CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Cultural Mediations, Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art & Culture, Carleton University, In Progress

M.A., Political Science, University of Regina, 2007

 

B.A., Journalism, University of Montana, 2002

Double Major in French Literature, Minor in Women’s & Gender Studies

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

PhD Fellow, Transgender Media Lab and Transgender Media Portal, Carleton University, 2020-Present

 

Assistant Project Manager, Transgender Media Lab, Carleton University, 2021-Present

 

Research Assistant, "Girls in the Digital World," Dr. Julie Garlen, Co-Director of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University, 2021-Present

 

Teaching Assistant, WGST 2803: Body Matters: Politics of Bodies, Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University, 2020

 

Sessional Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies, Luther College, University of Regina, 2013-2014

 

Sessional Lecturer, Political Science, University of Regina, 2012

 

Sessional Lecturer, Sociology, University of Regina, 2012

 

Sessional Lecturer, Political Science, University of Regina, 2007-08

 

Research Assistant, Social Policy Research Unit, University of Regina, 2006

 

Research Assistant, Dr. Jocelyn Praud, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Regina 2006

 

Teaching Assistant, PSCI 230: Canadian Politics, University of Regina, Fall 2006

 

Teaching Assistant, PSCI 100: Intro to Political Science, University of Regina, Winter 2006

 

Teaching Assistant, PSCI 100: Intro to Political Science, University of Regina, Fall 2005

ARTWORK, CURATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

 

INTERACTIVE WEB PROJECTS

Un/tied, writer and conceptual design, National Film Board interactive web project exploring my genderqueer identity through footwear, 2019

Portrait of a Family, writer and project collaborator, National Film Board interactive web project about the first gay couple in Canada to legally co-adopt children, 2017, 2017

AUGMENTED REALITY

Digital Monuments Consultation, Common Weal Community Arts, 2021

 

Queering the Creek, curator and artist, an augmented reality art exhibition, Queen City Pride, 2020

AUDIO

Imagine This!, editor, audio engineer, and co-producer, 10-minute audio piece on making community radio with children and improvisation (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

Queering the Queen City, researcher, writer, narrator, audio engineer, co-producer, 120-minute audio walking tour in downtown Regina and the Heritage neighbourhood in Treaty 4, 2018 (with Dr. Claire Carter)

Village Voices, researcher, writer, narrator, audio engineer, producer, 90-minute audio walking tour of the Cathedral Village in Treaty 4, Regina, SK, 2016

VIDEO

We Are a Family, 2 min. 50 sec., co-producer and editor, 2020 (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

I’m Gonna Play Loud: Girls Rock Regina and the Ripple Effect, 30 min. 40 sec., editor, 2020

 

Pretty Impossible, 3 min. 53 sec., co-director and editor, music video for POROUS, 2019 (with Kyath Battie)

Love the Sin, 4 min. 16 sec., director, videographer, editor, 2018

 

DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Celebrating Michele Sereda, 22 min. 12 sec., co-producer and co-editor with Ann Verrall, 2015

 

Laetitia, writer, editor and producer, 2 min. 18 sec., 2015

 

International Indigenous Art Program, 3 min. 17 sec., editor and producer, 3 min. 17 sec., 2014

 

Blue Eyes, writer, editor and producer, 2 min. 38 sec., 2014

 

Johnny, writer, editor and producer, 2 min. 47 sec., 2014

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Cutting Through the Binary, writer and photographer, a portrait series about the hair cutting practices and experiences of trans, non-binary, gender-nonconforming, and Two Spirit people in Saskatchewan, CBC Saskatchewan, October 2021

Stories That Move You, photographer and curator, collaborative portrait and digital storytelling project by and for trans and non-binary people in Saskatchewan, in partnership with UR Pride Centre for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, funded by SK Arts, 2020

 

SCREENINGS & EXHIBITIONS

I’m Gonna Play Loud: Girls Rock Regina and the Ripple Effect

     Toronto International Short Film Festival, Toronto, ON, 2021 – Awarded Best Short Doc & Audience Choice Award

