Thursday, January 21, 4-5pm
Urban centres have been the heartland of battling the coronavirus-induced crisis. This webinar explores the conditions of public space and urban life amidst the second wave of COVID-19 with three experts in the field.
Mitchell Hammond, University of Victoria, author of Epidemics and the Modern World (UTP, 2020)
Dan Horner, Ryerson University, author of Taking to the Streets: Crowds, Politics, and the Urban Experience in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Montreal (MQUP, 2020)
Leslie Kern, Mount Allison University, author of Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World (Verso, 2020)
Moderated by Irene Gammel and Jason Wang.