The Humanities Research Institute (HRI) supports and promotes the broad range of humanities research activities that occur at the University of Regina and in its federated colleges. Working across the disciplines, the HRI advances humanities scholarship and research and develops innovation, interdisciplinarity, and collaboration.
The HRI fosters new ways of thinking about ourselves and our world, and is designed to create a vibrant intellectual community among University of Regina students, faculty and staff, and the broader provincial, national, and international world that the HRI serves.
What do we do?
- The HRI initiates, supports, and plans research and scholarly activities in the humanities at the University of Regina.
- The HRI sponsors and organizes public lectures, conferences, symposia, and cultural events, such as the Profiling Scholars Symposia, and the Barbara Powell Memorial Lecture.
- The HRI helps to develop humanities research activities and capacity by funding research projects, helping students to attend scholarly conferences, helping scholars to develop external funding opportunities, by assisting research collaboration and innovation, and by fostering a vibrant research community on campus.
- The HRI forges links with the community through collaboration with arts groups and through its public cultural programming, including film screenings, art shows, and literary readings.
- The HRI develops strong relationships with scholars and researchers worldwide through its Visiting Scholars Program.
- The HRI promotes and showcases outstanding research at the University of Regina through its programming
- Humanities researchers at the University of Regina have international profiles as scholars and researchers, promote cultural and social awareness in our community, across the province, and across the nation.
- Humanities researchers contribute to the educational and research development of University of Regina students, who in turn enrich the work they do and the life of the communities they engage with upon graduation.
- Humanities research is vital to the scholarly and cultural life of the University of Regina and the communities it serves.
- Jane Austen Festival: one-day colloquium
- September 23, 2017
- American Politics and the Lost Art of Compromise
- September 27, 2017
- The Politics of Emotion: A Public Workshop
- September 29, 2017
- Readings by Contemporary Canadian Writers: Gail Bowen
- October 24, 2017
- Readings by Trevor Herriot, Jan Zwicky and Anne McDonald
- November 16, 2017
- Jane Austen Festival September 1, 2017
- ‘DIY Digital Humanities’ August 25, 2017
- Jane Austen Festival: Call for Papers July 10, 2017
- Profiles: Humanities Research Fellow, Dr. Randal Rogers July 3, 2017
- Profiles: Humanities Research Fellow, Christina Stojanova July 3, 2017