Weber CV November 2017


Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Fall 2014-
Post graduate work, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., United States 1987-88
B.Ed. with Distinction, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada 1985-86
B.A. Honours Certificate, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada 1986-87
Masters in Library .Science. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 1980-84
B.A. General, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada 1977-80
Work Experience  
Sessional Lecturer, EDRG 310, University of Regina Jan -April, 2018
Reviewed academic journal submissions pertaining to culturally responsive pedagogy for academic journals. 2016
Teaching Assistant, EDRG 425, Culturally Responsive Literacy, University of Regina, SK 2016
University guest lecturer at EDRG classes, Social Work classes, University of Regina, SK. 2013-
Resource Room Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Thom Collegiate, Regina, SK 2003-
Instructional Designer, SIAST,

Saskatoon, SK

Program Coordinator, North West Regional College,

North Battleford, SK

Resource Room Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Bishop Murray Tutorial High School,

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Community Service Worker,

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services,

Saskatoon, SK

Teacher of the Deaf, R.J.D. Williams Provincial School for the Deaf,

Saskatoon, SK


Projects/Program Development/Presentations

Co-artistic Director of Deaf Crows Collective, Inc production, Apple Time and Other Stories (in progress) slated for production in June 2018. Sept –


Supervisor of preservice teacher in high school DHH resource program Sept- Dec 2017
Co-artistic director, The Deaf Forest, Art Installation, Dunlop Gallery, Regina Public Library Oct 2017
Presenter, Deaf Academics Conference 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark Aug 10, 2017
Co-editor of submitted book proposal with Dr. Kristin Snoddon, Carleton University, Ottawa: Critical perspectives on plurilingualism in deaf education April 2017 –
Panel Moderator, Accessibility and Inclusivity in the Arts, University of Regina, Saskatchewan April 13, 2017
Co-artistic director, Nay’s Story, Saskatchewan Arts Awards, Regina, Saskatchewan Oct 18, 2016
Presenter, AAAL conference, Portland Oregon March 18, 2017
Presenter, Art-based Research and Artistic Research, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland June 30, 2016
Co-creator and writer of theatre production, Deaf Crows, Regina Saskatchewan June 17, 2016
Presenter, Investigating Our Practices, University of Regina 2016
Poster Presenter, International Congress on Deaf Education, Athens, Greece 2015
Presenter, SIDRU, University of Regina, SK 2015
Arts based literacy intervention program for DHH adolescents funded by Saskatchewan Arts Board 2015 –
Organizer, Western Canada Conference on ASL English Bilingual Education, University of Regina 2014
Developed ASL credit courses (ASL/DC 10, 20 and 30) for Regina Public Schools 2013
Employability Skills Program – Delivered two employability skills training programs for youth at risk in the manufacturing and service sector in the Battlefords 2001
Cree/English Family Literacy Program adapted to FAS/FAE programming – Developed curriculum, facilitator’s guide and workshop planning guide for frontline workers and elders involved in FAS/FAE program delivery 2001
Cree/English Family Literacy Program – Developed a model of Cree/English family literacy based on bilingual programming principles and involving elders and storytelling. 2000
Family Literacy at Work programInitiated, developed and coordinated the delivery of a family literacy program emphasizing partnerships with families at risk, schools, Social Services, Community Health and aboriginal organizations. 1998
Entrepreneurial Training Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing – wrote a proposal, coordinated and assisted in the delivery of entrepreneurial training to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals 1997
Language Lab (R.J.D. Williams School for the Deaf, 1990-91) -Initiated and coordinated a pilot project to meet the needs of multiply disabled deaf and hard of hearing students. The project focuses on structured use of American Sign Language and Signed English in the classroom 1990-1991
Blog, Deaf Marginalia
Weber, J. (2017-2018). (Article accepted) The Deaf way out of no way: Adaptation of a culturally relevant arts education (CRAE) model in a Deaf community devastated by cultural linguicide. Language, Culture and History (Deaf Empowerment Issue)
Weber, J. (2017-2018). (Chapter accepted). Interrogating local sign language ideologies in the Saskatchewan deaf community. Sign Language Ideologies in Practice, ed. Green, M.; Kusters, A.; Erin Moriarty Harrelson, E.; Snoddon, K., Mouton De Gruyter / Ishara Press, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Weber, J. (2017-2018) (Chapter accepted). Captive Songs of Resistance: A Posthumanist Cartography of a Deaf Diaspora. Handbook of Cultural Studies in Education, ed. Trifonas, P.; Jagger, S., Routledge Cultural Studies.
Weber, J. (2017). Reinterpreting arts based data through a posthumanist lens. Synnyt/Origin. 1, Special Issue: Rethinking arts-based & artistic research, pp. 61-73
Weber, J. (2015). Negotiating Deaf Identity in an Audist Educational Environment: An Arts-Based Inquiry. Ubiquity: The Journal of Literacy, Literature and the Arts. Research Strand, 2(2), pp. 80-113.
Weber, J. (2013). The Deaf House. Saskatoon, Thistledown Press
Weber, J. (2012). Community Literacy Plan for Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners. Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.
Weber, J. (2012). FoodSafe Training Manual for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults
Weber, J., Pirbhai-Illich, F. (2011). SDHHS Literacy Needs Assessment,

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.

Weber, J. (2007). The Pear Orchard. Regina, Hagios Press
Weber, J., Klassen, N., Myo, L. (1997) Northwest Regional College Literacy Needs Assessment. National Literacy Secretariat.
Weber, J. (1992). Language Lab: A Pilot Project at R.J.D. Williams School for the Deaf, Saskatoon, ACEHI, 18(1), 1992, 43-50
Weber, J. (1997). Teacher Support in Mainstreaming Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Rural Saskatchewan: A Pilot Project, CAEDHH Journal, 23(1), 1997, 40-48


Saskatchewan Innovations Scholarship, University of Regina 2016
Shared Values Recognition Program Recipient, Regina Public Schools 2014
Finalist, Saskatchewan Book Awards for The Deaf House 2013
John V. Hicks Manuscript Award for The Deaf House 2011
City of Regina Writing Award for The Deaf House 2008
Finalist, Saskatchewan Book Awards for The Pear Orchard 2013


Deaf Crows Collective, Inc., President 2016-
Regina Association of the Deaf 2013-
Saskatchewan Cultural Society of the Deaf 2016-
Saskatchewan Writers Guild 2007-


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