Bio

Deborah Barndt
Professor
Faculty of Environmental Studies
York University
Degrees and Academic Qualifications
1978 PhD, Sociology, Michigan State University (with special commendation)
1971 Graduate study in intercultural communications, University of Delaware
1968 MA, Social Psychology, Michigan State University
1967 BA, Comprehensive Social Studies and French, Otterbein College
1966 Diplome moyen d’etudes francais, Universite de Strasbourg, France
Honours and Awards
2012 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2011 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2011 Art and Communities Network Academic Innovation Fund, York University
2010 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2010 First Dean’s Teaching Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2009 CHOICE Library Association Award for Outstanding Academic Title
2009 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2008 Nominee, Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award
2008 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2008 Nominee, OCUFA Teaching Award
2006 Finalist in Popular Culture category Book of the Year Award for Wild Fire: Art as
Activism
2004 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2004 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Award
2003 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2002 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2000 Merit Pay Award, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
2000 Winner of the IPPY Independent Book Publisher Award in the category of Women’s
Issues as editor of Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain: Women, Food, and
Globalization (Toronto: Second Story Press, 1999)
1998 SCOTL Teaching Release Time Fellowship and Teaching/Learning Development Award
1998 Nominee, SCOTL Teaching Award
1997 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Award
1996 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Award
1992 J. Roby Kidd Special Citation Award by the International Council for Adult Education
1985 Ontario Arts Council Writers Award
1981 Mellon Scholar, Mellon Foundation
1975 Social Science Research Council Doctoral Fellowship
1972 National Institute for Mental Health Award
1968 National Science Foundation Award
1967 National Defense Education Association Award
1967 First Presidential Citation to Outstanding Senior, Otterbein College
1967 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
Academic and Professional Positions
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2012-2013 Inaugural Chair for Social Justice, Coady International Institute and St. Francis Xavier
University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
2008- Senior Scholar, Centre for Refugee Studies
2004- Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2004- 2006 Associate Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2004- 2006 Coordinator, Community Arts Practice Certificate Program
2002- 2006 Faculty Associate, Centre for the Support of Teaching
2000- Affiliate, Graduate Program in Culture and Communications, York University
2000 Guest instructor in Master’s Program, URACCAN, Regional Autonomous University of
the Caribbean Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua
1999-2004 Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
1993- Fellow, Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean
1993-1999 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
1989-1990 Extra-mural Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
1987 Co-instructor (with M. Czerny), Regis College, Toronto School of Theology
1985-1993 Co-ordinator of Canadian Issues, Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice
1982-1985 Adjunct Professor, Department of Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in
Education, University of Toronto
1983 Consultant to Highlander Research and Education Center, Tennessee
1981-1983 Teacher Training Consultant, Vice-Ministry of Adult Education, Managua, Nicaragua
1981 Visiting Professor, “Women in Unusual Careers” Programme, Denison University,
Granville, Ohio
1980-1981 Director, Participatory Research Group, International Council for Adult Education
1978-1980 Instructor, English in the Workplace Program, Toronto Board of Education and Humber
College, Labour Studies Centre
1977-1981 Staff member, Participatory Research Group, International Council for Adult Ed
1977-1978 Part-time Faculty, Applied Social Science Department, Concordia University, Montreal
1976 Resident Sociologist, Visual Communications Workshop, Universidad La Catholica,
Lima, Peru
1973-1975 Training and Research Affiliate, NEWSTATEments Communications and Development
Consultants, Ltd., Montreal
1970-1972 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Sociology, Brookdale Community
College, New Jersey
1969 Associate Staff, World Alliance of YMCAs, Geneva, Switzerland
Scholarly and Professional Memberships
2008- Food Secure Canada
2006- Canadian Association for Food Studies
2006- Affiliate, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University
1999- Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
1998-2001 International Sociology Association
1997- International Visual Sociology Association
1996-2000 Latin American Studies Association
1996- Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
1996-2000 Canadian Women’s Studies Association
1995-2000 Fellow, CERLAC (Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean)
1995-2000 Toronto Food Research Network
1995-1999 Canadian Society for the Study of Education
1995-1999 Canadian Critical Pedagogy Assocation
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1994-2000 North American Alliance for Popular and Adult Education
1994-1996 SILVERLIGHT documentary photo agency
1986-1992 Ontario Coalition for Social Justice
1986-1990 Artists Union
1986-1996 Doris Marshall Institute for Education and Action (founding member)
1984- 2000 Toronto Photographers Workshop
1983-1988 Latin American Working Group
1979-1982 Popular Art and Media Co-operative (founding member)
1967-1978 American Sociological Association
1963-1967 Phi Sigma Iota, Foreign Language Society
Activities in Scholarly and Professional Organizations
2006 Moderator, panel, “Wild Fire: Art as Activism,” Environmental Studies Association of
Canada, June
1999 Local organizing committee, “Crossing Borders: Food and Agriculture in the Americas,”
conference of the Society for the Study of Agriculture and Human Values, and
Association for Food and Society, Toronto,
1999 Program Committee, Commonfire Conference of the North American Alliance for
Popular and Adult Education, Tuscon, Arizona
1998 Program Committee, Congress of the Canadian Association for Latin American and
Caribbean Studies and the Canadian Association for Mexican Studies, Gender/Women’s
Issues Section Head
1997-99 Editorial Committee for Sustainable Food Systems, papers from conference on
International Sustainable Urban Agriculture, to be published by IDRC and University of
Toronto Press.
1996 Program Committee, Congress of the Canadian Association for Latin American and
Caribbean Studies, Environment Section Head
1995- Executive Committee, CERLAC (Centre for Research on Latin America and the
Caribbean)
1994-1995 Executive Committee, Doris Marshall Institute for Education and Action
1993-1994 Program Committee, Mayworks Festival for Working People and the Arts
1986-1992 Ecumenical Forum for Economic Justice
1986-1991 Ontario Coalition for Social Justice
1986-1989 Editor, principal writer, and photo-story producer, The Moment, education publication of
social analysis on Canadian issues. Toronto: Jesuit Centre
1986-1989 Artists Union
1985-1991 Board of Directors, Highlander Research and Education Center, Tennessee
1985-1996 Founding Associate, Doris Marshall Institute for Education and Action, Toronto
1967-1968 Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Michigan State University
Graduate Student Supervision
Faculty of Environmental Studies (PhD Dissertation Supervisor)
2010- Hutcheson, Maggie History Happened Here: Public Art as Critical
Storytelling in the ‘Displaced’ City
2009-2012 Szabo, Michelle Men in the kitchen: meanings of, and motivations for,
domestic cooking among men in Toronto
2005-2009 Baker, Lauren The Biocultural Practice and Politics of
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Alternative Food Networks
2001 MacEachren, Elizabeth Craftmaking: A Pedagogy for Environmental Awareness Faculty of Environmental Studies (PhD Dissertation Co-Supervisor)
2002 Cassidy, Barbara Getting Rid of the Indian Problem: Aboriginal Suicide as
a Manifestation of Genocide
Faculty of Environmental Studies (PhD Advising and Thesis Committee)
2011- Luther, Erin Communicating About the Non-Human: An Analysis of
Animal Advocacy
2009 – 2011 Holm, Vanessa Learning About Food: How Canadians are Educated
about Vegetarianism
2007- Baker, Alison Migration and Liminality in Marginal Spaces: Recycling
Lives and Land in the Borderlands
2007-2009 Soule, Debra Creative Strategies And Prefigurative Direct Action:
A Social Network Perspective Of The Global Justice
Movement
2007-2010 Bas, Japji Human Social Development and Happiness
2006-2011 Martin, Michelle Green Teachers: Enabling and Celebrating
Environmental Education in the Seychelles
(Ta’n teliangweiasu‘ltigw Gespe’gawa’qi)
2003-2010 Metallic, Fred “Ta’n Teli’gji’tegen ‘Nnu’igtug aq ta’n goqwei
Wejgu’aqamulti’qw”
1998-2002 Rigby, Heather The Ecological Body in Art
1998-2002 Gosine, Andil ‘Race’-Racism in Popular Environmentalism
Faculty of Environmental Studies (PhD Committee Supervisor)
2011- Marino, Sara Where the Wild Things Aren’t
2010-2011 Tirmizey, Kasim Education for Autonomy and Sovereignty in Muslim
Peasant Communities
2008-2009 Chic, Jacquie The Cultures and Environments of Social Justice
Work: Shifting Roles, Expansive Definitions
2007-2009 Szabo, Michelle Men in the kitchen: meanings of, and motivations
for, domestic cooking among men in Toronto
2005-2009 Hutcheson, Maggie Public Art and the Politics of Cultural Memory in the
Postcolonial City
2003-2004 Stahlbrand, Lori A Good Deal Better: Eco-Labelling and Food System
Change in North America
2002-2005 Baker, Lauren The Politics of Food
2001-2004 Elavia, Firoza
Faculty of Environmental Studies (PhD defense, Dean’s Representative)
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2000 Anne Bell Storied Experiences of School-Based Habitat
Restoration
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts (Thesis Committee)
2003-2006 Bernice Kozak Development Lessons in Political Economy
from a Micro-Perspective: A Case Study of
Haulover, RAAS, Nicaragua
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts (PhD Defense, Internal)
2003 Poitras, Manual The Politics of Biotechnoloy
Department of Social and Political Thought, Faculty of Arts (PhD Committee)
2001- Judd, Nadine Rethinking the Women’s Movement in Nicaragua
Department of Sociology (PhD Committee)
2004-2011 Figueroa Romero, Dolores Comparative Analysis of Indigenous Women’s
Participation in Local Politics and Community Development: The Experiences of Women
Leaders of ECUARUNARI (Ecuador) and YATAMA (Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua)
Department of Adult Education, Counselling, and Community Development, OISE, University of
Toronto (PhD Committee)
2010- Madjidi, Katia Cultivating Transformative Learning for the Great
Turning
Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts (PhD Internal Examiner)
1997 Downe, Pamela Gender and Contagion
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts (PhD Internal Examiner)
2005 Martinez-Salazar, Egla Mayan Women, Racism, and Citizenship
Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture (PhD Committee)
2007-2012 Schincariol, Lisa Art’s Intervention: Activating Cultural Memory
2010-2011 Butler-Chang, Natalie Developing an Ethics of Environmental Communication
through Site-Specific Practice
2009- Bieler, Andrew Modernity, Visual Culture, and Environmental Cultural
Studies
2008- Erickson, Kris Between Seeing and Envisioning: Community Arts
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Cultural Production as Deep Democracy in the Making
for Social Change
Graduate Programme in Interdisciplinary Studies (MA Committee)
2004 Silvera, Makeda Another Kind of Vision: Women of Colour Publishing:
Sister Vision Press – Resistance, Transgression, and
Transformation 1985-2000
Department of Adult Education, Counselling, and Community Development, OISE,
University of Toronto (External Examiner)
2005 O’Neill, Eimear Holding Flames: Women’s Personal and Social
Transformation
2003 Roy, Carole The Raging Grannies: Meddlesome Crones, Humor,
and Education
Department of Adult Education, Counselling, and Community Development (PhD
Committee)
1999 Flanagan, Kathleen Casting Shadows Now and Then: Images of a Nova
Scotia County
1992 Davis, Lynne External member, PhD Committee, Department of
Community Psychology
Dept. of Educational Studies, U of British Colombia (PhD External Examiner)
2004 Niks, Marina The Politics of Collaborative Research between
University-Based and Non University-Based
Researchers
Centro de Investigacion y Educacion en Antropologia Social, Universidad de
Guadaljara, Mexico (External Examiner at PhD Defense in Mexico)
2000 Aboites, Gilberto Los Fitomejoradores Méxicanos: Ciencia, Nación, y
Compromiso Social
Centro de Investigacion y Educacion en Antropologia Social, Universidad de
Guadalajara, Mexico /York University (supervisor of exchange doctoral students)
2000 Gaytán Hernández, Ana Isabel Conceptions of body and health of Mexican 1998 Aboites, Gilberto Seeds and the discourses of science and technology in
Mexico
Centro de Investigacion y Educacion en Antropologia Social, Universidad de
Guadalajara, Mexico/York University (Supervisor of exchange Masters’ students)
2000 Gaston, Jorge Participatory research
2000 Juarez Aguilar, Alejandro Environmental Education
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Faculty of Environmental Studies (MES Major Papers, Portfolios, Projects, Theses)
2012 Langlois Greenham, Caitlin Praxis for Community Resilience: Popular Education,
Permaculture and Food Justice
Cole, Kirsten Sustainable Labour in Ontario’s Sustainable Food
System: Where Do Migrant Farmworkers Fit In?
