Season 1, Episode 6
Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis
In March 2020, the UN Secretary General described COVID-19 as the most challenging crisis the world has seen since WWII. As the year draws to a close and the pandemic lingers on, we explore what life beyond crisis might look like.
Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis • Season 1, Episode 6
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Omar Husni, C’22
Samira Mehta, C’21
James Nycz, C’21
Karen Reivich, Director of Resilience and Positive Psychology Training Programs, Penn Positive Psychology Center
Paul Saint-Amour, Walter and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and Chair, Department of English
Alex Schein and Loraine Terrell
Sue Ahlborn, Alex Schein, and Loraine Terrell
Theme music by Nicholas Escobar, C’18
Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions
What comes next? In this episode, we talk to an undergrad and grad student about their research, how institutions have perpetuated racial hierarchies, and the work that remains.
A professor of English, a College senior, and a sociologist share their perspectives on what it means to live under a system of environmental racism, and how to move forward toward environmental justice.