What scholarship, literature and art might help contextualize the multifaceted impact of Covid-19? The wealth of scholarship on public health, disease outbreaks, pandemics and other social shocks helps to orient the Covid-19 crisis, revealing contours that are both unprecedented and familiar. This crowdsourced list of resources, curated by SSRC president Alondra Nelson, sheds light on the multifaceted implications and effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic for global health, political economy, governance, stigma and racism, inequality, and as conveyed in literature, media and the arts.