McAlister, Jodi

Deakin University

Dr Jodi McAlister is a Lecturer in Writing, Literature and Culture at Deakin University. Her research interests include romantic love and popular culture, and her monograph The Consummate Virgin was published in 2020.


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    On 12 March 2020, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a lockdown of Manila to stop the spread of COVID-19. The cities, provinces, and islands of the Philippines remained under various levels of community quarantine for the remainder of the year. Under the strictest lockdown measures, known as Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), no one aged below 21 or over 60 years was allowed...Read more