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COVID-19 Course Resource Guide

We're in This Together: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Lesson Materials

June 29th: The Virtual Concert Hall: Performing Arts in the Age of COVID-19

This group presentation will reflect on the ways in which musicians and performing ensembles, from professionals to those at the educational, community and summer music camp level have creatively adapted during the current pandemic and are preparing for our new reality.  Also explored will be how the performing arts survived the 1919 pandemic and what we can learn from that experience, how Black professional musicians are responding during the pandemic to recent developments in the anti-racism movement, and finally, how we can use this time to explore music new to us or old favorites and how we can support live performances now and in the future.

Video Lecture 

Assigned Readings 

July 1st: The Future is Ours: What Does Life Look Like After Coronavirus?

Panel discussion with Moderator Ashley Biser (Politics & Government), Suren Ambegaokar (Botany & Microbiology), Laurie Anderson (Botany & Microbiology), Nancy Gamso (Music), Carol Neuman de Vegvar (Fine Arts), Liz Nix (Nutrition), Michele Nobel (Education), Saif Rahman (Economics), Anne Sokolsky (Comparative Literature)

Video Lecture - Coming Soon

Assigned Reading

 

Recommended Databases

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June 29th: The Virtual Concert Hall: Performing Arts in the Age of COVID-19

July 1st: The Future is Ours: What Does Life Look Like After Coronavirus?

Search Terms

Knowing what terms to use to search for resources on COVID19 is half the battle. For this week's lectures, we would recommend starting with the following keywords. 

June 29th: The Virtual Concert Hall: Performing Arts in the Age of COVID-19

  • Communal Listening
  • Singing and Biological Effects
  • Musical  Anthropology 
  • Virtual Orchestra
  • Arts and Economy

July 1st: The Future is Ours: What Does Life Look Like After Coronavirus?

  • New Normal
  • Lifting Restrictions
  • Aftermath
  • Toxic Individualism
  • Disaster Capitalism
  • Direct Action
  • Telemedicine
  • Distance Learning