      Queer City Cinema Film Festival, Regina, SK, 2021

      Albuquerque Film & Music Experience, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 2021

      Rock This Town Music Film Festival, Pau, France, 2021

      Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Finalist, Melbourne, VIC, AUS, 2021

      Toronto International Women Film Festival, Toronto, ON, 2021

      2020 Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, USA, 2020

 

Imagine This!, IF 2021 – 24-hour online festival of improvised arts, Guelph, ON, 2021

 

We Are a Family, Queering the Creek Augmented Reality Art Exhibition, Queen City Pride, Regina, SK, 2020

 

Stories That Move You, The Woods Art Space, Regina, SK, 2020

 

Pretty Impossible, Natural Sympathies POROUS Album Launch Party, Silt Studio, Regina SK, 2019

 

Love the Sin

      Art of Pride, Regina Public Library, 2019

      Horizontal Variances, Regina SK, 2018

      Queer City Cinema, Regina SK, 2018

 

Celebrating Michele Sereda, Michele Sereda Celebration of Life, MacKenzie Art Gallery and Access TV, Regina, SK, 2015

 

Johnny and Blue Eyes, Retrospection, Queen City Pride Art Show, Central Public Library, Regina, SK, 2015

 

Johnny, Nuit Blanche YXE, the Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon, SK, 2014

 

International Indigenous Art Program, Closing Ceremonies, North American Indigenous Games and on Access TV, Regina, SK, 2014

 

FUNDED RESEARCH

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Award, Transing the Lens on Trans Bodies, 2021

 

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Carleton University, 2021 (declined)

 

Departmental Scholarship, Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture, Carleton University, 2020

 

Entrance Doctoral Scholarship, Carleton University, 2020

 

Graduate Centennial Merit Scholarship, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, 2007

 

Graduate Studies Scholarship, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, Fall 2006

 

Graduate Studies Scholarship, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, Winter 2006

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Graduate Scholarship, The Enemies Within: Feminist Activism in the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, 1982-2006, 2005

 

SSHRC Enhancement Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina, 2005

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

POROUS, Golden Sheaf Award in the category of “Performing Arts & Entertainment,” Yorkton Film Festival, co-directed with Eric Hill, Sunny Adams, Elian Mikkola, Ania Ślusarczyk, Ian Campbell, Mike Rollo, Kyath Battie, 2021

 

Un/tied, Digital Dozen Award, Columbia University School of the Arts Digital Storytelling Lab, 2020

 

Un/tied, Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, “Best Production, Interactive,” 2020

 

Independent Artist Grant, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Digital Narratives Residency, SK Arts, 2015

 

W.O. Mitchell Scholarship, Sage Hill Writing Experience, 2013

 

“Stains,” short essay, Runner Up, City of Regina Writing Award, 2012

 

Athletic Scholarship, University of Montana Varsity Golf, 1998-2002

PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

“The Hard Part: The Erasure of Queer and Trans Experiences in an Online Debate about Male-Only Barbershops” in Divided : Populism, Polarization & Power in the New Saskatchewan, edited by JoAnn M. Jaffe, Patricia Elliott, and Cora Sellers, p. 63-79. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2021.

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

 

“The Uncanny Dance Partner” in DAG Volume I, Dunlop Art Gallery, 140-147, 2012.

 

POLICY DOCUMENTS

 

Ruddy, Evie with Cara Tierney and Laura Horak, "Transgender Media Lab Anti-Racist Accountability Report for June 2020-December 2021." Ottawa, ON: Transgender Media Lab, Carleton University, 2022.

Ruddy, Evie and the Transgender Media Lab, “Transgender Media Lab Handbook: A Living Manual of Our Values, Guidelines, and Protocols.” Ottawa, ON: Transgender Media Lab, Carleton University, 2022.

