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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Natasha Trethewey reads from “Memorial Drive: A Daughters Memoir.” A projector screen with the photo of the event is above her.

Natasha Trethewey discusses her recent book, “Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir”

May 3, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of domestic violence. English Prof. Natasha Trethewey discussed her 2020 book, “Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir,” at a Tuesday reading and discussion...

A Black man sits on a bench to the side of a brick wall on which white letters read, “Stop white people from killing us” and “action.” The image is in black and white.

“A Site of Struggle” brings historical context to anti-Black violence

January 30, 2022

Featuring about 65 works of art, Block Museum’s latest exhibit, “A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence” highlights depictions of anti-Black violence from the 1890s to 2013. The...

A woman looks to the left, with a man looking to the right behind her. They are on a blue background overlaid with text.

Wirtz Center puts on “Native Guard” performance on Chicago Campus

October 25, 2021

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of poetry by English Prof. and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, “Native Guard” premiered this weekend on Northwestern’s Chicago Campus. Directed...

Young Natasha Trethewey with her mother and father. In her new memoir “Memorial Drive,” she writes about her childhood and the tragic loss of her mother.

Memorial for a Mother

October 14, 2020

The Monthly One of the most devastating passages of Natasha Trethewey’s “Memorial Drive” arrives halfway through the memoir, in the chapter “You Know.” After 80 pages describing Trethewey’s...

Emory Prof. Carol Anderson and NU Profs. Natasha Trethewey and Leslie Harris speak at a Monday event in Harris Hall. The talk  focused on the importance of finding truths not normally discussed in traditional history narratives.

NU, Emory professors discuss non-traditional narratives of history

October 31, 2017

Professors from Northwestern and Emory University discussed Monday their efforts to find non-traditional narratives of history through scholarship and poetry. Emory African American studies Prof. Carol...

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