Episode 7: Plague as political catastrophe
Aug 4th, 2020 by Pandemic Dialogues
In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Trevor Shelley and Luke Perez of Arizona State University continue their discussion of Albert Camus's award-winning novel, The Plague. After a short summer break, Trevor and Luke return and discuss the work as a whole. In this episode, Luke brings on a guest, Garnet Kindervater of Fordham. Luke and Garnet discuss reading Camus's novel as an allegory for political disease and political catastrophe.