Refereed Journals Articles
Snowber, C. & Wiebe, S. (Forthcoming Fall 2011) The Visceral Imagination: A Fertile Space for Non-Textual Knowing in Journal of Curriculum Studies.
Snowber, C. & Wiebe, S. (February 2009). In praise of the vulnerable: A poetic and autobiographical response to Salvio’s abundant Sexton. Journal of the American Assocation of Curriculum Studies. Vol. 5.
Snowber, C. & Nylander, G. (Summer 2008) Ocean lover (Feature) in Toward the Light: Journal of Reflective Word & Image. 29-48.
Snowber, C. (Spring 2006). A curriculum of longing in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. 22(1), 79-88.
Snowber, C. (Fall 2005). Beneath the skin of plum black. Ararat. XLIV(184) p. 56.
Snowber, C. (Dec. 2005). The mentor as artist: a poetic exploration of listening, creating, and mentoring. Mentoring and tutoring: Partnership in learning 13(3), 345-353.
Snowber, C.N. & Cancienne, M.B. (April 2003). Writing rhythm: Movement as method. Qualitative Inquiry, 9(2), 237-253.
Snowber, C.N. & Giard, M. (Spring 2003). Daring to dance our life. Educational Insights in http://www.csci.educ.ubc.ca/publication/insights.
Snowber, C.N. (Fall 2002). A curriculum of beauty. Teacher Educational Quarterly 29(4), 119-123.
Snowber, C.N. (Fall/Winter 2002). A geography of eros. Vox Feminarum: The Canadian Journal of Feminist Spirituality, 2(4), 47-49.
Snowber, C.N. (Winter 2001). Simplicity, and Humility in Language and
Literacy, 3(1), on-line http://educ.queensu.ca/~landl/.
Snowber, C.N. (Summer 2001). Two poems: Blueberry rubble and Pulsing home in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 17(2), 143-146.
Snowber, C.N. (Fall 2000). Building snuggles, Dangerous beauty/Beautiful danger, and Stones of love. English Quarterly, 32(1-2), 40-41.
Snowber, C.N. (Fall 1999). The eros of listening: Dancing into presence. (Feature article) Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 15(3), 17-25.
Snowber, C. & Gerofsky, S. (Fall 1998). Beyond the span of my limbs: Gesture, number and infinity. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 14(3), 39-48.
Snowber , C. (1997). Writing and the body. Educational Insights, 4(1), on-line http://www.csci.educ.ubc.ca/publication/insights.
Refereed Chapters in Books
Snowber, C. (2011). “Let the body out: A love letter to the academy from the body” in Epistemologies of Ignorance in Education Erik Malewski and Nathalia Jaramillo (eds.), Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing.
Snowber, C. (2009). A poetics of place: In praise of random beauty.
in E. Malewski (Ed.) Curriculum Studies Handbook: The next moment, exploring post-reconceptualization. NY: Routledge.
Snowber, C. (2007) The soul moves: Dance and spirituality in educative practice in L. Bresler (Ed.). International handbook for research in the arts and education. Dordrecht: Springer.
Snowber, C. (2006). Living aesthetically as a foundation for transformative leadership in E. Samier (Ed.). Aesthetic dimensions of educational administration and leadership. NY: Routeledge.
Snowber, C. (2005). The eros of teaching in J. Miller, S. Karsten, D. Denton, D. Orr & I. C. Kates, (Eds.). Holistic learning: Breaking new ground. NY: SUNY.
Snowber, C. (2004). Leaning absolutes: Honoring the detours in our lives in
D. Denton and W. Ashton, (Eds.). Teaching from the heart. (pp. 124-135). NY: Peter Lang.
Snowber, C. (2004). An aesthetics of everyday life in G. Diaz and M. McKenna (Eds.). Teaching for aesthetic experience: The art of learning. (pp. 115-126). NY: Peter Lang.
Snowber, C. (2004). Mother sins and Writing bare breasted in S. Weber &
C. Mitchell. Not Just Any Dress: Narratives of memory, body and identity. (pp. 157-159, 225-228). NY: Peter Lang.
Snowber, C. (2002). Bodydance: Fleshing soulful inquiry through improvisation in C. Bagley & M.B. Cancienne (Eds.), Dancing the data. (pp. 20-33).
New York: Peter Lang.
Snowber, C. (Forthcoming 2010) Seaflesh in A. Sinner & C. Lowther (Eds.) Writing the west coast: Artful identities. Vancouver, B.C.: Ronsdale Press.
Snowber, C.N. (in press). Desert ecstasy in A. Poole, (Ed.). La Puerta, Taos: The art of fetching sky.. San Cristobal, NM: Wild Embers.
Snowber, C.N. (2001). Crevice prayers in W. Edwards and D. Linden (Eds.). Women who write the land. Edmonton, AB: Rowan Books.
