This Week on The Academic Minute (2020.09.14)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2019.09.14

Monday, September 14th

Matthew Boedy, assistant professor of rhetoric and composition at the University of North Georgia, looks to a past example of traumatic events for college students to draw parallels to today.

Tuesday, September 15th

Ricia Anne Chansky, professor of literature at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, listens to voices to find out what communal trauma suffered in Puerto Rico teach us about the response to COVID-19.

Wednesday, September 16th

Katrina Hoop, associate professor of sociology at Saint Joseph’s College, discusses teaching her students to think sociologically during this crisis.

Thursday, September 17th

Richard Allington, assistant professor of history at Eastern New Mexico University, explores how ordinary people helped The Crusades from afar in their own ways.

Friday, September 18th

Ashley O’Connor, assistant professor of social work at the University of Alaska Anchorage, discusses why pets can play a huge role in getting through a stressful situation.


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