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- 3Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
- 2Beck, David
- 2Boechler, Patricia
- 2Marentette, Paula
- 2McConnell, David
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...
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 IG 2016: Savons-nous mourir au 21e siècle? La fin de vie est aujourd'hui monopolisée par la pratique médicale et le milieu hospitalier, mais ceux-ci sont-il les plus 'hospitaliers' pour accueillir l'expérience radicalement singulière de mourir? Comment faire de celle-ci le vrai...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2014: This four year project that will analyse the influential but under-examined feminist periodical Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics. Heresies was a quasi-biannual magazine edited and produced by a collective that included artists, art historians, activists,...
SSHRC IG awarded 2021. With this project, I pursue the legacy of influential documentary photographer Lewis Hine, who developed his techniques in the service of his social science teacher role. I examine the historical moments of exchange, influence, or overlap between the worlds of artists and...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2014: This project will study the development of Bertrand Russell's philosophy during the ten most productive years of his career as analytic philosophy and symbolic logic were being founded as academic disciplines. The project will include the letters to Russell from two of...