Conferences and Professional Presentations
“Mantissa” for Agency Town Hall, New York Life. Invited. 9 December 2016. (co-presenter)
“COHLIT Instructional Design Services for the Rutgers Community” (co-presenter). Rutgers Online Learning Conference. Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, January 11-12, 2016.
“The Quality Online Course Review (QOCR) Initiative at Rutgers University” (co-presenter).
- Rethink, Refresh, Reboot: the 11th Annual NJEDge.Net Conference. Princeton Marriott, November 18-20, 2015.
- Franklin Forward: The Key to Professional, Continuing and Online Education. UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Conference, Philadelphia, Oct 7-9, 2015.
“Agile Course Design: Teaching & Learning with the OIRT Instructional Design Team” (co-presenter).
- Office of Instructional & Research Technology Annual Showcase. Rutgers University. 11 December 2014
- RU Online & Hybrid Learning Conference. New Jersey Institute of Technology. 14 January 2015
- QM Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Education. Drexel University. 23-24 March 2015.
- NJEDge Faculty Showcase. New Jersey City University. 13 March 2015 (by invitation)
- Emerging Learning Design ELD2015. Montclair University 29 May 2015
“From Class to Cloud: Technology, Learning and Current Trends in Digital Environments” (co-presenter). New Jersey Institute of Technology Provost’s Workshop Series. NJIT campus, Newark. April 8, 2014.
“Writing Tools for Self-Regulated Learning” Presentation and Prototype Demo (co-presenter). College English Association 45th Annual Conference. Baltimore, March 27-29, 2014.
“Supporting Active Visual Learners in the Writing Center – A Research Study” International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research – WRAB III, Paris, 19-22 Feb 2014
“Automating Writing Assessment: Future Classrooms, Curricula, And Pedagogies” HASTAC 2013 – The Decennial: New Horizons, New Narratives, New Codes Toronto Canada, April 25-28, 2013.
“Are there no teachers here? Automating teaching and assessment” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas Nevada, March 13-16, 2013.
“I Shot Myself: 365 Days of Self-portraits” The Quantified Self Meet-up. New York, New York, July 24, 2012. Video.
“Christos Dikeakos’ Olympic Village Landscapes” Traffic: Conceptualism in Canada. University of Toronto, November 26-28, 2010.
“I Shot Myself: User-Generated Portraiture”
- University Art Association of Canada Annual Conference. Toronto, November 6-8, 2008
- The Agency of Images: A Panel Discussion on the Future of Photography. Panelists: Ron Burnett, John O’Brian, Sharla Sava. Glocal and Surrey Art Gallery: Vancouver, March 14, 2009.
“Surveillance as Empowerment and Self-Expression” Communication and/as Aesthetics Panel, Canadian Communication Annual Conference. Vancouver, June 5, 2008.
“Communications Research: A Look at Photography’s Contribution to Web2.0” CultureNet Program, Capilano College. 15 March 2008.
“Staged Photography in Contemporary Art” University Art Association of Canada Annual Conference. University of Waterloo, November 2-3, 2007.
“Creating Self-Identity On-line” Interacting with Immersive Worlds Conference. Brock University, June 4-5, 2007.
“Why Pictures Flickr: An Examination of Digital Photography” Theatricality Panel, Vancouver Art Gallery, February 3, 2007.
“The Political Culture of the Counter-Tradition in Vancouver Art” Vancouver Art and Economies Lecture Series. ECIAD and Artspeak Gallery Vancouver (Fall 2005); Guest Lecture, Department of Art and Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Fall 2005).
“In/ Security” Keynote Address. Baja to Vancouver Exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, June 2004.
“A Critical Beauty: Photoconceptual Art in Vancouver” College Art Association, Seattle, Feb. 2004
“Treachery and Betrayal: The Image of Guy Debord” Kootenay School of Writing. Vancouver, May 2002.
“Art Strikes Back: Aesthetics in Postmodern Culture” Rethinking Marxism Conference. University of Massachussetts, Amherst, March 2000.
