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Spring Teach-In Seeks to Answer the Question: Where Are We Now?

March 7, 2022

Two years after the pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life and shed greater light on societal inequities, faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences will seek to answer the question, “Where are we now?” during the Spring 2022 Teach-In.

Running from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, in Basil 135, the Teach-In will feature eight presentations exploring issues related to COVID, racism, culture, politics, and more.

Teach-In Schedule

11 a.m.: “Against Forgetting: Your COVID Story and The Cardinal COVID Journal”
Dr. Jill Swiencicki, English; Professor Fionnuala Regan, English; and Dr. Jane Snyder, Political Science

11:30 a.m.: “Is Knowledge Power or is Power Knowledge?”
Dr. Mark Rice, American Studies

Noon: “COVID-19: An Extraordinary Time for Science”
Dr. Jonelle Mattiacio, Biology

12:30 p.m.: “COVID-19: How Politics Eclipsed Science”
Dr. Terence Gipson, Public Health

1 p.m.: “Media, Athletes, and Patriotism”
Dr. Darlene Lee, Media and Communication

1:30 p.m.: “Higher Education in Prison”
Dr. Jonathan Shelley, English

2 p.m.: “The End of Rights? Democratic Backsliding on Reproductive and LGBTQIA Rights”
Dr. Ricky Price, Political Science

2:30 p.m.: “Religious Supremacy and Legal Delusions: Enduring Injustices against Indigenous Nations and Peoples”
Dr. Rob Ruehl, Philosophy