School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
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, beginning on 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
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JUL 14 - 
Meat, Prey, Love: Human-Animal Relations in the time of COVID  - Samantha King, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
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JUL 21 - 
Mindo, Face-Masks and Fax Machines: Japan and COVID-19 - David Murakami Wood
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JUL 28 -
Personal Data, Surveillance and Contagion - David Lyon, Surveillance Studies Centre, Department of Sociology
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AUG 4 - 
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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AUG 11 -
Colonial India and Contagion - Aditi Sen, Department of History
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AUG 18 - 
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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AUG 25 -
Bio-terrorism: Power projection and cooperation - Ugurhan G. Berkok—Department of Economics
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SEP 1 - JUST ADDED!
Action, Accountability and Good Governance During COVID - Kathy Brock, School of Policy Studies
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SEP 8 - 
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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SEP 15 - JUST ADDED!
The Local Government Response to the Pandemic: The Kingston Case Study - Helen Cooper, School of Policy Studies
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SEP 22 -
Shakespeare, Contagion and the Fluidity of Identity - Elizabeth Hanson, Department of English
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SEP 29 - JUST ADDED!
Continuing Care of the Elderly
Don Drummond, School of Policy Studies
Duncan G. Sinclair, School of Policy Studies
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OCT 6JUST ADDED!
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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OCT 13 - JUST ADDED!
The World of Work Post-Pandemic
Don Drummond, School of Policy Studies
Patrick Deutscher, School of Policy Studies
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Oct 20 - JUST ADDED!
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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OCT 27 - JUST ADDED!
Libraries and COVID-19: How libraries are working to optimize digital access during a pandemic - Mark Swartz, Queen's University Library
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NOV 3 JUST ADDED!
Racism, Scapegoating, and Blame in the History of Epidemics - Jenna Healey, Department of History
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NOV 17 - JUST ADDED!
“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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MORE DATES TO BE ADDED SOON!