Haider, Wali Seeds, Labour, and Food Sovereignty: A Political
Ecology of Bt-Cotton
Whitbread, Jessica Art, Tea and Educational Activism In-Between
Allen, Genevieve Cultural Mapping for Rural Community Development
Mohammed, Sara Un-masking Mixed-race Identities: An arts-based
Investigation of the Experiences of Mixed-race Youth
2011 Heinrichs, Marika Learning to Forget: History, Schooling, and Colonialism
in Canada
Campbell, Catherine Closer to Place: Storytelling, Art-Making and Walking
for Environmental Education
Rahim, Chris Digital Storytelling for Post-Incarcerated Women:
Collaborative Inquiry for Health Justice
Ellis, Blakka W/Rite Of Recovery: Exploring Jamaica
Masculinities, Art and Environmental Engagements
through Personal History and Testimonies
2010 Malach, Sabrina International Pollinator Week 2010
Skene, Melanie Solus Community Earth Vision Festival
2009 Thang, Helen Reframing Waste Culture: Place-based Environmental
Education and Arts-based Inquiry
Kim, Ji Ha A Journey to Photovoice: A Portofolio of Stories,
Reflections, and Guides
2008 Ross, Lisa Anne Arts-Based Programming in Nunavik: A Participatory
Evaluation of the Innalik Mask & Puppetry Program in
Inukjuak, Nunavik
2006 Abel, Karen Grasslands of Bkejwanong: Growing Community with
Ecological Art
Charlton, Margo Evaluation of Community Arts Programs
Lane, Leslie Maize as Cultural Messenger
Leesment, Mari Collective Wanderings through Art toward
Response-ability
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Hermant, Heather Between-With [In]: Toward Narrative as Embodied
Mediation
2005 Hutcheson, Maggie Imagining and Performing Democracy through
Cultural Resistance
Stimac, Roberta From Seed To Seed
2004 Fuchs, Erika Pedagogia de la Terra: Popular Education in the
Brazilian Landleass Peasant Movement
Shubs, Shana Legitimacy Struggles: Rebellion, Media and Social
Change in post-2001 Argentina
2004 Miller, Sally Food Fight: Cultivating Democracy through Alternatives
to the Food System
Mitchell, Lisa The Praxis of Popular Environmental Education
2003 Burns, Leah Transformative Educational Arts Practices
Dopp, Sarah Unpacking the Box: The Commodification of Culture
and Resistance
Kramer, Melanie Garden the City: Interventionist Art
Snyder, Nikko good girl magazine: A Business Plan
Walker, Tim Interventions in Cultural Politics
2002 Clark, Charlie There Is Always This Tension: Stories of and
Reflections on Student Activism in the Movement for
Global Justice
McKenzie, Christine Popular Communications: Negotiating Contested Terrian
on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast
Schami, Danielle Building Alternatives to the Dominant Food System in
Jalisco, Mexico: The Circle of Responsible Production
and Consumption
2001 Bhimani, Salima Mijalis Al-Ilm: Creative Fusion Reclaiming and
Representing the Lives of Muslim Women
Juhasz, Mark The NAFTA and Environmental Politics in Mexico: The
Communicative Process under Agricultural
Modernization
Kim Cho, Yukyung Jamming as a Process and a Catalyst for Critical
Reflection on Women’s Rights Activism in East Asia
Doncaster, Michele Linking Urban and Rural Life (Campo y Cuidad: La
Misma Cosa)
2000 Davis, Sheelagh Popular Education for Sustainable Community
Alternatives: The Case of Perempitz, Mexico
1999 Abdalla,, Anne Art-Making and Personal Transformation
Chow, Wing Yee Eco Social Transformation in Hong Kong
Padgham, Oona Crafting for Social Change
Martinez-Salazar, Egla Indigenous Women and Men and Development in Post- Macdonald, Andrew The Political Ecology of Food in Costa Rica: Critical
Education with Reto Juvenil
Mendiratta, Anuja Local Responses to the ‘Dominant’ Global Food System
1998 Conway, Stephanie Questioning Images, Imaging Questions: Philosophy and
Pedagogica Process
1997 Baker, Lauren Global Food Systems, Local Responses
Choudhury, Shakil The Brown Book: Voices of Young Pakistani Activists
from Toronto and Lahore
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Norheim, Linda The Health Guide Project: Health Knowledge and Media
Production in Estonia
Wong, Franz Participatory Communication for Gender and
Development in Palestine
1996 Aman, Halima Reassessing Participatory Rural Appraisal
Ross, Jennifer An Exploration of the Theory and Practice of Feminist
Health Promotion
Zuckerman, Aviva Reflections of the Journey: The National Replication of
Children’s Voice Model of Social Action Theatre
1995 Cavanagh, Chris Butterfly Dreaming: Critical Biography as Critical
Education
Colangelo, Sandra Putting Myself in the Picture
Gokhale, Veena Transformative Environmental Education: A Pedagogy
For Working towards Equity and Sustainability
Kerr, Sara Popular Education for Community Empowerment
Pickering, Mary Grass-roots Cultural Methods and the Communication of
Environmental Values
Saini, Jennifer Rebels Without a Pause: Artists and Activists in the
Clayquot Movement
1994 Chetwynd, Heather The Transformative Voice: The Relationship Between
Voice and Processes of Change
Lawrence, Bonita Race, Elitism, Colonialism for Aboriginal/Settler
Environmental Alliances
Wintjes, Luke Making Change: Organizing for Greener Transportation
1993 Kranias, Gillian Community-Based Organizations for Community
Bicycle Projects
Women’s Studies, York University (Major Research Paper Reader)
1995-1996 Cassidy, Barbara Aboriginal Women’s Healing Practices
Faculty of Fine Arts, York University (External Examiner, MFA)
2002 Fredrick, Brenda shiver: exhibition installations
2000 Marino, Sara Bear
Faculty of Education, York University (External Examiner, Med)
2004 Johnson, Claudia What’s Power And Authority Got To Do With It?
Making Meaning from Students’ Understandings of
Student-Teacher Relationships
2001 Carrero de Salazar, Maria del Carmen Education Discourse of Low-Income
Workers in Peru
Graduate Program in Communications and Culture (Major Project Supervisor)
2010 Udow, Sara The Stop’s Global Roots: An Audio Project
2009 Shabbar, Andie Coalesce: art, activism, agency in feminist phototherapy
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and women’s washroom graffiti”
2008 Charter, Erin Good Food Markets: Developing Policies and
Community Strategies to Improve Access to Local Food
in Low Income Neighbourhoods
2006 Mack, Jacinda Ista: An Examination of Nuxalk Environmentalism and
Feminine Cultural Authority
2005 Koenig, Sheila Airtime: The Public Sphere, the Public Screen, and AIDS Activism in Contemporary North America
2002 Baines, Paul Testing the Tease: Advertising as Political Pedagogy
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto (MA
supervisor)
2005 Bensted, Lee Leaping Pedagogy: Visionary Storying, Collaborative
Art-making and the Lessons of Salmon
Dept of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto (MA, External Reader)
2011 Goodmurphy, Brendon The Politics of Aesthetics in Toronto: Opportunities and
Challenges for a Right to the City Practice
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto
1990-1991 Doerge, Suzanne Field supervisor, MA, Adult Education
1988 Martin, Alyson Field supervisor
Trumpener, Betsy Field supervisor
Wallace, Rick Field supervisor
Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (Certificate Examiner)
2009 Talia Woolridge
2006 Ariel
2005 Erika Fuchs
Lisa Mitchell
Shana Shubs
2003 Freeman, Sarah
2002 McKenzie, Christine
2001 Carrero de Salazar, Maria del Carmen
2000 Macdonald, Andrew
1999 Martinez-Salazar, Egla
Rice, Roberta
Wolfenson, Galit
1998 Rosene, Chris
1996 Emerson, Cheryl
1994 Chetwynd, Heather
Universidad Regional Autonoma de la Costa Caribeña Atlantica Nicaraguënse,
URACCAN/York Program (MRP Committee)
2001 Canales, Jorge
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2002 Garcia, Argentina
Undergraduate Student Supervision
Faculty of Environmental Studies (BES Honours Theses)
2010 Lane, Talia FoodShare’s Recipe for Change
2009 Sergio, Maria Looking backwards and walking forwards: learning from
culture for agriculture in Toronto
2007 Koochek, Mona Hope Garden: Nurturing Cultural and Biodiversity?
2006 Kristen Lowitt Reflections on Soundscape Activities for Environmental
Education
Clare O’Connor The Use of Campus Space: What Do We Have in
Common?
2005 Carrie Fisher Community Arts, Environ mental Education, and
Sense of Place
Michelle Singh Genetically Modified Foods: A Moral Dilemma
2004 Lau, Karen Enviro-What? Demystifying Environmental Issues:
A Popular Education Tool Kit for Youth
Allibon, Jennifer Mosaics of Thought: Examining the Different
Perspectives in the Debate on Multicultural Education
2003 Abel, Karen Where the Waters Divide: Visiting Endangered
Lifescapes of Bkejwanong
Mendez, Daniela Infusing Anti-Racist Education into the Ontario
‘Canadian and World Studies’ Curriculum
2002 Bhardwaj, Minakshi The Representation of Difference: Dominant Western
Constructions of Third World and Muslim Women
Bhardwaj, Punita Counter-Hegemonic Media Production: Individual and
Collective Processes in Developing Critical Spaces
Houston, Leah Making Art Making Change
MacGregor, Kamla Popular Latin American Music and Dance: Issues of
Pan-Latin Identity in Toronto
2001 Krol, Susan Taming the Wild: Representation of Wilderness in
Canadian Documentary Film
Mihalik, Gabriella Grass-roots Food Security: Green Creativity and Local 1999 Bastone, Cristina Media Production as an Approach to High School
Environmental Studies
Forth, Keely Counter Culture: Redefining the Role of Food in
Education
Shapero, Erin The Effects of Globalized Trade Regimes on Mexican
Women in the Maquila Sector
1998 Bulicki, Barbara Artmaking as a Process: Reconnecting the Self with the Fattore, Emily Public Awareness of Biotechnology in Agriculture
Lafontaine, Jennifer Learning from Each Other
Paul, Christine Offshore Agricultural Farm Workers: A Study of the
FARMS Program
Tsallis, Robyn The Deconstruction of Green Advertising
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1998 Summerfeldt, David Consumerism in Commercial Television and the
Community Television Alternative
1997 Gasparelli, Rosanne Putting the “Popular” Back into Education
MacKillop, Debora Earth Matters: Working with You and Popular
Education
Pigeon, Valerie Education with a Conscience: Seeking the Self in Global
Learning
1996 McDonald, Dawn Environmental Racism
Morrell, Amish Activist Art and the Environmental Crisis
1995 Naiman, Gayle Media Frames of Environmental Reality: An Analysis of
Ozone Depletion in Toronto Newspapers since 1977
University of Waterloo, Independent Studies Program
2009 Manchester, Emma History Animated in Puppets: Using Community Arts to
Engage the Past
Graduate Courses Taught
Faculty of Environmental Studies
2011-2012 ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop: Image-based
2010-2011 ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop: Image-based
2009-2010 ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop: Image-based
2008- ES/ENVS 6275 3.0A/ International Political Economy and
GS/POLS 6282 3.0A Ecology Summer School
ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop: Image-based
2007-2008 ENVS 6150 Popular Education for Social Change, Part I: Theory/Practice
ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop: Image-based
2003-2004 ENVS 6150 Popular Education for Social Change, Part 1: Theory/Practice
ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop
2001-2002 ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop
2000-2001 ENVS 5101 Approaches to Environmental Studies (with C. Russell et al)
ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop
1998-1999 ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change
ENVS 6137 Women and Development
1997-1998 ENVS 5101 Introduction to Environmental Studies (with R. Macdonald et al)
ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change (with Adrian Iwachiw)
ENVS 6349 Cultural Production Workshop
1996-1997 ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change
ENVS 6349 Media Production Workshop
1995-1996 ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change
ENVS 6349 Media Production Workshop
ENVS 6599 Food Research Seminar
1994-1995 ENVS 6137 Women and Development
ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change
ENVS 6449 Media Production Workshop
1993-1994 ENVS 6137 Women and Development
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ENVS 6150 Critical Education for Social Change
ENVS 6249 Media Literacy
1992-1993 ENVS 5101 Approaches to Environmental Studies (with E. Spence, et al.)
OISE, University of Toronto
1980 Community Education and Development
Adult Basic Education
Program Planning
1977 Basic Processes of Facilitating Adult Learning
Universidad Regional Autonoma de la Costa Caribeña Atlantica Nicaraguënse
2000 Educación Intercultural y Participativa (with Raul Leis)
Undergraduate Courses Taught
2011-2012 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
ENVS/FACS 3122.03 Community Arts Preparatory Workshop
2010-2011 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
ENVS/FACS 3122.03 Community Arts Preparatory Workshop
2009-2010 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
ENVS/FACS 3122.03 Community Arts Preparatory Workshop
2008-2009 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
2007-2008 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
2005-2006 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
2004-2005 ENVS/FACS 2122.03 Community Arts for Social Change
2003-2004 ENVS 1200.06 Environmental Research and Action Workshop (with Sandberg)
2002-2003 ENVS 1200.06 Environmental Research and Action Workshop (with Sandberg)
2001-2002 ENVS 1200.06 BES Workshop (with A. Sandberg)
2000-2001 ENVS 4320.03 Gender and Development
1998-1999 ENVS 4420.03F Environmental Attitudes and Communication
1997-1998 ENVS 4420.03F Environmental Attitudes and Communication
1996-1997 ENVS 4420.03F Environmental Attitudes and Communication
1995-1996 ENVS 4420.03F Environmental Attitudes and Communication
1993-1994 ENVS 4420.03F Environmental Attitudes and Communication
Other Courses Taught
Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University
2012 Arts for Social Change
Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
1989-1990 Photography and Society
Regis College, Toronto School of Theology
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1987 Christian Social Ethics
Department of Psychology and Sociology, Concordia University
1978-1979 Community Development
Social Intervention
Brookdale Community College
1970-1972 Human Growth and Development
Human Sexuality
Cross-Cultural Studies
Creativity: Personality and Process
Five-week Study Tour of Europe and USSR
University Service
Office of Vice President, Academic Affairs
2011-2012 Search Committee for FES Dean
2010 Executive Committee, Community Engagement and Outreach Working Group
2010 Lifelong Learning, Partnerships and Outreach Subgroup
2004-2006 Committee on Non-Degree Studies
2004 Search Committee for the Director of the Centre for the Support of Teaching
2003 Internal consultant, Undergraduate Program Review, Social Science Program, Atkinson
1998-1999 Working Group on a Latin American and Caribbean Strategy for York
Senate
2002-2005 Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning (SCOTL), Vice Chair, Chair, Member
1995-1998 Senate Committee on Admission, Recruitment & Student Assistance (SCARSA)
Faculty of Environmental Studies
2011-2012 Equity Committee
2009-2011 PhD Admissions Committee
2007-2009 Research and Awards Committee, chair
2005-2006 Research and Awards Committee
2005-2006 Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee, Subgroup for Community and
Environmental Arts Position
2004-2006 Associate Dean, Research
2004-2006 Executive Committee
2004-2006 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2004-2006 Graduate Curriculum Committee
2004-2006 Coordinator, Transforming Space into Place Task Force
2003-2004 Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee, Subgroup on Environment and Culture
position
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2003-2004 Organizing Committee, FES Seminar Series on Aboriginal Sovereignty, Knowledge, and
Environment
2002-2005 Coordinator, Curriculum Diversity/Equity Project
2002-2003 Coordinator, FES Speakers Series
2001-2002 Affirmative Action Officer
2001-2002 Member, BES Recruitment Task Force
2001-2002 Vice-Chair, Faculty Council
2000-2002 Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (coordinated major curriculum 2000- Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2000- Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee
2000-2001 Affirmative Action Officer
1999- 2004 Coordinator, Development of Community Arts Practice Certificate, joint program with
Faculty of Fine Arts
1999-2002 Academic Advisory Group, CURA/YCAS Project “Sustainble Toronto”
1998-2002 Computer Committee
1997-2000 Advisory Group, Consortium on Sustainable Community Development, North
American Mobility Program
1997-1999 Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
1997-1999 Member, Faculty Academic Appointments Committee (drafted Equity Plan)
1995-1997 Member, Tenure & Promotions Committee
1995, 1997 Faculty Retreat Planning Group
1994-1996 MES Admissions Sub-Committee
1994-2004 Faculty Supervisor, Annual Environmental Arts and Media Festival
1993-1994 Advisory Group, Instructional Technology Centre
1993- Member, Faculty Council
1993-2000 Coordinator, FES Wild Garden Media Centre
1993- Member, Committee of Instruction
York University Faculty Association
2002-2003 Member, Equity Committee
2000-2001 Member, Equity Committee
1999 Co-organizer, Equity Forum, co-sponsored by YUFA, YUSA, CUPE 3903, Centre for
Feminist Research, Centre for the Support of Teaching, Centre for Ethnic and Race
Relations
1998-1999 Member, Executive Committee
1997-1998 Organizer of Women’s Testimonies Retreat, co-sponsored by YUFA, Centre for
Feminist Research, and Office on the Status of Women
Official photographer, YUFA strike
Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean
2000-2001 CERLAC Diploma Subcommittee
1996-2003 Member, Executive Committee
1995- Fellow
Centre for Refugee Studies
2008- Senior Scholar
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Centre for the Support of Teaching and Learning
