Humanities

Telling My Story: Representations of Murdered African American Transgender Women

Student(s): Exodus Moon, Junior, Communication Arts, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. DaKysha Moore, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Humanities Abstract: One of the more underreported trends in the LGBTQ community is the high rate at which transgender people, especially transgender women of color, are being murdered. Media representation plays a significant role …

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The Lost Cause Narrative and its perpetuation through Charleston, South Carolina’s Historical Tourism

Student(s): Aria Springfield, Senior, History, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Mentor(s): Dr. Keri Petersen, Johnson C. Smith University Discipline: Humanities Abstract: The “Lost Cause” is an ideology that supports the cause of the Confederacy during the American Civil War as a just and heroic one. The Lost Cause does not take into account the …

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