through Service Learning by Lee Anne Block (Education)
- Campus Climate for 2SLGBTQ* Students, Staff, and Faculty at UW by Heather Milne (English), Christopher Campbell (Education), Catherine Taylor (Rhetoric/Education, Associate Dean of Arts), and Larissa Wodtke (CRYTC)
- Access and Excellence: The Writing Program Then and Now by Jennifer Clary-Lemon (Rhetoric)
- Successes and Challenges of the University of Winnipeg Education Centre (WEC) by Paul DePasquale (English)
- Beyond Access to Inclusion: The Axworthy Years 2004-2014 by Linda DeRiviere (Political Science)
- Engaging Marginalized Members of the Community in the Axworthy Health and RecPlex by Nathan Hall (Kinesiology) and David Telles-Langdon (Kinesiology)
- We Are All Relations: An Indigenous Course Requirement (ICR) as Part of a Good Way to Reconciliation by Helen Lepp Friesen (Rhetoric)
- The Awareness and Opinions of the University of Winnipeg Populace in Regard to the University Community Access and Engagement Initiatives by Nathan Hall (Kinesiology)
A final report will released in 2018.