Richmond Stories | Episode 5

COVID-19 and the Pandemic: Richmond Exhibition

In the first episode recorded during quarantine, Bill and Eric talk about Richmond’s experience during the 1918 flu pandemic, parallels with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Valentine’s past Pandemic: Richmond exhibition. They are joined by Dr. Elizabeth Outka, professor of English at the University of Richmond and author of Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature and Meg Hughes, Director of Collections/Chief Curator at The Valentine.