NAEA Research Commission Preconference


NAEA Research Commission Preconference: Making Knowledge/Moving Knowledge
When: Tuesday, March 20, 2018; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Sheraton Seattle, 1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Making Knowledge/Moving Knowledge will focus on knowledge building and mobilization, through and of research, in the field of art education. The preconference - supported by the National Art Education Foundation and open to all NAEA members - is structured around the following questions:

  • What motivates us to pursue and mobilize knowledge?
  • How is knowledge identified and defined?
  • What counts for knowledge in art education?
  • How is knowledge constructed in our field?
  • How is knowledge mobilized? Translated? For whom and for what purposes?
  • What knowledge is meaningful to stakeholders from a variety of contexts?
  • What makes movement in the field?

Conference Schedule

View the schedule below or download a PDF here.

8:00 am Registration/Check-In

8:45 am Welcome Address
Mary Hafeli, Larry Barnfield, Deborah Reeve

9:00-9:55 am — First Plenary—Knowledge Building
Mary Hafeli, B. Stephen Carpenter, Amelia Kraehe, Christine Marmé Thompson, Marilyn Stewart

10:00-10:55 am

  • Toward Building a Solid Knowledge Base in Art Education: An Analysis of Current Research in Studies and IJETA
    Enid Zimmerman, Melody Milbrandt, Kathy Miraglia
  • From Doctoral Candidate to Academic: Navigating Changing Contexts and Charting New Paths of Academic Research
    Dianna Huxhold, Mary Soylu, Libba Willcox
  • Knowledge Construction Across Art Education: Valuing Voices from Preschool to Grad School
    Shana Cinquemani, Barbara Bergstrom, R. Darden Bradshaw
  • Reconfiguring Spirituality for Art Education Research and Practice
    Jane E. Dalton, David Gall, Laurel Campbell

11:00-11:55 am

  • The Role of Research in High School and Middle School Art
    Kimberley D’Adamo, Megan Leppla, Rachel Hallquist
  • Artist|Researcher|Teacher: Art-Based Narrative Inquiry as Holistic Research Practice
    Ginger Brinn, Pam Lawton, Fatemah Khawaji
  • Situating Children in Art Education Research and Practice: Epistemic Justice for Early Childhood Artists
    Christine Marmé Thompson, Kristine Sunday, Heather Kaplan
  • Mentoring Critical Arts-Based Research: Cultivating Equity, Wide-Awakeness, and Communicative Ethics In Art Education Practice
    Flavia Bastos, Vittoria Daiello, Mindi Rhoades
  • Knowledge In/Through/With Making: Critical Perspectives of Making as Knowledge
    Aaron Knochel, Christine Liao, Ryan Patton

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

1:00-1:55 pm — Second Plenary—Knowledge Mobilization
Juan Carlos Castro, Graeme Sullivan, Dennis Inhulsen, Gino Molfino, Sarah Ackerman

2:00-2:55 pm

  • Getting at the (Grass) Root of Research: A PLR Study into Knowledge Mobilization Between the State and National Level
    Justin P. Sutters, Kristi Oliver, Amy Pfeiler-Wunder
  • Theory to Practice: Coming Full Circle
    Robin Vande Zande, Carrie Ann Power
  • Let’s Take a Closer Look at the Arts Integration Cohort Project: Disseminating Knowledge Learned and Building a Movement
    Edrick Rhodes, Barbara Brusker, Samika Satterthwaite
  • Bridging Theory and Practice
    Becky Shipe, Anne Thwaits, Chelsea Farrar

3:00-3:55 pm

  • Knowledge Building with Data Visualizations
    Karen Keifer-Boyd, Christine Liao, Yichien Cooper
  • “Desperately Seeking” Our Stakeholders: Mobilizing Art Education Knowledge through Audiencing
    Nicholas Leonard, Jennifer Hamrock, Kristen Breiteller
  • Unfolding Spatial Thinking & Material Knowing
    Andrea Kantrowitz, Marta Cabral, Sean Justice
  • Launching Teacher-Researchers: From Research and Publication, to Infinity and Beyond
    Stacey Salazar, Andrew Watson, Lauren Rago, Mary Rooney
  • Thresholds and Intersections: Knowing Differently through Intra-actions of Theory and Practice
    Amy Ruopp, Kathy Unrath, Lauren Herman

4:00 pm Happy Hour-Networking

Ticket Price: $99/Active; $75/Preservice; $149/Non-members
Maximum Number of Participants: 100