Ground Works Call for Proposals: Special Edition on Community-Partnered Research/Inquiry

This Ground Works special edition, Creating Knowledge in Common, centers university-community partnered creative inquiry. The editors define creative inquiry as shared, open frameworks of knowledge-building that use a variety of tools for awareness, reflection, and creative making to ask questions and discover answers together. We invite submissions that illuminate arts-integrative creative inquiry conducted by teams who build common ground through university-based and community-based approaches.

The most competitive submissions will:

  • interweave analysis of structures, processes, and outcomes

  • demonstrate how collective decision-making and idea exchange result in reciprocal relationships that advance new knowledge

  • make clear how the shared work benefits both the academic and the community partner

Submissions from both academic and community partners are encouraged. Submissions may be collaborative or sole-author but should present a collective story and understanding of the partnered work.

We may also solicit suggestions from community partners regarding the inclusion of content beyond the peer-reviewed project on the Ground Works site. We seek to include content for which archiving and dissemination is of direct and substantial benefit to community partners. Publication on Ground Works also has the potential to benefit the public in new ways, support greater activism, and attract needed resources.

All submissions to Stage 1 must be received by January 31, 2023.

Read the full Call for Proposals

November 21, 2022 - General