Faculty of Arts Grants


Arefin, Mohammed Rafi (Geography)
Political ecologies of surveillance: the history and contemporary politics of wastewater epidemiology

Bedke, Matthew (Philosophy)
Morality and meaning

Bochnak, Ryan (Linguistics)
Pedagogical materials for the Washoe language

Bose, Sarika (English Language & Literatures)
Redesigning the teaching of children's literature online

Hopewell, Kristen (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Industrial policy in the era of globalization

Laffin, Christina (Asian Studies)
East Asian religious studies: who gets included?

Mathijs, Ernest (Theatre & Film)
One woman gang or defiant muse? the reception of Calamity Jane from 1901 to 2021

Milligan, Kevin (Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research (CIDER))
Background research for a modern and inclusive Canadian 1st year economics textbook

Mitchell, Tamara (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Of Maize and Milpa: corn as culture and commodity in (Greater) Mexico and Central America

Myers, Tamara (History)
Runaways: girls, mobility, and the law, Canada, 1960-90s

Patterson, Christopher (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social Justice)
Stamped: an anti-travel game

Peterson, Jenny (Political Science)
Human rights education

Potter, Tiffany F. (English Language & Literatures)
Broadview edition, a narrative of the life of Mary Jemison

Poudrier, Eve (School of Music)
Perceived qualities of music

Schneiderman, Sara (Anthropology)
Restructuring life: a story map about conflict, disaster, and reconstruction in Nepal

Schwartz, Naomi Beth (Geography)
Leveraging high-resolution satellite data to map micro-refugia in burned forests of British Columbia

Siddiqui, Hasan (Asian Studies)
Tracking the re-emergence of confessional ambiguity in Mughal Imperial culture in the anonymous touchstone of the path

Speller, Camilla (Anthropology)
Reconstructing ecological baselines and Tsleil-Waututh fishing strategies through biomolecular analysis of archaeological remains

Tworek, Heidi (History)
Platform Governance in South Korea

Yi, Christina (Asian Studies)
Postcolonial translations" Situating Kim Sikpom's death of a crow

December 2021 – SSHRC Explore – Arts Graduate Research Assistant Grants

Arefin, Mohammed Rafi (Geography)
Housing justice in a climate emergency: Working towards partnered research on intersecting tenant vulnerabilities to extreme weather

Ayinuerguli, Kadeer (Asian Studies)
Transnationally Indigenous: Global Indigenous Connection between Asia and North America

Bochnak, Ryan (Linguistics)
Ktunaxa corpus phonetics

Bouchard, Marie-Eve (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
The use of anglicisms in Quebec French (L'utilisation desanglicismes dans le francais quebecois)

Bourges, Antoine (Theatre & Film)
Concrete valley

Bryce, Benjamin (History)
Public history and community engagement: Migration and exclusion in Argentina and the Americas

Bullard, Julia (School of Information)
Subjects from the Margins

Douglas, Jennifer (School of Information)
Getting to the heart of the fire: The Paul Yee case study

Hammerly, Christopher (Linguistics)
A morphological analyzer for Southwestern Ojibwe

Laird, Colleen (Asian Studies)
Japanese women directors project: Screenplay transcription and translation project 

Kim, Eric (Psychology)
Prosocial behavior and longevity in older adults: Underlying mediators and key moderators

Malakaj, Ervin (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Black Germans in Canada 

McCarty, Matthew (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Reforesting Roman Africa

Mitchell, Tamara (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Latinocanadá : Writing from the other Americas 

Moon, Seok Min (Vancouver School of Economics)
The labor market consequences of obtaining access to public market capital 

Palombo, Daniela (Psychology)
Coming back to campus: The effect of emotion on memory for the first day of classes in UBC students 

Rosenblum, Daisy (Anthropology)
Grammars of space in Kwak'wala

Salgirli, Saygin (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
History and mythology in the imagination of early modern Ottoman sovereignty 

Silfverberg, Miikka (Linguistics)
Active learning for accelerated documentation of the Gitksan language 

Silverberg, Noah (Psychology)
Patient perspectives on treatment decisions after concussion 

Stickles, Elise (English Languages & Literatures)
Documenting metaphors for COVID-19 in the Canadian bilingual context

Victoriano, Ramón Antonio (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)

October 2021 - SSHRC Explore - Arts Research Grants

Casas Aguilar, Anna (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Re-imagining Barcelona’s Tourisms (1978-2020)

Creighton, Millie (Anthropology)
Community Renewal in Japan via Art, Architecture, and History Tourism

Jenkins, Carrie (Philosophy)
The Uninvited Project

Karwowska, Bozena (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Gendering Auschwitz: Female prisoners and their female guards.

Schneider, Thomas (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Language Contact in ancient Egypt

Troeung, Y-Dang (English Language & Literatures)
Disability and Refugee Worldmaking across the Transpacific

Zhang, Gaoheng (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Scrambles for East Africa: Public Perceptions and Cultural Debates between China, Western Europe, and East Africa


Bailey, Alison C.D. (Asian Studies)
Painful subjects: Representations of violent emotions in late imperial Chinese texts and images

Chapman, Mary (English Language & Literatures)
Intimate empire: The story of Chines America's first family

Lagresa-González, Elizabeth (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Genre ambiguity and cross-cultural encounters in the Spanish novella

Patterson, Christopher Benjamin (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice)
Domesticating brown: Race and the empires of imagination

Riaño-Alcalá, Pilar (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice)
Transformative Memory An International Network

Stickles, Elise (English Language & Literatures)
Viral discourse: Evaluating the impact of metaphoric language in the COVID-19 pandemic

Troeung, Y-Dang (English Language & Literatures)
Extractive economies of refugee life: Literature, film, and virtual reality

Zhou, Yang-Yang (Political Science)
Dignity and the decision to migrate, where to move, and when to return

December 2021 – SSHRC Exchange – Arts Workshop & Visiting Speaker Grants

Álvarez Moreno, Raúl (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Trauma and creativity

Gagnon, Olivia Michiko (Theatre & Film)
Elizabeth M. Webb: Artist keynote lecture and film screening 

Mackie, Gregory (English Languages & Literatures)
"Shakespeare's First Folio: A bibliographical workshop" 

Marshall, Hallie (Theatre & Film)
Community choruses now and then 

Morris, Leora (Theatre & Film)
A Tale of Two Cities: Performing 18th century France in contemporary bodies 

Nardizzi, Vincent (English Languages & Literatures)
"Renaissance Cosmocriticism"

Shakya, Tsering W. (Asian Studies)
UBC Himalaya program inaugural annual lecture

Smith, T’ai (Arts History, Visual Art & Theory)
45th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition (Flesh: Embodying Praxis)

Speller, Camilla (Anthropology)
UBC Archaeology Day

October 2021 - SSHRC Exchange - Arts International Conference Travel Grants

Casas Aguilar, Anna (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Thinking Catalan Culture in a Multilingual Context

Mathijs, Ernest (Theatre & Film)
Ghosts of Gender: The Reception of Sook-Yin Lee’s Octavio Is Dead and Death and Sickness

Mitchell, Tamara (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Marking Time: The Sounds of Neoliberal Temporality at the Mexico-U.S. Border

Pailer, Gaby (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Troy - Carthage - Rome: Dido with and without Aeneas in German dramas, 1680-1800

October 2021 - SSHRC Exchange - Arts Workshop & Visiting Speaker Grants

Casas-Aguilar, Anna (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Documentaries against the Law: Crime, Fiction, and Resistance

Gélinas-Lemaire, Vincent (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
“Stranger on the land of one’s ancestors”: Archipelagic Dismemberment and Global Circulation in the Indian Ocean

Murphy, Anne (History)
Takhat Lahor: Post-colonial engagements with the past in Pakistan

Whitney, Valerie (School of Music)