2002- 2006 Faculty Associate, Curriculum Diversity and Equity
2002-2004 Workshop Facilitator, Curriculum Redesign Institute
2001-2002 Member, CST Review Task Force
2000-2001 Panelist on Curriculum Design, New Faculty Institute
2000- Member, Advisory Board
1997-1999 Member, Advisory Board
Reviewing Activities
2010 Internal consultant for Undergraduate Program Review of Visual Arts Dept, York U.
2009 Referee for SSHRC standard grant application
2009 Review of manuscript for PUBLIC journal
2009 Referee for candidate for tenured full-professor appointment, Arizona State University
2009 Review of manuscript for International Feminist Journal of Politics
2008 Review of manuscript for Fernwood Press of Edible Action: Food Activism and Local
Economies by Sally Miler
2007 External consultant for the Undergraduate Program Review of the Environmental Studies
Program, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
2006 Peer review for chapter in Handbook on Qualitative Methods (Cole and Knowles, eds)
2005 Peer review of article for Agricultural and Human Values Journal
2004 Peer review of conference proposals, International Visual Sociology Association
2003 Expert Evaluator for Killam Fellowship
2003 Editorial Committee,Alternatives magazine, issue on “Food for All”
2003 Internal Consultant, Undergraduate Program Review, Social Sciences, Atkinson
2002 Expert Evaluator for Killam Fellowship
2002 Peer Reviewer for Atlantis Women’s Studies Journal
2000 Learning to listen to the wind and to dance with difference, essay book review of
Transforming Learning: Individual and Global Change (Askew and Carnell) and
Transformative Learning: Educational Vision for the 21st Century (OSullivan) for
Curriculum Inquiry, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
1999 Selection Committee, Urban Issues Program, Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family
Foundation
1999 Reviewer, Visual Sociology, Journal of International Visual Sociology Association
1997 Jury, SSHRC
1994 Jury, Resources for Feminist Research, OISE, Toronto.
1998 Reviewer, Alternatives Journal, Waterloo, Ontario
Grants and Contracts(*)
2012 FES Small Research Grants for two Arts-Based Memorials Challenging Nature/Culture
Divide, $2,000
2012 YUFA Community Projects Fund, $1,500 for Summer Institute
2012 FES Small Travel Grant, Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Conference, NYC, $1,334
2011-2012 Academic Innovation Fund ($80,000) for Art and Communities Network
2011-2012 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, Academic partners in Toronto Art Foundation
project, $160,000
2010 SSHRC Conference Travel Grant for Bioneers Conference, $521.00
2010 Ford Foundation. Publication grant for VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education
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in the Americas, $8,500.
2009 Co-applicant, CURA LOI, Innovative Community of Food Practice, $19,400
FES Small Research Grant, Community-Engaged Mural Production, $1,569
FES Small Travel Grant, Latin American Studies Congress, Brazil, $2,040
York SSHRC Travel Grant, Latin American Studies Congress, Brazil, $900
2007 FES Small Research Grant, “Cultural Production in Social Movements: 1967-2007”
2006- FES Small Research Grant, “Updating Tangled Routes,” $2,500
2004-2008 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, $152, 720 for “Creative
Tensions of Community Arts in Popular Education: A Transnational Study of the
Americas”
2004 FES Small Research Grant, “Recovering the History of Popular Education,” $1,100
2003 SSHRC International Conference Travel Grant, $700, International Encounter for
Popular Education, Guadalajara, Mexico
2002 Internationalization of York grant, VP Academic and VP Research, $14,500
“Latin American Exchange: Popular Communications/Community Arts”
2002 FES Small Travel Grant, $530, Joint Conference of Agriculture, Food, and Human
Values Society and Association for the Study of Food and Society, Chicago
2002 SSHRC Small Research Grant, $2,500, Community Arts and Popular Communications:
Exchanges and Fusions of Cultural Practice
2002 FES Small Research Grant, $1,500, Community Arts and Popular Communications:
Fusions of Cultural Practices Part 2
2001 FES Small Travel Grant, $650, Joint Conference of Agriculture, Food, and Human
Values Society and Association for the Study of Food and Society, Minneapolis
2001 York Ad Hoc Research Fund, $1,399
2000-2003 York Project Advisor, IDRC-sponsored CAMP-Lab Project, Nicaragua, $352.000
1999-2003 Member of CURA Project (Centre for Applied Sustainability, University of Toronto,
Toronto Environmental Alliance, and FoodShare), $270,000
1999 SSHRC York Ad Hoc Research Grant, $500, Conference of the North American Alliance
for Popular and Adult Education, Tuscon, Arizona
1999 Junior Faculty Fund, $419.20
1999 FES Faculty Minor Research Grant, $600, Conference of the North American Alliance
for Popular and Adult Education, Tuscon, Arizona, and research in Nogales, Mexico
1998 SCOTL Teaching Release Time Fellowship and Teaching/Learning Development Grant,
$2,500
1998 Faculty of Environmental Studies Small Travel Grant, $470, Canadian Association of
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Congress, Vancouver, BC
1997 (With Barbara Rahder, Gene Desfor) $120,000, North American Mobility Program,
Consortium on Sustainable Community Development,
1997 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Award, $750.
1997 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Conference Travel Grant, $750: Latin
American Studies Association Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico.
1997 Faculty of Environmental Studies Small Travel Grant, $420: Latin American Studies
Association Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico.
1996-1999 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, $72,500: Tracing the
Tomato from Mexican Field to Canadian Table: Women Workers in Globalized Food
Production.
1995 Faculty of Environmental Studies Small Research Grant, $1,389: Educational Responses
to Globalization: Mapping Tomasita’s Journey.
1994 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Small Research Grant, $2,000:
Educational Responses to Globalization: Mapping Tomasita’s Journey.
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1994 Ad Hoc Research Fund, $400: North American Alliance for Popular and Adult
Education, Alberta, August 27-31.
1994 Faculty of Environmental Studies Small Travel Grant, $490: First General Assembly of
the North American Alliance for Popular and Adult Education, Calgary, August 27-31.
1985 Canada Council Explorations Grant: to develop a manuscript for book To Change This
House: Popular Education under the Sandinistas.
1980 Canada Council Explorations Grant: Produce anthology on the use of art and media in
community education in Canada.
1979-1980 Ministry of Culture and Recreation: Immigrant women and media images culminating in
book Getting There: Producing Photostories with Immigrant Women.
1978 OXFAM-supported study in Ecuador: Research on immigration of Ecuadorians to
Canada.
1977-1979 Ministry of Culture and Recreation: Two-year participatory research project on the Latin
American Community in Toronto.
1975-1977 Social Science Research Council: Visual communications.
1972-1974 National Institute of Mental Health: Teacher-student relationships at Concordia
University.
Boards and Advisory Groups
2012 SOL Express Creative Arts Program
2010-2011 Neighbourhood Arts Network Advisory Group
2006-2010 Community Arts Ontario, Program Committee Chair
2003-2004 President, Planet in Focus Foundation
2003- Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson University
2002-2004 Board of Directors, Planet in Focus Foundation
2000-2002 Board of Directors, Just Associates (Washington, DC)
2000-2002 Seeds of Our City Advisory Group, FoodShare Metro Toronto
1999-2001 Vice-Chair, Board of Planet in Focus, International Environmental Film and Video
Festival
1993-1996 Board of Directors, Roeher Institute, York University
1990-1994 Board of Directors, Center for Cultural and Community Development, Springfield,
Massachusetts
1984-1990 Member of the Board of Directors, Highlander Research and Education Centre, New
Market, Tennessee
Areas of Research
Embodied and non-western epistemologies
Local food movements
Community arts and popular communications in Latin America
Popular education and social movements
Food, women workers, and globalization
Photographic methods for research, education, and action
Curriculum diversity/equity
Publications and Papers
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Theses and Dissertations
1978 “People connecting with structures: a photographic and contextual exploration of the
conscientization process in a Peruvian literacy programme.” PhD dissertation, Michigan
State University, with special commendation.
Summary of publications
9 books, 2 Spanish translations, 3 edited volumes, 2 co-edited volumes, 10 manuals or monographs
19 chapters in books
11 articles and 1 co-edited article in refereed journals
18 articles and 1 co-authored article in non-refereed journals
18 scholarly and professional publications and reports
Books and Monographs
2011 Editor VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas. Albany, NY:
SUNY Press and Between the Lines.
2010 Co-editor. VIVA! El Arte Comunitario y La Educación Popular en las Americas.
Bluefields, Nicaragua: URACCAN.
2008 Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization the Tomato Trail, Second Edition.
Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 335 pp.
2007 Rutas Enmarañadas: Mujer, Trabajo, y Globalization en el Camino del Tomate,
Editorial de Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM-Xochimilco), 341 pp.
2006 Editor. Wild Fire: Art as Activism. Toronto, Ontario: Sumach Press, May 2006.
2002 Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization the Tomato Trail. Lanham,
Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Aurora, Ontario: Garamond Press, 267
pp.
2001 (with Gene Desfor and Barbara Rahder). Just Doing It: Popular Collective Action in the
Americas. Montreal: Black Rose, 193 pp..
1999 (editor) Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain: Women, Food, and Globalization,
Toronto: Sumach Press, 280 pp.
1995 Para Cambiar Esta Casa: Educación Popular bajo los Sandinistas. Spanish edition of To
Change This House. INIEP, the Nicaraguan Institute for Popular Research and
Education.
1991 To Change This House: Popular Education Under the Sandinistas. Toronto: Between the
Lines, 200 pp. Co-published by the Jesuit Centre and the Doris Marshall Institute for
Education and Action, 181 pp..
1991 English at Work: Teachers Guide. American edition adapted by Center forWorkforce
Education, Laubach Literacy International. Syracuse: New Readers Press.
1989 Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action. Toronto: Jesuit Centre. 2nd print in
1991, 90 pp.
1986 English at Work: A Tool Kit for Teachers. North York: Community Outreach in
Education (CORE) Foundation
1985 (with R. Arnold and B. Burke) A New Weave: Popular Education in Canada and Central
America. Toronto: Canadian University Service Overseas and Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education, 101 pp.
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1983 (with F. Cristall and d. marino) Getting There: Producing Photo-Stories with Immigrant
Women. Toronto: Between the Lines, 109 pp.
1983 (with d. marino) Immigrants Speak Out. North York: North York Board of Education,
73 pp. 73.
1981 Social Animation: A Course on Leadership and Group Skills. Toronto: Cross-Cultural
Communications Centre, 208 pp.
1980 Education and Social Change: A Photographic Study of Peru. Whitby: Kendall-Hunt,
392 pp.
1978 Making and Using Photo-Stories: A Handbook for Teachers. Toronto: TV Ontario
Educational Services, 95 pp.
1977 Themes and Tools: How to Choose Them and How to Use Them. Toronto: Ministry of
Culture and Recreation, 40 pp.
1975 Shared Leadership Guide. Toronto: Ministry of Culture and Recreation, 16 pp.
1974 Toward a Visual Study of Society. (monograph) East Lansing, Michigan: Department of
Sociology, Michigan State University, 70 pp.
1970 The Booklet: An Adventuresome Attempt to Better Understand the YMCAs Future with
Young People. Geneva, Switzerland: World Alliance of YMCAs, 80 pp. Spanish
edition. (also published in Spanish in Mexico)
Chapters in Books
Forthcoming “Shooting Back: Photo Voice in Action Research,” in David Coghlan and Mary Brydon-
Miller. Encyclopedia of Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
2012 “Cultivating Creativity: Education and Art Feed the Food Justice Movement” In M. Koc,
J. Sumner and T. Winson. Critical Perspectives on Food Studies Reader, Don Mills, ON:
Oxford University Press, 65-88.
2010 “Community Arts: By Whom and For What?” AGO publication on Arts Access.
