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Michael  Boudreau - Growing Up on Farms of all Kinds: Rural Rhythms and Family of Ida Louise Martin, Nee Friars of Sussex, New Brunswick

Précis

NBASRDC has provided Michael Boudreau with a grant to research the historical reconstruction of dispersed communities. This research will contribute to an understanding of rural society and family history, specifically the process of occupational pluralism and the stratified nature of rural society. The project will also highlight “denominational fluidity” and religious pluralism that characterized 19th century New Brunswick.

Contact

mboudreau@stu.ca


John Coates - Enhancing Access: Services for Homeless Youth

Précis

John Coates’ research interests include youth homelessness and the relationship of trauma to homeless youth in the Maritimes. He works in conjunction with many shelters and service providers through the NB Youth Action Network, and is a member of the Housing and Health Atlantic Research Team. NBASRDC has provided a grant to update a service inventory that provides information to homeless and at-risk youth in New Brunswick. The development of this resource will strengthen the capacity of the network that has formed around services to homeless youth in New Brunswick.

Contact

jcoates@stu.ca


Cecilia Francis - France Daigle: The Art Paradigm as an Expression of Acadian Cultural Identity and Belonging

Précis

NBASRDC provided Cecilia Francis with a grant to examine France Daigle’s literary discourse to determine how it proposes a re-writing of Acadian cultural nationalism and notions of belonging. Cecilia will develop an initial hypothesis by which the author uses the inscription of art and the art metaphor in order to explore and assert post-modern Acadian identity.

Contact

cwfrancis@stu.ca


Cathy Holtmann - Feminist Theology with a Canadian Accent: Towards a Canadian Feminist Contextual Theology

Précis

NBASRDC provided Cathy Holtmann with a grant to examine the discourse of “resistance” in recent feminist theology and social movement literature and compare this to the experience of those involved in the resistance movement in the New Brunswick local chapter of the Catholic Network for Women’s Equality (CNWE). This is the first public, Catholic women’s resistance movement to form in New Brunswick despite the 25 year existence of CNWE in Canada.

Contact

holtmann@stu.ca


Neyda Long - The Conceptions of Political Participation Among Young Adult Latin American Newcomers

Précis

NBASRDC provided Neyda Long with a grant to conduct research examining the participation of young adult Latin American newcomers in the Canadian political process. Using a phenomenographic approach, Neyda hopes to conduct research that will make a significant contribution towards understanding the different ways in which the political process is apprehended by newcomers. She anticipates that her work will establish foundations for policies and programs to promote the political integration of newcomers.

Contact

long@stu.ca


Mikhail Molchanov - Energy Exploration and Development in Atlantic Canada: A Russian Angle

Précis

Mikhail Molchanov has received a grant from NBASRDC to conduct a pilot study whose purpose is to delineate areas of potential economic cooperation between Atlantic Provinces of Canada and the government and businesses of the Russian Federation in the field of energy exploration and development.

Contact

molchan@stu.ca


Peter Toner - Computer Assisted Study of New Brunswick Folk Music

Précis

Peter Toner's research is in the area of New Brunswick folk music and cultural identity. Of particular interest are the complex ways in which forms of Irish identity are constructed in the province through the strategic use of the resources of Irish traditional music. NBASRDC has provided Peter with a grant to conduct research that will develop complex databases of archival and field materials and detailed notations of musical items as part of a larger socio-musical analysis through the use of specialized computer software.

Contact

ptoner@stu.ca


Linda Turner and Laurel Lewey - The History of the Social Work Profession in New Brunswick

Précis

Linda Turner and Laurel Lewey have received a grant from the NBASRDC for a research project that will result in a book that describes the origins and history of the social work profession in the province of New Brunswick.

Contact

lewey@stu.ca

lturner@stu.ca

 



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