Photography in the Time of Coronavirus
Seven years ago, photography helped Assistant Professor George Qiao heal from the trauma of a plane crash. Now, he is again using that medium to cope, this time by documenting members of the Amherst community during COVID.
To Fix Health Disparities, Learn from the Past
One way to mitigate the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color is to follow the example of HIV/AIDS activists “who illuminated health disparities, amassed political will and demanded government action,” wrote Jallicia Jolly, visiting assistant professor of American studies and Black studies, in a Medium piece for the National Center for Institutional Diversity.
How to Create Anti-Racist Education
In an extensive interview with NPR, UC Berkeley professor and former high school teacher Travis Bristol ’03 said an effective anti-racist curriculum requires better training and a more diverse faculty.
In This Remote Summer, Teaching Bonds Continue
Professor Austin Sarat, his students and an assortment of special guests—including one U.S. senator—are meeting remotely to discuss a timely topic: catastrophe.