Snowber, C. & Richmond, S. (2009). Landscapes in Aesthetic Education. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Snowber, C. Embodied Prayer: Towards wholeness of body, mind, soul. Kelowna, B.C.: Wood Lake/Northstone, 2004. First Edition under Snowber, C. Embodied Prayer: Harmonizing body and soul.Liguori, MI: Liguori Publications, 1995. British edition reprinted (1995) under the title Pray with heart and hands with London: Harper-Collins/Marshall Pickering. Korean edition in Seoul, Korea: InterVarsity Press, 2002.
Snowber, C. (1995). In the womb of God: Creative nurturing for the soul. Liguori, MI: Triumph-Liguori
Snowber, C. (April 2010) Arts-Based Educational Research SIG business meeting: Mentoring Arts-Based Educational Research in the Academy Today. Invited panel guest with E. Eisner, R. Irwin, C. Leggo, P. Slattery and G.Sullivan. AERA, Denver, Colorado.http://vimeo.com/12336415(video of session)Snowber, C. & Diaz, G. (April 2010) Waves of Wonder: A pedagogy of curiosity. The American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. 9th Annual Meeting. (April 27-30th) Denver, Colorado.
Snowber, C. (Oct. 2009) Bodypsalms. Holistic Learning: Breaking New Ground – The Seventh International Conference. Jointly sponsored by University of Waterloo and OISE/U of T, Geneva Park Conference Centre, Orilia, Ontario, Oct. 23-25, 2009.
Snowber, C. and Wiebe, S. (Oct. 2009). To flourish and nourish with poetry:
An intertextual autobiography of spiritual practice. 2nd International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry – Poetry as a way of knowing, Charlottetown, PEI, Oct. 15-18, 2009.
Snowber, C. et al (March 27, 2008). Embracing intimacy and the authentic self through spirituality, the arts, and education. American Educational
Research Association Conference, NYC, March 24- 28.
Snowber, C. (March 2008). The poetics of academic life: A memo(pause) through tenure sabbat(i)cal and beyond. American Association of Curriculum Studies Conference. Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC, March 21-24.
Snowber, C. (October 2007). Freeing the body within – Pre – conference Workshop. Holistic Learning: Breaking New Ground. Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
Snowber, C. (April 2007) The soul moves: Dance in educative practice as part of a “Spirituality in Arts Education”symposium. AERA, Chicago, Illinois.
Snowber, C. (April 2007) New forms of narrative in arts-based research: Explorations in music, dance, dialogue and play in conjunction with P. Gouzouasis, K. Ricketts, Anne-Marie R. LaMonde, L. Ramsey and A. Mackie. AERA, Chicago, Illinois
Snowber, C. (April 2007). Beneath the skin of plum black: Armenian identity through the poetic. American Association of Curriculum Studies. University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.
Snowber, C. (October 2006). Inlet Prayers: A performative exploration of inner and outer landscape. The 7th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference. Marble Falls, Texas.
Snowber, C. (October 2006). Confessions of a Closet Dualist. The Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Practice. Dayton, Ohio.
Snowber, C. & Sanders, J. (April 2004). Dancing Reflexivity: Deconstructing Architectural Discipling of Discourse. American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.
Snowber, C., Young, D., Park, J., & Cancienne, M. (April 2004). Living Imaginatively: Artists as Educators and Researchers. AERA, San Diego, CA.
Snowber, C., Diaz, G., Donovan, L., Dunlop, R., Salvage, J., Manifold, M., McKenna, M., & Latta, M. (April 2004). Teaching for Aesthetic Experience: The Art of Learning. AERA, San Diego, CA.
Snowber, C. (April 2004). Love Undissected: A Performative Look at Sexuality and Spirituality. American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AACS), University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Snowber, C. & McCaslin, S. (June 2003). Dancing Merton’s Hagia Sophia: A performative and literary exploration into the fullness of knowing. Eighth Conference and General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Snowber, C. (May 2003). Cultivating an aesthetics of everyday life for transformative leadership. Presented at CSSE, Halifax, NS.
Snowber, C. (April 2003). The curriculum of casting off. Presented at American Association of Curriculum Studies (AACS) at National Louis-University, Chicago, IL.
Snowber, C. & Bai, H. (February 2003). Approaches to Pedagogy of Mindfulness Provoking Curriculum Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Snowber, C. & Ferneding, K. (October 2002). Sustaining your soul through the tyranny of tenure. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference, Dayton, OH.
Snowber, C., Lloyd, R., & Smith, S. (June 2002). The textualities of flow: Inciting dialogue at the edges. International Human Science Research Conference, Victoria, BC.
Snowber, C. & Zuccaro, M. (May 2002). Opening limbs: The listening flesh. Embodied Knowing Conference in conjunction with CSSE, Toronto, ON.
Snowber, C. (October 2001). Dancing the narrative of the soul. Holistic learning: Breaking new ground. 3rd International Conference at OISE, Toronto, ON.
Snowber, C. (October 2001). Bodyfire: Tracing the terrain of eros and grief. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference, Dayton, OH.