“22 Oz Thunderbolt – The Art of Jayce Salloum” Panel, Vancouver: Contemporary Art Gallery, 1999
“Stan Douglas – Film Installations” Panel, Fine Arts Department, University of British Columbia, 1999
“Ray Johnson: New York’s most famous unknown artist” The Banff Centre; Mount Allison University, Sackville N.B. and University of Lethbridge, Alberta. Fall 1998
Chapters in Books
“Christos Dikeakos’ Olympic Village Landscapes” Catriona Jeffries Gallery Anthology of Exhibition Essays 8. Vancouver: CJ Press. Fall 2011 (87-101).
“Cinematic Pictures: The Legacy of the Vancouver Counter-Tradition.” Vancouver Art and Economies. Melanie O’Brian, ed. Vancouver: Artspeak Gallery and Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007: 47-67.
“Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before by Michael Fried.” [Book Review] RACAR Canadian Art Review 2011 (36:1) 65-68.
“Igniting the Mercurial: A Conversation about Vancouver Culture.” [Interviewer] The Capilano Review. Summer 2009 (3.8) 128-150.
“In the Studio with Damian Moppett.” [Interviewer] The Capilano Review. Fall 2008 (3.6) 47-65.
“Gridlock: Antonia Hirsch’s World Map Project.” The Capilano Review. Spring 2007 (2.50) 68-81.
“‘Art is all Over’: The Centre for Communications and the Arts at Simon Fraser University (1965 – 1972)” West Coast Line 2006 (39.3) 80–89.
“Jeff Wall: Regarding the Jewish Cemetery.” Unfinished Business – Photographing Vancouver Streets 1955-1985. Co-published: Presentation House Gallery Vancouver and West Coast Line, 2006: 175–184.
Exhibition Catalogue Essays
“Picture Elements: The Photographic Activity of Evan Lee.” Surrey Art Gallery, Canada. Open Book series (2008). Also available online at the Surrey Art Gallery.
“Precarity” Postscript 28. Essay to accompany News Works: Robyn Laba exhibition. Vancouver: Artspeak Gallery (Summer 2007).
“Determining the Cultural Ecology: Ray Johnson and the New York Corres-Sponge Dance School of Vancouver.” How Sad I am Today: The Art of Ray Johnson and the New York Correspondence School exhibition catalogue. Vancouver: Belkin Gallery, 2000: 11– 26.
“The Fine Art of Communication.” Ray Johnson: Correspondences exhibition catalogue. Exhibition itinerary: Whitney Museum, New York; Wexner Center, Ohio. Flammarion and Wexner Center, 2000:121–131.
“Antonia Hirsch” exhibition pamphlet. Open Space Gallery, Victoria B.C. 2000
“Dear Whitney Museum, I hate you. Love, Ray Johnson.” Sackville, N.B.: Owens Art Gallery and Struts Gallery, 1999
“Thecla Schiphorst: Opening the Door of Perception.” Altered Visions exhibition catalogue. Vancouver: Artspeak Gallery, 1998: 28–43.
“erewhon.” Six: New Vancouver Modern exhibition catalogue. Vancouver: Belkin Gallery,1997:44–54.
“The Filliou Tapes – from Political to Poetical Economy (caught in the word storm of May).” Robert Filliou: From Political to Poetical Economy exhibition catalogue. Vancouver: Belkin Gallery, 1996:16 – 48.
Articles in Magazines
“ePortfolios: Foundational Measurement Issues” by Norbert Elliot, Alex Rudniy, Perry Deess, Andrew Klobucar, Regina Collins, Sharla Sava. The Journal of Writing Assessment. Vol. 9, Issue 2: 2016 Article Link
“Treachery and Betrayal: The Image of Guy Debord” W7 Fall 2003. Available online at www.kswnet.org.
“Roy Kiyooka: Discovering the Lyrical Landscape” C Magazine Nov. 1998: 26 – 32.
“As if the Oceans were Lemonade” Front Magazine May 1998 (9.5).
Sava, Sharla and Hank Bull. “Skin: An interview with Kate Craig” Boo 11 (Spring, 1998)