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    • Quarantining While Vulnerable: An Intersectional Perspective on Race, Health, and Faith During a Global Pandemic 

      Harris, Tina M.
      While my intersectionality vacillates with this new normal, I refuse the old normal rife with various and layered iterations of systemic oppression as I vigilantly hope and pray for a new world where respect, humanity, ...
    • Body as Disease 

      Oh, David C.
      COVID-19's spread has made my racially marked body the symbol of the disease.
    • An Iranian Narrative of COVID-19 

      Yavari, Mehri
      Pandemics situation is very similar to life in Iran under a past war and the current sanctions.
    • Communication, Care, Compassion, and Women Leadership: An Expatriate Watching Her Homeland (Kerala, India) 

      Jose, Sindhu
      How effective communication, care, compassion, and a system in place had transformed one small Indian state's fight against COVID-19.
    • Precarious Lives and Infinite Hope: Covid-19 Challenges Us 

      Kapoor, Priya
      Our experience of COVID-times is both particular, unique, and based upon our social standing with political ferment there is hope for greater equality.
    • Qurantine Eve 

      Valanzola, Ashley
      In a small French town, a local archivist went out of her way to help with my research as the full COVID-19 quarantine went into effect.
    • Where is Home? 

      Lemish, Dafna
      The abstract concept of home investigated as part of a research project with migrant academics becomes concrete during the COVID-19 crisis.
    • 300 in 10 for TASK 

      Raghuraman, Dhruti
      After I realized the toll the COVID-19 pandemic was taking on my community, I knew I needed to do anything I could to help; so, I began a 10-day fundraiser for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.
    • Unimagined Communities in a Time of Global Crisis 

      Gao, Weisong
      A reflection on the theory of diaspora and the future of immigration
    • Home is Where the Heart Is: the Bruneian Context 

      Ho, Hannah Ming Yit
      This essay offers a critique of the handling of COVID-19 within the Bruneian nation-state.
    • How on earth did I lose friendships over COVID-19? 

      Wu, Jingsi Christina
      Despite our best efforts at curbing unpleasant arguments that would result from our fundamentally different opinions of the Trump presidency, it took a public health crisis to rock such growingly tenuous friendships and ...
    • The Quaranstein 

      Naseem, Samina
      This is a narrative of a woman, who shares excerpts from her life to illustrate that a disease is not the only reason why people are quarantined.
    • Pride vs Anxiety 

      Pattabhiraman, Sunandhini
      A blog on the constant balancing act I tend to play between feeling anxious and feeling proud, of my daughter who is a junior doctor in the UK, on the frontlines during these times of crisis.
    • An apprenticeship in observation 

      Rao, Ranjani
      How I discovered writing inspiration in my familiar neighborhood during a pandemic
    • No, this is not how I had expected my Senior Year would end 

      Svetlov, Nicole Rene
      A Personal Narrative which details the increase in ethnic and racial tensions, which results from a general sense of panic and the influence said panic has over global politics.
    • Reading in the Time of Coronavirus 

      Krishnankutty, Nalini
      Limiting media consumption decreased my information overload during COVID-19, while insights from poetry and the stories of family and friends provided resilience and forward momentum through action and activism.
    • Home Alone During a Pandemic 

      Chattopadhyay, Sumana
      In this essay I reflect about my experiences navigating the COVID-19 quarantine within the confines of my home, alone in a foreign land far away from my family.
    • The Same Old New Normal 

      D'Souza, Ryan Arron
      The author tries to make sense of the ideas and practices normalized during quarantine.
    • Eyeliner 

      Mark, Lauren
      This piece is an invitation into one woman’s navigations of COVID-19 alongside the threat and manifestations of viral racism as a U.S. based Asian woman.
    • Balcony Stories 

      Ramadurai, Charukesi
      When social distancing is a byword, apartment balconies serve as windows to the world.