In light of COVID-19, we will be offering a sampling of responses from the arts and humanities on the crisis, as well as resources, reflections, and online opportunities. 

The Geopolitics of COVID-19: Mike Davis in conversation with Joshua Clover

COVID-19 & the Disappearing International: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Human Rights

Image Radio Lab Cogitation #2: A conversation on pandemics and contagion with host Tarek Elhaik, Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC Davis, and Frédéric Keck, director of the Laboratory for Social Anthropology at EHESS, Paris.


The End of College as We Knew It?

"What’s lost when we’re too afraid to touch the world around us?" by Chunjie Zhang, Associate Professor of German, UC Davis.

Human Rights Scholars on the Pandemic’s Global Impact and the Critical Role of the Humanities

Who Gets Forgotten in a Pandemic? By Mike Davis


Emergency Funding Sources in the Arts and Humanities During COVID-19

Humanities and Pedagogy during COVID-19

CapRadio has published an excellent list of resources to help Californians affected by COVID-19. Read it here.

A list of resources from California Humanities:
Arts Online
With galleries closed all over the world for physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of art has been made available online. Here is a handful of virtual tours, curated by DHI Graduate Researcher Maya Weeks:


Kitchen Broadcast is a new livestream performance series taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm EDT. The Kitchen is one of New York City’s oldest nonprofit spaces, showing innovative work by emerging and established artists across disciplines.