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- 8Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
- 4Gokiert, Rebecca
- 3Davidson, Debra
- 3Gierl, Mark
- 3Gow, Gordon
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...
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...
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...
A War over Water: The 1531 English Statue of Sewers and its Impact upon Local Politics, Economies and EnvironmentsDownload
SSHRC Awarded IG 2013: When I was writing my SSHRC-supported book, Mills in the Medieval Economy: England 1300-1540 (Oxford University Press, 2004), I noted a curious incidence involving the tearing down of two large watermill complexes on the River Itchen between Southampton and Winchester in...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2020: Impact assessments (IA) are a crucial tool in the management of disruptions to our climate, ecosystems and communities generated by economic development. Given the growing concerns about the sustainability of socio-ecological systems in Canada and globally, IAs are rightly...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2019: Our project will develop an international research partnership to examine the experiences of African migrant children. One objective is to examine the experiences of vulnerable African migrant children and how they navigate their everyday lives in Ghana and Canada. A...
Apachean Origins: New Explorations of the Canadian Heritage of A.D. 13th Century Dene at Promontory Point, UtahDownload
SSHRC Awarded IG 2012: The proposed archaeological research focuses on Apachean migration as a significant vector of Dene expansion in western North America. Renewed archaeological thinking about migration pays attention to social science research into migration, and specific processes like kin...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2016: Lead institution is Cape Breton University, in partnership with UAlberta. Public outreach about applied ethnomusicology, positive social interaction, and intercultural exchange. The project includes five core components: (1) two knowledge exchange and dialogue events, one...