Institute Fellows

2007

• Dr. Phillip Vannini, Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads, for research on communities served by BC Ferries
• Terry Lavender, Simon Fraser University, for research and a community talk on his research on the use of video games for social change
• Larry Lane, New York playwright, for creative writing as well as a study group on Jorge Luis Borges’ “Labyrinth.” Mr. Lane returned in 2008, for a second residency and study group in Shakespeare's “Tempest”

2008

• Dr. Jackie Armijo-Hussein, Women’s Studies & Islamic Studies, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, for research and writing
• Dr. Lina Kassem, Human Rights & Arab-Israeli conflict, for research and writing
• Larry Lane, New York playwright, for creative writing as well as a study group on Shakespeare's “Tempest”
• Marina Zurkow, artist and professor of interactive media arts at New York University’s Interactive NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), for research and artistic work

2009
• Kate McCandless, Vancouver based poet, Zen priest and clinical counselor, for a residency in creative writing
• Ayami Stryck, Cortes Island fibre artist, for a weeklong studio art residency
• Marina Zurkow, artist and professor of interactive media arts at New York University’s Interactive NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), for research in animal behaviour
• Dale Littlejohn, Manager of community outreach for the Community Energy Association of BC