An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern University professors convened on Wednesday night to discuss the factors that contributed to and arose from the shooting death of an unarmed teenager this summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Northeastern community came together for wheat-pasting public art projects, a block party, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion centered on Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s artist residency, which is focused on addressing street harassment of women and using art to provoke social change.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Northeastern’s new artist-in-residence, plans to turn campus into a temporary hub for artistic activism.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
Assistant professor of communication studies Sarah Jackson’s new book examines how the mainstream and black press have covered controversial political dissent by African-American celebrities. Her inspiration came from an unlikely source: Kanye West.
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, explains why public support for gay marriage has increased and how the social movement movement compares to others in American history.