University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - History - Sean Carleton
Sean Carleton

Office: 408 Fletcher Argue


Ph.D., Trent
MA, Simon Fraser University
BA, Simon Fraser University

Sean Carleton

Canadian history; Indigenous history; schooling and education; empire and settler colonialism; history of capitalism; labour history; comics studies

Graphic History Collective and David Lester. 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2019.

Graphic History Collective, with Althea Balmes, Gord Hill, Orion Keresztesi, and David Lester. Direct Action Gets the Goods: A Graphic History of the Strike in Canada. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2019.

Sean Carleton, “Settler Anxiety and State Support for Missionary Schooling in Colonial British Columbia, 1849–1871.” Historical Studies in Education 29, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 57.

Graphic History Collective, with Paul Buhle, eds. Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2016.

Sean Carleton, “Drawn to Change: Comics and Critical Consciousness.” Labour/Le Travail 73 (Spring 2014): 151–177.

Sean Carleton, “On Violence and Vengeance: Rhymes for Young Ghouls and the Horrific History of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, Society (24 October 2014).

Sean Carleton, “Colonizing Minds: Public Education, the ‘Textbook Indian,’ and Settler Colonialism in British Columbia, 1920–1970.” BC Studies 169 (Spring 2011): 101–130.



HIST 2282 Inventing Canada
HIST 4000/7772 Getting Graphic with the Past: Comics, Graphic Novels, and History