Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Shaping a Field, New Book Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice Features Leading Edge Research

Press Release, August 10, 2010
IJCAIP office, London, Ontario

The inaugural text in the CAIP, Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, research series,
(editor Cheryl McLean, Publisher of The International Journal of The Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, associate editor, Robert Kelly, Associate Professor, Fine Art, University of Calgary) is a project of IJCAIP, The International Journal of The Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, and is published by Detselig Temeron Books, Calgary. The groundbreaking text introduces an emerging and rapidly growing field with a dynamic collection of illustrative articles featuring leading academics, health researchers, nurse educators, physicians, educators, environmentalists, artists and others who actively use the creative arts in interdisciplinary practice in cutting edged research and in methodologies for health, hope and change. Readers will learn how the creative arts can offer unique opportunities to embody and re-illuminate the human story, stage human vulnerability, foster citizenship and give voice to narratives of human experience.
At over 400 pages, this is a rich and multifaceted collection of articles and chapters about the creative arts in research and action, an accessible yet highly informative text that enlightens the reader about the inquiries and the processes while offering first hand insights into approaches, stories of the work in practice, how to method based exercises and lists of comprehensive references.

Here are just a few of our contributors featured in 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

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

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