Documenting The UWI STA CoVID-19 Pandemic Stories

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The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus (UWI STA) Libraries is seeking submissions from the staff and students to help document the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on The UWI STA community. If you are a UWI STA student, faculty, staff member or alumna/alumnus who worked or studied on the Campus during that historic period from 2020-2022, we want to hear about your experiences. We are seeking to collect stories and experiences from a broad range of participants to help tell future generations about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected us. This is an opportunity to reflect, create and share.

Submission Guidelines
Some of the possible formats include, but are not limited to, the following:

music, song (lyrics with/without music), spoken word, voice note;
drawing, photograph, painting;
article, commentary, play, poetry, short story;
dance, play, monologue.

Please note only digital formats will be accepted.

Possible themes include, but are not limited to the following:

  • the shift to remote instruction and learning; studying and working from home;
  • the impact of closing residence halls and other campus services;
  • how the connection and communication with friends and family have been adversely affected during this period of social distancing, self-quarantine/self-isolation.


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