Athens, Ga. – Arts-Based Research, an exhibit featuring work by University of Georgia College of Education graduate student and faculty that blends social science research and art-making practices will be on display April 24 between 1-3:30 p.m. in the Suite Exhibition Space, located on the third floor of the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The exhibit is organized semiannually by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the department of language and literacy education, who also hosts an arts-based research seminar. Each exhibition features new pieces and a new group of people.
Presentation topics and presenters include:
• “Anticipations. Using student-created picturebooks in a Russian secondary school EFL Classroom,” Yury Almetev, a graduate assistant in language and literacy education;
• “Poetic Inquiry and Its Revelations to an Ethnographic Poet of Multicultural Education,” Cahnmann-Taylor with Kuo Zhang, a graduate assistant in language and literacy education;
• “The Interplay of Islamic Culture and the Learning of English,” Joseph Daubenmire, a graduate assistant in language and literacy education;
• “A Process Becoming…An Exploration in Autobiography and Journaling,” Jeremy DeJiacomo, a graduate student in art education;
• “Exercising our Art to Exorcise our Fears: An Arts-Based Learning Experience for Teachers,” Laurie Ecke; a graduate assistant in educational psychology and instructional technology;
• “Integrating Performance as Reflexive Discourse Resource in K-12 and University Contexts,” Ruth Harman, an assistant professor of language and literacy education;
• “Citizen: A Narrative Portrait and Visual Narrative of Pa Saw Paw,” Susan Harper, a doctoral student in science education;
• Career Explorations for Kids,” Latasha Hutcherson, a doctoral student in language and literacy education;
• “At Least a Thousand Words: A Portrait of the Researcher as a Middle-Aged Man,” Brian P. O’Shea, a graduate teaching assistant in educational psychology and instructional technology;
• “Un/Seated: Researching Children’s Art Practices,” Leslie Rech, a doctoral student in art;
• “Anna’s Story: Use of Hybrid Narratives to Explore Identity Change in Science Education Research,” Heather Rudolph; a graduate student in science education;
• “Like Climbing Jacob’s Ladder: An Exploration of the Comprehensive Exam Process,” Sara Scott, a graduate teaching assistant in art;
• “Comics-Based Aesthetic Ethnography,” James F. Woglom, a graduate teaching assistant in art; and
• “Poetic Inquiry for English Language Acquisition,” Xiaodi Zhou, a graduate research student in language and literacy education.