Virtual meetings and webinars are often touted as a way for graduate students to extend their professional connections during the pandemic. But they can be an alienating experience.
For people from Gali, the lockdowns and unpredictability brought by COVID-19 are not new. Life in this liminal conflict zone has long been punctuated by border closures and crises.
Ted Gideonse is a medical anthropologist who studies the effects of public health discourses about HIV and drugs.
Political myth-making about America’s rural “heartland” is doubly pernicious, increasing rural vulnerability to COVID-19 and ignoring the disintegration of rural health services.
Tips and affirmations for starting a meditation practice and staying grounded during this global pandemic.
Higher education is at a crossroads. Can we adapt to the ongoing challenges and create transformative educational courses for an uncertain future?
Ten tracks that speak to different aspects of living with the pandemic.
Sign language interpreters have become social media celebrities of our coronavirus moment. But signing is not a form of light entertainment; it should be lifesaving information.
In March 2020, a video of Italian mayors scolding citizens for failing to stay at home went viral. Only ostensibly insignificant, these clickable white men reveal new forms and affects of digital governance at the heart of twenty-first century politics.
We should not expect COVID-19 to behave in the same way as historical pandemics of plague. But both show how inequalities exacerbate mortality outcomes.