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Carolyn Steele

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Department of Humanities

Assistant Professor

Email: steelec@yorku.ca


Dr. Carolyn Steele is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Humanities at York University. Dr. Steele’s research specializes in the NFB’s educational production unit Studio G, interactive and immersive art forms, the digital humanities, and modes of experiential education. Her interactive digital productions have received accolades nationally and internationally. She created the Humanities capstone course (Doing Culture HUMA 3207/4207 6.0), in which students gain real-world experiences in the cultural sector through course placements and community-focused projects, as well as Digital Culture in the Humanities (HUMA 3140 6.0), hands-on exploration of the digital humanities.

For several years, Dr. Steele has partnered with York University’s Media Creation Lab and Canadian virtual artist Bryn Oh in the development of a high-impact humanities course exploring immersive art forms in virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR), and Second Life (In Other Worlds HUMA 2205 3.0).

Grants
Received several Academic Innovation (AIF) and Experiential Education grants to develop high-impact learning experiences.

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  • Humanities Award for Teaching Excellence - 2020
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2020
  • President’s University-Wide Teaching Award - 2022

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4002 6.0 B Interdisciplinary Capstone Project (ICP) BLEN
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA3207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CLTR3140 6.0 A Digital Culture in the Humanities SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CLTR3140 6.0 A Digital Culture in the Humanities SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4002 6.0 B Interdisciplinary Capstone Project (ICP) BLEN
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA3207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR


Dr. Carolyn Steele is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Humanities at York University. Dr. Steele’s research specializes in the NFB’s educational production unit Studio G, interactive and immersive art forms, the digital humanities, and modes of experiential education. Her interactive digital productions have received accolades nationally and internationally. She created the Humanities capstone course (Doing Culture HUMA 3207/4207 6.0), in which students gain real-world experiences in the cultural sector through course placements and community-focused projects, as well as Digital Culture in the Humanities (HUMA 3140 6.0), hands-on exploration of the digital humanities.

For several years, Dr. Steele has partnered with York University’s Media Creation Lab and Canadian virtual artist Bryn Oh in the development of a high-impact humanities course exploring immersive art forms in virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR), and Second Life (In Other Worlds HUMA 2205 3.0).

Grants
Received several Academic Innovation (AIF) and Experiential Education grants to develop high-impact learning experiences.

Awards

  • Humanities Award for Teaching Excellence - 2020
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2020
  • President’s University-Wide Teaching Award - 2022


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4002 6.0 B Interdisciplinary Capstone Project (ICP) BLEN
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA3207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CLTR3140 6.0 A Digital Culture in the Humanities SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/CLTR3140 6.0 A Digital Culture in the Humanities SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4002 6.0 B Interdisciplinary Capstone Project (ICP) BLEN
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/HUMA3207 6.0 A Narratives of Cultural Production SEMR