Joanna Pearce

Sessional Instructor

Courses taught

  • HIST 203 Methods of Applied History
  • HIST 302 Applied History Project

Recent publications

  • “The Tactile Babble Under Which the Blind Have Hitherto Groaned: Dots, Lines, and Literacy for the Blind in Nineteenth-Century North America”, The Edinburgh History of Reading, Volume 2
    Editors: Hammond & Rose, Edinburgh University Press (Forthcoming in 2020).

  • “Not for Alms but Help: Fund-raising and Free Education for the Blind”, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association / Revue de la Société historique du Canada, New Series, Vol 23, No. 1 (2012): 131-156 

Awards and achievements

  • 2015-2016 Avie Bennet Historica Chair Scholarship for Research in Canadian History