Published by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
2010 “Dig Where You Stand: Food Research/Education Rooted in Place, Politics, Passion and
Praxis,” in A. Sandberg and T. Sandberg, Climate Change: Who’s Carrying the
Burden?,” Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
2010 “Reframing Internationalization in a (Post)Colonial and Diasporic Context: Two
Initiatives at York University,” in Internationalizing Canadian Universities: Policies,
Practices, and Challenges. Toronto: James Lorimer and Company.
2010 “Remapping the Americas: A transnational engagement with creative tensions of
community arts” in R. Nagar and A. Starr, Transnational Feminist Praxis, SUNY Press.
2010 (with Laura Reinsborough), “Decolonizing Art, Education and Research in the VIVA!
Project” in L. Davis, Aliiances:Re/Envisioning Relationships between Aboriginal and
Non-Aboriginal Peoples, University of Toronto Press
2010 (with Christine McKenzie). “Whose Nicaragua? Popular Communications Across Eras,
Regions, and Generations.” In M. Bunch and F. Handy (eds). Sense and Sustainability.
4th Anniversary publication of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.
2008 “Touching Minds AND Hearts: Community Arts as Collaborative Research” in G.
Knowles and A. Cole, Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Research; Perspectives,
Methodologies, Examples, and Issues. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 351-
362.
2006 (with Christine McKenzie). “Whose Nicaragua? Popular Communications Across Eras,
Regions, and Generations.” In Deborah Barndt. Wild Fire: Art as Activism. Toronto:
Sumach Press, 46-57.
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2006 “Frutas de Injusticia: Trabajadoras en el sistema alimentaria post-NAFTA.” Otero,
Gerardo. México en Transición: Globalismo Neoliberal, Estado y Sociedad Civil.
Mexico: Porrúa,
2005 “Stories from field to table: Women in the global food system.” In P. Downe and C.L.
Biggs, Gendered Intersections: A Collection of Readings for Women and Gender Studies.
Halifax: Fernwood Press.
2004 “Fruits of Injustice: women in the Post-NAFTAFood System.” In Valerie Zawilksi and
Cynthia Levine-Rasky. Inequality in Canada: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class.
London: Oxford University Press.
2004 “Fruits of Injustice: Women workers in the Post-NAFTA food system.” In Gerardo
Otero, Neoliberal Globalism in Mexico: Impacts, Challengers, and Alternatives.
2004 “From the lungs of America – the people speak! Popular Communications on Nicaragua’s
Atlantic Coast. In D. Clover (ed), Adult Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
2004 “By whom and for whom? Intersections of participatory research and community arts.”In
A. Cole, L. Neilsen, J.G. Knowles, T. Luciani (editors), Provoked by Art: Theorizing
Arts-Informed Inquiry. Backalong Books and Centre for Arts-Informed Research, OISE.
2003 “Whose ‘Choice’? ‘Flexible’women workers in the tomato food chain.” In J. Alexander
et al (eds). Sing, Whisper, Shout, and Pray: Feminist Visions for a Just World. Edgework
Books.
2000 “Naming, making and connecting: Reclaiming lost arts: The pedagogical possibilities of
photo-story production.” In P. Campbell and B. Burnaby (eds.), Participatory Practices in
Adult Education. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, Inc., pp. 31-54.
1998 “Women in the food chain: Bound, freed, and/or connected?” In M. Koc, J. Welsh and R.
MacRae (eds.), For Hunger-Proof Cities. Ottawa/Toronto: IDRC/University of Toronto
Press.
1997 “Biocultural diversity and equity in post-NAFTA Mexico.” (or “Tomasita comes north
wile Big Mac goes south”) In J. Drydyk and P. Penz (eds.), Global Justice, Global
Democracy, pp. 55-69.
1995 “Free trade offers ‘free space’ for connecting across borders.” In R. Keil, G.R. Wekerle
and D.V.J. Bell (eds.), Local Places in the Age of the Global City. Montreal: Black Rose
Books, pp. 243-248.
1995 “Food fight.” In Fine, Bear, and Lacey, Peacemaking: Resolution of Conflict as an
Integrating Force in School. New York, Heinneman Press.
1985 “Popular education in the revolution.” In T. Walker (ed.), Nicaragua: The First Five
Years. New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. 317-345.
1980 “Connecting immigrant workers: community self-portraits.” In H. Callaway (ed.),
Participation in Research: Case Studies of Participatory Research in Adult Education.
Amersfoort, The Netherlands: Studiecentrum NCVO.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Forthcoming “Blessings on the Food, Blessings on the Workers: Arts-Based Education for Migrant
Worker Justice,” Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, Volume 18.
2002 “Fruits of injustice: Women in the Post-NAFTA food system,”Canadian Woman Studies
Journal, Vols. 21/22, Nos. 4/1, Spring/Summer.
2002 “Learning to listen to the wind and to dance with difference: The promise of
transformatory/transformative learning,” Curriculum Inquiry, Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education, Toronto, pp. 97-105.
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2001 “On the move for food: Three women behind the tomato’s journey,” Earthwork: Women
and Environments, D. Hope and V. Shiva (eds), Women’s Studies Quarterly, (New York:
The Feminist Press at the City University of New York in cooperation with the Rochester
Institute of Technology), pp. 131-143.
1998 “Zooming out/zooming in: Visualizing globalization.” Visual Sociology, 12 (2),
International Visual Sociology Association, pp. 5-32.
1997 “Biocultural diversity and equity in post-NAFTA Mexico,” Socialist Studies, Vol. 12, pp.
55-69.
1997 “Crafting a glocal education: focusing on food, women, and globalization,” Atlantis: A
Women’s Studies Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1.
1996 “Tracing the trail of Tomasita the tomato: popular education around globalization,”
Alternatives Journal, January/February, 1996, pp. 24-29
1995 “Cultural work: reclaiming the power to create,” Arts, Vol. 7, 2, Winter.
1992 “Revisiting the boats and canoes: popular education around the 500 years,” Convergence,
Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 50-60.
1988 (with M. E. Belfoire and J. Handscombe) “English at work: a tool kit for teachers,” TESL
Talk: Canadian ESL Materials, Vol. 18.1, pp. 24-34.
1969 “Changing time conceptions among Guatemalan peasants,” Sigma.
Articles in Non-Refereed Journals
2009 “NAFTA Refugees: Mexican Migrant Workers Take on the Food Giants”, published in
proceedings of CEPPAC Roundtable on Mexico and Democratic Movements, D’Arcy
Ribeiro University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
2007 “Community Arts Practice at York University: A Work in Process,” CAM: Community
Art Matters, No. 3, Spring 2007, 9-10.
2003 “Take Food Action.” Alternatives: Canadian Environmental Ideas and Action, Volume
29, Number 4, Fall 2003, 32.
2001 “The Tomato Story.” C. Elwell (ed). Five environmental reasons to oppose the FTAA,
April 2001. Prepared for the Peoples’ Summit of the Americas.
2000 “Embracing contradictions: Creative tensions in the classroom,” York University: Forty
Years of Teaching, Centre for the Support of Teaching and Learning, York University.
1999 (with Zabe MacEachren and Heather Rigby).”Reflections from the neck down: The body
in the classroom.” Pathways, Journal of Ontario Outdoor Education Association.
1998 “About absences and silences: the ‘community(ies)’ in Jo Spence’s legacy.” Matriart: A
Canadian Feminist Art Journal, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 33-38.
1997 “Remembering Paulo Freire: in this moment.”
“Women’s testimonies project,” Active Voice, YUFA, November, p. 5.
1992 “Reframing resistance: images and stories of hope,” The Moment, Vol. 5, No. 3, Spring.
1990 “Homeless? It’s not your fault,” The Moment, Winter.
1989 “Refugees on the line: the new law,” The Moment, Spring.
1988 “Peace in Central America: Canada’s Role,” The Moment, Spring.
1988 “A community educators’ guide to free trade,” The Moment, Winter.
1988 “Starting with ourselves: understanding economics,” The Moment, Winter.
1987 “Open the door: for a just refugee and immigration policy,” Our Times, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp.
23-29.
1987 “The native right to self-government,” The Moment, Winter.
1987 “Canada closes the door on refugees,” The Moment, Spring.
1987 “Assult on our bodies and our planet,” The Moment, Autumn.
1986 “Rambo market reigns,” The Moment, Autumn.
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1984 “War comes to Managua Ministries,” Canadian Dimension, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 33-35, 40,
May.
Scholarly and Professional Publications and Reports
2006 Guest editor, “Crossing Boundaries: Women, Art, and Community Activism,” special
issue of Women and Environments International.. Volumes 72-73.
2001 “Popular Communications Workshop.” Report to IDRC on CAMP-Lab/York Project in
Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua
2000 Report to Laidlaw Foundation on The Garbage Collection Community Arts Project.
1985 We are AMNLAE: An Interview with Patricia Lindo. Toronto: Participatory Research
Group.
1984 “Un Ojo Critico: A Critical Look at CUSO-supppported Adult Education Programs in
Central America.” Evaluation report prepared for the Canadian University Services
Overseas, Ottawa, 139 pp.
1984 “The poor man’s formula: adult education in Nicaragua,” Historical Foundations of Adult
Education: A Bulletin of Research and Information, Vol. 1, No. 3.
1983 Popular Education in Nicaragua: Collected Documents. Toronto: Participatory Research
Group.
1983 “We Call Upon All Popular Educators of the World.” Report of the Internatinal
Conference of Popular Education for Peace.” Published in English and Spanish by the
Nicaraguan Ministry of Education and the Participatory Research Group of Toronto.
1982 The Nicaraguan Literacy Crusade: The Second War of Liberation. Toronto: Canadian
Action for Nicaragua, 80 pp.
1982 “Now we can see ourselves: Nicaraguans learn to make photo-stories of their daily lives,”
Dev/Ed News, Vol. 2, No. 2.
1981 Just Getting There: Creating Visuals for Collective Analysis in Freirean Education
Programs for Migrant Women in Peru and Canada. Working Paper No. 7. Toronto:
Participatory Research Group, 49 pp.
1981 “Breaking Ground.” Report on Ontario-wide Conference on Popular Education and
Research. Prepared for the Ministry of Culture and Recreation, 15 pp.
1980 “Popular Art and Media: A National Conference.” Report for the Secretary of State,
Ottawa, 16 pp.
1980 “Everyday in English class we talk about work,” REAP.
1977 “Visual research: using a camera to enrichen interaction and inquiry,” International
Development Review, No. 3, 8 pp.
1977 “Exercises focusing on nonverbal communication,” TESL Talk, No. 8(4), 6 pp.
1974 Photography and Cross-Cultural Experiences. Ottawa: NEWSTATEments
Communications and Development Consultants, Ltd., Mutual Press, 16 pp. Photographie
et les Experiences Inter-culturelle, french edition of the same publication.
1974 “Toward a visual sociology,” Comparative Events, Vol. 5, No. 1.
1968 “An idea: the cross-cultural communications workshop,” Readings in Intercultural
Communication, Vol. 2.
Papers Presented at Conferences
2012 “Catalyzing Creativity and Confronting Contradictions: Art and Popular Education in the
Food Justice Movement,” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Conference, NYC
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2012 “A Difficult Conversation: How Local Food Activists Engage Issues of Labour (or Not)”,
Labour Across the Food System, University of California Santa Cruz
2010 “Growing Art: Food Activism and Community Art”, panel presentation to Bioneers
Conference, San Rafael, California
2010 “The Southern Ontario Foodshed Project: Organizational Ecology and Cultural Renewal
in a Translocal Diasporic Context,” presented to the Latin American Studies Association,
Toronto
2010 (with A. Bieler, M. Olszanowski, S. Udow),“Telling Food, Eating Stories: Digital
Storytelling Methods in the FoodShed Project,” Presented to the Canadian Food Studies
Association, Montreal
2009 “NAFTA Refugees as Protagonists: Mexican Migrant Workers Take on the Fast Food
Giants”, Latin American Studies Association Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2009 “From Tomasita to VIVA: From Critique to Proposal – Two Transnational Collaborative
Research Projects in the Americas,” World Environmental Education Congress, Montreal
2007 (with Amy Shimshon-Santo), “New Tools and Old Contradictions
The VIVA! project engages tekhnologia and new technology,” Latin American Studies
Association Congress, Montreal, Quebec
2006 (with Laura Reinsborough), “Decolonizing Art, Research and Education:
Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Dialogue in the VIVA! Project,” Conference on
Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Alliances: Re/Envisioning Relationships,” Trent University,
Peterborough, Ontario
2006 “Remapping the Americas: A Transnational Engagement with Creative Tensions in
Community Arts.” Transnational Feminist Praxis Conference, Minneapolis, MN
2005 “Fire in the Belly: Tapping Artistic Passions for Environmental Education,”
Environmental Education and Communications Association, Huntsville, Ontario
2004 “Canada’s Adbusters: From Vancouver Basement to Transnational Movement,”
International Visual Sociology Conference, San Francisco, CA
2004 “Popular Food Education for Social Movement Building: From BC Salmon Tales to
Mexican GM Corn Alliances,” Joint meetings of the Agriculture, Food, and Human
Values Society and the Food and Society Association, Poughkeepsie, New York
2002 “Cross-generational story-telling: Students research family food practices.” Joint
Meetings of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society and the Food and Society
Association, Chicago.
2001 “Fruits of injustice: Women in the corporate food system” Conference on “Social
Inequalities: Issues of Race, Class, and Gender Worldwide,” York University.
2000 “Spreading the word: Visualizing university teachers using photos.” International Visual
Sociology Association, Portland, Maine.
2000 “Women’s flexible labour in the NAFTA food system: Stories of temporal and spatial
migration.” LASA2000, Latin American Studies Association, Miami.
1999 “On the move for food: Three women behind the tomato’s journey.” Canadian
Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa.
1999 “Whose choice? ‘Flexible’ women workers in the tomato food chain.” Conference of the
Society for the Study of Agriculture and Human Values and the Food and Society
Association. Ryerson University.
1999 (With Anuja Mendiratta)”The global food puzzle: Where do you fit into the picture?”
Workshop with interactive educational video. Conference of the Society for the Study of
Agriculture and Human Values and the Food and Society Association. Ryerson
University.
