Lakehead University, Canada
Pauline Sameshima is a Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies at Lakehead University. She was a co-editor of Poetic Inquiry: Vibrant Voices in the Social Sciences (2009), the first handbook on poetic inquiry. Her interdisciplinary scholarship uses multi-modal transmediation to catalyze creative innovation, generate wanderings, and provoke new dialogues. Alexandra Fidyk, poet, philosopher, psychotherapist, and professor (Associate) teaches in the Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta. Her research and scholarship seek to make learning and living more ethical through insights garnered from analytical psychology, Buddhist thought, and process philosophy. Kedrick James is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia and Director of the Digital Literacy Centre. His scholarship, research, and teaching focus on writing pedagogy, automation of literacy, and poetics of transmediation. He is a digital ecologist, environmentalist, and multimedia artist. Carl Leggo is a poet and professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia. He has published seventeen books of poetry and scholarship, always with a focus on creativity, the arts, and education. He daily seeks to know the heart of living poetically.