Consulting

Institution

Role

Date

Task, Production

Celebrants Foundation

Interviewee

November 8, 2015

Rites of passage

The Revealer

Interviewee

September 4, 2013

Ritual studies

University of Oslo

Advisory board

2009 – 2012

Religion in Pluralistic Societies (PLUREL)

University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus

Advisory board

2009 – 2011

Exeter Centre for Literatures of Identity, Place, and Sustainability

University of Limerick, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Curriculum design consultant

2008- 2009

M.A. in Festive Arts;  M.A. in Ritual and Song

University of Colorado, School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Master workshop for doctoral fellows, Media, Religion, and Culture Center

2004

 

Northern Lights and Ocean Entertainment, Halifax, for Vision TV

Consultant, interviewee, content advisor

2001 – 2003

Three-part film series, Reinventing Ritual, directed by Sonya Jampolsky, produced by Johanna Eliot: 1. Coming of Age, 47 min. 2. Marriage and Divorce, 47 min. 3. Birth and Death, 47 min.

Pro Media International, Toronto, for CBC TV

Consultant and content advisor for the pilot

2003

Human Rites, Hamlin Grange and Cynthia Reyes, producers, 47 min. Film series pilot.

WordBridge [a playwriting lab]

Resource artist

2001

Ritual and playwriting

Sleeping Giant Productions, Toronto

Consultant and interviewee

1999

Film series: Death: A Personal Understanding, episode 9, Death Rituals

Sundance Institute, Playwrights Lab

Consultant

1996, 1997

Ritual in theatre

Quotidian Independent Documentary Research, Santa Fe, NM,

Consultant

1992

Gathering Up Again: Fiesta in Santa Fe, Jeanette DeBouzek and Diane Reyna, dirs., 46 min.

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Consultant

 

Ritual and performance and museum space

Glenbow Museum

Consultant

 

The display of sacred objects

Minnesota Humanities Commission

Consultant

 

Rites of passage in public schools

University of Colorado, Religious Studies

Consultant

 

Ph.D. program proposal

UNESCO and the Polish Theatre Laboratory, Jerzy Grotowski, dir.

Invited participant

1980

Theatre of Sources Project (international experiment in ritual and theatre)

Center for Documentation and Preservation of Places of Worship

Consultant

 

The display of sacred objects

University of Wisconsin Arboretum

Consultant

 

Ritual and ecology

Society for Ecological Restoration

Consultant

 

Ritual and the environment

American Bible Society

Consultant on religion, art, and the multimedia Bible

 

The Neighbor (a video)

Cranbrook Institute of Science

Content advisor

 

Celebrations:

Cycles of Human Life

British Broadcasting Corp (BBC IV)

Interviewee

 February 11, 2003

Ritual and science

Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC)

Interviewee on seasonal rites

 

Tapestry

National Public Radio (NPR)

Interviewee on seasonal rites

 

Talk of the Nation

National Public Radio (NPR)

Interviewee on rites of passage

 April 25, 2001

The Infinite Mind

Public Radio International (PRI)

Interviewee on ritual and adolescence

 

To the Best of Our Knowledge

Arts & Entertainment (A&E), FilmRoos

Interviewee and consultant

 

Ancient Mysteries:

“Sacred Rites and Rituals”

McMaster University, Religious Studies

Consultant

 

Cross-cultural teaching

Oxford University Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

Cambridge University Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

Princeton University Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

Harper & Row Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

Routledge Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

State University of New York Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

 Wilfrid Laurier University Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

University of New Mexico Press

Manuscript assessment

 

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Project proposals

 

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Project proposals

 

 

National Science Foundation

Project proposals