School of Policy Studies

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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.

View videos of all past lectures in this series:

 


UPCOMING:


NOV 3
Racism, Scapegoating, and Blame in the History of Epidemics - Jenna Healey, Department of History
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NOV 10 - 
TBA

NOV 17 -
“A divine infection”: Religious communities and the epidemiology of COVID-19
Shobhana Xavier, Department of Religious Studies

Eun-Young Lee
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
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NOV 24 - JUST ADDED!
Political Litigation Regarding COVID - Gregory Tardi, Institute of Parliamentary and Political Law
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DEC 1 - JUST ADDED!
Precarious intimacies in the microbiological city - Carolyn Prouse, Department of Geography and Planning
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DEC 8 - JUST ADDED!
No One Left Behind: Fixing the holes in CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) for 21st century income security
Elaine Power, School of Kinesiology & Health Studies/Gender Studies 
Craig Berggold, Cultural Studies doctoral student & documentary filmmaker
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MORE DATES TO BE ADDED SOON!


PAST LECTURES IN THIS SERIES:

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
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Meat, Prey, Love: Human-Animal Relations in the time of COVID  - Samantha King, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
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Mindo, Face-Masks and Fax Machines: Japan and COVID-19 - David Murakami Wood
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Personal Data, Surveillance and Contagion - David Lyon, Surveillance Studies Centre, Department of Sociology
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The Canadian Armed Forces and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief: Defining a Role
Christian Leuprecht – Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University; 
Peter Kasurak, Royal Military College of Canada 
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Colonial India and Contagion - Aditi Sen, Department of History
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The Coronavirus Challenge: A Public Service as Good as It Proved it Could Be: Three Challenges - Andrew Graham, School of Policy Studies
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Bio-terrorism: Power projection and cooperation - Ugurhan G. Berkok—Department of Economics
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Action, Accountability and Good Governance During COVID - Kathy Brock, School of Policy Studies
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Covid-19--Redefining Fragility and Resilience of Nation-States: The cases of Italy, the United States, Ethiopia, Germany and Cuba - Abdelkerim Ousman, Department of Political Science, Royal Military College
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The Local Government Response to the Pandemic: The Kingston Case Study - Helen Cooper, School of Policy Studies
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Shakespeare, Contagion and the Fluidity of Identity - Elizabeth Hanson, Department of English
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Continuing Care of the Elderly
Don Drummond, School of Policy Studies
Duncan G. Sinclair, School of Policy Studies
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Contest over parks during Covid-19: The moral regulation of movement and space - Mary Louise Adams, Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies
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The World of Work Post-Pandemic
Don Drummond, School of Policy Studies
Patrick Deutscher, School of Policy Studies
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The Black Death: A Global Pandemic and its Consequences in the Middle Ages 
Adnan Husain, Department of History
Margaret Pappano, Department of English
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Libraries and COVID-19: How libraries are working to optimize digital access during a pandemic
Mark Swartz, Queen's University Library
LIse Brin, Canadian Association of Research Libraries 
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