2020 Scheduled Appearances Cancelled due to COVID-19

2019 Scheduled Presentations and Appearances

September 11, Iceland University of the Arts

August 12, American Sociological Association
10:30-11:30am Brill/Sense Privilege Through the Looking-Glass Book Signing (and other titles) Booth #123

August 11, American Sociological Association
10:30-11:30am Guilford Press Spark Book Signing (and other titles) Booth #329

3-5pm Arts-Based Research Presentation TBA

April 6, American Educational Research Association

11-12:30 Spark Book Signing Guilford Booth
2:30-3:50 Division D Presentation on Method Meets Art

April 28, Barnes and Noble, Burlington, MA

1-3pm Spark Meet & Greet and Book Signing

May 11, Burgundy Books, Saybrook, CT

1pm Spark Reading and Book Signing

2018 Scheduled Presentation and Appearances

October 12, Arts as an Agent For Social Change Symposium, Montreal, Canada

5-6pm Keynote Address “The Arts as Hope: The Power of the Arts to Teach, Transform, and Inspire”
6-7:30pm Book Signing

May 26, Narrative in Music Education Conference, Boston, MA.

Facilitating a Workshop on Fiction as a Research Practice TBA
Book Signing TBA

May 16-19 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL

Thursday May 17, 4-5pm. Guilford Press Book Signing, Pine Lounge
Friday May 18 1:00-2:20pm Celebrating the Handbook of Arts-Based Research (Lincoln 1002)

April 13-17 American Educational Association Annual Conference, NYC

Saturday April 14, 2:30-3:30 pm Brill/Sense Book Signing
Saturday April 14, 4:05-6:05 Division D Business Meeting (accepting award)
Friday April 15, 10:00-11:30 am Guilford Press Book Signing

March 23 National Art Education Association, Seattle
4:00-5:00 pm Awards Ceremony– Accepting the Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award

March 22 Seattle University
11:00-2:00 Leading Faculty Workshop on Arts-Based Research and Community-Based Research

March 10 Symposium on Arts-Based Research, SUNY, New Paltz

8:45-9:45am Keynote Address (A conversation with the conference host)
9:45-10:15 Book Signing

2017 Scheduled Presentations and Appearances

All other appearances in the spring/summer of 2017 were cancelled due to a temporary health problem.

November 20 The 6th World Chinese Art Education Symposium, Ningbo, China

Keynote Address “Making Research Matter Beyond the Academy: Arts-Based Research and Fiction”

Television interview TBA

March 4 National Art Education Association Conference, NYC

3:00-3:50pm “Advances in Arts-Based Research” Panel
Sheraton, Empire Ballroom West, 2nd Floor

April 21 NYU Forum on Ethnodrama: The Aesthetics of Research and Playmaking, NYC

April 21 Plenary Address

2016 Scheduled Appearances and Presentations

June 28-30 Arts-Based Research and Artistic Research Conference, Helsinki, Finland


May 21 Narrative Soundings Conference on Narrative Inquiry in Music Education, Urbana, Illinois

Keynote Address TBA

May 18-21 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois


February 25, 2016 Penn State University Art Education Dept.

10:00-12:00 Graduate Student Workshop “Creative Writing in the Academy: Literary Approaches to Arts-Based Research”

2:00-3:00 John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture “Telling Truthful Stories through Fiction and Visual Art: An Example of Arts-Based Research”

2015 Scheduled Appearances and Presentations

May 20-24 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois

Wednesday May 20 8:00-9:20 am Autoethnography SIG Plenary

Thursday May 21 4:00-5:00 Group Book Signing (Pine Lounge):  Signing copies of Method Meets Art 2nd Edition and Low-Fat Love: Expanded Anniversary Edition

Friday May 22:

9:30-10:50 Crash Course in Arts-Based Research Panel “Fiction-Based Research 101” (Davenport 329)

1-2:20 Social Fictions 1 Panel “Low-Fat Love” (Davenport 329)

2:30-3:50 Social Fictions 2 Panel “American Circumstance” (Davenport 329)

4-5:20 Women Who Write Panel “Writing In/Through the in Between: Messy Middles and Cartoon Clouds” (Lincoln 1024)

Saturday May 23:

8:00-9:20 Autoethnography SIG Book Panel

6:00pm Award Ceremony: Accepting the 2015 Special Career Award

April 18, 1:30pm Gender Matters Conference, Matteson, Illinois

Keynote Address: “Telling Gender, Family and Relationship Stories through Arts-Based Research”

April 16-20 American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, Illinois

