This series of eleven talks, free and not for credit, offers perspectives on the pandemic by eleven NSSR faculty members from several academic disciplines, including Anthropology, Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Liberal Studies, History, Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism, and Gender and Sexuality Studies. Each thirty minute talk will be followed by a 30 minute discussion. Speakers will include Shannon Mattern, Mark Setterfield, Jay Bernstein, Deva Woodly, Robin Wagner-Pacifici, Dominic Pettman, Aaron Jakes, Jon Baskin, Chiara Bottici, Howard Steele and Carlos Forment.
The series will be offered on Zoom free of charge at 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM, starting on May 21, 2020, and continue twice a week at the same time, on Thursdays and Mondays (except May 25 Memorial Day) through June 29. Each talk will have a list of recommended readings, posted in advance here and on the NSSR remote microsite.