Fine Arts



Upcoming Opportunities


SSHRC Connection Grants

Deadline: Rolling deadline; funding decisions made in March, June, September and December.

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.

Value and Duration: $7000 to $25,000 for 1 year. 50% matching funds required (excluding registration fees).

Mitacs Accelerate Internships

Deadline: Rolling deadline

The Accelerate Program provides interns with the opportunity to transfer their skills from theory to real-world application, while companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.
Value and Duration: $15,000 ($7,500 from MITACS & $7,500 industry match) for 4 months.

Mitacs Globalink Research Awards

Deadline: Rolling deadline (10-12 weeks before project start)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides the opportunity for faculty members and students at Canadian universities to build an international research network and undertake research abroad.

Value and Duration: Up to $5,000 to Canadian supervisor for student travel expenses for 12-24 weeks.

SSHRC Partnership Grant (Letter of Intent)

Deadline: February 15, 2014

Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over four to seven years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership, as well as through resources as evidenced by cash and/or in-kind contributions.

Value and Duration: Up to $2.5 million for 4 to 7 years ($20,000 for Letter of Intent)


SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals

Deadline: June 2, 2014

Funds will be awarded to help defray the costs of publishing scholarly articles, to assist with distribution costs, and to support journal organizations in transitioning to and maintaining digital formats.

Value and Duration: Up to $30,000 for 3 years.



eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (Call for Papers)

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ECJHSS) is an open-access and peer-reviewed Journal. The journal publishes bi-monthly in printed and electronic format for accessibility purpose of researchers.



Journal of Arts and Education (Call for Papers)

Journals of Arts and Education, is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes substantive and integrative reviews, as well as summary reports of innovative ongoing research programs. We welcome the submission of articles in the areas of subject in line with Art and Religion, Biblical Studies, Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions, Ethics and Social Theory, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Interreligious Studies, Liturgical Studies, Orthodox Christian Studies, Religion and Psychology, Systematic and Philosophical Theology, Educational Psychology, Educational Adminstration, Educational Management,Science Education, Social science, History Education, Physical and Health Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Arts Education, Guidance and Counselling Psychology.


JAR: Journal for Artistic Research (Call for Papers)

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an inter-national, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal for the identification, publication and dissemination of artistic research and its methodologies, from all arts disciplines.


Interrogating Access: Current and Future Directions for Scholarly Research and Communications in Canada (Call for Papers)

February 14-16, 2014

Wilfrid Laurier University

The scholarly enterprise is experiencing the impact of the digital revolution simultaneous with shifting paradigms of institutional, governmental and other supports to research brought on by a worldwide financial crisis and the current rise of neoliberalism.  How are these forces affecting the scholarly ecosystem in Canada? What should those engaged in scholarship – researchers, librarians, post-secondary administrators, academic publishers, and funding agencies – anticipate for the future of scholarship in Canada? When access to resources, funding, employment, and dissemination are all in a state of flux, how should our scholarly support systems be restructured or re-visioned for the future?


Diasporic Indian Cinemas & Bollywood on the Diaspora: Re-Imagings and Re-Possessions (Call for Papers)

January 22-24, 2014

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

A conference on issues in cinema from the Indian Diaspora and on the Indian Diaspora. Deadline for abstracts is October 31, 2013.

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Indy Convergence

February 15-25, 2014

York University, Toronto

Annually, the Indy Convergence brings together a group of professional artists to collaborate on cross-disciplinary projects. We seek out professional artists with a passion for exploration and a unique talent or approach that will contribute to the ensemble. Participants also have the opportunity to focus on their own genre-specific works and are required to teach a workshop that is open and free to the community. The goal of the Indy Convergence is for working artists of various disciplines to gather, collaborate, learn, share and teach.


Performance Studies (Canada) Speakers Series – Jill Dolan

February 19, 2013, 2:30-4:30pm

Gladstone Hotel, North Ballroom

1214 Queen St. West, Toronto

“Moving the Body Politic: How Feminism and Theatre Inspire Social Re-Imaginings”


SHARE 2014 Conference on Artistic Research

June 13-14, 2014

Aarhus School of Architecture

Aarhus, Denmark

Organized by the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA).


Digifest 2014

May 8-10, 2014

Corus Quay

25 Dockside Drive, Toronto

The theme for Digifest 2014 is Digital Urbanism and the Future of Cities.