Thursday, December 20, 2018

Community Engagement in Canada’s History with Joanna Dawson. #FolkloreThursday

Joanna Dawson, Canada's National History Society.
Photo courtesy of: https://www.canadashistory.ca/about-us/staff-listing
Joanna Dawson is the Community Engagement Coordinator with Canada’s History, the official magazine of Canada's National History Society. It is published six times a year and aims to foster greater popular interest in Canadian history, illuminating the people, places, and events that unite us as Canadians. A Newfoundlander/Winnipegger, Joanna joined Canada’s History in 2011 after obtaining her MA in Public History from Western University. In this episode, Joanna discusses her interest and degree in public history, her work with Canada’s National History Society including the Governor General History Awards, Historical Thinking Summer Institute, and Heritage Fairs. You can check out Canada’s History’s website for more information.

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