In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss the history of the quarantine.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, quarantining is becoming a fact of life. Natalia referred to Anne Helen Petersen’s essay on selflessness and social isolation and recommended historian Howard Markel’s New York Times opinion piece.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed the Netflix show, Love is Blind.
- Neil recommended Nancy Hass’s New York Times Magazine article, “How Floral Arrangements Began to Take Over the Table – and the Entire Room.”
- Niki shared Livia Gershon’s JSTOR Daily article, “How Toothpaste Got Scientific Cred.”