Esyllt Jones

Dean of Studies, St. John's College

Professor

Office: 209 St. John's College
e-mail: Esyllt.Jones@umanitoba.ca
Phone: (204) 474-8522

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Manitoba
M.A., University of Manitoba
M.A., McGill University
B.A. (Hons), University of Saskatchewan

Professor Esyllt Jones
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS

History of health and disease in Canada and the modern world, 20th century health activism and politics, transnational social movements, working class history, history of Winnipeg

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Imagining Winnipeg: History through the Photographs of L.B. Foote. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, September 2012.
Magda Fahrni and Esyllt Jones (editors), Epidemic Encounters: Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-1920. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
"Spectral Influenza: Winnipegs Hamilton Family, Interwar Spiritualism, and Pandemic Disease," in Magda Fahrni and Esyllt Jones (editors), Epidemic Encounters: Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-1920. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.
Esyllt Jones and Adele Perry (editors), People's Citizenship Guide: a response to conservative Canada. Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2011.

 “Nothing Too Good for the People: Urban Space, Local Democracy and London’s Interwar Health Centre Movement,” Social History of Medicine (2011). First published online March 3, 2011.

“Disease as Embodied Praxis: Epidemics, Public Health and Working-Class Resistance in Winnipeg, 1906-1919,” in Sarah Carter, Alvin Finkel and Peter Fortna, eds., The West and Beyond. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2010.

 
“‘Cooperation in All Human Endeavour’: Quarantine and Immigrant Disease Vectors in the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic in Canada.” Special Issue on Immigration and Health, Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 22, 1 (2005).
Prairie Metropolis: New Essays on Winnipeg Social History, edited with Gerald Friesen, University of Manitoba Press, 2009
Influenza 1918: Disease, Death, and Struggle in Winnipeg, University of Toronto Press, 2007

    COURSES TAUGHT

2017-2018
HIST 1270 New Directions in History: Inquiries into the Power Relations of the Modern World
HIST 3800 History of Winnipeg

2016-2017
HIST 2288 History of Social Movements in Canada

2015-2016
HIST 1440 Canadian History
HIST 3800 History of Winnipeg
HIST 4680/7640 Social History of Health & Disease in Modern Canada

2014-2015
HIST 3730 History of Western Canada (winter term)
HIST 4680/7640 Social History of Health and Disease in Modern Canada

2013-2014
HIST 2284 Democracy and Dissent: Contesting Canada
HIST 3110 Topics in History: History of Disease
HIST 3800 History of Winnipeg from 1870-2000

2012-2013
HIST 2284 Democracy and Dissent: Contesting Canada
HIST 4890 Canadian Social History
HIST 7770 Advanced Studies in Canadian History

2011-2012
HIST 2284 Democracy and Dissent: Contesting Canada
HIST 3110 Topics in History 1: Contagion: Disease and Society in the Modern World
HIST 3800 History of Winnipeg from 1870-2000