VIRTUAL: IAS Covid-19 Workshops — Session 3: Narratives of the Virus
14 June 2021, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
This is the last in a series of three workshops exploring different perspectives on the coronavirus pandemic. In this session, scholars from the arts and humanities examine narratives of illness past and present. Speakers: Dr Emily Baker (UCL), Professor Mark Geller (UCL), Dr Rashmi Varma (University of Warwick). Organiser: Phiroze Vasunia
This event is free.
Institute of Advanced Studies
Dr Emily Baker , Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies, SELCS, UCL - Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ and Covid-19 in High Inequality Countries: Castellated Abbeys, Immunity, Thanatopolitics
Professor Mark Geller, Jewish Chronicle Professor of Jewish Studies, Hebrew & Jewish Studies, UCL - An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure: ‘contagion’ in the ancient world
Dr Rashmi Varma, Associate Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick - Cities on Edge: Rethinking Urban Space after Covid-19
Organiser: Phiroze Vasunia
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