Modestita, Brooke, Gannon-Day, Jada and Evie Ruddy, "Social Media Policy." Ottawa, ON: Transgender Media Lab, Carleton University, 2022

Ruddy, Evie, Horak, Laura, and Crompton, Connie, “Transgender Media Portal Project Charter.” Ottawa, ON: Transgender Media Lab, Carleton University, 2022.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

State of Struggle: Feminism and Politics in Alberta in Prairie Forum, Saskatchewan: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 32.1, 2007.
 

NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES (Selected)

 

A Legacy of Connection: Remembering Trudy Stewart," Splice, Fall 2020. 

 

“David and his Husband Wanted Kids of their Own. They Didn’t Plan to set a Legal Precedent.” National Post. June 23, 2017.

 

"Shake it Up: Gary Varro on Art, Identity and the Value of Rattling Minds," Prairie Dog, January 22-February 4, 2015.

 

“Hooked on a Feeling: Ron Athey Preaches and Teaches in a Temple of Transformation,” Prairie Dog, January 22-February 4, 2015.

 

“Edgy Arts Festival Opens in Saskatchewan: Queer City Cinema is ‘Full On’ and ‘Sensual,’” Xtra, January 18, 2012.

 

“Meet Cindy Baker: This January, Performance Art Arrives by Taxi,” Prairie Dog, January 2012.

 

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

 

"Cutting Through the Binary," CBC Saskatchewan, October 2021

 

It’s not that hard to be trans-inclusive,” Briarpatch Magazine, December 2018.

 

“Laetitia,” The Maynard, 8.2, Fall 2015.

 

NATIONAL RADIO (Selected)

 

Ruddy, Evie. “Rising above online hate," The Sunday Edition, CBC, September 2014.

CONFERENCES

 

"Building the Transgender Media Portal," Indexing Resistance: The Blood & Guts of Queer Protest, Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology, York University, Lula Lounge, June 23-24, 2022.

 

“Queering the Creek: Curating the Disruption of Public Space Using Augmented Reality,” Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada, Biennial Conference, University of Saskatchewan, June 15-19 2022.

 

"Imagine This!: Improvisatory Acts, Curating Sounds, and Producing Community Radio for Children During the Pandemic," 2022 IASPM Canada Conference: Starting Over? Popular Music and Working in Music in a Post-Pandemic World, University of Western Ontario, online, May 18-19 & May 24-25, 2022. (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

 

“How Will We Work Together? Creating the Transgender Media Lab Handbook and Project Charter,” Digital Humanities Unbound, Association for Computers and Humanities, and Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, May 17-19, 2022.

 

“Imagine This! Reflections on 91.3 FM CJTR Regina’s Community Radio Programming for Kids During the Covid-19 Pandemic,” Musical Proximities, Concurrent with DIALOGUES: Decolonizing Sound, Music, and Dance Studies, November 2021. (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

 

“Orienting Toward Social Justice: Trans, Anti-Racist, Anti-Colonial, Feminist, Queer, and Crip Approaches to Ethical Practices in the Digital Humanities,” Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Annual Conference, June 2021. (with Dr. Laura Horak)

 

“I’m Gonna Play Loud: Girls Rock Regina and the Ripple Effect,” 2020 Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2020. (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

 

“Queering the Queen City Audio Walking Tour: Storied Physicality and Urban Space,” North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Vancouver, BC, November 2018. (with Dr. Claire Carter)

 

“Feminist Activism in the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party,” University of Regina Graduate Students’ Research Conference, Regina, SK, 2006.

 

PUBLIC TALKS (Selected)

 

Co-Presenter, “Building the Transgender Media Portal,” Digital Humanities Toolbox, University of Ottawa, March 2022. (with members of the Transgender Media Lab)

 

Panelist, “Culture Wars: Populism, Polarization and Power in the New Saskatchewan,” Divided Book Launch, Nov. 24.

 

Panelist, “Trans in the Academy,” Western University Society of Graduate Students, 2021.

