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The UCI School of Social Sciences presents

Zot Zeries

A Zoom lecture series on timely topics related to COVID-19


Moderated by Bill Maurer, Dean, Social Sciences, UC Irvine
Going Viral: Coronavirus through Chinese Social Media

April 15 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
featuring Mei Zhan, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UC Irvine
Teaching the Politics of COVID-19

April 24 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
featuring Graeme Boushey, Professor, Department of Political Science, UC Irvine
Sleep in the COVID Crisis: Maintaining Emotional Stability, Cognition and Immune Function Under Stress

May 1 | 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
featuring Sara Mednick, Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine
Partisanship and Policy Preferences During the Pandemic

May 8 | 10:00-11:00 a.m.
featuring Sara Goodman, Professor, Department of Political Science, UC Irvine
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Misinformation in the Age of Coronavirus

May 13 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
featuring Cailin O'Connor, Associate Professor, and Jim Weatherall, Professor, Department of Logic & Philosophy of Science, UC Irvine
Teaching on Anteater Island: The Promise of Virtual Worlds for Remote Learning

May 20 | 12:00-1:00 p.m.
featuring Tom Boellstorff, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UC Irvine

Catch a recording of the first talk in our Zot Zeries, The Social Science of Public Health Emergencies, from AIDS to COVID-19 with Stephen Molldrem, Postdoctoral Scholar, Anthropology, UCI.

All talks are delivered and recorded on Zoom. Registration is required for participation. For questions or further information, please contact Melissa Churlonis,