1998 (with A. Mendiratta) “Embracing the contradictions: Women resisting/revisioning the
food system.” World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, Quebec.
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1998 “Reclaiming naming, making and connecting: Epistemological underpinnings of
participatory photo-story production.” International Visual Sociology Conference,
Louisville, Kentucky.
1998 “Flexibility for whom? Impacts of flexible labour strategies on women workers in the
continental food system.” Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean
Studies and Canadian Association of Mexican Studies, Vancouver.
1997 “The threats to biodiversity and cultural diversity in Post-NAFTA Mexico.” Rural
Sociological Society Meetings, “Global Competition and Community,” Toronto, August.
1997 “Zooming and zooming out on globalization: using the camera to expose, empower and
connect women workers in Mexico and Canada.” Visual Sociology Conference, Boston,
Massachusetts, July.
1997 “Women in the food chain: Bound/freed/connected.” International Conference on
Sustainable Urban Food Systems, Toronto, May.
1997 “Sur-Norte: Popular educators unite.” Latin American Studies Association Congress,
Guadalajara, Mexico, April.
1996 “Pocahontas and whoppers go south: Cultural diversity and biodiversity in post-NAFTA
Mexico.” Trade Marks: Commerce, Culture and Identity after NAFTA, Conference of the
Canadian Association for American Studies.
1996 “Naming, making and connecting: the pedagogical possibilities of community photostory
production.” Canadian Critical Pedagogy Association, Learned Societies, St.
Catharines.
1996 “Crossing the community-university divide: Negotiating common and differing
interests.” Environmental Studies Association of Canada, Learned Societies, St.
Catherines.
1996 “Low-income women and the politics of food.” Canadian Women’s Studies Association,
Learned Societies, St. Catharines.
1996 “Tomasita links popular educators in the integrated Americas.” Workshop on
Communications Strategies, ALFORJA, Network of Popular Education Centres, Panama
City.
1995 “The body in praxis: Intersections of the critical and creative.” Critical Pedagogy
Association of Learned Societies, University of Quebec in Montreal.
1994 “Imaging our stories – building community: The democratization of photography,” and
workshop on “Putting ourselves in the picture.” Culture, Theology, and Resistance,
Winnipeg, November.
1994 “Naming ourselves/naming the moment: integrating cultural work into coalitionbuilding.”
Presentation/Workshop at First General Assembly of the North American
Alliance for Popular and Adult Education, Calgary, August.
1994 “Women on both sides of the lens: photo-stories of women sustaining themselves and the
planet.” Presentation with slides to “Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian
Perspectives” Conference, preparating for Beijing, Vancouver.
1993 “Worth a thousand words: photographing workers’ heritage.” Working Heritage: An
Organizing Conference on the Preservation of Workers’ Heritage in Ontario, Toronto.
1993 Speaker and workshop leader, “Introducing Conjunctural Analysis Process to Graduate
Students in School of Education,” Antioch University, Seattle, Washington.
1993 Speaker, “Use of photography in recovering workers’ histories.” Workers’ Heritage
Conference, Toronto.
1992 Keynote speaker, “Dimensions of Literacy in a Multicultural Society” Conference, and
led workshop on “Making Our Own Images, Telling Our Own Stories,” Concordia
University, Montreal.
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1990 “Representation and activism in the Americas.” Society for Photographic Education,
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984 Slide show “Making our own history – singing our own song – Nicaraguan literacy
teachers learn to produce their own materials.” Presented with key note to the Toronto
Board of Education ESL Conference.
Conference Activities
2012 “Building Alliances for Sustainable Food and Just Labour,” Workshop for food activists
and labour activists at Social Justice Week, Ryerson University
2012 “But I’m Not an Artist! Integrating Participatory Arts into Adult Education”
Day-long workshop for Atlantic Region of the Canadian Association for the Study of
Adult Education, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
2010 Workshop (with A. Bieler, S. Udow, and M. Olszanowski) “Digital Storytelling for
Environmental Education and Community Engagement,” OISE Media Education
Conference
2008 Chair, Program Committee, “Workers as Artists, Artists as Workers,” Annual Forum of
Community Arts Ontario, Toronto
2007 Discussant, “Globalizing Mexican Food” panel, Latin American Studies Association,
Montreal, Quebec
2007 Panelist, “Decolonizing Methodologies in the VIVA! Project,” Latin American Studies
Association, Montreal, Quebec
2007 Workshop, “Creative Tensions of Community Arts in the Americas,” Latin American
Studies Association, Montreal, Quebec
2007 Animator, “One Earth” Conference, Transformative Learning Centre, Ontario Institute
for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
2007 Facilitator, “Building Power: Democracies in Latin America,” Ryerson University,
Toronto, Ontario
2007 (with Maggie Hutcheson), “Decolonizing Notions of Knowing: Embodied Artistic
Practices and Politics,” Nature Matters Conference, Toronto
2006 Moderator, panel on “Issue-based Art in Communities”, Arts Access Conference,
Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON
2006 Moderator, panel at Creators and Communities Conference, organized by the Toronto
Arts Council, Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre, Toronto
2006 Moderator, panel on “Wild Fire: Art as Activism.” Environmental Studies Association of
Canada.
2006 (with Diane Roberts, Heather Hermant, Margo Charlton, Laura Reinsborough, Maggie
Hutcheson), “Unsettling Our Own Conversations: Sticky Moments in the VIVA Project,”
Unsettling Conversations: Arts-Based Research Conference, UBC
2004 Moderator, panel on “Global Complexity of Food Security,” Forum for the Global South,
York University
2004 Moderator, Panel on Mexican Migrant Workers in Canada, at screening of “El Contrato”,
Arts for Real Change Festival, Toronto
2004 Moderator and panellist, “From ‘Perfect Stranger’ to ‘Creating a New Imaginary’:
Transforming University Curriculum,” Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher
Education, Carlton University, Ottawa
2004 Moderator and panelist, “Food Education and Activism: University/Community
Collaboration and Local/Global Action,” Joint Meetings of the Agriculture, Food, and
Human Values Society and the Food and Society Association, Poughkeepsie, New York
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2003 Moderator and panelist, “Engaging Sticky Moments in Democratic Practice: Curriculum
Diversity/Equity in Universities”, Transformative Learning Conference, University of
Toronto
2003 Co-facilitator (with O. Petrie), “Engaging Sticky Moments: York University Curriculum
Diversity/Equity Workshops”, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2003 Coordinator, “Making Art, Making Change” Workshop on Community Arts, York
University, Davenport-Perth Community Centre
2003 Moderator, “Popular Communications in Latin America,” panel at Community Arts
Ontario Conference, Toronto
2003 Facilitator for workshop, “What’s missing? What’s possible? Viewing course outlines
through a diversity/equity lens,” CST Course Design Institute, York University
2003 Moderator and panelist. “Expanding Curriculum.” Excellence through Equity
Conference, University of Toronto.
2002 Co-Facilitator (with M. Campbell). Workshop on “Curriculum Diversity.” CST Course
Design Institute, York University
2002 Organizer of panel “Tangled Routes and Border Crossings: Methodological Challenges
of the Tomasita Project” (with L. Baker, S. Conway, and A. Eyerman). Environmental
Studies Association Conference, University of Toronto.
2002 Moderator, Panel “Manufacturing Hunger: From Green Revolution to Genetic
Modification.” Canadian Sociological Association Conference, University of Toronto.
2002 Community relations committee of Planet in Focus Film Festival, organizing panels and
moderators for third annual festival program, Toronto.
2002 Panelist, “Building a Movement for Healthy Food and Healthy Food Policy” Workshop,
BioJUSTICE/BioDIVERSITY.0. Conference, OISE, University of Toronto
2002 Facilitator and presenter, Workshop on “Community Arts for Resistance: Before and
After the Streets.” G-8 Teach In, Toronto Mobilization for Global Justice.
2001 Moderator, Program on “Landing Rights,” Planet in Focus Film Festival, Toronto.
2001 Presentation (with L. Burns).”Cracks in the Wall: Transformative Arts Blossom at Queb
ec’s Neoliberal Fortress.” Transformative Learning Conference, OISE, University of
Toronto
2001 Presentation (with C. McKenzie). “Naming the Moment: Learning in Social Movements
and Strikes.” Conference on Social Movement Learning. OISE, University of Toronto
2001 Designed and Facilitated “Visualizing York” II, moderated panel on visual research.
2000 Designed and Facilitated “Visualizing York” I, moderated panel “Greatest Hits of Visual
Teaching-Learning,,” presentation “Integrating Research, Education and Advocacy
through Multiple Visual Forms.” York University
2000 Organizing committee member responsible for panels and discussions for Planet in
Focus, first annual Environmental Film and Video Festival, Toronto
2000 Organizing committee/translator/facilitator, Watershed Planning and Urban Development
Seminar, Consortium on Sustainable Community Development and Planning, Lake
Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
2000 Moderator, “Art and Sociology” panel, International Visual Sociology Association,
Louisville, Kentucky
1999 Organizer for three roundtable sessions, “Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain.”
Conference of the Society for the Study of Agriculture and Human Values and the Food
and Society Association.
1998 Chair for panel on “Art and Sociology.” International Visual Sociology Association
Congress, Louisville, Kentucky.
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1998 Chair for panel on “Historical Memory: Methodological Possibilities and Challenges”,
Joint Congress of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
and Canadian Association for Mexican Studies, Vancouver, BC
1997 “Rethinking south-north linkages: The globalization of social movements.” Organizer of
panel for Latin American Studies Association Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico, April.
1996 “Re-framing nature and nation,” Chair, Faculty of Environmental Studies Seminar Series,
York University.
1996 “Feeding NAFTA: Women workers and food systems.” Organizer of panel and program
committee for Canadian Association for Latin American Studies, York University, North
York.
1996 “Crossing the community-university divide: Negotiating common and differing
interests.” Panel organizer, Environmental Studies Association of Canada, Learned
Societies, St. Catharines.
1996 “Low-income women and the politics of food.” Panel organizer and chair, Canadian
Women’s Studies Association, Learned Societies, St. Catharines.
1993 Chair of a panel on “Social Movements,” Faculty of Environmental Studies Seminar
Series, “Global Cities – Local Places: Issues in Urban Sustainability,” York University,
November 23.
1974 Directed first U.S. Conference on Visual Sociology, Department of Sociology, Michigan
State University.
1972 Organized COSMOS, International Conference with Michigan high school students and
foreign students, Lansing, Michigan.
1969 Organized International Youth Forum of the World Council of the YMCA, Nottingham,
England.
Published Reviews of Books and Photographic Work
Books
VIVA! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas
2012 Zainab Amadahy. Rabble.ca http://rabble.ca/books/reviews/2012/04/viva
Wild Fire: Art as Activism
2008 Nancy Jackson. Our Times (independent labour magazine), Volume 27, Number 1,
Feb/March 2008, 36-37.
2007 Laura Bucci. Herizons Magazine, Spring 2007, 47.
2006 Dallas Curow. Women and Environment International, Fall 2006, 91.
2006 Heather MacLeod. “Activism Sparks Wildfire.” Alternatives Magazine, Environmental Studies
Association of Canada, Volume 32, Number 4/5, 2006, 42-43.
2006 Theresa Wolfwood. The Barnard-Boekcer Centre Foundation.
www.bbcf.ca/books_1php.
Tangled Routes: Women, Work and Globalization on the Tomato Trail
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2007 Brigitte H. Bechtold. Review of Radical Political Economics, No. 39, 2007, 437-439.
2006 William H. Friedland. “Tomatoes: A Review Essay.” Agriculture and Human Valuse,
Volume 23, Number 2/June 2006, 253-262.
2005 Gary Genosko. Gastronomica. Spring 2005, Vol. 5, No. 2, 109-110.
2005 Lisa Jackson. Women and Environments International Magazine. April 21, 2005.
2004 Kristen Marsh.. The Great Plains Sociologist. Vol. 16, Dec. 2004
(www.misu.nodak.edu/research/tangledroutes.html)
2004 Richard Turnsall and Ella Haley. Alternatives Journal, June 22, 2004.
2004 R. LeHeron. Journal of Rural Studies, 20 (3), July, 2004, 384-385.
2003 Jan Kainer. Canadian Woman Studies.Vol. 23, No. 1, Fall/Winter 2003, 178-179.
2003 Stephen Bosanac, Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society, Vol. 3 (Fall
2003), 82-84.
2002 Presentation to International Book Fair, Guadalajara, Mexico
Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail
Just Doing It: Popular Collective Action in the Americas
Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain: Women, Food, an d Globalization
Just Doing It: Popular Collective Action in the Americas (Montreal, Black Rose, 2001)
2002 Hayley Easto. Women and Environments International, Spring 2002, p. 46.
Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain: Women, Food and Globalization (Toronto: Second Story
Press, 1999)
2001 Donna M. Kowal, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Volume XXIX, Nos. 1 & 2,
Spring/Summer, pp. 279-283
2000 Habiba Zeman, Resources for Feminist Research, Fall/Winter 1999/2000, Vol. 27, No.
3/4, 173-175.
2000 Pat Bird, “Eat, Drink & Be Informed,” Our Times Independent Labour Magazine,
February/March, 40-41.
2000 Sara Shields, HERIZONS, Summer 2000, 36.
To Change This House: Popular Education Under the Sandinistas (Toronto: Between the Lines, 1991)
1992 Our Schools, Our Selves: A Magazine for Canadian Activists, Vol. 4, No. 1, September.
1992 TESL Canada Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall.
1992 Compass, July/August.
1991 ICAE News, No. 4.
1991 Canadian Book Review Annual.
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(with F. Cristall and d.marino), Getting There: Producing Photo-Stories with Immigrant Women,
(Toronto: Between the Lines, 1983)
1984 Susan Morrison, Canadian Materials.
1984 Sally McBeth, Toronto Clarion.
1984 Karin Schultz, Caribbean Times, Jan. 8.
1983 Audrey Thomas, Convergence, Volume XVI, No. 4.
Education and Social Change: A Photographic Study of Peru (Whitby: Kendall-Hunt, 1980) reviews:
1982 Nadine Dutcher, Development Communication Report.
1981 Renate Kraukauer, Convergence, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 86-89.
1981 Murray Luft, Canadian and International Education, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 87-90.
1981 Tom Heaney, The Learning Connection: Adult Learning Review of Books, Fall, p.10.
1981 James S. Long, Lifelong Learning: The Adult Years, November, pp. 21-22.
1981 David Lazar, Development Communication Report, No. 36, December, p. 8.
1981 Clarice Stasz, Visual Sociology Newsletter.
Photographic Work
1985 Gail Fisher-Taylor and Lorraine Johnson, “Interaction: An Interview with Deborah
Barndt,” Photo Communique, summer, pp. 22-35.
1983 Martha Rosler, “Contemporary Documentary,” After Image, Rochester, NY, Sept,
1982 Üstün Reinart, “Work, Power and Art,” The Left Side, No. 2, July/August.
1982 Canadian Tribune, “Around the Arts,” September 27.
Popular Education and Photographic Work
2009 Beverly Naidus, “Deborah Barndt,” Arts for Change: Teaching Outside the Frame,
Oakland, CA: New Village Press, pp. 122-125.
1996 Daphne Uras, “A Certain Richness: Dialogues With and Within the Use of Photography
in the Work of Popular Educator Deborah Barndt,” MA Thesis, Carleton University,
Canadian Studies.
Addresses, Panels and Talks
2012 Social Justice Chair, Coady International Institute and St. Francis Xavier University,
Antigonish, NS (included the following activities)
“Arts for Social Change,” keynote, September
“Just Food: Food Sovereignty in Local and Global Food Movements”, keynote,
November
“Fire in the Belly: Art Ignites Adult Education”, keynote for the Regional Conference of
the Canadian Adult Education Association
“But I’m Not an Artist!” Workshop: Integrating Participatory Arts into Adult Education;
“Women on the Front Line: From Corporate to Community Food System,” guest speaker
for joint Nutrition and Gender Studies classes, St. FX
“Globalization and Migrant Labour,” Guest speaker to Development Studies class
“Naming the Moment: Building Local and Global Food Connection,” 3-day workshop at
StFX
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2012 Keynote, “Fire in the Belly: Igniting Popular Education with Spirit, Song, and Story,”
Atlantic Region of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education,
Antigonish, NS
2012 Keynote, “Cultivating Creativity: Women and Food, Art and Community”,
International Women’s Week conference on “Unpacking Groceries: Understanding Local
and International Food Movements,” Nipissing University, North Bay, ON
2012 Labour Education Talk, UC Berkeley Labor Center, Berkeley, CA
2010 Keynote, “Una Aproximación Conceptual sobre Arte Comunitario en las Comunidades
del Norte y del Sur. Porqué VIVA?” Fourth VIVA Project Encounter, Bilwi, Nicaragua
2010 Featured speaker, “Untold Stories/Seeds of Hope: Transforming the Food System,”
Friends of St. Paul’s Library Untold Stories Series, St. Paul, Minnesota
2009 Guest speaker, “Art, Activism, and Academia: Blurring the Boundaries.” Studies in
National and International Development, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.
2009 Guest lecture, “Arts-Informed and Arts-Based Research” to classes in Qualitative
Methods and Environmental Education, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2009 Presentation on “Methodologies” for Perspectives on Environmental Research course
2009 “We and the Earth are One”, annual OISE Percy Tacon Lecture and keynote for Ontario
Society for Education through the Arts”, University of Toronto
2009 “David vs. Goliath: Mexican Migrant Workers Take on McDonald’s”, talk at University
of Sergipe, Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil
2009 “NAFTA Refugees: Mexican Migrant Workers Take on the Food Giants”, talk at D’Arcy
Ribeiro University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
2009 “Popular Education in Song, Spirit, and Story,” keynote to International Pedagogy and
Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Minnesapolis, Minnesota, May
2009 “Unearthing Seeds of Fire: Myles Horton through Stories and Song,” Keynote address to
Toronto Community Development Institute, George Brown College, Toronto
2009 “Women Sowing Seeds of Hope: Stories from the NAFTA Tomato”, Keynote address to
Center of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan
2009 Panelist for “Artist Educator Innovations: The Changing Nature of Cultural Work” at
College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, California
2009 “Seeds of Hopes: Stories from the Tangled Routes of the NAFTA Tomato,” public
seminar at the University of Santa Cruz, California
2009 “Work, Women, and Identity,” lecture with Kresge College graduate seminar, University
of Santa Cruz, California
2008 Presentation on “The VIVA Project” in FES Research Seminar on “Development and
Globalization,” York Univeristy
2008 Keynote speaker, “Tomatoes, Bundles, and Murals: What can popular education offer
community movements? Community Movements: Building Solidarity for Social Change
Conference, Trent University, Peterborough
2008 Speaker, “Seeds of Hope: Stories from the Tangled Routes of the NAFTA Tomato,”
Conference on “Fast Food World: Food and Globalization in the 21st Century,” Bowling
Green State University.
2008 Keynote speaker, “Writing Up/Down/Across: Stories From Food Corporations, Workers,
And Activists,” Lakehead University
2007 Panelist on Community Arts Practice Program, Conference of Ontario Federation of Art
Galleries, York University
2007 Speaker, “Embracing the Contradictions,” Tribute to Paulo Freire, Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education, University of Toronto
2007 Guest speaker, “Decolonizing Art in the Americas: Art and Activism,” Sixth Annual
Global Women’s Rights Forum, University of San Francisco, California
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2007 Guest speaker, “Four Frameworks for Analyzing Community Arts,” Course on The Artist
as Citizen, University of San Francisco, California
2006 Workshop leader, “Arte Comunitario y Comunicacion Popular.” URACCAN University,
Bilwi, Nicaragua.
2006 Guest speaker, “Rethinking Tangled Routes,” in Food, Land, and Culture course, Faculty
of Environmental Studies
2006 Guest speaker, “Collaboration and Power in Community Arts Projects,” Course on
“Talking Community” at the Ontario College of Art and Design
2006 Guest Speaker, “Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas,” Resource
Centre of the Americas, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2006 “What is Popular Education?” Talk and workshop, Institute for Management and
Community Development, Concordia University, Montreal
2005 Panelist on Research Methodologies, ENVS 5101, Faculty of Environmental Studies
2005 “Las Tensiones Creativas del Arte Comunitario,” talk to Course on Community-based
Mural Production, Dept. of Social Communications, Autonomous Metropolitan
University, Xochimilco, Mexico City
2005 “Trabajadoras en la Cadena del Jitomate,” talk to Seminar on Environmental Education
and Sustainable Development, University of Guadalajara, July
2004 Panelist on “How can international experiential education be integrated into academic
disciplines?”, Experiential and Internationalization Symposium
2004 Speaker in response to launch of documentary film on Capoeira and social movements in
Brail, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
2004 “Women Workers in the Global Food System,” public seminar and “Creative Tensions
of Community Arts,” graduate seminar at Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, ILL
2004 “The Journey of the Corporate Tomato,” Key note speech in Lyceum Lecture Series,
Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, George
2004 “Feeding Social Transformation: From Popular Food Education to Transational Action,”
Conference on “Social Movements and Globalization: Resistance or Engagement,”
University Consortium on the Global South, York University
2004 “From Mexican Field to Canadian Table,” guest speaker at Latin American Seminar
Series and Food and Politics class, University of Arkansa, Fayetteville
2004 “Fruits of Injustice: The Tomato Journey,” guest speaker for Peace and Social Justice
Studies Program, King’s College, University of Western Ontario
2003 “Tensiones Creativas del Arte Comunitario,” presentation to International Popular
Education Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico
2003 “Workers on the Tomato Trail,” Guest speaker at Sociology of Labour class, University
of Toronto
2003 “The Tomasita Project: A Comparative Study,” guest speaker at Trent University,
Women’s Studies and Native Studies classes
2002 “From Mexico to Canada: Women Workers along the NAFTA Tomato Trail,” Nuestro
Ambiente, Latina/os and Environmental Justice Conference, University of Michigan.
2002 Key note speaker at Empty Bowl Dinner, OPIRG, McMaster University.
2002 Panelist on “Course objectives,” New Faculty Teaching at York (NFTY), Centre for the
Support of Teaching, York.
2002 “The tomato as a code for globalization,” Guest speaker at Forum on Environmental
Activism and Global Sustainable Development. Institute for Management and
Community Development, Concordia University, Montreal.
2002 “The journey of the corporate tomato” and “Attacking the corporate tomato: Turning
globalization on its head,” Two illustrated talks to farm labourer/teachers of Frontier
College, Toronto.
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2002 Facilitator of workshop on “Challenging Media Images: Reframing Muslim Women.”
Central Neighbourhood House.
2002 Panelist for Forum, “The Globalization of Insecurity and Injustice,” Organized by
Toronto Mobilization for Global Justice.
2002 Panelist for Forum on “Power and Difference in the Workplace,” Centre for Study of
Education and Work, OISE, University of Toronto.
2001 Guest speaker on “Roots and Routes: Women Workers Along the Tomato Trail,”
Development Studies Seminar Series, Munk Centre for International Relations,
University of Toronto.
2001 “Course Objectives” panel, New Faculty Teaching at York (NFTY), Centre for Support
of Teaching, York University.
2001 Guest speaker on Food and Globalization to World Issues class at City School.
2000 Panelist and workshop leader, “Teaching Globalization” Workshop, organized for high
school students by OXFAM Ontario and Mobilization for Global Justice.
2000-01 Co-facilitated (with C. McKenzie) three Naming the Moment Workshops around context
of CUPE3903 strike.
2000 Guest speaker to Sociology Class, University of Toronto.
2000 “A Sampling of Course Outlines,” New Faculty Teaching at York (NFTY), Centre for
Support of Teaching, York University.
2000 Panelist and workshop leader, “Teaching Globalization” Workshop, organized for high
school students by OXFAM Ontario and Mobilization for Global Justice.
2000 “Flexible Women: Contingent Workers in the Global Economy,” Women Against
Corporate Globalization Forum, Toronto.
2000 “The Tomato as a Code for Popular Education for Community Development,”
International Community Development class, Native Studies Dept., Trent University.
2000 “Cruzando Fronteras: Investigacion colaborativa feminista,” Watershed Planning and
Urban Development Workshop, Consortium on Sustainable Community Development
and Planning, Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.
1999 “Tomasita tells all: The journey of the corporate tomato,” Biodiversity & Multinationals
Conference, University of Waterloo.
1999 “Crossing borders: Women working the NAFTA food chain,” Leftwords Books Fair,
Toronto.
1999 “Women, food, and globalization: Profiles from Mexico,” Attack of the Corporate
Tomato Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton.
1999 “Popular Education and Workers Lives,” Food Politics Panel, Sowing Seeds for Change
Conference, Frontier College, Student Action with Farmworkers, and United Food And
Commerical Workers, Toronto.
1999 “Tomasita Project: Women’s Collaborative Cross-Border Research,” Foro de Mujeres,
York University, Toronto.
1999 “Crossing borders: Student-faculty collaboration in research,” BES Awards ceremony,
York University.
1999 “Sur-Norte: Popular education and culture for globalizing social movements.”
Presentation to the “Taking Back our Resistances” Colloquium, FES, York.
1999 (With Heather Rigby)”Reflections from the Neck Down: Interactive Uses of Art and
Media in the Classroom.” Workshop of the Centre for the Support of Teaching.
1999 “Food Mapping Workshop,” Eco Art and Media Festival, York University
1999 (With Anuja Mendiratta)”The global food puzzle: Where do you fit into the picture?”
Video presentation and workshop for the International Development Week. York
University
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1999 “Zooming out/zooming in: Visualizing globalization.” Presentation for the Qualitative
Research Series, Centre for Feminist Research, York University.
1999 Guest speaker, Native Studies and Comparative Development. “Food as a Freirean
Code.”
1998 Panelist, “How to Make Tutorials Interesting and Interactive.” Workshop of the Centre
for Support of Teaching, York.
1998 Guest speaker, Women’s Studies, Trent University, “Telling Food and Eating Stories:
Women’s Narratives in Food Research”
1998 Guest speaker, Kawartha World Issues Center, Peterborough, Ontario, “The Tomasita
Project: Popular Education around Globalization”
1998 Guest speaker, Women’s Studies, Nippissing University, North Bay, “Roots and Routes:
Stories of Women and Food”
1997 Guest speaker, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Erindale College.
1997 “Keynote speaker, FoodShare Annual General Meeting, Toronto.
1996 Guest speaker, Department of Environment Policy, Brock University.
1996 “Pocahontas comes to class: tapping creativity and building community in the hallowed
halls,” keynote speaker for Curriculum Workshop, Institute of Women’s Studies,
Queen’s University.
1996 “Reflecting on the emancipatory paradigm,” guest lecture in ENVS 2000.03 Paradigms in
Environmental Studies.”
1995 “Mapping Tomasita’s journey: popular education and research on globalization,” keynote
speaker in series on “Education for Empowerment and Social Change,” sponsored by
Minneapolis Community College, Minnesota.
1995 “Popular education and the global economy,” guest speaker for weekly seminar series
sponsored by the Resource Center for the Americas, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1995 “Embrace the contradictions: cultural production for popular education,” presentation for
workshop “Re: Creating Culture and Community: Integrating Cultural Work into
Education and Organizing,” sponsored by Minnesota Alliance for Progressive Action and
Minnesota History Society.
1995 “Tomasita’s story: the impact of globalized food production on women,” for panel on
“Gender Issues Related to Economic Restructuring,” at Third International United
Nations Forum, York University, Toronto.
1994 “Eugene Smith and Minamata: environmental photojournalism,” presentation to ES 6273
Environmental Media and Communications.”
1994 “Women and globalization: tracing Tomasita’s journey,” presentation to ES 5106
“Feminist Perspecties on the Environment.”
