Associate Professor Tracey Deutsch was quoted in an article for Yahoo News on activists who are going on a hunger strike to spur action in the case of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker who was killed by police in March 2020.
Citing coronavirus concerns, the E.U. did not include the United States, which has had more coronavirus deaths and infections than any other country, on a recent list of approved nations. Professor Erika Lee writes this article for the Washington Post.
Instructors from the Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies (SPPT) and the Department of History explain how integrating Story Maps technology into their courses has helped their students develop cultural competency and spatial thinking. “These projects situated those cultural products and practices in their specific places in a way that was completely understandable to their classmates because of the map,” says Cecily Brown.
The events of 2020 carry painful resonances for black families, whose collective memories of violence reach back generations. Professor Saje Mathieu of the Department of History is quoted in this article.