Scholar Jasmine Mahmoud connects the spark for the protest movement depicted in the film Whose Streets to a centuries-old history of the dehumanization of black people and highlights the women who have fought back over time.
Black and white photograph of three ex-tenant farmers in tattered clothing on relief grant in the Imperial Valley, California. Photo by Dorothea Lange.
Composer Christopher Stark’s chamber opera “Sanguine” is informed by historical literature and images from the American West, including Dorothea Lange’s photographs for the Farm Security Administration.

Photo from the St. Louis Star of a group of African Americans en route from East St. Louis following its 1917 race riot in search of safer communities.
Historian Douglas Flowe recounts the stories of two eruptions of racialized violence against African Americans by revenge-seeking white mobs in the early 20th century.

Photo of Humanities Without Walls pre-doctoral students engaged in conversation around a conference table.
What could a post-doctoral career outside the tenure track look like? PhD candidate Ena Selimovic returns from the Humanities Without Walls Pre-doctoral Workshop to share what she learned.


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