Saturday, March 21

‘WRITE IT DOWN’: HISTORIAN SUGGESTS KEEPING A RECORD OF LIFE DURING PANDEMIC

“Tico” Braun, a College Fellow and professor in UVA’s Corcoran Department of History, is urging students and others to keep personal records of these tumultuous times.
Think of your children, your grandchildren, your friends down the road, who will ask you what was it like during that pandemic – “What was it called? Corona-something? You know, the one that was named after a Mexican beer … back then in 2020 or ’21. When was it?”
When you think about the individual in this pandemic, think of yourself and you can write about yourself, think and write about other individuals, and about your relationships to others, to your society, societies, to your loved ones, your friends, your institutions.   You can read the entire article here