Advisory Board

Position

Linda Hutcheon

Linda Hutcheon holds the rank of University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. A specialist in postmodernist culture and in critical theory, on which she has published nine books, she has also worked collaboratively in large projects involving hundreds of scholars. It is the complex interrelations of theory with artistic…

Patrick Case

Patrick Case, LL.B., LL.M (Osgoode) is director of the Human Rights and Equity Office of the University of Guelph. He has been a trade unionist, school trustee, and a practitioner whose chief focus was serving women who were victims of male violence. Case has served as a staff lawyer in the Family Law Division at…

Dionne Brand

Dionne Brand is a renowned poet, novelist, and essayist who presently holds a University Research Chair at the University of Guelph. Her writing is notable for the beauty of its language, and for its intense engagement with issues of social justice, including particularly issues of gender and race. Best known for her poetry, she has…

Kim Thorne

Kim Thorne is the project manager for the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation. Previously project manager for the Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice (ICASP) research project, Kim has more than ten years of experience in organizational development, project management, outreach, and communications in the charitable and non-profit sectors. Kim holds a Bachelor of…