 

Panelist, “Queering Scopophilia: Disrupting the Cisgender Gaze,” Common Weal Community Arts and University of Saskatchewan - University Art Galleries, 2021.

 

“Cat Haines and Evie Ruddy in Conversation,” Live-Streamed Minecraft Open Studio, Ender Gallery, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 2021.

 

Panelist, “Art IS Social Action: An Online Discussion,” Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, 2021.

 

Speaker, “Queering the Queen City: An Audio Walking Tour,” Community Connections Series, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, U of R, Regina, SK, 2018.

 

Speaker, “Digital Stories from Across Saskatchewan,” Culture Days, Creative City Centre, Regina, SK, 2015.

 

Keynote Speaker, “Backlash,” The Power of Being a Girl, YWCA Regina, Regina, SK, 2014.

 

Speaker, “Digital Stories from Across Saskatchewan,” Nuit Blanche YXE, Saskatoon, SK, 2014.

 

Panelist, “The Future of Local News,” Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Regina, SK, 2009.

 

Speaker, “Activist Journalism: Using Independent Media as Tools for Social and Environmental Change,” Canadian University Press Conference, Saskatoon, SK, 2009.

 

Speaker, “The Enemies Within: Feminist Activism in the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party,” Political Science Lecture Series, University of Regina, 2008.

 

GUEST LECTURES

 

“Digital Storytelling and Augmented Reality Art,” MPI 501: Integrated Digital – Production, Ryerson University, 2021.

 

“Interactive Storytelling,” CTCH 303: Technology & Culture, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, University of Regina, 2021.

 

“Augmented Reality Art and Activism,” CTCH 310: Digital Storytelling and Interactive Media, University of Regina, 2021.

 

“Let’s do better at writing about gender and sexuality,” JRN 801: Advanced Print, Journalism, University of Regina, 2021.

 

“We Are a Family,” Out on the Prairie University of Regina Queer Initiative Speaker Series, 2021. (with Dr. Charity Marsh)

 

“Augmented Reality Art and Activism,” CTCH 201: Introduction to Sound Art, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, University of Regina, 2020.

 

“Interactive Storytelling,” CTCH 303: Technology & Culture, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, University of Regina, 2020.

 

“Queering the Queen City Audio Walking Tour,” Live Q&A facilitated by Dr. Claire Carter, Arts 199: Sport, Competition, and Play, University of Regina, 2019.

 

“Digital Storytelling,” WGST 420: Sexualities: Theories and Practices, University of Regina, 2016.

 

“Digital Storytelling,” WGST 420: Sexualities: Theories and Practices, University of Regina, 2015.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

WGST 280: Feminisms & Activism, Luther College, University of Regina, 2014

 

WGST 100: Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies, Luther College, University of Regina, 2014

 

WGST 100: Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies, Luther College, University of Regina, 2013

 

PSCI 337: Women in Politics, University of Regina, 2012

 

SOC 212: Gender, University of Regina, 2012

 

PSCI 337: Women in Politics, University of Regina, 2008

 

PSCI 230: Canadian Politics, University of Regina, 2007

FACILITATED WORKSHOPS

 

DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Created and facilitated workshops for the following schools, organizations, and courses:

 

UR Pride Centre for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, Stories That Move You, Workshop Locations: Regina and Saskatoon, funded by SK Arts, 2020

 

Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, “Preserving Your Roots Digital Storytelling Series,” Workshop Locations: Regina, Weyburn, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Yorkton, 2016

 

King George Elementary School, Saskatoon, SK, 2015

 

IS 290: Ecomuseums: Sense of Place, Luther College, University of Regina, SK, 2015

 

Moose Jaw Public Library, Moose Jaw, SK, 2015

 

Saskatoon Open Door Society, Saskatoon, SK, 2015

 

RIIS (Regina Indian Industrial School) Media, Regina, SK, 2015

 

Cathedral Village Arts Festival, funded by SK Arts, Regina, SK, 2015

 

