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Aileen Eisenberg and Whiting Tennis

Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

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

Essential Questions

  1. How do the examples that we discussed in the video document our experience in different ways? What is being represented in the art and how?
  2. Which form of art is most powerful to YOU to encounter and why?


  • Brainstorm your own artistic documentation of this historic moment using the sentence stem: I will create a _________ (art form) ___________ about _______(topic related to your experience of COVID-19)_____________.
    For example, I will create a photo series about the different work-from-home setups my family has.
  • Share your artistic documentation using #COVID19KA.


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