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Award Recipients for Connection Grants: November 2020 Competition

Applicant Adele Perry University of Manitoba
Co-applicant Kiera Ladner University of Manitoba
Title At the Forks: Where Indigenous and Human Rights Intersect
Years 1
Funding $21,308
Applicant Myriam Durocher Carleton University
Co-applicant Irena Knezevic Carleton University
Title Food Matters and Materialities: Critical Understandings of Food Cultures
Years 1
Funding $24,762
Applicant Danya Fast The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Helena Hansen New York University
Marilou Gagnon University of Victoria
Ryan McNeil Yale University
Title Regulating Addiction: A Three-Part Documentary Radio Series on the History, Philosophy, and Politics of Medication-Based Treatment in North America
Years 1
Funding $41,040
Applicant Jade Boyd The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Andrea Krüsi The University of British Columbia
Andrea Lopez University of Maryland
Ricky Bluthenthal University of Southern California
Ryan McNeil Yale University
Title Re-Imagining Policing: A Three-Part Radio Documentary about Policing and Sex Work, Mental Health and Addiction
Years 1
Funding $41,040
Applicant Matthew Schnurr Dalhousie University
Collaborator Joeva Rock Dalhousie University
Title Gene Editing and its Alternatives in Africa 
Years 1
Funding $49,966
Applicant Sylvain Lefevre Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Annie Camus Université du Québec à Montréal
Martine D'Amours Université Laval
René Audet Université du Québec à Montréal
Title Au carrefour des possibles. Quelles innovations sociales contre les injustices sociales, environnementales et épistémiques?  6e édition du Colloque international du CRISES - 2021
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Chloe Atkins University of Toronto
Co-applicant Andrea Whiteley University of Toronto
Collaborator Casey Sabawi Easter Seals Canada
Title Broadcastability; A Podcast by, for, and about Disabled Workers
Years 1
Funding $14,616
Applicant Elizabeth Sawchuk University of Alberta
Co-applicant Kendra Sirak Harvard University
Collaborator Christine Ogola National Museums of Kenya
David Reich Harvard University
Emmanuel Ndiema National Museums of Kenya
Fredrick Manthi National Museums of Kenya
Mary Prendergast Rice University
Title DNAirobi
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Charlene Elliott University of Calgary
Title Media Literacy & Food Marketing: Knowledge Mobilization and Evaluation
Years 1
Funding $8,935
Applicant Barry Wylant University of Calgary
Co-applicant Gudrun Reay University of Calgary
Jeffrey Caird University of Calgary
Larry Katz University of Calgary
Lora Oehlberg University of Calgary
Lorraine Venturato University of Calgary
Sofia Backaberg University of Calgary
Collaborator Cecilia Fagerström Linnaeus University
Lorelli Nowell University of Calgary
Mirjam Ekstedt Linnaeus University
Title Innovative Solutions for Healthy Aging: Research Symposium
Years 1
Funding $15,904
Applicant Sander Hitzig University of Toronto
Co-applicant Christine Sheppard Sunnybrook Research Institute
Denise Cloutier University of Victoria
Karen Kobayashi University of Victoria
Tam Perry Wayne State University
Collaborator Andrea Austen City of Toronto
Cynthia Summers Office of the Commissioner of Housing Equity
Grant Coffey Toronto Community Housing
Julia Markovich Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Kahir Lalji United Way of the Lower Mainland
Linda Couch LeadingAge
Nancy Berlinger The Hastings Center
Title Planning for Seniors Housing in Changing Cities: A Cross-National Exchange
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Suryani (Yani) Hamdani University of Toronto
Co-applicant Carly McMorris University of Calgary
C. Tess Sheldon University of Windsor
James Dunn McMaster University
Johanna Lake Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Robert Balogh Ontario Tech University 
Yona Lunsky University of Toronto
Collaborator Bonnie Heath Other/Unknown
Kristin Dobranowski Ontario Tech University
Marge McCabe Families Matter Cooperative
Michelle Brooks Participation House Project (Durham Region)
Title Housing design for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Building research capacity and tool development
Years 1
Funding $49,856
Applicant Martin French Concordia University
Co-applicant Alexander McClelland Carleton University
Amy Swiffen Concordia University
Andrew Spieldenner California State University, San Marcos
Eric Mykhalovskiy York University
Collaborator Andrea Krüsi The University of British Columbia
Colin Hastings Concordia University
Edwin Bernard HIV Justice Network
Marco Castro-Bojorquez HIV Racial Justice Now
Ryan Peck HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
Sandra Wesley Stella, l'amie de Maimie
Valerie Nicholson BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Viviane Namaste Concordia University
Title Centering Lived and Living Experiences of HIV Surveillance
Years 1
Funding $27,149
Applicant Louise Bienvenue Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant François-Olivier Dorais Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Collaborator Claire Séguin Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Isabelle Crevier Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Michèle Lefebvre Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Title Profession historienne ? Les femmes dans la production et la diffusion des savoirs historiques au Canada français, XIXe et XXe siècles
Years 1
Funding $19,115
Applicant Aleksandra Dulic The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant John Wagner The University of British Columbia
Lael Parrott The University of British Columbia
Miles Thorogood The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Anna Warwick Sears Okanagan Basin Water Board
Karilyn Alex Okanagan Nation Alliance
Linda Digby Kelowna Museums Society
Scott Boswell Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program
Title Okanagan Waterways Touring Exhibition and Speaker Series
Years 1
Funding $49,000
Applicant Delphine Nakache University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Christina Clark-Kazak University of Ottawa
James Milner Carleton University
Nathan Benson University of Ottawa
Collaborator Jennifer Bond University of Ottawa
Kiran Banerjee Dalhousie University
Midori Kaga University of Ottawa
Title Canada's Role in the Global Refugee Regime
Years 1
Funding $24,991
Applicant Jane Ku University of Windsor
Co-applicant Camisha Sibblis University of Windsor
Natalie Delia Deckard University of Windsor
Sujith Xavier University of Windsor
Collaborator Richard Douglass-Chin University of Windsor
Title Racism, Antiracism Solidarity and Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Years 1
Funding $22,461
Applicant Amber Fletcher University of Regina
Co-applicant Lynn Gidluck University of Regina
Magdalene Goemans Trent University
Collaborator Elizabeth Weaver Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement
Jean-Marc Fontan Université du Québec à Montréal
Marcel Simoneau Université du Québec à Montréal
Mary Sweatman Acadia University
Peter Andrée Carleton University
Tracey Mann Community Initiatives Fund
Title Seizing the Moment: Exploring Just and Sustainable Pandemic Recovery through Community-Campus Partnerships
Years 1
Funding $47,240
Applicant Mark Campbell University of Toronto
Co-applicant Kristin Moriah Queen's University
Collaborator Muna Dahir Queen's University
Title Black Studies Summer Intensive
Years 1
Funding $51,898
Applicant Mélanie Boucher Université du Québec en Outaouais
Co-applicant Anne Bénichou Université du Québec à Montréal
Title Devenir l'oeuvre. Pratiques de chosification des corps dans les expositions et les musées
Years 1
Funding $24,104
Applicant Renata Leitao OCAD University
Co-applicant Immony Men OCAD University
Collaborator Karine Awashish Université Laval
Laura Murphy Tulane University
Lesley-Ann Noel Tulane University
Patricio Davila York University
Title Pivot 2021: Dismantling/reassembling ‒ Tools for alternative futures
Years 1
Funding $24,590
Applicant Natalie Kouri-Towe Concordia University
Title Teaching in the 21st Century: Pedagogy and Curriculum from the Gender and Sexuality Studies Classroom
Years 1
Funding $21,095
Applicant Melchisedek Chétima York University
Co-applicant Abdoulaye Gueye University of Ottawa
Alexie Tcheuyap University of Toronto
Meredith Terretta University of Ottawa
Mohammed Salau University of Mississippi
Paul Lovejoy York University
Collaborator Adam Mahamat Université de Maroua
Ahmadou Sehou Centre d'études et de recherches pluridisciplinaires sur l'esclavage et la traite en Afrique
Djanabou Bakary Université de Maroua
François Wassouni Université de Maroua
