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Vanessa Quiring

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Vanessa Quiring
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She is a doctoral student at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Her current SSHRC-funded dissertation project examines the translation of medical knowledge of childhood illnesses, in twentieth-century Canada, to parents through media. Her research focuses particularly on the role of place, gender, race, and language in the transmission of ideas of health.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Manitoba Mennonites and the State: Wartime Measures and the Influenza Pandemic in Hanover
Manitoba History, Number 82, Fall 2016

Page revised: 12 October 2016

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