Modern Literature & Culture Research Centre & Gallery

Thursday, April 16, 4-5pm

 

COVID-19 necessitates novel approaches. This webinar explores the cultural dimensions of our global health crisis and discusses strategies for finding resilience beyond standard public health models and social practices.

Panelists

Naomi Adelson, Professor of Medical Anthropology and Associate Vice-President of Research & Innovation, Ryerson University
Alison Matthews David, Associate Professor of Dress & Textile History, School of Fashion, Ryerson University
Gail Vanstone, Associate Professor of Culture & Expression, Department of Humanities, York University

 

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