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Edith Steiner

Edith Steiner

Instructor, Centennial College School of Media, Art, & Design

PhD in Environmental Studies, 2015

“FES gave me the opportunity to combine my research interests with my arts-based practice.”

About Edith

Since completing her doctorate, Edie Steiner has presented her research and media at conferences including How Class Works at the Centre for Study of Working Class Life, SUNY Stony Brook, 2016, and at Rust/Recovery: Works of Resistance, the 2017 conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), Wayne State University, Detroit. In 2016, she served as mentor on documentary film workshops, Docs North, supported by Lakehead University. Dr. Steiner had published book reviews and media in The Goose, the official publication of ALECC (Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada), and contributed a chapter, “Requiem for Landscape” in Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice (University of Nevada Press, 2015).

Edie Steiner’s 2014 film, Conversations on the Lake, which she produced in part for her dissertation research, was nominated for Best Documentary at the 2014 Female Eye Film Festival, and has been programmed in several film festivals. Her film, Northland: Long Journey, which she produced in part for her MES, won international awards and was programmed in several festivals. Currently she is the recipient of a Canada Council Research and Creation grant for her new media and research project, Borderland Memories in Lower Silesia.

Awards

  • Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation, 2017-2018.

Publications

  • "Borderland Memories in Lower Silesia" (arts-based research project, in progress, funded by Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation).
  • Conference Presentation, work in progress from "Borderland Memories in Lower Silesia" at Rust/Recovery: Works of Resistance, 2017 conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), at Wayne State University, Detroit.
  • "Requiem for Landscape” in Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice, University of Nevada Press, 2015.