Cedar City, Utah | United States

28-30 de Junio/June 2022
Southern Utah University

Welcome to our 10th Anniversary Conference!

Expanding the Frontiers of ARNA: History, Possibilities, and New Actions

***PLEASE NOTE: This conference is HYBRID. Virtual and in-person opportunities will be available upon registration.

CARN Pre-Conference Study Day – June 27, 2022

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Keynote Speaker

Headshot of Carmen Martinez VargasCarmen Martinez Vargas

Dr. Martinez Vargas holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of the Free State (South Africa) where she also taught postgraduate courses in Participatory Research Methodologies, Southern Theories and Development Studies. Her doctoral thesis focused on conceptualising and operationalising a Capabilities based participatory research project with university students in South Africa. She has published her academic work on epistemic capabilities, participatory research and colonial conversion factors in higher education in refereed journals, and as book chapters in various edited volume books. Her research interests broadly focus on Decolonial and Southern thinking using the Capabilities Approach in Higher Education.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Re-stor(e)-ing Participatory Research: From Capabilities to the Democratisation of Knowledges



  • Workshops  –  Panels  –  Interactive Dialogues  –  Paper Presentations
  • Four Strands: Knowledge Democracy – Social Justice – Teacher Research – Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
  • New this Year! ARNA Action Research Communities (ARCs) Resource & Networking Fair
  • Special Celebration: The 2022 Conference is ARNA’s 10th Anniversary! – Join the Celebration!

We Still Here/Aquí Estamos

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CARN Pre-Conference Study Day – June 27, 2022
9am – 3:30pm (Mountain Daylight Time – MT) / 11am-5:30pm (Eastern Standard Time)

Action Research, Knowledge Democratization and Teacher Preparation: Strengthening Diverse Practices

    • With presentations on action research capstone experiences at two US teacher preparation programs – Southern Utah University (Utah) and George Mason University (Virginia) – and First Nations Teacher Preparation based on land-based knowledge – Tribal Colleges Consortium, Alberta, Canada
    • Maximum Participants: 30