Kristine Maitland

Admission officer and Social Historian in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kristine Maitland

Admission officer and Social Historian in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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"In the pursuit of ideas you will start to think, and that will change your life. And if you change your life, you change the world."
~Vivienne Westwood, 2014

I work in Admissions for a private school and am an amateur social historian. Interests include Women in Italian Renaissance, Black history in the Early Modern era, Religious practice of women in ancient and medieval worlds, and the history of Vaudeville and Burlesque performance .

For fun, I maintain the persona of "The Practical Spinster" where I explore the travails of being middle aged and unpartnered by choice. My retirement is definitely on the mind,

  • Education
    • University of Toronto