Scholarly Sharing Initiative sessions highlight intellectual activity at UFV

Come join us in the Scholarly Sharing Initiative!

Informal monthly gatherings will be held for faculty, students, and interested others to share, discuss, present, and receive feedback on their scholarly work. SSI is an organic environment designed to foster intellectual discussions.

University House, Abbotsford campus

1:15–2:45 pm

Delicious light refreshments provided

Fall 2012

Thurs, Nov 22        

Lynn Kirkland-Harvey, Communications and Max Nevill, Institutional Research — Comparison of student achievement in online and on-campus communication courses: Some surprising results


Carl Peters

Carl Peters, English and Visual Arts — The future of the image and work of art in the age of digital reproducibility

Winter 2012

Thurs, Jan 31

Colleen Bell, Library  — Exploring faculty narratives on becoming a university

Linda Pardy, Communications  — Healthy minds, healthy campuses: Faculty supporting student mental health

Thurs, Feb 28

Karin Jager

Michelle LaFlamme, English —  Living, writing and staging racial hybridity:  An examination of contemporary Canadian literature and drama

Prabhjot Parmar, English and Indo-Canadian Studies – TBA

Karin Jager, Graphic and Digital Design — Graphic design and post-secondary education






Wed, March 27

Heather Davis-Fisch

Heather Davis-Fisch, Theatre and English —  Performance Genealogies: Methodological Off-roading

Rajnish Dhawan, English and Indo-Canadian Studies  — Heroes in limbo: A comparative study of the heroic and the un-heroic in

the Iliad and the Mahabharata

Thurs, April 11

Christine Elsey, Social, Cultural and Media Studies – TBA

Douglas Hudson, Social, Cultural and Media Studies  and Wenona Victor, History —  The residential school experience and teaching at UFV

Sponsored by and with the generous support of: UFV  Research Services and UFV College of Arts.



For more information contact Melissa Walter ( or Michelle Riedlinger (


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