Ian Hood Canadian Red Cross
Ibrahim Sani Kankara Umaru Musa Yar'adua University
Lydie Christelle Belporo Senah Université de Montréal
Martine Tchitchihe University of Pennsylvania
Ngozi Emeka-Nwobia Ebonyi State University
Rachidatou Illa Maikassoua Université de Tahoua
Shehnoor Khurram York University
Title 2021 Conference on Islamic Protest, Terrorism and Security in Africa, Maroua University
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Louis-Étienne Dubois Ryerson University
Co-applicant Chris Gibbs Ryerson University
David Gauntlett Ryerson University
Kenneth Shawn Newman Toronto Arts Foundation
Natalia Bobadilla Université de Rouen
Pamela Robinson Ryerson University
Zhixi Zhuang Ryerson University
Title Together Apart Conference on DIY spaces and Cultural and Creative Third Places
Years 1
Funding $14,430
Applicant Susanna Barnes University of Saskatchewan
Co-applicant Laura Yoder Wheaton College
Collaborator David Webster Bishop's University
Matthew Mitchell University of Saskatchewan
Title Lusophone land legacies in global perspective
Years 1
Funding $12,117
Applicant Ricky Varghese Ryerson University
Co-applicant Esther Ignagni Ryerson University
Title Sex and the Pandemic: Convergences and Divergences in Queer Men's Sexual Health in the Midst of HIV/AIDS and COVID-19
Years 1
Funding $12,000
Applicant Claude Gélinas Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Raphaël Mathieu Legault-Laberge Université de Sherbrooke
Sébastien Lebel-Grenier Université de Sherbrooke
Title Perspective internationale sur le droit des religions autochtones
Years 1
Funding $24,887
Applicant Annabelle Cumyn Centre intégré universaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Estrie ‒ Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Jean-François Ethier Université de Sherbrooke
Thibaud Ecarot Université de Sherbrooke
Title Les systèmes de santé apprenants de demain : apports de l'informatique de la santé, de la cybersécurité et de l'éthique de la recherche
Years 1
Funding $8,000
Applicant Dimitry Anastakis University of Toronto
Co-applicant Ben Bradley University of Northern British Columbia
Kevin Brushett Royal Military College of Canada
Matthew Hayday University of Guelph
Nancy Janovicek University of Calgary
Petra Dolata University of Calgary
Sarah Nickel University of Alberta
Collaborator Jennifer Ellison Canadian Museum of History
Title Between Postwar and Present Day: Re-Thinking Canada 1970-2000, Local, National, Global
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Dan Russek University of Victoria
Title Journeys and Migrations: a Colloquium on Contemporary Hispanic Cinema
Years 1
Funding $8,364
Applicant Mervyn Horgan University of Guelph
Co-applicant Jeffrey Alexander Yale University
Title The civil sphere in Canada: convergences, contradictions, and critiques
Years 1
Funding $24,860
Applicant Aiyun Huang University of Toronto
Co-applicant Benjamin Duinker University of Toronto
Collaborator Andreas Borregaard Norwegian Academy of Music
Robert Hasegawa McGill University
Title Dialogues: Analysis and Performance
Years 1
Funding $24,955
Applicant Dominique Leydet Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Aaron James Mills McGill University
Geneviève Motard Université Laval
Geneviève Nootens Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Title John Borrows : La constitution autochtone du Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Dana Lepofsky Simon Fraser University
Title Empowering a Nation: The Laxgalts'ap Website and Mobile App Project, Gitga'at Territory, Northern Coastal British Columbia
Years 1
Funding $49,963
Applicant Lauren Beck Mount Allison University
Collaborator Margaret Augustine Mount Allison University
Title Mitji--Let's Eat! Mi'kmaq Recipes from Sikniktuk
Years 1
Funding $21,300
Applicant Élisabeth Vallet Université du Québec à Montréal
Collaborator Andréanne Oligny-Bissonnette Université du Québec à Montréal
Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary Université Grenoble Alpes
Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly University of Victoria
Hyunjoo Naomi Chi Hokkaido University
Irasema Coronado Arizona State University
Mathilde Bourgeon Université du Québec à Montréal
Matthew Longo Leiden University
Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman Institute of Chinese Studies
Said Saddiki Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah
