Saturday, Oct. 15

09-07 Vernacular Responses to COVID

Saturday, October 15, 2:30 pm–4:30 pm
Oklahoma South

Chair: Diane E. Goldstein (Indiana University, emerita)

2:30 pm
The Last Weekend in April: A Bipartisan Launch of Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories
Patricia A. Turner (African American and African Diaspora Studies)

3:00 pm
Conspiracy Belief and Political Identity: COVID-19 Conspiracy Narratives in Iran
Afsane Rezaei (Utah State University)

3:30 pm
Covid Illness Narratives and Viral Grief
Kristiana Willsey (University of Southern California)

4:00 pm
Pods, Bubbles, Displacement and Togetherness: Vernacular Concepts of Quarantine and Lessons for Pandemic Policy
Diane E. Goldstein (Indiana University, emerita)

Assembled Panel