COVID-19 Oral Historias Project

This oral history project, organized by Dr. Whitney Chappell in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, explores COVID-19’s impact on San Antonio’s Hispanic community. Our goal is to share lived experiences, amplify local voices, and document this challenging period in our shared history. In each of the individual stories below, our narrators reflect on how COVID affected their health, family, … Read More

Karen’s Story

A recent check in at the pediatrician’s office highlights our dependence on digital communication and subsequent frustration with barriers with it.  Not understanding the need to check my child in for the appointment a day or two prior, I failed to do so.  On the day of the appointment, I found myself physically at the pediatrician’s office but unable to … Read More