April 17, 12:25-1:55 Social Fictions panel (I will be delivering a paper on my turn to fiction as a research practice)
Location: Swissotel, first level, Zurich G

April 17, 2:30-3:30pm Book Signing at the Guilford Booth in the Exhibit Hall for Method Meets Art 2nd Edition

April 19, 10:35-12:05 chairing an ABER session
Location: Swissotel, second level, St. Gallen 2

April 19, 6:15-8:15pm (in the Qual SIGN Business Meeting) I am delivering Egon Guba Memorial Keynote Lecture
“The Heart, The Public, and The Promise of Arts-Based Research”
Location: Swissotel, first level, Zurich D


April 8, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, Arizona, 7pm
Book Reading, Q & A, and Signing event with Lee Gutkind (fiction and creative nonfiction event)

April 9, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
Public Talk on Arts-Based Research 4:30 pm (guests are asked to arrive at 4pm). Book signing to follow

February 21-26 Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria

Invited Participant in Seminar “The Neuroscience of Art: What are the Sources of Creativity and Innovation?”

January, 9 The Qualitative Report Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

8:45-9:45am Keynote Address: Building Research in “New Shapes” and Engaging Diverse Audiences: The Transformative Potential of Arts-Based Research

2014 Scheduled Appearances and Presentations

As a result of the book signings/readings as well as my extensive writing commitments, I have had to limit my speaking engagements. If I couldn’t make it to your school or even this year I’m sorry and I do hope you’ll keep me in mind for the future.

April 3-7 American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Friday, April 4 2:15-3:45 “Fiction as a Research Practice and Pedagogical Tool” (Panelist What Shall We Name the Baby? Identifying the Art in Research and Research in the Arts Session)

Saturday, April 5 8:00-12:00 Mini-Course (co-taught with Dr. Kakali Bhattacharya) “Arts-Based Research as a Research Methodology and Pedagogical Tool”

Tuesday, April 8, University of Toronto, Canada

Public Talk 5:00-6:00 “Arts-Based Research: Building Research in New “Shapes” and Engaging Diverse Audiences” (Book Sale and Signing)

6:00-7:30 Introduce the Social Fictions series at the Launch of Zero Tolerance and Other Plays by Tara Goldstein

May 21-24 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois

Thursday May 22 4:00-5:00 Group Book Signing (Pine Lounge)

Friday May 23 1:00-2:20 Celebrating the Social Fictions Series: Advances in Publishing Arts-Based Research (Session Chair)

Friday May 23 2:30-3:50 “The Fiction and Non-Fiction Dialectic: Writing Women’s Stories” (Chair and Panelist Women Who Write)

Tuesday September 23, 7pm, RiverRun Bookstore, Portsmouth NH

American Circumstance Book Reading, Sale and Signing

2013 Scheduled Appearances and Presentations

March 7-9 American Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Boston, Hynes Convention Center, Social Fiction Table (Exhibit Hall B)

Friday April 19, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
9:00-10:30am Public talk: “Transdisciplinary and Arts-Based Research: Building Research in New Shapes to Meet New Demands”

10:30-12:00pm Talk for Faculty “Teaching with Arts-Based Research Practices” followed by an Intimate Conversation about arts-based research

Books Available for Purchase and Signing

Monday April 29, California State University, Northridge

Public talk: “Arts-Based Research: Building Research in “New Shapes” and Engaging Diverse Audiences”
Immediately followed by a Book Signing

Tuesday April 30, California State University, Northridge

12:00-2:00pm Book Q&A and lunch with Faculty

[Please note that due to scheduling conflicts I will no longer be presenting at the American Educational Research Association Conference in San Francisco, April 27-May1; however, my books will be available for purchase in the exhibitor hall.]

May 16-18 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois

Thursday May 16 4:00-5:00pm Group Book Signing (Pine Lounge)

Friday May 17 9:30-10:50am “Writing Fiction as Research: Portraying Lives in Context” (Panelist The Bricolage of Arts-based Research Session)

Friday May 17 4:00-5:20pm “Writing Feminist Fiction” (Chair and Panelist Women Who Write Session)

Saturday May 18 2:30-3:50pm “Creating Resonance: Research-Informed Fiction and the Principles of Arts-Based Research” (Panelist Philosophical Musings in Arts-based Research: Growing Deeper Session)

June 21 New Directions in the Humanities Conference, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Plenary Presentation: “Research-Informed Fiction: New Innovations”

June 24 Arts in Society Conference, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Plenary Presentation: “Arts-Based Research and Technology: New Possibilities for Reaching the Public”

October 7, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts

Teaching with Arts-Based Research Practices

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