Guest Lecture at Concordia University

I will be giving a lecture on research-creation, hosted by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture (CISSC) Performance and Writing Working Group at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada on November … Read More

DECRA Grant Recipient

I have been awarded a DECRA (Discovery Early Career Research Award) from the Australian Research Council. The three-year project will investigate how youth create science fictions in order to think critically about … Read More

My latest book is in press

My book Feminist Speculations and the Practice of Research-Creation: Writing Pedagogies and Intertextual Affects is coming out in September, 2021. Here’s the background on it and some endorsement blurbs. Feminist Speculations and the Practice … Read More

Scores for Walking Research-Creation Project

We have a new project at WalkingLab running from March-June 2021. We invite you to imagine this future otherwise through a community-led, collective, and iterative walking research-creation gesture on place. We’d like … Read More

WalkingLab Podcasts Available now

WalkingLab (Stephanie Springgay and I) have made a series of podcasts to render our critical walking methodologies in audio form. They’re available on the WalkingLab Website, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. Transcripts are … Read More

Article in English in Australia

This paper is prompted by my experience as a researcher of English literary education in three different geographies over the past three years: Canada, the United Kingdom and now Australia. In response … Read More

WalkingLab Awarded SSHRC Insight Grant

Pleased to announce that Stephanie Springgay and I have been awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant ($250, 366)  to continue our research with WalkingLab. The grant: “Critical Walking Methodologies of Place: Research-Creation with … Read More

WalkingLab at Toronto Biennial of Art

WalkingLab will be part of the Toronto Biennial of Art this autumn with our walk on October 5th: The bank, the mine, the colony, the crime: A walk for the radical imagination against … Read More

AERA Toronto 2019

  I’m delivering three papers at AERA in Toronto this April. See you there!   Speculative Fiction Workshops and STEM Imaginaries: Exploring More-Than-Human Sympathy Through Literary Texts (Sunday April 7th at 9:55, … Read More

Article in Capacious

  David Ben Shannon and I have an article and 10 sonic cultures (songs) published in Capacious Journal. The project is based on our long distance walk along St. Cuthbert’s Way. Check … Read More


I have four papers at AERA in NYC. Come and say hello! Walking as methodological intervention into English language arts. Symposium on Friday April 13th. Affective Impasses: The Art of Refusing to … Read More

Walking Methodologies book out in January

Walking Methodologies in a More-than-Human World: WalkingLab, which I co-authored with Stephanie Springgay, is out January 2018!  Here’s the blurb: As a research methodology, walking has a diverse and extensive history in … Read More

Oblique Curiosities’ Sneak Peek

My electronic music duo Oblique Curiosities (with David Ben Shannon) has an album coming out. We’ve posted a couple of songs on SoundCloud as a taster.

Post-Qual Math

    Post-Qual Math: A satirical exploration of a serious problem for qualitative research, art, and philosophy.

Pedagogical Matters book is out!

Pedagogical Matters: New Materialisms & Curriculum Studies, a book I edited with the brilliant Nathan Snaza, Debbie Sonu, and Zofia Zaliwska, is out with Peter Lang. Get a copy!

HPU in Montreal at Articule

My walking group, the Hamilton Perambulatory Unit will be in Montreal leading one of our famous strata-walks! Visit Articule’s site for more details.

Lectures in Australia & New Zealand

    I’m an invited lecturer with Dr. Stephanie Springgay for two talks this coming spring (well Autumn in the southern hemisphere!) We’ll be discussing Stephanie’s SSHRC-funded research-creation project WalkingLab which I … Read More

Australian WalkingLab Events

WalkingLab, a research-creation project I’m acting as Lead Research Officer on, is running a series of events in Australia this year: June 5th, 2016, 10am-12pm The Warren Run A selection of runners … Read More

Propositional Buttons featured in Theory Boner

Following Alfred North Whitehead, Stephanie Springgay and I made propositional buttons for our contribution to Theory Boner. Propositions probe what could be, lure feeling, and look great on blazers at academic conferences. … Read More

Strata-Walk with HPU

                      Strata-Walk (Victoria Street/Avenue Version) By Hamilton Perambulatory Unit Hamilton Perambulatory Unit (HPU) invites you out on a stratigraphic walk to map … Read More

Chapter in Lotus Petals in the Snow

My chapter, The Despondency (Qi Xia Temple) has been published in Sumeru’s Anthology Lotus Petals in the Snow: Voices of Canadian Buddhist Women.

Chapter in Art’s Teaching Teaching’s Art

Stephanie Springgay and I wrote a chapter in this book entitled, “The Primacy of Movement in Research-Creation: New Materialist Approaches to Art Research and Pedagogy.” The book, Art’s Teaching Teaching’s Art: Philosophical, … Read More

Walking St. Cuthbert’s Way

From August 2nd-6th, 2015, composer David Ben Shannon and I will walk St. Cuthbert’s Way along the border of Scotland and England. We plan to document our walk in part through writing … Read More

Journal Article in English in Australia

My article, Reading, Writing and Materialisation: An Autobiography of an English Teacher in Vignettes, was published in English in Australia. It’s likely behind academic firewalls but if you have access to a … Read More

Contemplate Campus on Foot

  October 22nd, 2014. Contemplate Campus on Foot: I’m running a walking workshop at Hart House, University of Toronto, as part of their Slow Down initiative. We’ll begin with a brief introduction to different … Read More