Snowber, C. & Freed-Garrod, J. (October 2001). Sabbath stone: Creating a space for stillness in curriculum through dance, sound, and sculptural landscape. 2nd Annual Conference on Curriculum and Pedagogy, Victoria, BC.
Snowber, C. (April 2001). Body narratives: Dancing in and out of orality and auto/biography. AERA, Seattle, WA.
Snowber, C. (February 2001). Cultivating spirit and body in the teacher’s life. Presented at Westcast 2001: Finding the courage to teach in a changing world at University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
Snowber, C. (November 2000). Inside out/outside in: Performing a theorizing of the body through the body. Presented at the Arts-Based Educational Research Conference, Austin, TX.
Snowber, C. (October 2000). Grammar of the gut: Fleshing out inquiry through body narratives. Presented at the JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Dayton, OH.
Snowber, C. (May 2000). Body pedagogy. Presented at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanites and the Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Edmonton, AB.
Snowber, C. & Smith, S. (April 2000). Dancing the pedagogy of gesture. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: Creating knowledge in the 21st century: Insights from multiple perspectives, New Orleans, LA.
Snowber, C. (February 2000). Dancing into wonder: Excavating the erotics of the everyday. Presented at the Arts-Based Educational Research SIG of the AERA at “Art’s based educational research: Creating space for synergy” in Alburquerque, NM.
Snowber, C., Doll, M.A., & Cancienne, M. (October 1999). Loosening Ties, Creating Selves: A Performance Narrative. Presented at the Journal of Curriculum Conference, Bergamo, OH. Also presented at AERA conference 2000, New Orleans, LA.
Research & Development
2007: $4,960. SSHRC Small Grant: “Reclaiming Armenian Identity through the Arts”
2000: $9,500. Internal Grant: “Bodily Mindfulness and Educative Practice”
2007 – 2011: International Centre for Arts and Social Change
Performing Experience (selected)
Inlet prayers: A solo performance of poetry and dance exploring inner and outer landscapes. Port Moody Inlet, Port Moody, B.C., Sept. 21, 2007 .
Interplay performance at Lela Studios. Performance with Interplay Northwest dance group. Seattle, WA, March 14, 2003.
Women Enduring Freedom. A collaborative, multi-media art installation created by Barbara Bickel, Mary Blaze, and performed by Celeste Snowber, Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River, BC. Opening reception and performance July 31, 2003. Exhibition dates: July 28 – August 29, 2003.
Ode to Carrots at Caberet on the Cove, Hubbards, NS, in collaboration with Arts Based Collective, May 29, 2003.
Mascabal Silk Road Cultural Adventure with Korean potter Yong Moon Kim Performance in Folk Art Village outside Seoul, Korea, which was televised on Korean TV, November 2002.
An Anatomy of Grief in conjunction with artists Mary Blaze and Barbara Bickel at Fran Harris Gallery, Victoria, BC, September 2002.
Mothers, Mystics and Monsters. Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace, Vancouver, BC, May 2002.
Thomas Merton and Interfaith Dialogue: Transcending Religious Barriers, Vancouver, BC. Invited dancer at arts festival, March 15 – 16, 2002.
Tending the Sacred Fire at Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA. Performed dance on Julian of Norwich, April 28, 2001.
A Spiritual Odyssey: Our Earth, Our Selves: Women and Spirituality Dialogue 2001. Performance with Jazz singer pianist Catherine McClellan at Vancouver School of Theology, Vancouver, BC, March 2 – 3, 2001.
The Unbelievable Beauty of Being Human with Wing It! and Seattle Interplayers at Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle, WA, May 2000.
Women and Spirituality Dialogue ’99. Solo performance in opening and closing conference theme, “Seeking Our Pathways Home.” Held in conjunction with Vancouver School of Theology and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, March 1999.
Emptiness and Fullness: Pottery, Dance, Art. Solo performance with other dance artists from Korea in collaboration with gallery opening of pottery from the 1998 Macsabal World Woodkiln Festival held in South Korea, 84th Ave. Gallery, Surrey, BC, January 1999.
The Unbelievable Beauty of Being Human with Wing It! Performance Ensemble at the Cowell Theatre, San Francisco, CA, November 1997.
- 2006-2007: Director of Administrative Relations
- 2005-2006: 40th Anniversary Committee
- 2002-2004: Professional Programs Committee
- 1999-2001: Professional Programs Committee
- 2000-2001: Faculty Tenure Committee
- 2004-06: Committee to Review University Admissions
- 2007: Journal of American Association of Curriculum Studies
- 2003-2004: Alberta Journal for Educational Research
- 2002: Teacher Education Quarterly
- 2002-Present: Educational Insights
- 2003-2004: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
Graduate Student Supervision (since 1999)
- 3 PhD Senior Supervisor (completed)
- 3 MA Senior Supervisor (completed)
- 18 PhD Committee Member (completed)
- 18 MA Committee Member (completed)
- 8 PhD Senior Supervisor (in progress)
- 4 PhD Committee Member (in progress)
- 13 MA Committee member (in progress
- 4 MA Senior (in progress)