We are pleased to share with you the winner of the CHA prize in public history! The award recognizes work that achieves high standards of original research, scholarship, and presentation; brings an innovative public history contribution to its audience; and serves as a model for future work, advancing the field of public history in Canada.
Congratulations to: Graphic History Collective with Paul Buhle, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. Between the Lines.
If one of the goals of Public History is to engage directly with an audience, the Graphic History Collective with Paul Buhle hit the mark with their collaborative anthology of nine short comics. Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle is an excellent blend of high-level scholarship, Labour History, and captivating art that shows how Public History can embrace different media in innovative ways.
Contributors include Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Althea Balmes, Christine Balmes, Sam Bradd, Paul Buhle, Nicole Marie Burton, David Camfield, Sean Carleton, Conely de Leon, Robin Folvik, Ethan Heitner, Greg Kealey, Orion Keresztesi, Mark Leier, David Lester, Andrée Lévesque, Zenee May Maceda, Dale McCartney, Doug Nesbitt, Bryan Palmer, Andrew Parnaby, Joan Sangster, Kara Sievewright, Julia Smith, Ron Verzuh, Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation).