SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Co-Applicants: Sarah Bassnett, Elspeth Brown, Deepali Dewan, Sarah Parsons, Thy Phu (PI)

Collaborators: Nadine Attewell, Lily Cho, Julie Crooks, Silvia Forni, Richard Fung, Donald Goellnicht, Sunil Gupta, Sophie Hackett, Peter Leonard, Laura Levin, Gaelle Morel, Gabrielle Moser, Vinh Nguyen, Andrea Noble, Abdelkaderr Ouda, Kamran Sedig, Sharon Sliwinski, Shawn Michelle Smith, Linda Steer, Laura Wexler

Partners: Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives (CLGA), The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University's Film + Photography Preservation & Collections Management Program (F+PPCM), Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Western University, Yale University


Interns & Assistants

Current Interns & Assistants

  • Victoria Abel, Graduate Intern, Ryerson F+PPCM
  • Celio Barreto, Graduate Intern, Ryerson F+PPCM
  • Lucie Handley-Girard, Digital Archivist at the CLGA
  • Mark Kasumovic, Graduate RA & Video Editor, UWO PhD Art & Visual Culture
  • Maya Wilson-Sanchez, Undergraduate Intern at the ROM, OCADU, Visual & Critical Studies

Past Interns & Assistants

  • Christina Battle, Graduate RA & Video Editor, UWO PhD Art & Visual Culture (2016)
  • Nawang Kinkar, Digitizing Volunteer at the ROM (2016/2017)
  • Sehr Shah, Undergraduate Intern at the ROM, U of T, History & Political Science (2016/2017)

External Collaborators

Oral History Workshop II (July 2017): Gracia Dyer Jalea (Toronto Ward Museum), Luis van Isschot (University of Toronto) & Sizwe Alexandre Inking

Videography Workshop (June 2017): Annette Mangaard (Video Consultant)

OCADU Graduate Course (2016/2017) - Digital Futures: Family Camera at the ROM (DIGFS5003 & DIGFS5004)

Instructors: Martha Ladly (course director), Immony Men (creative & technical director), Julie Crooks (curatorial instructor), Jennifer Orpana (curatorial instructor)

Participating Students: Samaa Ahmed, Margarita Castro, Bijun Chen, Mudit Ganguly, Thom Jeffrey Garcia, Sara Gazzaz, Afaq Ahmed Karadia, Annette Mangaard, Ania Medrek, Katie Micak, Natasha Mody, Manik Perera Gunatilleke, Maya Wilson-Sanchez and April Xie.

Preserving & Caring for Vernacular Photographs Workshop (Sept. 2016): Monique Fischer & the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

Oral History Workshop I (May 2016): Gracia Dyer Jalea (Toronto Ward Museum) & Luis van Isschot (University of Toronto)