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Fortun, Kim, Duygu Kasdogan, Tim Schütz, Pedro de la Torre III, Sharon Traweek and Scott Knowles. COVID-19 Alert Project, Disaster-STS Research Network.   https://disaster-sts-network.org/

Disaster STS Network

The Disaster-STS Network links researchers from around the world working to understand, anticipate and respond to disaster, fast and slow. Current projects focuses on Quotidian Anthropocenes and on teaching Environmental Injustice. An instance of the Platform for Experimental Collaborative...Read more

D-STS COVID-19 Alert Bibliography

View or ask to join (under construction) Zotero bibliography on COVID-19

Calls for Research

COVID-19 Social Science Research Tracker (J. Nathan MatiasAlex Leavitt )

The Transnational STS (T-STS) Working Group is organzing to follow responses to COVID-19 in different settings. If interested in participating in the Transnational STS COVID-19 Project, contact Duygu Kasdogan, duygukasdogan@gmail.com.  

University College London Anthropology call for blog posts for Consciously Quarantined. 

Boasblogs is accepting short writing and/or multimodal submissions for Witnessing Corona (English and German)

Teaching COVID-19

Distant Pedagogy Design

COVID-Calls

Please join COVID-Calls, a daily discussion of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Free and open to the public, Monday-Friday at 5pm EST, starting March 16.  Send questions to host Scott Gabriel Knowles (sgk23@drexel.edu, on Twitter @USofDisaster). 
 

Upcoming Calls

M, June 1             OPEN SEASON: HURRICANES, FIRES, AND COVID-19

Aaron Clark-Ginsberg, RAND
Miriam Belblidia, Imagine Water Works


Tu, June 2       ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES PART 1: BIODIVERSITY & THE PANDEMIC

Mariangeles H. Arce, Academy of Natural Sciences
Jason Weckstein, Academy of Natural Sciences
Richard McCourt, Academy of Natural Sciences

W, June 3         THE PANDEMIC AND WILDFIRE

Max Moritz, University of California, Santa Barbara

Th, June 4           FROM 9/11 TO COVID-19

Stephen Flynn, Northeastern University
Arn Howitt, Harvard Kennedy School

F, May 29          COVID-19 AND THE TECH ECONOMY

Margaret O’Mara, University of Washington

Past Calls 

M, March 16        Gigi Gronval, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

T, March 17         Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic + Kim Fortun, University of California Irvine

W, March 18
        Sarah DeYoung, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware

Th, March 19      Esther Chernak, Drexel Dornsife School of Public health

F, March 20        Samantha Montano, Emergency Management and Disaster Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Patrick Roberts, Virginia Tech.

M, March 23               Daniel Lorenz, Disaster Research Unit, Frei Universitat, Berlin  and Gonzalo Bacigalupe, CIGIDEN, UMass Boston

Tu, March 24          
Andrew Revkin, Earth Institute, Columbia University

W, March 25           Adam Rogers, Wired

Th, March 26             GLOBAL PANDEMIC: ITALY
Giacomo Parrinello, Paris Institute of Political Studies | Paolo Cavaliere, University of Delaware

F, March 27                DISASTER AND DISABILITY
Aimi Hamraie, Vanderbilt Univ., Center for Medicine, Health, and Society

M, March 30              PANDEMICS IN HISTORY
Cindy Ermus, University of Texas, San Antonio | Christienna Fryar, Goldsmiths, University of London

Tu, March 31               COVID-19 AND THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT
Peter Shulman

W, April 1                  GLOBAL PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS
Andrew Lakoff, University of Southern California

Th, April 2                 CARE, GRIEVING, PARENTS AND CHILDREN
Sara McBride, USGS | Bernadette McBride, Nurse Practitioner | Yvonne Michael, Drexel University   
  
F, April 3                   PANDEMIC POLITICS
Julian Zelizer, Princeton University

