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How Lawrence Handled the 1918 Flu Pandemic

When the devastating Flu Pandemic of 1918 came to Lawrence, how did people adapt–or did they? Join us for a live conversation with Dr. Katherine A. Foss, Professor of Media Studies and author of “Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory.” Dr. Foss will use her research into 1918 Lawrence to discuss this landmark event and its parallels with today.

This conversation was streamed live on November 11, 2021

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