Title Murs frontaliers et zones frontalières. Sécurité, environnement et résistance
Years 1
Funding $49,138
Applicant Marianne Stenbaek McGill University
Title Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit: We Believed in the Words of our Elders
Years 1
Funding $21,827
Applicant Dylan Robinson Queen's University
Co-applicant Janine Marchessault York University
Julie Nagam The University of Winnipeg
Collaborator Daina Warren Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery
Lisa Myers York University
Title Traces & Care: The Indigenous Archives Gathering
Years 1
Funding $50,000
Applicant Natasha Myers York University
Co-applicant Jon Johnson University of Toronto
Karyn Recollet University of Toronto
Collaborator Lisa Myers York University
Title An Earthworkers Collaborative: Indigenous Land Stewardship in Toronto
Years 1
Funding $43,145
Applicant Corliss Bean Brock University
Co-applicant Martin Camiré University of Ottawa
Collaborator Debra Gassewitz Sport Information Resource Centre
Title Walking the talk: Mobilizing knowledge to enhance evaluation capacity in the Canadian sport sector
Years 1
Funding $24,992
Applicant Marcia Ostashewski Cape Breton University
Co-applicant Sooi Beng Tan Universiti Sains Malaysia
Collaborator Christian Onyeji University of Nigeria 
Julia Byl University of Alberta
Meghan Forsyth Memorial University of Newfoundland
Michael Frishkopf University of Alberta
Michael MacDonald MacEwan University
Shzr Ee Tan Royal Holloway University of London
Silvia Citro Universidad de Buenos Aires
Tomie Hahn Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Title Dialogues: Towards Decolonizing Sound, Music and Dance Studies
Years 1
Funding $52,412
Applicant Jordan Mansell Western University 
Collaborator Amanda Friesen Indiana University‒Purdue University Indianapolis
Title Science in Politics: Methodological Innovations and Political Attitudes?
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Isabelle Thomas Université de Montréal
Title Stratégies d'actions de communication innovantes visant une sensibilisation résiliente de la population face aux risques liés aux inondations
Years 1
Funding $28,000
Applicant Lindsay Malloy Ontario Tech University 
Title Pandemic Parenting: Resources, Support, and Knowledge Mobilization for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Years 1
Funding $41,852
Applicant Angela George University of Calgary
Co-applicant Rachel Friedman University of Calgary
Title Conference on Teaching Additional Languages Online
Years 1
Funding $9,875
Applicant Joe Mihevc York University
Co-applicant Glen Lowry OCAD University
Matti Siemiatycki University of Toronto
Pamela Robinson Ryerson University
William Jenkins York University
Collaborator Chad Leaver Seneca College 
Jennifer Gordon Humber College 
Kelly Mccarthy City of Toronto
Krista Holmes George Brown College
Rahim Karim Centennial College
Title City Challenges, City Opportunities: A Summit on Key Issues of the City of Toronto
Years 1
Funding $35,900
Applicant Felix Munger Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Manuel Riemer Wilfrid Laurier University
Title Mapping the Convergence of Climate Change and Community Safety
Years 1
Funding $20,520
Applicant Beverley Best Concordia University
Co-applicant Chris Hurl Concordia University
Marguerite Mendell Concordia University
Norma Rantisi Concordia University
Title Fifteenth International Karl Polanyi Conference: "The State at the Crossroads of Crisis: Democracy, Economy and Public Health"
Years 1
Funding $23,987
Applicant Natalie Delia Deckard University of Windsor
Co-applicant Camisha Sibblis University of Windsor
Lana Parker University of Windsor
Title Sealing the Leaky Pipeline: Developing Best Practices in Mentorship for Racialized Graduate Students
Years 1
Funding $24,518
Applicant Nicole Haggerty Western University
Co-applicant Saverio Stranges Western University
Temitope Oriola University of Alberta
Title Achieving Ubuntu: Reframing Equity, Partnership and Social Change
Years 1
Funding $20,100
Applicant Linda Rodenburg Lakehead University
Co-applicant Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux Lakehead University
Collaborator Kaitlyn Watson Lakehead University
Title Truth and Reconciliation in our Community: Enabling Indigenous-led Dialogue
Years 1
Funding $24,239
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