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

Comments are closed.