Research

Current Projects

2019-2021

Creation of the self: A museum-university collaboration – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant (Boyd White, Principal Investigator; Anita Sinner and Richard Lachapelle, Co-Investigators).

2018-2021

Mapping A/r/tography: Transnational storytelling across historical and cultural routes of significance – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grant (Rita L. Irwin, Principal Investigator; Anita Sinner, Jun Hu, Koichi Kasahara, Alexandra Lasczik, Ricardo Marin Viadel, Joaquin Roldan, Valerie Triggs, Co-Investigators).

2016-2020

The transversality hub: Towards a new mode of learning for community arts practice – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant (Ching-Chiu Lin, Principal Investigator; Anita Sinner, Rita L. Irwin, and Peter Grimmett, Co-Investigators).

Past Projects

2016

Provoke: Visual art dissertations – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connections Grant (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator).

2015-2018

The pedagogical turn to art as research: A comparative international study of art education – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grant (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator; Rita L. Irwin, Jeff Adams, Timo Jokela, Joaquin Roldan and Ricardo Marin Viadel, Co-Investigators).

2014-2016

Material culture and teacher identity development – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (Boyd White, Principal Investigator; Anita Sinner and Pauline Sameshima, Co-Investigators).

2012-2014

Community art education: An emergent model of innovative teaching and research in Canada – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insights Development Grant (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator; Rita L. Irwin, Jeff Adams, Timo Jokela, Ricardo Marin Viadel and Joaquin Roldan, Co-Investigators).

2012

Participatory arts-based research: An interdisciplinary community arts workshop – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Aid to Workshop Grant (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator).

2011-2014

Portrayals of teachers’ lives: Investigating teacher education through popular culture and digital media as arts education – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Research Grant (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator; Carl Leggo and Erika Hasebe-Ludt, Co-Investigators).

2009-2011

Life writing in teacher education:  Reshaping inquiry through creative nonfiction and new media applications – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Anita Sinner, Principal Investigator). Nominated for the 2009 Post-doctoral Prize.