Conferences

2019

Cutrara, Samantha. (July 2019). Meaningful Learning in Ontario History Education: Connecting students’ complexity with curriculum in a precarious 21st century world. L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History’s event “Doing History in Precarious Times.” McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Click here for video and here for one-page summary.

Cutrara, Samantha and Anna St. Onge. (July 2019). Cultivating a shared community of practice: Intra-campus collaboration to encourage adoption of DHSS. Workshop for the Digital Pedagogy Institute annual conference. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario.

Cutrara, Samantha. (June 2019). Commemoration Beyond the Gold Plaque. Commemorating Canada: The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada at 100. Parks Canada. Click here for video (watch with captions) and here for text.

---. (May 2019). Black Youth and the Culture of Resistance in a Canadian History Classroom. Youngsters biannual conference. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio and click here for PowerPoint.

---. (April 2019). Accountable to the Past, Accountable for the Present: A theoretical discussion related to the Canadian history curriculum. American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies biannual conference. OISE/UT, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio and click here for PowerPoint.

---. (April 2019). Students’ desires for connected, complex national histories: Developing a new “we” – A view from Canada. American Educational Research Association. Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio.

2018

Cutrara, Samantha. (May 2018). Travel, Displacement, Place, and Identity: Exploring archival stories through Digital Humanities and Social Sciences. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan. Click here for audio.

---. (May 2018). The Pedagogy of a Project: Just because we can do it, are we doing it well? Considerations of access and community engagement in DH pedagogy and projects. Canadian Society for Digital Humanities. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan.

---. (May 2018). Feminist Interventions: Engaging in Critical Archival Research. Women’s and Gender Studies Et Recherches Féministes association. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan. Click here for audio and click here for PowerPoint.

Cutrara, Samantha and Mary Chaktsiris. (May 2018). Doing and Designing Digital Humanities and Social Sciences: Best practices for higher education course and assessment design. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan. Click here for audio and click here for PowerPoint.

Chaktsiris, Mary and Samantha Cutrara. (May 2018). Digital History in the Classroom: Possibilites and limitations. Canadian History Association. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan. Click here for audio and click here for PowerPoint.

Cutrara, Samantha and Anna St. Onge. (May 2018). Cultivating a Shared Community of Practice: Intra-campus collaboration for teaching and learning in the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences. Canadian Society for the Study in Higher Education. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan. Click here for audio.

Cutrara, Samantha and Anna St. Onge. (December 2018). Enhance Meaning-Making in the Classroom with Digital Humanities. Workshop held at the Teaching in Focus conference for the York University Teaching Commons. Toronto, Ontario. Click here for PowerPoint.

Cutrara, Samantha. (November 2018). Critical Use of Graphic Novels in the Classroom. OHASSTA’s 2018 Annual Conference: The Next 150.

2017

Cutrara, Samantha. (May 2017). Canadian Youth as Transnational Youth. Canadian Sociological Association. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio.

---. (May 2017). Curricular Roles: Neoliberal interactions in/of education. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio.

---. (May 2017). Metanarratives of Confederation: The lessons of “big history” as told through children’s non-fiction. Canadian History Association. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio and for PowerPoint.

---. (May 2017). Teaching Canadian History to the Others in the Room. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. Click here for audio.

---. (February 2017). Resistance as Negotiation: New perspectives on misbehaviour in the national history classroom. Provoking Curriculum. McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Click here for audio.

2016

Cutrara, Samantha. (October 2016). Young People’s Desires for Connection and Complexity in Teaching and Learning Canadian History: Thoughts on the “drag and drop approach” to Black Canadian History. Canadian History of Education Association. Waterloo, Ontario. Click here for audio and PowerPoint.

---. (October 2016). Emotion, Commemoration, and Feeling That You Are Part of the Nation: The importance of acknowledging self and culture when teaching, learning, and celebrating national history. Canadian History of Education Association, 19th Biennial Conference. Waterloo, Ontario. Click here for audio and PowerPoint.

---. (May 2016). Imagining a New ‘We’: Students’ complex connections when learning Canadian history. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta. Click here for audio and PowerPoint.

---. (May 2016). Poststructural Interruptions: Using women’s stories to challenging national narratives in classroom communities. Women’s and Gender Studies Et Recherches Féministes association. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta. Click here for audio and PowerPoint.

2014

Cutrara, Samantha. (November 2014). Sadie Before and During WWI: Archives of Ontario’s Educational Resources for Intermediate and Secondary teachers. Workshop held at the Ontario History and Social Studies Teachers Association (OHASSTA) annual conference. Toronto, Ontario.

---. (May 2014). More Than Just War Records: Love, Lives, and Remembrance at the Archives of Ontario. Paper presented at the Teachers’ Day of the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. Toronto, Ontario.

2013

Cutrara, Samantha. (November 2013). Archives of Ontario: Inspiration, resources, plans. Everything you need to teach history. Workshop held at the Ontario History and Social Studies Teachers Association (OHASSTA) annual conference. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

---. (May 2013). Digitized Online Educational Resources: Pitfalls and Possibilities. Presentation at the Archives Association of Ontario conference. Ottawa, Ontario.

2012

Cutrara, Samantha. (May 2012). ’And then we spoke our voice and it did change’: The importance of listening to students in teaching and learning Canadian history. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.

---. (May 2012). Ethical Responsibility in Curricular Encounters: The dilemmas of teaching history in a transnational world; A focus on Canada. American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.

2011

Cutrara, Samantha. (November 2011). The Language of the Nation: How poststructuralism can influence history education. Social Science History Association. Boston, Massachusetts.

---. (May 2011). Who Knows Best? Exploring Design-Based Research Methodology for Classroom Research. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

2010-2005

Cutrara, Samantha. (May 2010). ’I kinda thought about it, but I didn’t know if I should mention it’: The implications of Critical Race Theory for history education. Canadian Society for the Study in Education. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

---. (May 2009). Transformative History: The possibilities of Historic Space. Paper presented at annual Canadian Society for the Study in Education conference. Carleton University. Ottawa, Ontario.

---. (May 2009). To Placate or Provoke? A critical review of the disciplines approach to history education. Paper presented at the 4th Biennial Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario.

--- and Megan Davies. (November 2008). Mad History: Mental health and historical empathy in the classroom. Workshop held at the Ontario History and Social Studies Teachers’ Association (OHASSTA)’s annual conference. Toronto, Ontario.

Cutrara, Samantha. (May 2007). Deconstructing Concepts: The transformative possibilities of history education. Paper presented at the Citizenship, Identity, and Social Justice Conference, the Centre for Studies in Social Justice, University of Windsor. Windsor, Ontario.

---. (December 2006). Cold History, or Why is Canadian History so Boring? A textual analysis of a high school history textbook. Paper presented at the annual graduate symposium for the Women’s and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario.

---. (March 2006). Historic Space: Mobilizing history education for social change. Paper presented at the annual Dean’s graduate student research conference, Ontario Institute for the Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario.

---. (December 2005). The Place of Historic Space: Incorporating feminist analysis into history education. Paper presented at the annual graduate symposium for the Women’s and Gender Studies Institute. University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario.