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Dying and Death in the Age of COVID-19

Location: Online

Four scholars discuss research for a forthcoming book, A Plague For Our Time: Death and Dying in the Age of Covid-19.


  • M. F. Alvarez, Ph.D., “’The Cure Can’t Be Worse than the Disease': Resignifying a Meme in an Online Suicide Forum”
  • Carmen Hernández-Ojeda, Ph.D., “We Foresaw It, We Did Nothing: How Neoliberal Necropolitics/Necroeconomics Sowed Covid-19 Pandemic”
  • Alexander B. Joy, Ph.D., "Technologies Beyond the Self: Im/mortality in the Age of the Retweet."
  • Gyuri Kepes, Ph.D., “'Help Me, I Can’t Breathe’: Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, and the Mortal Economy” 

This is an online presentation taking place on the BlueJeans Events platform. A Chrome web browser is recommended for best experience.
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