Tag Archives: COVID-19

The Viral Game: The Global Football Community’s Response to Epidemics and Pandemics in the Twenty-First Century

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By Patrick H. Salkeld, Independent Scholar Abstract The twenty-first century has seen health crises related to SARS, Swine Flu, Ebola, Zika, and COVID-19. Nations cooperated with supranational groups when deciding what to do with football operations in these crises except during the COVID-19 pandemic when the “Ostrich Alliance” viewed it as interference with their sovereignty. Key words: pandemics, football (soccer),

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Artifacts, Virality, and Connection: Social Media and Teaching in the Age of COVID-19

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By Kevin Mitchell Mercer, M.A., Adjunct Professor of History, University of Central Florida Abstract A history adjunct professor’s assignment allows students to understand that historic moments can be can be both extremely personal and globally shared and makes global connections for educators. Key words: Pandemic, COVID-19, history teaching, historical artifacts, social media. Edited by Birgit Schneider and Justin Quinn Olmstead.

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