Pandemic Diaries: Affect and Crisis

Good Vibes: The Complex Work of Social Media Influencers in a Pandemic

Gillian Davenport

What kind of work is authentically essential? In the midst of a global pandemic, Americans have been introduced to new classifications of some work as essential. Almost as quickly as we [...]

How to Sense a Pandemic: Curves, Models, and the Affective Allure of Flattening

Lauren Storz and Anna Wynfield

Covid-19 masquerades in ambiguity. In the past few months, mixed messaging from the U.S. federal government and the lack of a coherent national action plan have left individual states to take [...]