Glen Lowry

Glen_LowryNBGlen Lowry, PhD English (SFU), is a writer, cultural theorist, editor, and educator who specializes in collaborative practice as social engagement. An Associate Professor in the Faculty of Culture & Community and Vice-Chair of the Research Ethics Board at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC, his work looks at notions of spatial justice and learning as an unsettled settler from Indigenous research and research methods. Co-editor / designer of Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation and Residential School, Lowry is working for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation to develop resources and curriculum that challenge the legacies of residential schools and possibilities for reconciliation among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Lowry is also a core member of Maraya (2007-2012), and has facilitated and participated in numerous presentations and talks on the intersections of creative practice, social engagement and cultural memory: Art Dubai (2010); Learning From Vancouver, at Western Front (2010); Interactive Futures ’09: Stereo; ISEA 2011 Istanbul; and Speculative Cities – Dubai, Panama City, Vancouver (2013). From 2001-2011, Lowry edited the Simon Fraser University-based cultural journal West Coast LinePacific Avenue (LINEbooks, 2009) is his first poetry collection.

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