Creating in the Qu’Appelle, Lumsden, SK, 2015

 

Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, Regina, SK, 2015

 

Campus Regina Public, Artist partner for ArtsSmarts project, funded by SK Arts, students’ digital stories were exhibited at Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artist Collective, Regina, SK, 2015

 

SaskCulture, Workshop Locations: Melville, Lumsden, Pense, Moose Jaw, Lashburn, Shaunavon, Eastend, Ponteix, Swift Current, Yorkton, Melfort, Weyburn, Fillmore, Meadow Lake, Weyburn, Regina, 2014

PODCASTING

Intro to Podcasting, Regina Public Library, 2018

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

Digital Narratives Residency, The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB, 2015

 

Artist in Residence, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Regina, SK, 2015

COMMISSIONS

 

“Objects, Part 2,” digital vignettes for Kathryn Ricketts’ Anthropology of the Discard exhibition, touring throughout North America, 2018

 

Entertaining the City: Warehouse District, researcher, writer, narrator, sound engineer, producer, 90-minute audio walking tour for the Warehouse Business Improvement District, Regina, SK, 2017

 

“Objects, Part 1,” digital vignettes for Kathryn Ricketts’ Anthropology of the Discard exhibition, Fifth Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, 2016

 

Digital Stories for Curtain Razors Theatre, 2016

 

Festival Blogger for Queer City Cinema Performatorium, 2015

 

Digital Stories on the seven recipients of the Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards, SK Arts, 2015

 

Digital Shorts accessed via Augmented Reality for Karlie King’s Pest Exhibition, Haida Gwaii Gallery/Museum, 2015

EMPLOYMENT

 

Communications Strategist, University of Regina, Regina, SK, 2019-20

 

Communications Officer, Saskatchewan Government & General Employees’ Union, Regina, SK, 2015-19

 

Culture Days Animateur, SaskCulture, Regina, SK, 2014

 

Reporter/Producer, CBC Saskatchewan, Regina, SK, 2011

 

Outreach Coordinator, Parkland Institute, Edmonton, AB, 2009-10

 

Editor and Art Director, The Sasquatch, Regina, SK, 2008-09

 

Communications Strategist, SK Arts, Regina, SK, 2008-09

 

Managing Editor, The Commonwealth, Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, Regina, SK, 2002-05

WORKSHOPS & APPRENTICESHIPS

 

Kinàmàgawin Indigenous Learning Certificate, Centre for Indigenous Initiatives, Carleton University, 2022, in progress

 

Anti-Oppression Facilitation Training & Conflict Resolution with Sharmeen Khan, online, 2022

 

Anti-Oppression Facilitation Fundamentals with Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance (AORTA), online, 2021

 

“The Intimate Portrait” photography workshop with Jess T. Dugan, online, 2021

 

Two-Spirit, Queer & Trans Video Workshop with TJ Cuthand, RPL Film Theatre & Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK, 2018

 

Educator’s Workshop, Centre for Digital Storytelling, Berkeley, CA, 2014

 

Sage Hill Writing Experience, Lumsden, SK, 2013

 

Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild Mentorship, Mentor: Dave Margoshes, Regina, SK, 2013

 

Podcast Producer Work Study (4 months), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB, 2011

BOARD & COMMITTEE WORK

 

Council Member, Advisory Council for “Capacitor: A Programming Channel for Trans Artists Based in Saskatchewan,” a Digital Now project funded by Canada Council for the Arts, 2021-Present

 

Chair, Common Weal Community Arts Board of Directors, 2018-21

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Mentor, Saskatchewan Queer and Trans Youth Network, 2020-21

 

Founder and Volunteer, Rock the Boat Books, 2007-09

 

Volunteer, Regina Books Through Bars, 2007-08

 

Volunteer, Regina Women’s Community Centre & Sexual Assault Line, 2002-07

JURY EXPERIENCE

 

Juror, ArtsSmarts After Hours, SK Arts, 2015