                                 SOUTH KOREA
Chihyung Jeon, KAIST, South Korea | Seung-Sik Hwang, Seoul National University

M, April 6                  
DISASTER RESEARCHERS ROUNDTABLE
Nnenia Campbell, Natural Hazards Center, UC Boulder | Ryan Hagen, Columbia University | Yeonsil Kang, Drexel University | Zachary Loeb, University of Pennsylvania | Valerie Marlowe, Disaster Research Center, Univ. Delaware

Tu, April 7                 DISASTER, RESILIENCE, AND DATA
Daniel Aldrich, Northeastern University | Robert Soden, Columbia University

W, April 8                  COVID-19 AND CRIME
Rob Kane, Drexel University

Th, April 9
                 DISASTER RESEARCH IN A TIME OF CRISIS
Lori Peek, Natural Hazards Center

F, April 10                  PANDEMICS IN HISTORY
Julia Engelschalt, Bielefeld University | Jacob Remes, NYU

M, April 13                 PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE+RISK, CLIMATE, PANDEMIC
Esther Chernak, Drexel University | Howard Kunreuther, University of Pennsylvania

Tu, April 14               VICTIMS AND MEMORIALS
Jay Aronson, Carnegie Mellon University | Adia Benton, Northwestern University

W, April 15                 DISASTER PLANS
Lee Clarke

Th, April 16               COVID-19 IN CANCER ALLEY
Joy Banner, Whitney Plantation | Sophie Kasakove, Vice | Ashley Rogers, Whitney Plantation

F, April 17                  THE VIEW FROM NEW ORLEANS
Karen Gadbois, The Lens | Andy Horowitz, Tulane University

M, April 20                GOVERNING COVID-19
Tom Birkland, NC State | Robert DeLeo, Bentley University | Kristin Taylor, Wayne State University

Tu, April 21               WHAT SHOULD WE LEARN FROM COVID-19?
Kathleen Tierney, UC Boulder

W, April 22                 PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE+COVID-19 AND THE LAW
Esther Chernak, Drexel University | Kathleen Bergin

Th, April 23               PANDEMICS IN HISTORY: PHILADELPHIA
Michael Yudell, Drexel University | David Barnes, University of Pennsylvania

F, April 24                  TRUMP
Virginia Heffernan

M, April 27
                PANDEMICS IN HISTORY
Tiago Saraiva, Drexel University, Caroline Grego, Queens University of Charlotte

Tu, April 28               DISASTER, SCIENCE, AND JOURNALISM
Maiken Scott, WHYY, The Pulse

W, April 29 
               PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE+IMMIGRATION & COVID-19
Esther Chernak, Drexel University, Carly Goodman, La Salle University

Th, April 30               DISASTERS AND FEDERALISM
Don Kettl, University of Texas

F, May 1                     LABOR AND THE PANDEMIC
TBD

M, May 4                    MAINTAINERS IN THE PANDEMIC
Andy Russell, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Jessica Meyerson, Educopia Institute

Tu, May 5                   DISASTER RESEARCH IN A TIME OF CRISIS
James Kendra, Univ. of Delaware, Disaster Research Center

W, May 6                    THE APOCALYPSE
Chuck Strozier

Th, May 7                  CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE PANDEMIC IN NYC
Daniel Zarilli, City of New York

F, May 8                     WARNINGS AND DISASTER COMMUNICATION
Jeannette Sutton

M, May 18                COVID-19 AND DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE 
Megan Finn, University of Washington | Ryan Ellis, Northeastern University

T, May 19                 DIGNITY FOR THE DEAD IN A PANDEMIC
Maggie Jones, New York Times 

W, May 20                THE GREEN NEW DEAL AND COVID-19
Billy Fleming, University of Pennsylvania | Kate Marvel, NASA Goddard Institute/Columbia University | Franco Montalto, Drexel University

Th, May 21              COVID-19 IN SINGAPORE
Sulfikar Amir, Nanyang Technological University