Eastern Michigan University to host virtual public forum about the social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Eastern Michigan University's Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology (SAC) Department will host a virtual public forum on the social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, May 27 via ZOOM and Facebook Live.
The virtual forum, titled “How can we understand the social effects of COVID-19 in local and global contexts?” will bring together EMU faculty to discuss effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in various industries and scenarios. The forum will take place in a Q&A format.
Panelist expertise areas include: the effects of COVID-19 in prisons, experiences of chronic illness during the pandemic, the effects in immigrant communities (particularly those working in meatpacking), how to understand the statistics being used to describe the pandemic, and in various regions of the world, and how the pandemic has affected different social groups.
Panelists for the virtual forum include:
Those that have questions for the panelists are asked to submit them through the SAC Department’s Facebook page via messenger, by commenting on the event post, or by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Viewers can also submit questions to the moderator during the forum using the ZOOM chat function.
Wednesday, May 27
8-9 p.m. EST
Facebook Live via the SAC Department’s Facebook page
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