Saturday, January 1, 2011

Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice Book Contributors and Table of Contents

The book "Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change" Editor Cheryl L. McLean, Publisher International Journal of The Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice IJCAIP, Associate Editor, Robert Kelly Ph.D., Faculty of Fine Art, University of Calgary published by Detselig Temeron Press features first hand topical accounts about the creative arts in research and practice. Leading academics, health researchers, nurse educators, physicians, social workers, educators. environmentalists, ar
tists and others candidly share their experiences with the creative arts in research while voicing the stories of the work in practice. At over 400 pages, and featuring over 40 contributors, this is a varied and multifaceted collection of creative research in action, an accessible yet highly informative book that enlightens the reader about the inquiries and methodologies while demonstrating how the creative arts can uniquely cross disciplines in search of solutions while creating new communities for change in the process.

Among the contributors to the book "Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change"

Izumi Sakamoto Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Toronto

Nancy Viva Davis Halifax, Ph.D., artist/researcher and Assistant professor, Critical Disability Studies, York University

John Sullivan, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Preventive medicine and Community Health, Public forum and Toxics Assistance, University of Texas Medical Branch

Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba

Carolyn Garcia, PhD, MPH, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Olga Idriss Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, Arizona State University

Lata Pada, Choreographer, Adjunct Professor, York University, Dance (Order of Canada recipient)

Johnny Saldana, Playwright/actor, Professor of Theatre, School of Theatre and Film, Arizona State University

Ian Prinsloo MFA, (former AD, Theatre Calgary)

Lorna Boschman, Documentary and Media Artist, PhD (in process) Simon Fraser

George Belliveau, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia

Susan K. MacRae, Registered Nurse, (former Deputy Director, University of Toronto, Joint Centre for Bioethics)

Jacqui Gingras PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, School of Nutrition, Ryerson University

Sherry Fontaine Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Healthcare Leadership, Park University

Seema Shah MD, MSPH

Kim Bullock, MD, Director of Community Health Division, Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

John J. Guiney Yallop Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Education , Acadia University

Ardra Cole, EdD, Professor and Co-director, Centre for Arts informed Research, OISE, University of Toronto

Devora Neumark, Interdisciplinary artist, Faculty member MFA Interdisciplinary Art, Goddard College, Vermont

Maura McIntyre Ed.D, Adjunct Professor, OISE, Centre for Arts informed Research, University of Toronto

Table of Contents

Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change


Creative Arts in Research and Action for Community Change

Community Based Research, Collaborating for Change
Collaborating to Tell the Stories of Homelessness in Toronto
Izumi Sakamoto, Matthew Chin, Cyndy Baskin

The Voice of the Artist Researcher, Homelessness in Toronto
Writing Toward Homelessness, An Artist/Researcher's Reflections
Nancy Viva Davis Halifax

Engaging Neighbours, Transforming Toxic Realities
Community Environmental Forum Theatre to Promote Environmental Justice
John Sullivan

From the field, Photography and Theatre in HIV Research
Javier Mignone, Carla Pindera, Jennifer Davis, Paula Migliardi, Carol D.H. Harvey

Our Voice through Pictures, Mother and Daughter
The Story of a Community based Latina Mother and Daughter Photovoice Intervention
Carolyn Garcia, Sandi Lindgren

Cultural Art and Performance in Communicating
and Addressing Health Disparities in Our Community
A Community Based Participatory Approach with Arts as a translational Bridge to Knowledge
Olga Idriss Davis


Performance in Health, Embodied Understandings

Revealed by Fire
A Story of Grief, Dance and Transformation
Lata Pada

Dramatizing the Data, Ethnodramas about Health and Illness
Staging Human Vulnerabiility, Fragility and Resiliency
Johnny Saldana

Moving Toward Kinaesthetic Understandings of Illness in Healthcare
April Nunes Tucker, Amanda Price

Mining the Depths: Performing Stories of Home and Homelessness,
Creating the Space for Deep Listening and Understanding
Ian Prinsloo, Jessie Negropontes, Sarada Eastham, Christine Walsh, Gayle Rutherford


Creative Arts in Action and Practice Special Populations
Self Expression, Identity, Community

Encouraging Citizenship for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Creative Self-Exprssion and Community Media Arts
Lorna R. Boschman

"Rapping from the Inside Out", Music therapy and "Rap" for Self Expression with an Individual Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: A Case Study
Anthony DiGiacomo

From the Field, Music and Songwriting for Closure at End-of Life
Amy Clements-Cortes

Community, Hope and Transformation for a Hard of Hearing Student
Theresa Webber, George Belliveau, Graham W. Lea


Narrative and Story

To be Human with other Humans,
A Caregiver's Narrative
Susan K. MacRae

From the Field, Creative New Directions in Dietetics Research and Education,
A voice for Change
Catherine Morley

Mapping Resiliency: Building Bridges Toward the Future in Dietetics,
An Experiential Arts Based Narrative Inquiry
Jacqui Gingras, Jennifer Atkins

From the Field,
The Convergence of Expressive Art and Community Based Cancer Education
Melany Cueva

Creating a Place for the Arts in Healthcare Management Education
Sherry Fontaine

Narrative and Honouring the Patient's Voice in Health Professional Education
Seema Shah

From the Field, Digital Storytelling in the Social Work Classroom
Christine Walsh

Digital Stories and Experiential Learning,
Teaching Medical Students about Patients as Educators
Kim A. Bullock, Kathleen McNamara, Donna Cameron

From the Field, Sharing the Voices of our Elders through Digital Story
Patti Fraser

My Mother's Body: An Autoethnographical Story
A Story of Grieving, Remembering and Touch
John J. Guiiney Yallop

Paying Tribute to Caregivers through Arts Informed Research
Arts Informed Research as a Path to Hope and Change
Ardra Cole, Maura McIntyre


Interdisciplinary Art Practice for Personal and Community Healing
Collaborative Live Art and the Transformation of Displacement
Devora Neumark