Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Queen's Contagion Cultures Lecture Series

The series is a Faculty of Arts and Science collaboration between the School of Policy Studies and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures,  Gender Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Cultural Studies. 

Queen's Contagion Cultures Lectures help make sense of this pandemic through the expertise and insights of Arts and Science faculty members. This public-facing series asks important questions and explores complex responses. It deploys the powerful tools of Arts and Science humanistic analysis to help society grapple with our turbulent times. 

The series will be live-streamed on Zoom every Tuesday at 4:00 PM EDT/EST, beginning July 7, 2020.


JUL 7 - 
Energy, Climate Change, and COVID - Warren Mabee, School of Policy Studies
Rethinking Mobility in Pandemic Times - Jennifer Ruth Hosek—Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Coming up:

JUL 14 - 
Meat, Prey, Love: Human-Animal Relations in the time of COVID  - Samantha King, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

JUL 21 - 
Mindo, Face-Masks and Fax Machines: Japan and COVID-19 - David Murakami Wood

JUL 28 -
Personal Data, Surveillance and Contagion - David Lyon, Surveillance Studies Centre, Department of Sociology

AUG 11 -
Colonial India and Contagion - Aditi Sen, Department of History

For more info on the series please visit the Events page at the School of Policy Studies website