DENISE SCHELLHASE teaches high-school history in Québec. She has degrees from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University, and she is pursuing a master in education at McGill University. She researches identity, history, and memory; citizenship education; and classroom discussion for critical understanding. These narratives are honoured and celebrated as empathetic inquiry, in a deeply relational curriculum for survival and renewal.
Denise gave one of eleven author readings on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 23, 2013 of a workshop at Concordia University (Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Faculty of Arts and Science), “Living Creatively: Life Writing Methods of Storytelling, Poetry and Photography” presented by Anita Sinner, Erika Hasebe-Ludt, Carl Leggo, and Adrian McKerracher.
Schellhase, D. (2012). Curricular Fixations and Poetic Tactics. In C. Chambers, E. Hasebe-Ludt, C. Leggo, & A. Sinner (Eds.), A heart of wisdom: Life writing as empathetic inquiry (pp. 357–362). New York, NY: Peter Lang.