Publications

Manuscript

Cutrara, Samantha. (Forthcoming). Imagining a New ‘We’: Conceptualizing Canadian history education for the 21st century. Vancouver: UBC Press.

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE

Cutrara, Samantha. (2018). Doing Digital Humanities and Social Sciences in Your Classroom. Pressbooks: York University Libraries. From https://pressbooks.library.yorku.ca/dhssinstructorsguide/

Journal Articles

Cutrara, Samantha. (2018). The Settler Grammar of Canadian History Curriculum; Or why the Historical Thinking approach will never be able to respond to the TRC’s Calls to Action. Canadian Journal of Education, 41(1), 250-275.

---. (2010). Transformative History: The possibilities of Historic Space. Canadian Social Studies, 41(1), 4-17.

---. (2009). To Placate or Provoke: A critical review of the disciplines approach to history curriculum. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum, 7(2), 88-109.

Under Review

Cutrara, Samantha. The Subjectivity of Archives: Learning from, with, and resisting archives and archival sources in teaching and learning history. Historical Encounters.

---. Cats on the Ship: The affective political labour of writing instruction. A view from the writing centre. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie.

BOOK CHAPTERS & NON-PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Cutrara, Samantha. (forthcoming 2020). “It is hard to admit your own group did wrong”: Centering Whiteness and controlling diversity in the Canadian social studies classroom. Marking the Invisible: Articulating Whiteness in Social Studies Education. Andrea Hawkman and Sarah Shear, Eds. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

---. (2019). Afterward. Beyond The Lecture: Innovations in Teaching Canadian History. Andrea Eidinger and Krista McCracken, Eds. eCampusOntario. https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/beyondlecture/back-matter/conclusion/

---. (2018). Considering the Transnational Cultures and Texts of Canadian Youth. Introduction for special capsule issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures. Jeunesse:Young People, Texts, Cultures, 10(2). 42-51. https://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/445

---. (2012). Drawn out of History: The representation of women in Chester Brown’s Louis Riel: A comic strip biography. Graphic Novels and History. Rick Iadonisi, Ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Blog Posts

Cutrara, Samantha. (2019, March 11). The Significance of Women in the Ontario History Curriculum: The Findings of an Undergrad. ActiveHistory.ca From http://activehistory.ca/2019/03/significance-women-in-ont-history-curr/

---. (2019, February 4). What Black History Month Can Teach the Rest of the Year. ActiveHistory.ca From http://activehistory.ca/2019/02/black-history-the-rest-of-the-year/

---. (2018, November 19). Digital Humanities and Social Sciences for Experiential Learning. Teaching Commons @ York Blog. From https://teachingcommons.yorku.ca/teaching-commons-blog-teaching-and-learning-at-york/

---. (2018, September 20). Interested in the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences in your classroom but don’t know where to start? Innovatus yFile. York University’s News. From https://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2018/09/20/interested-in-the-digital-humanities-and-social-sciences-in-your-classroom-but-dont-know-where-to-start/

---. (2018, September 19). Digital History in the Classroom (For Beginners!). ActiveHistory.ca From http://activehistory.ca/2018/09/digitialhistoryforbeginners/

---. (2015, August 16). Learning Over Teaching: Being a history education strategist. Originally published on The History Education Network’s blog Teaching the Past: A Blog about Teaching History in Canada. Can be accessed on https://www.samanthacutrara.com/www/blog/learningoverteaching

---. (2015, February 16). Delight in Learning. SamanthaCutrara.com. From http://www.samanthacutrara.com/blog/delightinlearning.

---. (2014). Meaningful Learning in History. Featured Members, The History Education Network/Histoire et éducation en réseau (THEN/HiER). From http://thenhier.ca/en/content/meaningful-learning-history-samantha-cutrara.html .

--- (2011, June 15). Who is History Education For? Teaching the Past: A Blog about Teaching History in Canada. From https://canadianhistoryeducation.wordpress.com/2011/06/15/who-is-history-education-for/

--- (2011, March 7). 5 articles (+2) I have found helpful in my research. Teaching the Past: A Blog about Teaching History in Canada. From https://canadianhistoryeducation.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/5-articles-2-i-have-found-helpful-in-my-research/

---. (2011, January 26). Reflections from the Field: Teacher/Research Collaboration. Teaching the Past: A Blog about Teaching History in Canada. From https://canadianhistoryeducation.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/reflections-from-the-field-teacherresearch-collaboration/

History Curriculum Series

Cutrara, Samantha. (2018, June 27). Thinking about History Curriculum in Canada (while also recognizing the informal curricula we carry). ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2018/06/thinking-about-history-curriculum-in-canada-while-also-recognizing-the-informal-curricula-we-carry/

---. (2018, April 11). Manitoba: Student-centric history curriculum? ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2018/04/manitoba-student-centric-history-curriculum/

---. (2018, March 1). Who is History Education for? Thinking about Canadian history curriculum. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2018/03/who-is-history-education-for/

---. (2017, Dec 13). East, West, North: Lessons for collaborative Canadian history curriculum. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/12/east-west-north-lessons-for-collaborative-canadian-history-curriculum/

---. (2017, Nov 8). Saskatchewan History Curriculum: History curriculum placed in time. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/11/saskatchewan-history-curriculum-history-curriculum-placed-in-time/

---. (2017, Oct 11). Ontario History Curriculum: Many questions to be answered. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/10/ontario-history-curriculum-many-questions-to-be-answered/

---. (2017, Sept 13). Do You Know What the Children Are Learning? ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/09/do-you-know-what-the-children-are-learning/

Canadian Picture Book Series

---. (2017, July 6). Why So Dull Canada? Deconstructing Canadian children’s books on Confederation. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/07/why-so-dull-canada-deconstructing-childrens-books-on-confederation/ .

---. (2017, May 9). Dreams of This as Home: Deconstructing the representation of Chinese labourers in children’s history books. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/05/dreams-of-this-as-home-chinese-labourers-in-childrens-history-books/

---. (2017, March 8). Where have all the Suffragists gone? Deconstructing children’s history books. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2017/03/where-have-all-the-suffragists-gone-deconstructing-childrens-history-books/.

---. (2016, December 8). Deconstructing Children’s History Books: Residential Schools. ActiveHistory.ca. From http://activehistory.ca/2016/12/deconstructing-childrens-history-books-residential-schools/


Editing Projects

ActiveHistory.ca

Dery, Catherine. (2018, June 6). Quebec History Curriculum: A program with inconsistencies.

Fine-Meyer, Rose. (2019, March 12). The “role of women” in Ontario school history narratives.

Gibson, Lindsay and Carla Peck. (2018, May 9). The Place of History in Alberta Social Studies Curriculum.

Wallace-Casey, Cynthia. (2018, January 10). New Brunswick History Curriculum: Language Rights and Place-based History Education.

Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

Capsule Issue on Transnationalism and Canadian Youth

Brisson, Geneviève. Plurilingualism and Transnational Identities in a Francophone Minority Classroom.

Glassford, Sarah. “International Friendliness” and Canadian Identities: Transnational Tensions in Canadian Junior Red Cross Texts, 1919-1939.

Malenfant, Jayne. Anarchist Youth in Rural Canada: Technology, Resistance, and the Navigation of Space.

Ostashewski, Marcia, Heather Fitzsimmons Frey, and Shaylene Johnson. Youth-Engaged Art-based Research in Cape Breton: Transcending Nations, Boundaries and Identities.