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Scholarship and Research


Jolene Armstrong, “Speculative Feminist Archives: Thinking Pandemic Cultures Through Decameron 2.0” FHSS, Research Talks, Athabasca University: Emancipatory Time: Speculation, Sound and Science Fiction. Mar 17, 2022


Monique Tschofen, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Kari Maaren, Angela Joosse, Lai-Tze Fan, Jolene Armstrong, Caitlin Fisher. “The Decameron 2.0”  Centre for Digital Humanities, Ryerson University, March 17, 2022.

“Speculative Archives and World Building: The Decameron 2.0.” Lightning Talks Panel, ELO (Electronic Literature Association), Como, Italy. May 30-June 1, 2022. 
Jolene Armstrong: “Marginalia and Bodily Attunement”
Kar Maaren: “Composing the Pandemic”
Monique Tschofen: "Epistemologies of Layering"
Angela Joosse: "Documenting and Archiving the Decameron 2.0"
Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof: "WebVR and Medieval Archives as Places of Co-Creation"

Angela Joosse, Jolene Armstrong, and Monique Tschofen  "Feminist Speculative Archives: How can Digital Tools and Collaborative Research Methods both Preserve and Produce Knowledge about Pandemics, Past and Present?” New Directions in Digital Humanities, Carleton University.  May 6, 2022. 

Monique Tschofen. “Intertextual Scholarship and the Aristotle Suites as Co-Creation.” ACLC/CCLA - Canadian Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference. June 24, 2022

Angela Joosse. "Artists Make Metadata" (lightning talk). MIX 2023: Storytelling in Immersive Media. British Library, London, UK. July 7, 2023


Jolene Armstrong, Monique Tschofen, Angela Joosse, Kari Maaren, and Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof. "Mourning, memory, and immersive empathy in Memory Eternal” Вічная Пам'ять : Book of Mourning." ELO 2023 Coimbra, Portugal, July 15, 2023.

Monique Tschofen, “Reconsiderations of Theoria in Research Creation.” A Research-Creation Episteme? Practices, Interventions, Dissensus. Symposium, Trent University, Peterborough ON, Canada, October 30, 2023.


Jolene Armstrong, Monique Tschofen, Siobhan O'Flynn, Angela Joosse, Kari Maaren, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof. “Make one, pass it on:  Digital Story-telling Practice and Creation as Feminist Collaboration, and Care, with the Decameron Collective.” PhilosoPHIA Conference, Mount Royal, Calgary. March 16, 2024.

Monique Tschofen, Jolene Armstrong, Angela Joosse, Siobhan O'Flynn, Kari Maaren, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Kelly Egan, Caitlin Fisher, Lai-Tze Fan. "Digital Humanities as Memory Work: Memory Eternal as a Virtual Site of Mourning. Digital Humanities (DH) at Michigan State University (MSU) - Global DH Symposium. March 18-20, 2024.

Jolene Armstrong, Monique Tschofen, Caitlin Fisher, Kari Maaren, Siobhan O'Flynn. “Creative Writing VR Memory.” New Media Writing Prize Unconference, May 14, 2024.

Jolene Armstrong and Monique Tschofen. "Memory." Athabasca University 2024.

Angela Joosse, Jolene Armstrong, Monique Tschofen. "Lessons in Project Management for Research Creation: The Decameron Collective." Project Managment in the Humanities Conference, DHSI, Victoria BC,  Wednesday June 5, 2024.

Jolene Armstrong and Monique Tschofen. "Emergence as Method: The Virtuality of Grief and Remembrance in Memory Eternal.” Interactive Film and Media International Conference. June 14, 2024.



Armstrong, Jolene, Monique Tschofen, Angela Joosse, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, and Kari Maaren. “What the Body Remembers: VR as Site of Preservation in Memory Eternal | Вічная Пам'ять.” Submitted to MATLIT - Materialities of Litearture, October 30, 2023.

Tschofen, Monique, Siobhan O’Flynn, Jolene Armstrong, Lai-Tze Fan, Caitlin Fisher, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Kari Maaren, Angela Joosse. “A Research-Creation of Care: Feminist Speculation, Collaboration, and Curation in the Digital Virtual Gallery.” University of Toronto Quarterly. Accepted by editors, in revision, anticipated publication 2024)

Siobhan O’Flynn, Jolene Armstrong, Monique Tschofen, Lai-Tze Fan, Caitlin Fisher, Angela Joosse, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Kelly Egan and Hendrick de Haan. “Imagine the World Anew”: Documentary Making, Story-telling Practice and Creation as Feminist Collaboration and Care in a Time of Crisis,” Convergence (abstract accepted by editors, manuscript submitted summer 2023, pub  2024)


“Create- a Thon: Digital story-telling practice and creation as feminist Collaboration, and Care, with the Decameron Collective.” ELO Unconference. Jan 17, 2023 Jolene Armstrong, Siobhan O'Flynn, Monique Tschofen,  Kari Maaren, Angela Joosse


"Make one, Pass it on: Digital Story-telling Practice and Creation as Feminist Collaboration, and Care.”PhilosoPHIA Conference, Mount Royal, Calgary. March 17, 2024.




Interview: In Conversation with the Decameron 2.0 by Jin Sol Kim, Lulu Liu in Electronic Book Review September 12, 2021. Jolene Armstrong, Lai-Tze Fan, Caitlin Fisher, Kari Maaren, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof,  Monique Tschofen  



Jolene Armstrong - AVPR Special Research Project Grant, Athabasca University, 2021


Faculty of Arts Research Grant. Monique Tschofen Toronto Metropolitan University


Academic Research Grant. Jolene Armstrong. Athabasca University.

SSHRC IDG - Digital Imaginations and the Decameron Storyworld (DIDS). Co-PIs: Jolene Armstrong & Monique Tschofen
Collaborators: Angela Joosse, Lai-Tze Fan, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Caitlin Fisher, Kari Maaren, Siobhan O’Flynn, Fangmin Wang.

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