Professor Patricia Davis, Associate Professor of Communications Studies discussed the campaigns to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces in terms of social identity, which provides the “glue” connecting them to the reinvigoration of the Black Lives Matter movement. She described the power inherent in public monuments and offered her thoughts on the ways in which African American memories serve as counter-narratives to those conveyed through the monuments.
It’s the season for us to connect near the Hill! While we can’t be ‘on’ it this year, we’ve decided to still gather ‘off’ the Hill to reconnect after a two-year hiatus. Mark your calendars for a night of networking and hear what is new at Northeastern in 2022!