Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • An introductory note from Siv

    • Syllabus - Thinking Like a Plague

    • Before we begin...

    • Zoom link

  2. 02
    • Lesson 1: Animism and Microbial Life

    • Recording of live call (Feb 15th, 2022)

    • Lesson 2: Microbial Life as the Foundation for All Life

    • Guided drop-in (lesson 2)

    • Recording of live call (Feb 22nd, 2022)

    • Previous questions answered (Lesson 2)

    • Additional resources

  3. 03
    • Lesson 3: Resilience and Adaptability

    • Guided drop-in (lesson 3)

    • Lesson 4: Complexity and Diversity

    • Additional resources

  4. 04
    • Lesson 5: Microbes and the Human Self

    • Recording of the live call (March 15th, 2022)

    • Lesson 6: Microbes and Our Personal Histories

    • Lesson 7: Illness, Outbreaks and Pandemics

    • Additional resources

    • Recording of live call (March 22nd, 2022)

  5. 05
    • Lesson 8: Microbes as Our Ancestors

    • Recording of live call (April 5th 2022) - part 1

    • Additional resources

    • Recording of live call (April 5th 2022) - part 2

  6. 06
    • Back to where we started...how do these questions compare now you've finished Thinking Like a Plague?

    • Course survey - let me know what you think, and help me make improvements