Virtual Colloquium “Re-thinking Marginalized Identities in Pandemics”

deadline for submissions: 
August 25, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Wake Forest University and Sant'Anna Institute

Following the 1st international Virtual  Colloqium  "Re-thinking Marginalized Identities in Pandemics” on July 27, 2020, the second session will be scheduled for either the end of September or the first week of October 2020. This colloquium will debate the impact of COVID-19 on equality while exploring topics such as gender, race, class, and sexuality in relation to pandemics and their devastating and disproportionate effects. Specific sub-topics will be explored in relation to the expertise, teaching activities and research areas of the presenters. The Colloquium will be hosted on the GoToMeeting platform and will include: 

  • 5-minute (pre-recorded video) presentations for each presenter (max. 8) 
  • an open discussion on a set of themes defined in accordance with the research areas of the presenters (based on answers to questions shared one week before the Colloquium)

 Colleagues who are potentially interested in participating as presenters are kindly invited to submit an abstract of their presentation (max. 250 words) and a short bio to Marco Marino at and Wanda Balzano at by August 25, 2020. The list of presenters will be finalized by September 1, 2020.

For any questions on the Colloquium please feel free to contact Marco Marino at