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"Completely Healed": Miracles, Cures, and Constructions of Disability in the Old Norse Icelandic Sagas of Bishops
SSHRC IDG awarded 2020: The proposed research project focuses on constructions of disability in the Old NorseIcelandic Sagas of Bishops (byskupa sögur). Research for this project will take place over a twoyear period. The first year(202021) will be dedicated to data collection, consultation,...
"Good cownsell for an erroneous conscyence": William Bonde, Lutheran Polemic, and Orthodox Reform in the Late Middle Ages
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2016: The heart of this project is careful textual analysis of "The Directory of Conscience" and "The Pilgrimage of Perfection" written by William Bonde, who joined the Birgittine community of monks and nuns at Syon Abbey early in the sixteenth century. The Birgittines played a...
"That Was Our Sport Back Then": An Exploration of the Holistic Benefits of Participating in Northern Games
SSHRC Awarded IG 2018: This Aboriginal and community-based, participatory research project aims to co-create knowledge about the holistic (emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual) benefits to Indigenous youth of participating in northern games, and to identify factors that might be modified to...
"The Difference", a Novel: In 1908, a Canadian woman on a clipper ship in the south Pacific buys a small boy for four pounds of tobaccoDownload
SSHRC Awarded IG 2013: Over the next three years, I will research and write the first draft of a new novel. The Difference will examine the actions of a Canadian woman in 1908, wife of a clipper ship captain, who buys a small Tongan boy for four pounds of tobacco. The research required for The...
"Your French Makes You Sound Smart': Children's and Adults' Attitudes Towards Speakers of French Dialects in Alberta
SSHRC IDG awarded 2021: The study of language attitudes and their development is an interdisciplinary field of research, at the intersection of psychology, sociolinguistics, and speech-language pathology. To examine attitudes towards French dialects, we formed an interdisciplinary team with...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2020: The compulsory tattooed number on Holocaust survivors’ from Auschwitz acts as an embodied public record of the attempted extermination of Eastern European Jews during the Second World War. As Holocaust survivors are aging and dying these material archives are disappearing,...
SSHRC PG awarded 2019: In response to the well-documented threats to Indigenous cultures and languages, this Partnership project will support the revitalization and sustained daily use of multiple Indigenous languages by developing modern technological tools and resources for these languages in...
50 Years of Playing while Chinese: A Case Study of Chinese Diaspora and Transnational Identity Formation in Vancouver's Strathcona Basketball Program (1972-2022)
SSHRC IDG awarded 2022: This project seeks to challenge the stereotype of the forever foreigner by highlighting the liveliness and diversity of the Chinese diaspora community in Western Canada. The project draws upon the Strathcona basketball program in Vancouver, BC as a case study, examining...
A Comparative Investigation of Pedagogical possibilities of Digital Tools for Family and School Early Literacy EducationDownload
SSHRC Awarded Insight Grant 2013: The proposed research aims to investigate shifts in digital literacy practices in school and home in sites in Canada and Australia and to examine factors that might impede and/or facilitate digital literacy development.
SSHRC Awarded IG 2017: The importance of the body in fashion and the radical adoption of street styles by the elite go back to eighteenth-century Europe. This study examines the effects of the French Revolution on European and American style. It asks how 1790s fashion drastically changed to...