Publications (Anita Sinner)

Heart of Wisdom

2012. C. Chambers, E. Hasebe-Ludt, C. Leggo and A. Sinner (Eds.)


Sinner, A.  (2013). Unfolding the Unexpectedness of Uncertainty. Creative Nonfiction and the Lives of Becoming Teachers. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. Flyer:  Unfolding the Unexpectedness of Uncertainty

Chambers, C., Hasebe-Ludt, E., Leggo, C., & Sinner, A. (2012). A heart of wisdom: Life writing as empathetic inquiry. Complicated Conversation: A Series in Curriculum Studies. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Conrad, D., & Sinner, A., (Eds.). (under contract, January 2013). Creating together: Participatory,community-based and collaborative arts practices and scholarship across Canada. Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Sinner, A. & Lowther, C. (Eds.). (2012). Living artfully:  Reflections from the Far West Coast. Toronto: Key Publishing House.

Lowther, C., & Sinner, A. (Eds.). (2008). Writing the West Coast: In love with place. Vancouver: Ronsdale Press.

StARTing with… Third Edition

Sinner, A. 2011. “Greening our art classrooms: Ecologically-aware health and safety.”

Book Chapters

Sinner, A. (accepted). Unfolding stories:  Reflecting on the process of doing research.  In R. Berman (Ed.), Corridor talk: Canadian feminist scholars share their stories of research partnerships. Inanna Press (publication: Spring, 2011).

Sinner, A., Lymburner, J., Grauer, K., Irwin, R.L., Leggo, C., & Gouzouasis, P. (in press). Julie’s story: Letters from a teacher who dares to teach art. In L. Campbell & S. Simmons (Eds.), The heart of art education: Essays on holistic human development and integration.

Sinner, A. (2011). Greening our art classrooms: Ecologically-aware health and safety.  In K. Grauer, R. Irwin & M. Emme (Eds.), StARTing with… Third Edition.  Kingston, Ontario:  Canadian Society for Education through Art.

Darts, D., Carlos, J., Sinner, A., & Grauer, K. (2011). New media arts education: How community-based programs reshape teaching and learning in the age of Web 2.0. In Robert W. Sweeney (Ed.), Inter/actions inter/sections: Art education in a digital visual culture (pp. 80-89). Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Sinner, A., & Farr Darling, L. (2007). Virtually aesthetic: The CITE cohort experience of online learning. In L. Farr Darling (Ed.), Collective improvisation: Sustaining a cohort in teacher education (pp.137–153). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Press.

Sinner, A. (2006). The moment we become our mothers … Reflecting on the experience of teaching art education. In L. Beudert (Ed.), Work, pedagogy and change: Foundations for the art teacher educator (pp. 106–108).  Reston, Virginia:  National Art Education Association.

Teachers & Teaching: Theory & Practice, 18(5)

A game of dramatic hats: A counter-narrative in teacher education


Journal Articles and Essays

Sinner, A., Levesque, M., Vaughan, K., Szabad-Smyth, L., Garnet, D., & Fitch, S. (in press). Reviewing an archive of practice: The historical unfolding of community art education. Canadian Review of Art Education, 39.

Sinner, A. (2012). A game of dramatic hats: A counter-narrative in teacher education. Teachers & Teaching: Theory & Practice, 18(5), 601–613.

Sinner, A. (2011). The visual journal as an image sphere: Interpreting artworks with an anamorphic perspective. Studies in Art Education, 52(3), 183–195.

Sinner, A. & Owen, J. (2011). Visual life writing: Witnessing Jade’s story through pinhole photography. Visual Arts Research, 37(2), 70–81.

Lin, C., Castro, J., Sinner, A., & Grauer, K. (2011). A dialog of creation: New media arts and the Gulf Islands Film School. Canadian Art Teacher, 9(2), 24–37.

Leggo, C., Sinner, A., Irwin, R.L., Pantaleo, K., Gouzouasis, P., & Grauer, K. (2011).  Liminal Spaces: In-between research paradigms of ethnography and a/r/tography.  International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 24(2), 239–256.

Sinner, A. (2010). Arts research as a triptych installation: A framework for interpreting and rendering enquiry. International Journal of Education through Art, 6(2), 125–142.

Sinner, A. (2010). Digital storytelling as art practice: A case of informal learning. Arts and Learning Research Journal, 26(10), 1–19.

Sinner, A. (2010). Negotiating Spaces: The in-betweenness of becoming a teacher.  Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 38(1), 23–37.

Hasebe-Ludt, E., Sinner, A., Leggo, C., Pletz, J., Simoongwe, F., & Wilson, L. (2010).  These tensioned places of teaching: Life writing in precarious cosmopolitan times. Creative Approaches to Research, 3(2), 21–38. 

Lander, D., & Sinner, A. (2010). Naming West Coast women artists as popular educators: An appreciative inquiry. Visual Culture & Gender, 5, 35–48. 

Sameshima, P., & Sinner, A.  (2009). To Soma Heliakon. Canadian Journal of Education, 32(2). 

Sinner, A. (2008). Landscapes of meaning: From grade one artworks to a graduate program in Art Education. Canadian Journal of Education, 31(1). 

Sinner, A. (2008). The transformative process of becoming in doctoral studies. Educational Insights, 11(3). 

Sinner, A. (2006). Sewing seams of stories: Becoming a teacher during the First World War. History of Education, 35(3), 369–404.

Sinner, A., Leggo, C., Irwin, R.L., Grauer, K., & Gouzouasis, P. (2006). Arts-based dissertations: Reviewing the practices of new scholarsCanadian Journal of Education, 29(4), 1223. 

Sinner, A. (2004). divining INTOXICATION. Canadian Journal of Education, 27(1).  

Sinner, A. (2004). Chronic pain and returning to learning: Exploring the lived experiences of three women. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 4(1), 1–15. 

Sinner, A. (2003). Women learners in the classroom:  Exploring the experience of voice, listening and silence.  Journal of International Women’s Studies, 5(1), 96–103.


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