In 18th-century England, viruses and bacteria were not understood — but the idea of contagion was part of the social fabric. We talk to Annika Mann, an ASU scholar of 18th-century and Romantic-era British literature and culture.
In this time of coronavirus crisis, how do we best care for others and ourselves? And how do nurses in particular manage amid this pandemic?
In the 14th century, a virulent plague killed nearly half of Europe’s population. What can we learn from that time as we navigate COVID-19?
The notion of aliens from other planets often conjures images of flying saucers and little green men. But could they really exist?
How do we think about the future in precarious, uncertain times?
Dog owners are wild about their dogs. It’s hard to overstate the power and poignancy of this human-canine bond.
ASU’s Thought Huddle
I produce the Thought Huddle podcast for Arizona State University. It highlights thinkers and doers who are devoted to creating meaningful impact and explores ideas, tells stories, and helps make sense of our complicated and beautiful world.
This podcast is produced in collaboration with the Arizona State University.