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Nisha Sajnani

Associate Professor of Drama Therapy

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Research Output 2003 2019

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2017

An experiential framework and approach to teaching cultural response/ability

Sajnani, N. & Dokter, D., 2017, Cultural landscapes in the arts therapies. Houghham, R., Pitruzella, S. & Scoble, S. (eds.). UK: University of Plymouth Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Collaborative discourse analysis on the use of drama therapy to treat depression in adults

Sajnani, N. & al., E., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Arts therapies in the treatment of depression. Zubala, A. & Karkou, V. (eds.). London, UK: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Drama therapy: Past, present, future

Landy, R. J., Sajnani, N. & Hodermarska, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Whole person healthcare: Arts and health. Serlin, I. (ed.). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Relational aesthetics in the performance of personal story

Sajnani, N., 2017, Autobiographical, self-revelatory, and auto-ethnographic forms of therapeutic theatre. Pendzik, S., Emunah, R. & Johnson, D. R. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Three arts based researchers walk into a forum: A conversation on the opportunities and challenges in embodied and performed research

Sajnani, N., Salvatore, J. & Sallis, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Drama research methods, provocations of practice. Duffy, P., Hatton, C. & Sallis, R. (eds.). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2016

On being home

Sajnani, N., 2016, Home: An imagined landscape. Agosin, M. (ed.). Tunbridge, UK: Solis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Toward a critical aesthetic paradigm in drama therapy

Sajnani, N., 2016, International handbook of dramatherapy. Holmwood, C. & Jennings, S. (eds.). London: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2015

Action-in- reflection: An argument for arts-based practice as research in drama therapy

Sajnani, N., 2015, Dimensions of reflection in the arts therapies. Houghham, R., Pitruzella, S. & Scoble, S. (eds.). EU: European Consortium of Creative Arts Therapies Educators

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Living Histories Ensemble: Sharing authority through play, storytelling, and performance in the aftermath of violence

Sajnani, N. & al., E., 2015, Creating together: Participatory, community-based and collaborative arts practices and scholarship across Canada. Conrad, D. & Sinner, A. (eds.). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2014

Animating learning by integrating and validating experience

Sajnani, N. & al., E., 2014, Trauma informed drama therapy: Transforming clinics, classrooms, and communities. Sajnani, N. & Johnson, D. R. (eds.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The role of drama therapy in trauma treatment

Johnson, D. R. & Sajnani, N., 2014, Trauma informed drama therapy: Transforming clinics, classrooms, and communities. Sajnani, N. & Johnson, D. R. (eds.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The state of the art of trauma informed drama therapy

Johnson, D. R. & Sajnani, N., 2014, Trauma informed drama therapy: Transforming clinics, classrooms, and communities. Sajnani, N. & Johnson, D. R. (eds.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2013

Turning together: Playback theatre, oral history, and arts-based research in the Montreal life stories project

Sajnani, N. & al., E., 2013, Remembering war, genocide and other human rights violations: New media and the arts. Little, E., Duong, R. & High, S. (eds.). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2011

Playback theatre and social change: What’s at stake relative to diversity and anti-oppression

Sajnani, N., 2011, Affirming collaboration: Community and humanist activist art in Québec and elsewhere. Neumark, D. & Chagnon, J. (eds.). Montreal, QC: Levier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2010

Mind the gap: Facilitating transformative witnessing amongst audiences

Sajnani, N., 2010, Drama as therapy: Clinical work and research into practice. Jones, P. (ed.). London, UK: Routledge, p. 189-207

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2009

Theatre of the oppressed: Drama therapy as cultural dialogue

Sajnani, N., 2009, Current approaches in drama therapy. Johnson, D. R. & Emunah, R. (eds.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers, p. 461-482

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)