Thursday, August 20, 4 - 5pm
Narrative is a powerful tool that represents, shapes, and challenges the ways in which epidemic outbreaks are understood. This webinar explores the critical function of historical, literary, and scientific narratives in navigating pandemics and providing guidance for future ones with three international experts.
Mark Honigsbaum, Author of The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris and Lecturer of Medical History and Journalism, City, University of London
Elizabeth Outka, Author of Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature and Professor of English, University of Richmond
Tim Sly, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ryerson University