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Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

These presentations explore the nature and effects of COVID-19 through the Arts and Humanities disciplines.

Action Steps

Select one video to watch. After the session, consider what insights you gleaned from the day’s presentations and online discussions. What was the most interesting insight for you? What ideas have stuck with you? What connections to you see? And what questions remain?


Write a reflection on the platform of your choice — Facebook, a blog, a shareable Google Doc — and link to it on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #COVID19KA. Join in conversation with other participants by offering feedback, replying to, or commenting on their reflections.

If you are in a school, join with your discussion or advisory group to debrief the plenary session.

All presentations will be available for viewing later. If you are inspired, view other sessions that interest you.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge