All sessions take place in the Music Building, unless otherwise stated.

Thursday, September 25

8:30–9:00 Registration

9:00–10:50  Session 1 / STORY      Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Douglas Banner | The Layers of Narrative: Using Narrative in Developing Capacity for Positive Change
  • Richard Bergen | On Allegory and "Already Having Done the Research"
  • Loranne Brown | Unmasked: Persona-Driven Inquiry and the Novelist as Researcher

10:50–11:10 Break

11:10–12:15 William Catling / KEYNOTE     Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Art/Re___Search

12:15–1:15 Lunch (Included for all conference registrants)

1:15–2:25 Session 2 / EMBODIMENT      Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Erica Grimm | Re/Search Praxis in the Academy: Enacted/Experienced/Embodied (Re/Searching the Soul)
  • Emily Newman | Flesh as Research: The Body in Lucian Freud and Jenny Saville

2:25–2:45 Break

2:45–4:30 Session 3 / SOCIAL CHANGE      Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Skye Burn | Giving Form to the Intangible: An Essential Skillset for Artists and Leaders
  • Helen Nikolas | Using a Mixed Methods Approach in Arts and Health Initiatives - A Model for Participatory Arts in a Community Health Service
  • Kathy Hettinga | Artists Research Hydraulic Fracturing: 4 2 3 CRY, Fracking in Northern Colorado

6:30-9:00 Night Verge / POETRY-MUSIC-DANCE-FILM     Abstracts + Bios
Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre

  • Carl Tracie | "Shaping a World Already Made:" Landscape and Poetry on the Canadian Prairies
  • Farrah O'Shea | Re-envisioning Performance Boundaries: Poetry and the Experiential
  • Yves Candau | Embodied Knowledge in Dance Improvisation - Transformation through Practice
  • Ned Vankevich | Sculpting Scenarios: A Personal Journey of Creative Research in the Production of a Feature Film

Friday, September 26

9:00–10:50 Session 3 / METHODOLOGIES     Abstracts + Bios
Classroom 201

  • Natalie S. Loveless | Research-Creation, Practice-Led Methodologies, and Interdisciplinary Discourse
  • Eldad Tsabary + Jamie Woollard | Whatever Works: Research/Creation in the Context of Concordia Laptop Orchestra
  • Jeff R. Warren | Composition as Research: IRCAM and Spectralism

10:50–11:10 Break

11:10–12:15 Lynn Fels / KEYNOTE     Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Performing Research: A Child's Tug on your Sleeve

12:15–1:10 Lunch (Included for all conference registrants)

1:10–2:25 Session 4 / PARALLEL CREATIVE PROCESS     Abstracts + Bios    Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Rachel Tracie + Tim Scott | Inspiration and Intersection: Parallel Creative Process with Shared Vision

2:25–2:45 Break

2:45–4:30 Session 5 / FILM     Abstracts + Bios
Instrumental Hall (Room 210)

  • Chris Morrissey | Somewhere Over the Postmodern Rainbow: Exploratory Cinematic Research and the Polysemy of Scriptural Narratives
  • John MacInnis | The Arts of War: Reconsidering Conflict Through Interdisciplinary Artistic Collaboration
  • Topher Booth | Nationalism in Music Research: Archetypes in Cinema Studies