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Fortun, Kim, Onur Arslan, Vivian Choi, Roberto Barrios, Pedro de la Torre III,  and Duygu Kasdogan. 2020. "Collaborative Analysis: COVID-19 and Critical Disaster Studies," 
Transnational STS COVID-19 Project.  Disaster STS Network. June 27. 

FortunK et al Research Disaster From an STS Perspective

This article reviews key themes in STS disaster research, comparing it to disaster research in allied fields. Read more

BondD Governing the Environment

Reading recommended by Onur Arslan for the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020. Read more

Click above to a general collection of Disaster-STS reading.

COVID-19 as Disaster
MadianouM Technocolonialism & Digital Humanitarianism

Reading recommended by Megan Finn in the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020. Read more

BarriosR What Does Catastrophe Reveal for Whom? The Anthropology of Crises and Disasters at the Onset of the Anthropocene

Reading recommended by Onur Arslan for the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020. Read more

LakoffA Unprepared

Reading recommended by Onur Arslan for the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020. Read more

CaduffC The Pandemic Perhaps

Reading recommended by Onur Arslan for the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020. Read more

Collaboration Calls

THURSDAY, JULY 9 & 16, 6-7:30AM PDT

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Email Kim Fortun for Zoom link (kfortun@uci.edu). 

In these calls, we'll examine ways work in critical disaster studies can frame our engagement with the COVID-19 pandemic,  drawing out the analytic advantage of conceptualizing the pandemic as a disaster.   See our shared questions to the left.  To respond to the questions, click on the annotation button here, selecting the question set focused on "Critical Frames for COVID-19 Research." See annotation instructions

All of the items in this digital collection can be annotated using the questions for Reading COVID-19 Commentaries  or for EMIC Reading (for academic texts).  Attach annotations to the item being annotated.  

To work in this digital workspace, you'll need to be a member of the project (apply here) then register through the link in the top right-hand corner here. You'll recieve follow-up emails. Email Kim Fortun (kfortun@uci.edu)

LoweC Viral Cloud

Reading recommended by Vivian Choi for the Transnational Disaster STS COVID-19 project's collaboration call on July 9, 2020

On the pandemic that never quite was (H5N1)... asking questions about who  biosecurity is for, illustrating how geopolitics plays in...Read more