Eight Arts faculty receive funding from SSHRC grants competition

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has awarded funding to eight Faculty of Arts researchers in the Partnership Grants and Partnership Development Grants competition.

Partnership Grants

Partnership Grants support new and existing formal partnerships to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities.

Co-director: Shannon Walsh, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre & Film
Project: TRANSFORM: Engaging with Youth for Social Change

Partnership Development Grants

Partnership Development Grants support the development of partnerships or the design and testing of new partnership approaches to nurture existing and emerging opportunities for research collaboration, best practices and/or models that can be adapted by others or scaled up to a regional, national or international level.

Project lead: Dr. Julia Bullard, Assistant Professor, School of Information
Research project: Developing a community for community-centered vocabulary work

Project lead: Dr. Timothy Cheek, Professor, Department of History
Research project: Revisiting the revolution: Engaging Chinese scholarship through collaborative translation

Project lead: Dr. Anne Murphy, Associate Professor, Department of History
UBC Arts co-applicant: Dr. Priti Narayan, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Research project: The Eradication of Caste: Building community-university partnerships for change

Collaborator: Dr. Antje Ellermann, Professor, Department of Political Science
Research project: Adult Learning and Education in Immigrant Settlement and Integration (ALE-in-ISI) Partnership

Co-applicant: Dr. John Paul Catungal, Assistant Professor, Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice
Research project: Expanding Partnerships for Arts-Based Knowledge Mobilization of Intergenerational Oral Histories of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Collaborator: Bri(an) Watson, Sessional Lecturer, School of Information
Research project: Developing a community for community-centered vocabulary work