1994 “Strategies or building alliances,” workshop for “General Assembly of Families,”
Canadian Association for Community Living National Conference, Toronto.
1994 “Recovering family and community history,” guest speaker at the Art History
Department, Erindale College, University of Toronto, Oakville.
1994 “Free trade offers free space for connecting across borders: geopolitical, sectoral, and
epistemological,” panelist for Environmental Action Day, “Resisting Globalization:
Local Action Networks.”
1993 “Critical education for social change in the context of sustainable development.” Panelist
at a workshop on “Empowerment, Poverty Alleviation, and Sustainable Development,”
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Toronto.
1993 Speaker for Critical Pedagogy Series, “Putting Ourselves in the Picture: Recovering
History through Images and Stories,” Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto.
1992 Guest speaker, Adult Basic Education course, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
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1991 Panel member, “Anti-racism work,” George Brown Community Worker Program,
Toronto.
1991 “Developing a shared vision,” presentation/workshop for “Seeds of Fire: Community,
Democracy and Social Change in North America in the 90s,” Toronto.
1990 Guest speaker, “Naming the Moment,” Faculty of Environmental Studies, York
University.
1989 Guest speaker, “Conjunctural Analysis,” Atkinson College, York University.
1989 Keynote speaker to “Literacy and Development” Conference, Saskatchewan Council for
International Cooperation, Regina.
1988 “Participatory production of photo-stories,” presentation to Vancouver Art Gallery,
Vancouver, British Columbia.
1987 Workshop leader, National Conference on Free Trade, sponsored by GATT-Fly, Ottawa,
Ontario.
1986 Guest speaker, “International Development and Media,” International Education Center,
Michigan State University.
1982 Guest photographer and weekend workshop facilitator at New Brunswick College of Art
and Design, Frederickton
1982 Guest speaker, Cross-country tour on popular education and culture in Nicaragua, Trent
University, Concordia University, University of Calgary, and University of Victoria.
1980 Guest speaker, “Visual Sociology,” Department of Sociology, Michigan State University.
1978 Guest speaker, Photography Dept, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York.
Media Presentations and Performances
2010 Author interview on “Art for Personal and Social Change” for the program Community
Currency, part of the California-based Progressive Radio Network.
2009 Author interview on Heartland Labor Forum, Kansas City, Missouri
2003 Author interview on Michael Olson’s Food Chain Radio, California
2002 Author interview on CBC Metro Morning (Andy Barrie) about Tangled Routes.
2002 Author interivew on CBC Ontario Morning (Ted Barris) about Tangled Routes.
2001 Featured in video “Women, Food and Families: Our Bodies, Our Lives,” produced by
Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson.
2000- Performed in three annual concerts of Common Thread Community Chorus, Toronto
2000 Speaker at press conference on Community Arts Project, Toronto.
1999 Guest on radio program, CIUT, University of Toronto.
1999 “Deborah Barndt in Profile,” featured in CERLAC Newsletter, No. 26 (Summer 1999)
1998 Guest on radio program, “Inspiration Station”, Trent University, Peterborough.
1996 Guest on radio program, “Cuando Las Mujeras Hablan,” Irapuato, Mexico.
1992 Interview published in “Assembly line education: the future of the university,” and
“Alternative education for participation,” by Sephanie Loqfquist, The Varsity, Vol. 113,
No. 7.
1988 Radio feature on photographic ideas and practice, with Gail Fisher-Taylor, CBC Ideas.
1982 Guest appearances on radio and TV programs across Canada, part of 3-month
“Testimonios de Nicaragua” tour.
Other Publications
2012 Key teacher featured in “Global Citizenship in Teaching and Learning,” Green Guide No.
12, by Yael Harlap and Margo Fryer, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher
Education.
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2001 “Flexibilization and food workers.” In Jacinda Fairholm and Jennifer Welsh (eds),
Women, Food, and Families: Our Bodies, Our Lives, Centre for Studies in Food Security,
Ryerson, pp. 35-37.
1998 Editorial Committee for Dian Marino, Wild Garden: Art and Education in Action.
Toronto: Between the Lines.
1994 “A circle of fifty: finding friends in a community of women,” photo-essay (with K.
Flanagan), Cross Sections: A Review of Contemporary Housing Issues, Vol. 1, No.2,
Spring.
1974 Review of films on international development and cross-cultural communications,
NEWSTATEments, No. 2(2), 3 pp.
1969 Various short articles in Youth, World Communique, and Secretary, publications of the
World Alliance of YMCAs, Geneva, Switzerland.
Consultancies
2012 Consultant (as Social Justice Chair) to StFX Service Learning and Immersion Projects,
CURA ACT Food Security Group, and Local Food Research Project, St. FX
2004 Consultant to MIT’S Center for Reflective Community Practice, on the cultural practice
of Jane Sapp, African American educator/cultural worker
2002 Faculty member, Institute for Management and Community Development, Concordia
University, Montreal: Resource person for 2-day forum on Environmental Activism and
Global Sustainable Development.
2002 Task Force on Global Agricultural Rules, Munk Centre for International Relations,
University of Toronto.
2001 Co-facilitator (with C. McKenzie) of 5-day workshop on “Popular Communications,” as
project advisor for IDRC-supported CAMP-Lab/York Project, Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua.
2000 Consultant to The Garbage Collection Project, Laidlaw Foundation, designed and
facilitated two day-long popular education workshops with sanitation workers,
environmentalists and community artists in prepartion for mural production.
2000 Guest instructor, URACCAN: Universidad Regional Autonoma de la Costa Caribeña
Atlantica Nicaraguënse, Bluefields, Nicaragua, co-taught (with Raul Leis) three-week
course on “Intercultural and Participatory Education.”
1998 Faculty member, Institute for Management and Community Development, Concordia
University, Montreal: Workshop leader for 3 workshops around “Popular Education for
Globalizing Social Movements.”
1997 Faculty member, Institute for Management and Community Development, Concordia
University, Montreal: Workshop leader for “Popular Education for Social Movement
Building.”
1997 Faculty member, 3rd Annual Community Development Institute, Sunshine Coast, B.C.,
July: Workshop leader for “Naming the Moment: Building Alliances Around Possibilities
for Change in B.C.”
1996 ALFORJA, Regional Network of Central American Popular Education Centres:
consultancy on communication strategies, Panama.
1995-1998 FoodShare: workshops on participatory documentation and global education.
1995 Casa Doña Juana, Community Training Program for Latin American Women: consultant
for design and implementation of a participatory evaluation, Toronto.
1995 Canadian Multilingual Literacy Centre: consultant for training program in participatory
production of literacy/ESL materials, Toronto.
1994 Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Advocacy Unit: consultant for design of training
program for “Authorized Advocates” for people with disabilities.
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1994 “Cultural Workers and Community Organizing:” Resource person/staff for four-day
training. Co-sponsored by the Center for Cultural and Community Development and the
Western States Center, Portland, Oregon.
1994 “North South Task Force on Popular Movements:” Member of Task Force from five
continents funded by the Funding Exchange, New York City, to contribute case studies to
a forum and publication on the role of popular education in social movements.
1994 Community Worker Programme, George Brown College: Institutional collaboration in
training community workers, Toronto.
Commissioned and Creative Works
2013 “Milagros for Migrants: An Immersive Installation Honouring Ontario Farm Workers,”
with Min Sook Lee, Mayworks Festival, Ryerson University
2012 “Unpacking Local/Global Food: Reframing Labour,” installation in the Zig Zag Gallery,
Eco Art and Media Festival, York University; Kitchener Common Café; Social Justice
Conference, Ryerson University
2000-2002 “Attacking the Corporate Tomato: Turning Globalization on its Head,” commissioned by
International Office, Canadian Labour Congress, for Global Teach-In, Windsor.
Displayed in over 20 locations (see photo exhibits)
2002 Co-supervisor (with L. Gilbert), Eighth Annual Eco Art and Media Festival, “Enduring
Freedom of Expressions,” York/Centre for Lived Language, Toronto.
2001 Co-curated (with H. Lash and B. Franklin) art exhibit for FES Feast and Fest Alumni
Gathering, York University.
2001 Co-supervisor (with L. Fawcett), Seventh Annual Eco Art and Media Festival, “Bodies of
Resistance,” York/Field To Table Centre, Toronto.
1999 Supervisor, Fifth Annual Eco Art and Media Festival, “Lifecyles: Birth and Death in
Nature and Culture,” York/DeLeon White Gallery, Toronto.
1998 Coordinator, Fourth Annual Eco Art and Media Festival, “Roots and Routes: Nourishing
Connections from Land to Table,” Deleon White Gallery, Toronto.
1997 Coordinator, Third Annual Environmental Art and Media Festival, “Weaving Diversity:
Threads of Community Webs of Life,” Art Gallery of Ontario.
1996 Organizer of “Art and Environment,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Feberuary 21.
1996 “Women and community.” Photograph published in Women’s Day Book 1997. Toronto:
Second Story Press.
1995 Curator and artist group show of Media Production Workshop, Faculty of Environmental
Studies.
1994 Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts, Program Committee and curator of
“Inside Out: Imaging for Social Change,” photographic exhibits.
1991 “The food fight.” Photo-story produced with children from the Downtown Alternative
School.
1989 “Democratizing photography.” Slide show presented to the Society for Photographic
Education, Santa Fe, N. M.
1985 “Making our own history/Singing our own song: Nicaraguan literacy teachers produce
their own materials,” slide show presented to Toronto Board of Education conference,
OISE
1981 Coordinated production of Caminemos, first magazine for new literates, published with
photo-stories by the Vice-Ministry of Adult Education, Managua, Nicaragua.
1980 Co-produced audio-visual educational tool, “Bill 70: let’s get our act together,” on
occupation health and safety legislation for the United Steelworkers Union.
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1979 “Co-produced participatory production of video documentary community self-portrait,
“Latin Americans in Toronto: by choice or by chance.”
1979 “But they never return to deleg,” Audio-visual slide tape educational tool on the
immigration of Ecuadorians to Toronto.
1978 “Co-produced slide-tape presentation, “South America: continent of contrasts,” for South
American Pavillion of Caravan, Toronto.
1976 Member of three-photographer exhibition at the Alliance Francaise, Lima, Peru.
1975 Produced audio-visual training tool, “An exploration of Latin American culture and
values,” for the Canadian International Development Agency, Ottawa.
1975 Produced audio-visual training tool, “Comparative values: Canada and India,” for the
Canadian International Development Agency, Ottawa.
1969 Multi-media slide-tape presentation for the opening of the World Council of YMCAs,
Nottingham, England.
1967 Slide-tape presentation on the Appalachian Student Project to YMCA meetings, Ohio and
New York.
Photographic Exhibits
2013 “Wabi Sabi: The Spiral of Life”, open exhibit of Contact Photo Festival, Parkdale
Community Health Centre
2009 “If the Walls Could Speak” and “Cross-Pollinations on exhibit at the Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
2009 “If the Walls Could Speak….What Stories Would They Tell?”, a photo exhibit of
community murals (with contributions from my students), Tinto Coffee House
2009 “Cross-Pollinations: Photography and Social Change in the Americas”, Zig Zag Gallery,
York University
2008 “Cross-Pollinations: Photography and Social Change in the Americas,” a retrospective,
Tinto Coffee House,
2002-2006 “Attacking the Corporate Tomato: Turning Globalization on its Head,”on display at
McGill University, Global Agricultural Rules Meeting (University of Toronto),
BioJustice conference (St. Lawrence Centre and OISE), Environmental Activism and
Global Sustainable Development Forum (Concordia), Participatory Action Research
Conference (York), Harvest Fair (Kahnawake, Quebec)
2002 “Wall of Democracy/Wall of Shame,” photo installation on display for Eco Art and
Media Festival (York), G-8 Teach In (Holy Trinity Church).
2001 “Attacking the Corporate Tomato: Turning Globalization on its Head,”on display at
Peoples’ Summit, Quebec City; Centre for Social Justice conference, Toronto;
Conference on Social Inequalities (York).
2001 “The Garbage Collection Project: A Visual History of a Community Arts Process” on
display at ‘Polluting Acts’ Forum, part of Mayworks Festival of Working People and the
Arts, Art Gallery of Ontario
2000 “Attacking the Corporate Tomato: Turning Globalization on its Head,” St. Lawrence
Forum on Food, Women Against Corporate Globalization Forum, Metro Network for
Social Justice, Global Teach-In sponsored by the Canadian Labour Congress, Windsor.
2000 “Who grows our food,” Mitzi’s Cafe and Gallery, Toronto.
1998 “Who grows our food” on display at Conference on “Moving the Economy,” Toronto;
Institute for Management and Community Development, Concordia University,
Montreal; Symposium on Globalization, York University.
1997 “Who grows our food.” International Conference on Sustainable Urban Food Systems.
1997 “Education on the line: the 1997 YUFA strike.” Group Show, Mayworks Festival, Metro
Hall Rotunda, Toronto.
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1997 (with V. Pietro Paolo) “Who grows our food.” Art Gallery of Ontario.
1996 “Women’s march against poverty.” Photographer for Group Exhibit, Ottawa.
1996 “Reframing nature/nation.” Curator and artist in exhibit at Student Gallery, York
University.
1995 “Select Documentary Works,” on display at Labour Arts and Media Conference, Toronto.
1995 “Reflecting/Reconnecting – Ode to nature:dian:art” and “Recovering/Reconnecting –
Immigrant Histories on Back Allies,” exhibits on display for “RE:CONNECTING –
Culture/Media/Environment” Festival, Faculty of Environmental Studies, North York,
Ontario.
1994 “Who Cleans Us After Us? The invisible labourers of the night,” photographic display in
group exhibit “Toronto After Dark,” organized by the City of Toronto Archives, St.
Lawrence Market Gallery, Toronto.
1994 “Woman as Migrant,” and “Making Free Trade Visible,” photo exhibits on display at
Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian Perspectives Conference, Vancouver.
1994 “Women as Migrant,” exhibit on display at Conference on Culture, Resistance and Hope,
Winnipeg, Manitoba.
