Voices from the Margins of a Crisis – Podcast Episode 1

Now almost 6 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, with case numbers dropping and the threat of infection waning, we have time to reflect on life in isolation and the changes it has wrought, both good and bad. In this brief podcast, Jeff Preston is first joined by Michalia & Taylor Lee Walls from the Disability Studies program at King’s University College to talk about social isolation during the pandemic. After, Jeff is joined by Toronto-based comedian Desiree Walsh who considers some of the unexpected benefits for wheelchair users of a socially distanced life.

Read Jeff Preston’s article, Considering Complex Lives, Value and COVID-19, in the Voices from the Margins of a Crisis series

If you are interested in contributing to Voices from the Margins of a Crisis, please email Tanya Benjamin at tbenjam4@uwo.ca and Eaman Fahmy efahmy@pillarnonprofit.ca