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    • 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.
    • An apprenticeship in observation 

      Rao, Ranjani
      How I discovered writing inspiration in my familiar neighborhood during a pandemic
    • Balcony Stories 

      Ramadurai, Charukesi
      When social distancing is a byword, apartment balconies serve as windows to the world.
    • Be Unconditionally Happy! 

      Shetty, Anupkumar (2020-06-08)
      Staying busy practicing gratitude, mindful breathing, meditation, prayer, reading, writing and other activities you like are ways to be unconditionally happy and stress-free in life.
    • Body as Disease 

      Oh, David C.
      COVID-19's spread has made my racially marked body the symbol of the disease.
    • Breaking Immigration Norms in the Age of COVID-19 

      Aswad, Noor Ghazal (2020-06-05)
      I reflect on the shifting nature of how refugees are rhetorically constituted in the disjunctive world of the contagion, intertwined with my own musings on my doctoral journey as a British-Syrian immigrant. I argue that ...
    • Caught In-Between: Tokyo Terminal 

      Kim, Viktoriya; Babovic, Aleksandra
      This op-ed introduces how people, who stayed in Japan on short-term visa ended up living in one of the Tokyo international airports, as their flights back to Russia were cancelled and the help they received from local ...
    • Choir Quarantined – Beyond Music Technology and Community building 

      Kannikeswaran, Kanniks
      The quarantine silences our collective musical voice, but a bright world awaits us.
    • 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.
    • Connecting through Physical Distance 

      Imam, Zeba (2020-06-06)
      Connecting through Physical Distance are personal reflections of how the lockdown proved to be an enforced time-out to grapple with some troubling emotions and leading me on a path of reconnection with the self and others.
    • Corona on Two Continents: Same and Different 

      Frank, Russell (2020-06-05)
      I compare my situation during lockdown with that of a young Afghan named Morteza, who has been living in a refugee camp in northern Greece since 2016.
    • Coronavirus and the Contagion of Illiberal Democracy 

      Larson, Jared D. (2020-06-08)
      Our collective ignorance of the underlying structure of liberal democracy endangers democracy itself; the actions of many democratic governments around the world in the age of the Coronavirus exacerbate this threat.
    • COVID-19 Lockdown, Border Quarantine and Traditional Burial Rites in Igbo of South-Eastern Nigeria 

      Oko, Arua; Chukwu, Joseph (2020-05-30)
      This essay demonstrates how cultural practices in some areas run in conflict with government policies on the control of the spread of COVID-19.
    • Covid-19 Pandemic Times 

      Dave, Nalini M.
      How faith in God can help you make the best of a difficult situation
    • Crossing Borders in Quarantine 

      Khatib, Maissa (2020-05-30)
      My story of quarantining across borders has opened a can of worms and has helped me to reflect deeply, to face my old fears and sorrows, clearing the way to change my hamster-wheel daily life and cross various borders in ...
    • Cultural Transformation of Masks as Etiquette, Threat, and Prevention 

      Kanemoto, Emi; Allgayer, Sasha (2020-05-30)
      We reflect on our experiences with (not)wearing masks within different cultures and how these experiences have shifted across borders and time.
    • Dusting off the old survival kit 

      Kovalyova, Natalia (2020-06-08)
      This essay describes a transfer of survival and coping strategies developed under one type of crisis (a demise of a political system) to the situation of the pandemic and shelter-in-place orders.
    • Expat Life Under Quarantine: Reflections of a Reluctant Cook 

      Malik, Parul (2020-06-06)
      This is a reflection on home cooking, and how it intersects with gender, class, education.
    • 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.
    • Finding Home in A Pandemic 

      Popli, Ritika
      I briefly describe my experience of how the pandemic has changed the meaning of home.