1994 Curated exhibit of student photographic work: “Inside Outside: Imaging for Social
Change,” Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto.
1992 Jury member for selection of photographs for The Women’s Daybook: 1993. Toronto:
Second Story Press.
1992 “Reframing Resistance” photographic display, part of group exhibit “Imaging
Resistance” in Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts. Exhibit toured to
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, International Conference of Settlement Houses, Syd
Smith Building, University of Toronto, Foodshare offices.
1991 “Woman as Migrant” on exhibit at Albert Campbell Library, Scarborough, Ontario.
1991 “Imaging Labour” (group exhibit), Ministry of Culture and Communications, Toronto,
curated for Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts.
1991 “Committed Photography”, Cecil Street Community Centre, curated for Mayworks with
photo projects from ‘Photography for Social Change’ course.
1990 “OKA is All of Us”, four panels presented at various community events in Toronto, Fall.
1990 “Remembering Myles”, six panels prepared for Tribute to Myles Horton (renowned U.S.
adult educator) at Highlander Research and Education Center, Tennessee, May.
1990 Contributions to Toronto Photographers Workshops annual members exhibit, Toronto.
1988 “Making Free Trade Visible”, groups exhibit produced for the Mayworks Festival and
used in many community events in Toronto.
1987 “Refugees: Seeking Safe Haven”, group exhibit at Pape Library and North York Central
Library.
1984 “Elections in Nicaragua”, group exhibit at Harbourfront, curated by the Toronto
Photographers Workshop.
1982 Joint exhibit (with Daniel Caselli): “Testimonios de Nicaragua”, Canada Council
supported exhibit that travelled across Canada and was on display 20 times in fourteen
different cities.
1981 “Woman as Migrant” on display at Etobicoke Civic Centre, Toronto City Hall, National
Immigrant Women’s Conference, Denison University, and Otterbein College, USA.
1979 Latin Americans in Toronto on display at South American Pavillion of Caravan, Toronto.
1972 One-woman photographic exhibition on Middle East and Asia, on display in New Jersey,
Michigan and Ohio.
Published Photographs
2013 Cover photo for book by Antonieta Barrón, Problemas de Desempleo en México
Deborah Barndt: Curriculum Vitae Page 40
2009 Photographs published in Beverly Naidus, Arts for Change: Teaching Outside the Frame,
Oakland, CA: New Village Press.
2006 Photographs published in Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas. Dancing on Live Embers:
Challenging Racism in Organizations. Toronto: Between the Lines.
2004 Photographs published in Education for Changing Unions, Toronto: Between the Lines.
2004 Photograph published in Women’s Daybook 2005. Toronto: Sumach Press.
2002 Photograph published in Women’s Day book 2002. Toronto: Sumach Press.
2001 Photograph published in promotional flyer, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York.
2000 Photograph published in Women’s Day Book 2001. Toronto: Sumach Press.
2000 Photo essay, “The Trail of the Tomato” published in David Newman (ed), Sociology:
Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Thousand Oaks, Cal: Pine Forge Press, pp.
269-276.
2000 Photographs published in Participatory Practices in Adult Education, B. Burnaby and P.
Campbell, eds ,(Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associations, Inc.)
1999 Photographs (including cover) published in Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain:
Women, Food, and Globalization, (Toronto: Second Story Press)
1998 Photograph published in Women’s Day Book 1999. Toronto: Second Story Press.
1998 Photographs published on flyers for INURA conference
1998 Photographs published on flyer for Consortium on Sustainable Community Development
1998 Photographs on cover and with text of d. Marino, Wild Garden: Art, Education and the
Culture of Resistance, Toronto: Between the Lines.
1998 Photos accompanying article “Equity in the 1997 York Universit Strike” by Linda
Briskin, OCUFA Forum, Spring, pp. 18-19, 21.
1997 Photo essay, part of”The 1997 YUFA Strike: Let This be a Lesson.” Our Times.
1997 Photographs used for poster of York University Faculty Association.
1997 CAUT Bulletin, May.
1996 Making Connections: Literacy and ESL Material from a Feminist Perspective. Toronto:
CCLOW.
1995 Cover photograph for Transition and Difference: A Report from the Technology
Adjustment Research Programme, OFL Technology Group.
1995 Food Action, newletter of FoodShare Metro Toronto.
1995 Popular Communications Flyer, IMDEC, Mexican Institute for Community Development
and Education.
1995 Americas Update, Winter Issue.
1995 Curriculum of Action Read Community Literacy Centre, Guelph, Ontario.
1994 Campaign literature for Dan Leckie, Toronto City Councillor.
1993 Trilce Literary Journal, Vol. II, No. 2, February, Toronto.
1993 Women and Environments, Toronto, Spring.
1993 York University Gazette, Vol. 23, No. 5.
1993 NOW Magazine, January 7.
1993 Photograph published in the York University Gazette, Vol. 23, No. 5.
1993 Photograph published in the NOW Magazine, January 7.
1993 Moments in Movement, 30 photos published in 42-page photo essay by Jesuit Centre for
Social Faith and Justice, Toronto.
1993 Photograph published in the York University Gazette, Vol. 23, No. 5.
1993 Photograph published in the NOW Magazine, January 7.
1992 Photographs published in two publicity flyers for Harbourfront Centre “Upfront: The
Community Speaks” series.
1992 Photographs published in two publicity flyers for Harbourfront Centre “Upfront: The
Community Speaks” series.
Deborah Barndt: Curriculum Vitae Page 41
1992 Interview published in “Assembly line education: the future of the university,” and
“Alternative education for participation,” by Sephanie Loqfquist, The Varsity, Vol. 113,
No. 7.
1992 Two publicity flyers for Harbourfront Centre “Upfront: The Community Speaks” series.
1991 “Women and Health: Leadership Training for Health and Development,” educational
training manual published by Centre for International Health, McMaster University.
1991 To Change This House: Popular Education under the Sandinistas, over 200 photos in 180
page book, published by Between the Lines, Doris Marshall Institute, and the Jesuit
Centre, Toronto.
1991 Educating for a Change, published by Between the Lines and the Doris Marshall
Institute.
1991 NACLA: Magazine, issue on North American Free Trade Agreement, published by the
North American Congress on Latin America, New York.
1991 The Moment, issue on free trade, published by the Jesuit Centre.
1991 Our Times, Jan. 1991, Vol. 10., No. 1, pp. 18-21.
1991 English at Work, a multi-media kit reproduced by Laubach Literacy International,
Syracuse, New York, with 80 photo cards of workers, photo posters, and photo
illustrations for a teachers’ handbook.
1991 Calendar produced by the Ontario Coalition for Social Justice, Toronto.
1991 Women and Health: Leadership Training for Health and Development, McMaster
University, Hamilton, Ontario.
1990 Between War and Peace in Central America: Choices for Canada, Liisa North and CAPA
(eds.), cover photo in book published by Between the Lines, Toronto.
1990 The New York Times, Jan. 20.
1990 Annual Report (cover photo), Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, Toronto, Ontario.
1990 Community Development with Immigrant Women: A Resource Kit for Community
Education and Organizing, published by the Cross-Cultural Communications Centre,
Toronto.
1990 The Moment, Vol. 3, No. 3, Winter 1990, photo-story entitled “Homes Not Domes”,
published by the Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice.
1989 Canadian Woman Studies, Spring 1989, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 80-85. York University,
Downsview, Ontario: Photo-story “The Pressure Is On” and article “The Stories Behind
the Story”.
1989 Healthsharing, A Canadian Women’s Health Quarterly, Summer 1989, Vol. 10:3, cover
photo. Winter 1989, Vol. 11:1, cover photo.
1989 Our Times, Jan. 1989, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 23-24.
1989 Annual Report, Latin American Working Group, Toronto.
1989 The Moment, quarterly publication of the Jesuit Centre, photo-story “Our Lives are On
the Line” in Vol. 3, No. 1; 12 documentary photographs in “Moments in Movement: A
Calendar for Social Change Workers,” Vol. 3, No. 2.
1989 An Enormous School Without Walls: Nicaraguans Educating for a New Society and The
First Steps: Adult Popular Education in Nicaragua, cover photos and ample photo
illustrations for two publications of the Participatory Research Group.
1988 Borders and Barriers, an education kit on refugee issues, published by the Jesuit Centre.
1988 The Moment, quarterly publication of the Jesuit Centre, photo-story “Beware the
Summer of ’88,” Vol. 2, No. 1; “An Intimate Connection”, Vol. 2, No. 2; “The Single
Mom Express”, Vol. 2, No. 3.
1988 Our Times, Vol. 7, No. 7, December 1988, p. 3.
1988 Radio feature on photographic ideas and pratice, with Gail Fisher-Taylor, CBC Ideas.
1987 Now, Toronto entertainment weekly, April 23-29. p. 37.
Deborah Barndt: Curriculum Vitae Page 42
1987 Cover photo for brochure of Canadian Action for Nicaragua, Toronto.
1987 Cover and inside photos for brochure of Centre for Labour Studies, English at the
Workplace Program.
1987 The Moment, quarterly publication of the Jesuit Centre, photo-story “Who Owns Mother
Earth?”, Vol. 1, No. 1; photo-story “The Pressure Is On”, Vol. 1, No. 2; photo-story
“Digging Deeper”, Vol. 1, No. 3.
1987 Gatt-Fly Report, a periodical on global issues of economic justice, Vol. VIII, No. 2, May.
1987 Our Times, Vol. 6, No. 5, June/July 1987, photo-essay “Open the Door”, pp. 23-27.
1986 Our Times, Vol. 5, No. 1, Feb. 1986, for article “Linking Language & Labour”, pp. 22-
25.
1986 Rivers Have Sources, Trees Have Roots: Speaking of Racism, published by the Cross-
Cultural Communications Centre, Toronto.
1986 The Moment, quarterly publication of the Jesuit Centre, photo-story “Queen and Carlaw:
After Free Trade”, Introductory issue, Autumn.
1985 We are Amnlae, cover photo and ample illustrations, published by the Participatory
Research Group.
1985 English at Work: A Tool Kit for Teachers, kit including 80 photographs of workers,
photo-poster, and photo illustrations for teachers’ guide, published by the CORE
Foundation, North York Board of Education.
1985 Testimonios: A Guide to Oral History, cover and illustrations for book by Margaret
Randall, published by the Participatory Research Group, Toronto.
1985 Anti-Intervention Handbook, published by the Latin American Working Group, Toronto.
1985 Our Times, Vol. 4, No. 2, photo-essay “A Vote for Sovereignty”, pp. 39-45.
1985 Women and Film, cover photo, published by Development Education Centre, Toronto.
1985 A New Weave: Popular Education in Central America and Canada, published by OISE
and CUSO.
1985 “Un Ojo Critico”, evaluation report on Central American Popular Education Centres for
Canadian University Service Overseas, Ottawa, Ontario.
1984 Popular Education in Nicaragua: Collected Documents, published by the Participatory
Research Group.
1984 Mujer en Nicaragua, published by the Asociacion de Mujeres Nicaraguenses Luisa
Amanda Espinoza, Managua, Nicaragua.
1984 Canadian Dimension, Vol. 18, No. 2, May 1984, photos with article “Nicaragua – The
War Comes to Managua Ministeries”
1984 Turn Days for World Development action leaflet
1983 Getting There: Producing Photo-Stories with Immigrant Women, co-authored with Ferne
Cristall and dian marino, published by Between the Lines.
1983 Wordloom, an international literary magazine, cover photo and article about Barndt’s
photography; Winnipeg, Manitoba
1983 La Nueva Educacion, cover and photos in Nicaraguan Ministry of Education booklet.
1983 El Amanecer del Pueblo, literacy text, Ministry of Education, Managua, Nicaragua.
1983 Central American Women Speak for Themselves, published by the Latin American
Working Group, Toronto.
1983 Highlander Reports, newsletter of Highlander Research and Education Centre, New
Market, Tennessee.
1983 Photos on national poster printed by OXFAM Canada.
1983 Photo reproduced on Nicaraguan Mother’s Day poster.
1983 Photo card series printed by the Highlander Research and Education Center, Tennessee,
USA.
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1982 Making Changes: Employment Orientation for Immigrant Women, published by the
Cross-Cultural Communications Centre.
1982 The Nicaraguan Literacy Crusade: The Second War of Liberation, (cover and photo
essays), published by Canadian Action for Nicaragua.
1982 Bitter Grounds: The Roots of the Conflict in El Salvador, cover, published by Between
the Lines.
1982 Fireweed, a feminist quarterly, Issue 15, Winter 1982, pp. 48-49.
1982 Central American Update, published by the Jesuit Centre.
1982 Issue, newsjournal of the United Church of Canada.
1982 The Network, newpaper of Saskatchewan women.
1982 The Vancouver Sun
1982 Akron Beacon Journal, Sunday Magazine (Ohio).
1982 Canadian Forum
1982 This Magazine
1982 Urbanization in the Third World, published by OXFAM.
1981 Resources for Feminist Research, published by the Department of Sociology, O.I.S.E.,
Toronto.
1981 Just Getting There, Working Paper No. 7, published by the Participatory Research Group.
1981 The Toronto Star
1981 The Clarion, independent weekly newspaper.
1981 The ATA Magazine of the Alberta Teachers’ Association.
1981 Reflections in the City, TV Ontario publication.
1980 Steelabour, newspaper of the United Steelworkers of America, Toronto.
1977 Films of a Changing World, published by the Society for International Development.
1977 TESL Talk, published by Ministry of Culture and Recreation.
1977 LAWG Letter, published by Latin American Working Group.
1977 European Visual Sociology Newsletter, published by the Sociological Institute, Utrecht,
The Netherlands.
1974 Ministry of Culture and Recreation, monograph on leadership training for volunteers,
Toronto.
1973 Newstatements, journal of intercultural communications and international development
(two covers, photo montages).
1971 Literary journal, Brookdale Community College, New Jersey.
1970 World Communique, magazine of the World Council of YMCAs, Geneva, Switzerland.
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