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

  • Celio Barreto, Graduate Intern (Ryerson F+PPCM). Videographer, ROM & Western University. 
  • Nawang Kinkar, Digitizing Volunteer at the ROM
  • Sehr Shah, Undergraduate Intern at the ROM (U of T, History & Political Science)
  • Victoria Abel,  Graduate Intern (Ryerson F+PPCM)
  • Lucie Handley-Girard, Digital Archivist at the CLGA
  • Mark Kasumovic, Graduate RA at Western University (UWO, PhD Art & Visual Culture)

Past Assistants

  • Jennifer Orpana, Project Assistant at the ROM & Western University (May-Aug., 2016)
  • Christina Battle, Graduate RA at Western University (UWO, PhD Art & Visual Culture)

External Collaborators

Graduate Course - Digital Futures: Family Camera at the ROM (DiGFS5003 & DIGFS5004)Martha Ladly & OCAD graduate students

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

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