COVID-19 Discussion Series

COVID-19 Discussion Series

The COVID-19 Discussion Series aims to invite the Marquette community to reflect on the historical inequalities that make certain populations particularly vulnerable during the pandemic and on the future challenges these populations might face as a result of the pandemic. The series will focus on the intersections of poverty, race, gender, and issues related to discrimination, labor, and health.


"Systemic Injustice or Individual Blame?: Why COVID-19 is Not a Democratic Pandemic"

Thursday, February 10th, 2022 | 5:00-6:30pm via YouTube | InformationRegister Here

Discussion series on COVID-19 and its societal effects, focusing on the inequalities brought on by the pandemic.



"From Front-Line Work to Front Line Care: The Unrecognized Labor that Keeps Us Afloat"

Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 | 5:00-6:30pm via YouTube | Information | Register Here

Discussion series on COVID-19 addressing issues linked to policy making and labor, immigrant labor, nursing, and childcare and women's labor.


"Communities of Color, Vaccination, and the Historical Inequalities of Medicalization"

Thursday, April 26th | 12:00 – 2:00pm | via Youtube | Information | Register Here

This installment of the COVID-19 Discussion Series focuses on the vaccination rates observed throughout the pandemic.